IRC Nutrition Manager Jobs 2024 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

IRC Nutrition Manager Jobs 2024 – Nigeria NGO Jobs.

IRC Nigeria looking for “Nutrition Manager”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 21, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Nutrition Manager Jobs 2024

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on May 13, 2024 for qualified Nigerian to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Manager to be based in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Nutrition Manager
Location Maiduguri, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline May 21, 2024

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Management & Development

  • Participate in the development of nutrition sector budgets and following up on their effective implementation with focus on the targeted supplementary feeding program (TSFP) in Borno.
  • Develop nutrition sector work plans for all the IRC nutrition grants assigned to s/he by the nutrition coordinator. Supervise and coordinate the implementation and monitoring of nutrition project activities in the two LGAs in Borno states in line with proposal targets and work plan timelines.
  • Conduct nutritional surveillance in the programme sites, including host community and internally displaced persons (IDPs)based on agreed methodologies including surveys, process monitoring, SMART, LQAS, SQUEAC and other rapid methods.
  • Work with the field based nutrition staff and community health Volunteers to establish, implement and monitor community based management of acute malnutrition activities, coupled with patient follow up, referrals and education for their better management at community level.
  • Coordinate with other IRC departments and implementing partners to develop training curricula and implementation plans for community Health Volunteers(CHV’s).
  • Assist in response and management of any nutrition emergencies e.g. acute food shortages and participate in the development of disaster preparedness systems.
  • Promote mother infant and young child feeding best practices in various health facilities.
  • Oversee implementation and integration of comprehensive growth monitoring program/Mass MUAC screenings at community level and report accordingly.
  • Participate actively in execution of operational research and Documentation of Best Nutrition practices in various health facilities/Outreach sites if need be.
  • Participate actively in planned programme Rapid Nutrition assessment,nutrition surveys and KAP Assessments.
  • Monitoring and supervising both IRC and MOH staff seconded to IRC to ensure work is performed efficiently.
  • Routinely monitor staff performance according to their job description and provide written feedback in a timely manner.
  • Oversee continuous training programs for the nutrition staff as well as organizing trainings with consultants as per the annual work-plan & budget.
  • Review personnel issues and concerns of nutrition staff and assist with determining and implementing solutions.
  • Participate in recruitment of nutrition staff as appropriate.
  • Participate in the development of proposals, budgets and concept notes in coordination with the Nutrition Coordinator, DDP, Grants team, and HQ Technical Unit
  • Monitor the purchase and use of materials, equipment and supplies
  • Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of projects against program objectives and IRC’s Program Framework
  • Identify opportunities for program development
  • Directly supervise other Nutrition officers,
  • ANY OTHER ACTIVITY ASSIGNED BY THE COORDINATOR.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req51767
  • Job Title: Nutrition Manager-Internal Only
  • Sector: Program Administration
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
  • Work Arrangement: In-person

Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics or Registered nurse or Medical doctor with strong Nutrition Background from a recognized University.(Masters in Public Health (MPH)/Nutrition preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal, infant and child nutrition care at program management level is required.
  • Knowledge in computer statistical packages such as SMART and basic data analysis skills.
  • Experience in designing and implementing nutrition surveys and other methodologies.
  • MUST be registered by Nigeria Nutritionist and Dietitians Institute or other relevant Bodies, such as SQUEAC, SLEAC surveys techniques.
  • Experience in managing a nutrition program in emergencies or among refugee/ displaced populations is an added advantage
  • Excellent management skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports and proposals and to meet required reporting deadlines.
  • Able to work independently while being a strong team player.
  • Experience supervising health staff in a complex setting; ability to support and build staff capacity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to live and work under pressure in an unstable security environment.
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Power-point, Epi-Info/SPSS, Outlook and the internet.
  • Fluency in English. Skill in local languages an advantage.

How to Apply IRC Nutrition Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/51767?c=rescue&source=unjobs

The Closing Date: May 21, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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