Location: Machina,Karasuwa,Gujiba (Yobe -State), Nganzai (Borno-State)
Department:  Nutrition/Food Security in Emergency
Duration:12 Months

Job Summary

Develop/update as appropriate the overall Nutrition strategy in collaboration with local and national authorities, the nutrition cluster team and other relevant actors; Assess, verify, and map emerging assistance needs.
Directly Implement the project with the assistance of Nutrition Assistant and Community Nutrition Volunteers
Harmonization of all the activities report in all the two (4) LGAs to the Head of Programs on a monthly basis.
Document and compile lessons learn and support the MEAL Officer on assessments, Monitoring and     Evaluation of Project activities.
Responsible for the recruitment, training community Nutrition volunteers, and Beneficiaries in the project   locations.
Identification and training of stakeholders and beneficiaries at the project locations.
He/she will be responsible for supervising, training, and building the capacity of the Community Nutrition   Volunteers, Primary and Secondary stakeholders,


Carry out project community consultation for community entry
Develop training material for the training of community volunteers, Lead mothers, and Caregivers, pregnant, and Lactating Women on Tom Brown production, and IYC, and other training that may come concerning the project
Identify and recruit community volunteers
Oversee the implementation of the project activities using the trained Community Nutrition Volunteers
Develop key massages for beneficiary’s awareness and sensitization by the community nutrition Volunteers
Develop activity schedule to guide the community nutrition volunteers’ activities
Support and supervise the activities carried out by the Nutrition Assistant, CNVs and send weekly reports and consolidated monthly report
Responsible for the reporting of Nutrition sector 5Ws on a monthly basis manage, maintain, and update the project data base
Collect and send weekly reports and monthly consolidated reports
Collect and compile lessons learnt and challenges from field locations
Support on project assessments, analysis and support the MEAL department of MEAL process and activities
Design, and carry out capacity building for deep field staff and beneficiaries (community nutrition volunteers and Caregivers, PLW, lead mothers, and mother to mother support group)
Train, supervise, and technically support Nutrition Assistant and CNVs
Observe and record trends and situation of project locations in terms of gaps and persons in Needs for future programming
Provide weekly updates on challenges, progress to the head of programs in all locations of implementation
Collaborate with community structures, local authorities to strengthen community IYCF
Conduct monthly meeting with CNVs, Lead mothers and M2MSGs for need to support record challenges, update their knowledge on production of Tom Brown, and IYCF training, this will serve as a platform to discuss and address issues on the project
Carry out any relevant activities or tasks that you’ll be called upon

Technical expertise, Skills, Knowledge, and competencies:

University education or equivalent in Nutrition and dietaries, or related fields
Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience on implementing Nutrition projects in emergencies
Have worked before directly with malnourished children, PLW, Caregivers, and vulnerable population in deep   field
Good knowledge of the Nutrition Sector, and understand the nutrition, food security situation of the northeast   Nigeria
Good knowledge of AAP, PSEA Policies, and the concept of Do No Harm, and good at working with vulnerable   population especial in emergency settings, good knowledge of emergency preparedness, and relief  management
Experience working in emergencies context
Must be a team player


Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up (WFP, UNICEF and BHA funded    project)
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local text

 Note: Females participation is highly recommended
  • Medical
  • Healthcare