Assist and supervise the direct implementation of nutrition programme, which includes screening, clinical management of severe and moderate acute malnutrition, community mobilisation and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF). Provide supervision and training for local staff to ensure provision of an effective, quality nutrition programme. The Nutrition Manager is also responsible to write reports and maintain data records, ensure availability of adequate programme supplies and monitor the overall health and nutrition situation of malnourished children under five years and pregnant and lactating women.
Medair implements Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) focusing on children under five years and pregnant lactating women.
Generic Field Vacancies are based in a capital city or main field base in our programmes in
Starting Date / Initial Contract Details
Applicants for this generic role will be contacted if a positions opens that seems to be a good match to their profile. Contract length normally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years, at 100%.
- Degree in Nutrition.
- Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).
- Working knowledge of French (spoken and written) for French-speaking locations.
Experience / Competencies
- 2 years post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience.
- Experience working in a nutrition programme in a developing country, preferably within a humanitarian context.
- Able to develop good relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, agencies, etc. Good communicator.
- Ability and willingness to manage project implementation. Excellent organisational skills.
- Able to prioritise clearly. Able to enforce procedures. Able to set clear objectives and delegate. Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner.
Before you apply
Please ensure you are fully aware of the:
- Medair organisational values.
- Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices.
- Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).
- Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).
Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.