Nutrition Officer (One)

"World Vision is a child focused relief, development and advocacy organization that has contributed to transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class and caste. We are looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following position:"

Nutrition Officer (One)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 13, 2016 00:00 (6 years, 4 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Purpose: To manage and responsible for the successful implementation of WV NER Nutrition Pilot Program in Sindhupalchowk District through the Partner NGO.  

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a project work plan
  • Orientate Social Mobilisers, Field Officer, Heath Officer and Project Coordinator on intervention and project design
  • Coordinate with DME Officer and Accountability Officer for recruitment of participants into study and data collection
  • Conduct a short literature review of nutrition based programs and research in Nepal and abroad
  • Lead focus group discussions in Sindupalchowk to collect rich information about cultivation and eating practices of pregnant women
  • Train, support and monitor Social Mobilizers and PNGO Officers to implement intervention and collect appropriate data
  • Write analysis report from literature review and FGD results
  • Submit report to Sindhupalchowk DC and Health Advisor on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Input data to spreadsheet on a bi-weekly basis
  • Work with DME to analyzes results
  • Write final research report etc.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Masters of Public Health or Nutrition preferable, at least three years’ work experience, preferably within an NGO or in a field setting.
  • Good knowledge on the latest development thinking on Health and Nutrition programming, especially around behavior change and gold   standards
  • Clear and concise writing and analytical skills to capture data and write report
  • Basic understanding program cycle including project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation and experience working on grant funded programs
  • Experience of working with consultants / advisors, including from other countries as well as with Government officials
  • Have positive learning attitude and concern for the poor and vulnerable people with a high level of integrity and honesty, self-motivation, confident and independent.
  • Understanding of interagency standards such as MISP, Mental Health Guidelines, Gender guidelines etc.
  • Strong background in Nutrition programming and research is desirable.
  • This position will be based in Sindhupalchowk but will require regular travel to Kathmandu (up to 30%) to ensure technical collaboration with Health Sector Manager and support functions.  


Candidates fulfilling the criteria and interested in working with us need to send their updated CV/Resume by 13 March 2016 to the email [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure. 
WVI-NER reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.
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