Program Assistant-Nutrition and Health
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 5 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

Program Assistant-Nutrition and Health

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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): Apr. 11, 2017 00:00 (7 months, 2 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level: Bachelor
Experience Required: Not Required
Other Specification

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Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the supervisor in coordination, communication, linkages and social mobilization
  • Provide support in logistics, transport and supply chain management of program activities
  • Provide support to the supervisor for recording, documentation and reporting of overall program activities
  • Provide support to the supervisor in supportive supervision and monitoring of program activities

Qualifications And Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, nutrition, development studies, nutrition and dietetics, social science or relevant discipline.
  • At least one year of experience in nutrition and health programme
  • Training in Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) / Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) programme /Nutrition in Emergency (NiE) will be an added advantage
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft office package
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation, presentation, capacity building and communication skills
  • Good standard of written and spoken Nepali and English language
  • Ability to work in diverse environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good organizational skill with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct/organize workshops and meetings independently
  • Willing to travel as required

VACANCY REF: ACFNNHMAKPA

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Contract End date: 31 December 2017
Duty Station: Makwanpur
Basic Salary per month: NPR 29,163 (plus accommodation allowance (based on localized /delocalized employee status, transportation allowance, festival bonus benefit and provident fund)

TO APPLY,

Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees through email: recruitment@np.missions-acf.org by 11 April 2017 by 5 pm. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. ACF Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates.

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.


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