Action Against Hunger

Senior Programme Officer - Nutrition & Health

Action Against Hunger

Senior Programme Officer - Nutrition & Health

Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) 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 more than 40 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programmes in over 45 countries benefitting seven million people each year. With head offices in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, the United States and Canada, our international network shares its combined resources, breadth of experience and technical expertise in pursuit of a world without hunger. Every year, our 7,500+ field workers help over 21 million people in over 45 countries worldwide.

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.

Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) 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 more than 40 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural …

Senior Programme Officer - Nutrition & Health

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Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract
Contract duration : Short term with possibility of extension
Duty Station : Nawalparasi base office 
Vacancy Ref: ACFNNHNAWSPO


Main Responsibilities:

  • Involve in overall preparation and planning of the nutrition and health activities in the district
  • Ensure coordination, communication, linkages and social mobilization
  • Team management
  • Ensure proper logistics, transport and supply chain management
  • Involve in recording, documentation and reporting
  • Provide supportive supervision and monitoring of programme activities in different clusters
  • Support in managing administration and finance activities

Qualifications & Required Skills:

  • Master’s degree in public health, nutrition, development studies, nutrition and dietetics, social science, nursing or relevant discipline with at least two years of experience in nutrition and health specific programme – or - Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with at least four years of experience in nutrition and health specific programme.
  • Significant experiences in Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) / Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) programme and Nutrition in Emergency (NiE) 
  • Strong computer literacy and expert knowledge of database and spread sheet applications such as excel is essential, statistical and other M&E applications software e.g. ENA, SPSS etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation and communication skills
  • Sound Nepali and English communication and presentation skills 
  • Ability to work in diverse environment with short deadlines and intense pressure
  • Sensitive and responsive to Gender, Age Diversity and Social Inclusion
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Results oriented
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Training/capacity building skill
  • Ability to conduct/organize workshops and meetings independently
  • Willing to travel in programme Municipalities
  • Two wheelers with driving licence is required
Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit a motivation letter, updated CV with two referees through email: [email protected] by 7th November 2019 by 5 pm. 

The Vacancy Reference (ACFNNHNAWSPO) must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. Action Contre la Faim Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications. Telephonic enquiries will not be entertained.

Action Contre la Faim is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people with disabilities and members from disadvantaged /underrepresented ethnic groups.

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