Catholic Relief Services Zambia
Catholic Relief Services Zambia
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Nutrition Intergration Officer (30 Openings)

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Background Catholic Relief Services CRS is currently seeking applications from qualified Nutrition Integration Officer candidates for a USAID-funded Scaling Up Nutrition Technical Assistance (SUN TA) contract in Zambia. The maximum amount and duration of the award is $75 million dollars for seven-years (four years, with two optional eighteen month, at the discretion of the donor). This activity is expected to provide multi-sectoral, layered, high-impact technical assistance coupled with targeted, cost effective, evidence-based direct implementation to reduce stunting in targeted districts. The SUN TA activity will be responsible for need-based technical capacity strengthening for National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC) and line ministries, at national, provincial and primarily at the district level. This will include capacity building in the development of annual work planning and costing of nutrition priority activities and interventions, mentoring regarding implementation of the activities by the line ministries, progress reporting, advocacy and governance strengthening, learning, and monitoring and evaluation. It will also include direct implementation to address time-sensitive gaps in programming. This activity will work initially in a minimum of 30 districts in Zambia, with the potential to increase the geographic scope in future years.

Position Summary

o The Nutrition Integration Officer will report to the District Capacity Strengthening Advisor

o S/he will be based and placed at district (to be determined) level to support capacity building of the District Nutrition Coordinating Committee (DNCC) in establishing Care Groups within their communities to ensure a multi-sector approach and the delivery of a package of key nutrition services (through coordinated service delivery and referrals) at the household level to reduce stunting.

Key Responsibilities

o Strengthen DNCC and Ward Nutrition Coordinating Committee (WNCC) capacity to establish Care Groups within their communities to ensure a multi-sector approach and layering of key services at household level;

o Communicate the needs from District for technical assistance to sector experts for the deployment of sector advisors;

o Coordinate the delivery of intensive technical assistance to DNCC by identifying and supporting multi-sector needs of districts;

o Work with key line ministries to ensure coordinated layering of nutrition interventions to First 1000-dayhouseholds using the Care Group Model and;

o Support Monitoring and Evaluation Officers as they work with District line ministries to set up monitoring and reporting mechanisms for Care Groups and layered services to First 1000-day households

Qualifications

o Bachelor’s in progress with direct experience implementing the Care Group Model

o Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, or Nutrition or Clinical Medicine or Social Science is preferred

o Member of Health Professions Council of Zambia, General Nursing Council of Zambia or Nutrition Association of Zambia

o Seven (7) years of work experience in health and nutrition programs

o Experience of working with NGOs and other partners on Nutrition required, on the Care Group Model is a plus

o Demonstrated experience coordinating with and advocating among a broad set of diverse stakeholders including communities, local and national governments, including National Food and Nutrition Commission, NGOs, and other local partners

o Proven ability to provide representation at donor and District level meetings

o Proficiency in using MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Personal Skills

o Excellent relationship management skills with ability to work collaboratively with District line ministries and other SUN stakeholders as part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural teams

o Strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking capacity and skills

Excellent writing skills

o Ability to verify the validity of data, coach toward and support reporting accuracy, interpret and analyze data

Service –oriented, supportive to counterparts, proactive, resourceful and results-oriented

Travel Required: Up to 40% to communities within the assigned District; 10% outside of the District

Key Working Relationships

Supervisory: None

Internal: District Capacity Strengthening Advisors, liaise with each of the sector experts

External: SUN Stakeholders, and line ministries at the district level

Agency-wide Competencies: These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

Trusting Relationships

Professional Growth

Partnership

Accountability

o Disclaimer: This job description is dependent on future funding. The job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

o CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

o Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and current CV (inclusive three contactable referees) in MS Word format to:

Application deadline
28 Mar
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Founded by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops in 1943, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has expert experience in managing complex, multi-year relief and development projects. The organisation has been operating in Zambia since 2000, with programs in 8 Zambian provinces, dealing with health, nutrition, agriculture, microfinance and capacity building.
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