Catholic Relief Services Zambia
Catholic Relief Services Zambia
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Field Supervisors

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About Catholic Relief Services

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identify is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and commitment to serving those in need. Since 2000 CRS Zambia has been implementing a number of programmes to support vulnerable communities in Zambian. Recent programming areas include: nutrition, agriculture, food security, HIV/AIDS, WASH, financial inclusion, and early child development.

Preamble:

UNICEF intends to deliver nutritional messages through the Care Group model that was used by CRS in its previous programs as the model has been identified as the main community-based platform for which the convergence of multisector nutrition interventions is possible. The Model aims at promoting the adoption of positive health and nutrition practices and consumption of nutrient dense, protein rich foods, with a focus on preventing malnutrition at household level. UNICEF therefore intends to incorporate this model in the implementation of SUN II /MCDP2 and so it has approached CRS to assist in taking up the role of providing technical and financial support to Government, through districts work plans.

CRS is looking for applicants to fill in the position of Field Supervisors under the SSM UNICEF supported project to be based in Lundazi and Chipata districts of Eastern Province.

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Health and Nutrition Field Supervisors is to provide technical support and supervision to the Health Promoters in the implementation of health and nutrition activities using the Care Group Model. The Field Supervisor will primarily be field based supporting the conducting of training and rolling out of the Care Group Model and provide oversight in the supervision and monitoring activities related to Care Group Model.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Help develop selection criteria for Health Promoters and or Nutrition Volunteers.
  • Participate in the selection of Community Health Promoters community that will be enrolled on the project to supervise Nutritional Volunteers.
  • Train/ coach Health Promoters in essential nutrition actions and other health, hygiene and nutrition topics using the Care Group Model. Also conduct refresher trainings for Health Promoters.
  • Supervise about 5 Health Promoters who will in turn Supervise 5 Care Groups consisting of Nutrition Volunteers that support the benefiting households.
  • Verification and aggregation of data collected by Health Promoters
  • Conduct accompanying supervisory visits to each Health Promoter at least once per month providing constructive feedback to Health Promoters to ensure quality of services.
  • Review and adapt/adopt as necessary health, hygiene and nutrition messages for beneficiaries through Heath Promoters and or Nutritional Volunteers.
  • Collect, synthesize and share reports for M&E from the Health Promoters and nutrition volunteers.
  • Support Health Promoters in conducting community-wide health, hygiene and nutrition events.
  • Ensure linkages/ synergies and coordination between agriculture, income/assets, gender, and health/nutrition program technical components.

Background, Experience & Requirements:

  • Education and Experience
  • Minimum of Diploma/Certificate in public health or nutrition.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in health, hygiene and/or nutrition activities or related technical discipline, with at least 1-year experience in technical capacity with an NGO.
  • Training in health or nutrition with experience in community development will be considered.
  • Previous experience in health behaviour change for improved household nutrition is desired.
  • Experience working with health facilities.
  • Knowledgeable about essential nutrition actions, growth monitoring and promotion, pre- and post-natal care, child health and pre-natal cards, and behaviour change methodologies.
  • Strong analytical, facilitation skills and coordination, especially those in rural communities.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge through trainings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of local languages preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team with people of diverse backgrounds and cultural settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within communities, while being sensitive to gender and local customs.
  • Clean record on child protection and domestic violence related issues.
  • Must be able to ride a motorbike for extended periods of time.
  • Willingness to be based in the field and travel to visit with health promoters, Care Groups, project beneficiaries, and partners as needed

Personal Skills:

  • Well-known and respected in communities
  • Experience leading and inspiring rural communities
  • Ability to make sound field based decisions

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results:

  • Trusting Relationships
  • Professional Growth
  • Partnership
  • Accountability

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

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Method of Application

Applicants Instructions: Please email a cover letter, and curriculum vitae which should include three references to: Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. Equal Opportunity Employer Note: By applying for this job, you understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, you understand that if you are a successful candidate, you will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and your personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate your behaviours related to the above safeguarding-related topics.

Applicant Instructions: Please email a cover letter, and curriculum vitae which should include three references to: Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview

Application deadline
5 Mar 10:49
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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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