Nutrition Officer (Panjshir, Afghanistan) 93 views

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Works with co-operative attitude and keep a high standard of quality Develops spirit of co-operation and understanding among members of the organization. Follows RHDO’s established policies, procedures and objectives; continuous quality improvement initiative works/ performance

B- Specific Activities 

  • Facilitates trainings at provincial level for nutrition program staff. Undertakes regular monitoring visits, documents project progress against the target indicators, identifies problems and challenges encountered and suggests appropriate strategies and changes supporting effective implementation of planned nutrition activities. Ensures all the HFs as per the project requirements are staffed with nutrition counselors. Closely oversees performances of nutrition counselors and provide on the job trainings to them as per the needs. Coordinates effectively the nutrition related issues with BPHS vertical projects and key stakeholders (PND, PPHD, PNOs, UNICEF, WFP etc). Oversees performances of nutrition vertical projects/programs at the provincial level. Ensures implementation of community based nutrition package (CBNP) in all the districts of the province Ensures the availability of Nutrition guideline and IEC materials in all HFs. Reviews and analyzes, statistical and narrative reports and provides feedback to the relevant HFs staff. Actively participates in all related meetings/ workshops at the provincial level. Ensures that regular reviews of reports are done and make sure that the performance of the project meets the Sphere standards and recommend appropriate recommendations for sub-optimal performance. Guides and extensively support the HFs’ staff to effectively achieve the index and maximum levels of nutrition related output/outcome indicators. Develops appropriate networking and coordination with NGOs, MoPH/provincial health departments and key stakeholders. Accomplishes any related task delegated by his/her line supervisor.


About Organization: (RHDO) Relief Humanitarian and Development Organization (RHDO) is a nongovernmental, non- religious, non-political, non-profit and non-military organization, working for development of Afghanistan through implementation of health, community development and capacity development/research projects. was established in February 2014 and is registered with the Ministry of Economics under registration No 3121.  is also registered in Ministry of Public health under registration # 504.  is registered in Ministry of Women affairs under registration # 751. aims to contribute to the development of Afghanistan through provision of developmental and humanitarian services in public health, training and capacity building of Afghans in healthcare disciplines and skills. starts to realize its vision through implementable, context-specific, technically sound and practically achievable approaches. These approaches are: (1) to design and implement the community development programs; (2) to provide primary and secondary health services according to the standards of the MOPH; and (3) to build capacities and skills of ordinary Afghanistan residences and professional of health sector

Job Requirements

Job Requirements: 1. To have MD degree or at least nursing degree from a well-known university/institute. 2. To have at least two years’ experience of working within the field of nutrition 3. Having knowledge of English and local languages and basic computer skill 4. Having interpersonal and managerial and conflict resolution skills 5. Having communication skills and knowledge of local communities 6. Having negotiation skills in multicultural and multilingual environment 


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5 years


2 months extendable


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