Nutrition Officers- Anukulan X (BRACED) Project,iDE Nepal


Nutrition Officers- Anukulan X (BRACED) Project,iDE Nepal

Title of Job : Nutrition Officer
Type of Service : Technical
Responsible to :Program Coordinator (LNGO) /District Coordinator
Duty Station :Respective Project District
Period of Service : One year with possible to extension
No.: 3
District: Doti,  Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura

Purpose of Position:
Nutrition Officer (NO) will be responsible in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of nutrition components of Anukulan X-BRACED project in close coordination with program coordinator (LNGO), District Coordinator and Nutrition specialist. S/he will work closely with Anukulan X district, regional and central staff. The Nutrition Officer will be the focal person of health and nutrition activities at the district level. More specifically, s/he will perform the following tasks,

Program planning and implementation

  • Support PC, DC and other ANUKULAN staff to create the enabling environment at district for smooth and effective delivery of the Nutrition components.
  • Provide full support and assistance to PC and DC to develop detail implementation plan (DIP) of Nutrition component.
  • Lead Nutrition component to implement effectively implemented in district as per DIP and ensure that is being implemented as per DIP, strategy and guidelines of ANNUKULAN.
  • Assist PC, DC and relevant project staff in integrating nutrition components in other development activities at the assigned district planning mechanism.
  • Under the guidance of Nutrition specialist, provide technical support to social mobilizers, and local communities and ensure the quality of the work and meeting the deadline.
  • Support for conducting nutrition surveys in all project sites and generate discussion within the nutrition coordinators forums for any issues which needs to be addressed jointly.
  • Support delivery of a comprehensive package of nutrition services and health service promotion activities at district.
  • Support in a field testing and pre testing of different training packages and tools
  • Support district coordinator and regional nutrition specialist in obtaining dates for the different trainings.
  • Support NTAG and other trainers in conduct training of at different levels in the district.
  • Support DHO/DPHO staff and trainers to organize TOT.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly plan with district team and share with DC and Nutrition specialist.
  • Work closely with district team during planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Nutrition components.


  • Coordinate with the DHO/DPHO, local NGO and other stakeholders in the implementation of the nutrition program and health service promotion activities.
  • Ensure proper communication, coordination and harmonization with the different stakeholders involved in nutrition and health service promotion activities.
  • Support and coordinate with district coordinator and regional Nutrition specialist to implement, monitor of the program as per need.

Monitoring, Documentation and Reporting

  • Regular field visit to backstop and monitoring in the program.
  • Support District coordinator to organize joint monitoring (central/regional, district) involving different stakeholders as per need.
  • Support district coordinator and regional specialist to prepare communication and extension materials as per need.
  • Documents and share learning and experiences with PC/DC and nutrition specialist and others as appropriate.
  • Prepare district level synthesis report of nutrition component.
  • Support district coordinator gather and analyze information/data and to prepare Outcome Monitoring Summary (OMS) reports in-line with log-frame at district level about challenges, progress and learning of project outcomes/outputs in specified time periods (e.g. bimonthly, quarterly, half yearly and yearly basis).
  • Support district coordinator to maintain and compile database, case studies and reports as required from regional/central level.
  • Be responsible to meet the targets indicators in the assigned district related with nutrition components.
  • Support district coordinator, nutrition specialist and regional and central team to manage visit of visitors, guests and representatives from donor and other stakeholders as per need.
  • Facilitate and ensure public auditing is being implemented in each activity implementation.
  • Perform duties as assigned by District Coordinator, Regional nutrition Specialist and regional and central team.

Key Competences required:

The position requires a result oriented, motivated and talented professional who demonstrates integrity, leadership quality, managerial competence, and ability to work with multi- disciplinary teams. More specifically, the position requires the following competencies:

Management and team work

  • Builds strong relationships with all partners, focuses on impact and results and responds positively to critical feedback
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Proven networking, team building, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work in multi-culture environment Personal effectiveness  Listening and influencing: Demonstrates good listening skills. Presents view in convincing way and aware of different perspectives, feelings and concerns.

Managing relationships:

  • Able to network and maintain working relationships with stakeholders, partners and staff.
  • Positive Attitude: Aware on self-emotion and able to perform well with positive attitude in difficult situations.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and achieve results and experience of managing projects, contractors and services. Knowledge and expertise
  • A clear understanding of contemporary development issues particularly on nutrition and health.

Required qualification and experience:

  • Bachelor’s in Public Health (BPH) Degree from any recognized university or Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition and health with at least 2 years experiences in health and nutrition projects Updated knowledge of key issues in rural development, climate change forestry and agriculture.
  • Experience in usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)


  • Strong written and spoken skills of Nepali and English languages.

Nutrition Officers- Anukulan X (BRACED) Project,iDE Nepal

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