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National Program Officer, AWHN, Bangladesh Job in Bangladesh
Nutrition International , Bangladesh

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Master's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 1, 2021
Last Date
Aug 1, 2021
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Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time

Title: National Program Officer, Adolescents’ and Women’s Health and Nutrition

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Deadline for submission: May 15, 2021

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Operations unit is a dedicated team of program implementation experts who are responsible for contributing to the overall management of NI’s field operations in Asia and Africa. This is a national position which is responsible to be the lead for Nutrition International’s Adolescents’ and Women’s Health and Nutrition (AWHN) programs in Bangladesh. This position will support the Country Director to design, plan, manage, monitor, and report on all aspects of large-scale in-school and community-based adolescent and women’s health and nutrition programs. The National Program Officer will work closely with the Government of Bangladesh at national, divisional and district, other key stakeholders including UN organizations, INGOs, and private sector (such as BKMEA) to effectively implement the AWHN interventions in Bangladesh.

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About you

You are a mid-level public health professional and nutrition expert with extensive experience in program management or have held such roles in the past and have experience in working with development organizations in managing and implementing multiple projects to ensure high quality programming in Bangladesh. You have an excellent ability to develop internal and external partnerships and have collaborated with NGOs, UN agencies etc. or similar organizations working on public health systems and Adolescent and Women’s Health and nutrition related programs.

About the role

In this role you will be responsible to support the Country Director with the following:

  • Support implementation of WIFAS and nutrition education program in Bangladesh
  • Program Development, Planning, and Implementation
  • Advocacy and liaison with the government and relevant organizations.
  • Facilitate development and sustain a supply for IFA supplements for adolescents in schools and in communities in NI’s program districts.
  • Facilitate development of quality assurance and quality control guideline.
  • Support periodic data collection for monitoring and reporting.

What we offer

Nutrition International offers a highly competitive market pay, including health and wellness benefits, medical insurance, accidental insurance plan, flexible work hours, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays), and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020 is a full-time position located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening and satisfactory reference checks. For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job description

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