Nutrition International
Team Leader
-1
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021

Description

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time

 

Title: Team leader, Essential newborn care and infant and young child nutrition

 

Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

 

Deadline for submission: November 30, 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 State position located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The main purpose of this position is to provide technical inputs and ensuring key project strategies are in place with support from the state health and ICDS authorities. These include planning, building capacity of government staff and service providers, rolling out of behavior change communication interventions, streamlining and strengthening program monitoring and tracking of services, and supportive supervision.

 

About you

You will have a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine with Masters in Pediatrics/Preventive and Social Medicine/Community Medicine and have at least 4 years of programming in public health and nutrition with experience of working with the Government. You have an excellent ability to communicate and develop good working relations with government, internal and external stakeholders.

 

About the role

The Team Leader will be responsible for:

  • Engage with the state, regional, and district health and ICDS authorities to facilitate the rollout and implementation of the project and support the SPR in managing relations with government departments.

  • Facilitate capacity of service providers and managers in health, ICDS departments.

  • Plan and implement behavior change communication to improve maternal, newborn care and IYCN practices.

  • Participate in joint reviews by health and ICDS to identify issues, based on monitoring data for corrective actions.

  • Build capacity of the health system to estimate requirements of supplies required for maternal and newborn care including IFA, calcium, vitamin K, antenatal corticosteroid, etc.; is adequate for the districts.

  • Provide Capacity building of implementing partners staff to achieve the program outcomes of the project.

  • Work with the project coordinator to assess the quality and timeliness of program implementation by the project coordinator and divisional coordinators.

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.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

 

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks. This is a full-time position located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. For more detailed information about the role, please click on the Job description

 

To apply please visit: https://apply.workable.com/j/5E791033EA

 

The closing date for receiving applications is November 30, 2021. Only short-listed candidates will receive an acknowledgment and will be called for personal interactions. The starting salary for this position is INR 13,25,956 Per Annum.

Telephone inquiries WILL NOT be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

NI is a non-smoking work environment.