Nutrition International
Team leader, Essential newborn care and infant and young child nutrition
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Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021

Description

About the Organization

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.

Job Description

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.

Job Responsibilities

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.

Education Qualification

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.


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