Program Officer, Adolescents and Womens Health and Nutrition Bangladesh - Career at Nutrition International

Program Officer, Adolescents and Womens Health and Nutrition Bangladesh - Career at Nutrition International in Bangladesh. Apply for Nutrition International job and get your career at Nutrition International!

Company: Nutrition International

Job Type: Full Time

Work Place: Dhaka

Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time

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

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Deadline for submission: May 13, 2022

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 that will provide operational and technical support for Nutrition International’s adolescent and women’s health and nutrition programs in Bangladesh. This position will work under the direct supervision of the National Program Officer (NPO – AWHN) to plan, manage, monitor, and report on all aspects of the school-based and community-based adolescents and women’s health and nutrition programs.

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 a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: public health, nutrition, medicine, health systems management, international development and/or a related field including medical degree. 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 National Program Officer, AWHN, Bangladesh with the following:

- Support advocacy to Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and other stakeholders for effective implementation and adoption of the adolescent and women’s health and nutrition program
- Support the NPO in developing detailed implementation plans including inception and annual plans
- Technical assurance and quality improvement of ongoing and planned program activities, as per global and national guidelines
- Support the design and review of training modules and curricula.
- Effective working relationships with relevant government officials and development partners at the national and district levels
- Monitor all aspects of the AWHN program Liaise with various departments of health, nutrition, and education to ensure streamlining supply of IFA supplements for adolescents in schools and in communities in NI’s program districts.

Support in the design of the BCI strategy and interventions for creating awareness.

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.

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. 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.

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