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10 Jul 2018

Nutrition Monitoring Supervisors (4 Positions )

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Vacancy Announcement

Nutrition Monitoring Supervisors (4 Positions )

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme

poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for
the following positions
Job Title: Nutrition Monitoring Supervisors (4 Positions )
Reports to: Field Study Coordinator
Direct reports: Enumerators and CHWs
Job Location: Mogadishu
Job Purpose: The Cash for Improved Nutrition in Somalia (CINS) is a 2-year with the aim to
assess the impact of cash transfers, delivered together with behavior change
communication and conditional upon attending child health visits, on reducing
the risk of acute malnutrition among children 6-59 months. The study aims is to
create new evidence on effective humanitarian interventions by strengthening the
evidence base on the use of cash transfers to prevent under nutrition in contexts
of protracted displacements.
The CINS Research Study will be conducted amongst recipients of the Concern
Cash Transfer Programme in Afgoye Corridor, Banadir.  The study will use
quantitative and qualitative methods and will probably use digital data gathering
(DDG) devices for recording information. The incumbent will supervise data
collection team
Main duties & Main duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities: In coordination with the Field Study Coordinator and UCL Study
Coordinator, develop strong familiarity with the study methodology and
tools to ensure proper supervision of the data collection team
Lead enumerators and CHWs in conducting household surveys and visits
in a timely and efficient manner
Communicate  and  clarify  data  collection  methodology,  tools  and
procedures to the enumerators in the field
Ensure close coordination and clear communication with Field Study

Coordinator at all times

Raise questions and report issues as they arise

Collect DDG tools from Enumerators and CHWs at the end of the day and deliver them to the field study coordinator

If manual data collection is used, help data collection team in the data entry into the central database

Answer questions from the Field Study Coordinator about errors and inconsistencies in submitted questionnaires

Ensure high level of data accuracy

Supervise CHWs to carry out IYCF, health and hygiene messages in the IDP camps.

Create Mother to Mother support groups in respective IDPs camps and ensure its continuity.

For Cash recipients to comply on conditionality, ensure to conduct
community mobilization and sensitization.
Ensure optimum  referral mechanism  and follow up for  sick and
malnourished children with proper referral slips.
Diploma in nutrition, public health, food security or any
other related field
Minimum of 1 years’ experience in nutrition interventions
and hands on experience in anthropometric measurements.
Verbal communications skills
Problem-solving skills
Planning/organizational skills
Interpersonal communication skills
Personal motivation
Knowledge on BCC majorly on IYCF.
Skills on community mobilization activities
Project Management capabilities
Previous quantitative and qualitative research experience
Experience of humanitarian programs in Somalia
Experience of CTP
Knowledge on DG
Disclaimer Clause This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time
to time.
How to Apply Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should submit their
applications (cover letter and    updated CVs) by email to with the subject line “Nutrition Monitoring Supervisors” by Thursday 12th July 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organizations, and anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behavior expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.

Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal.

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