Nutrition Facilitator

Job Summary


The Nutrition Facilitator will implement Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition activities in support of the Feed the Future Zimbabwe Takunda project. The Nutrition Facilitator will be responsible for coordinating the community level implementation of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition components that contribute to the overall success of Technical (“Purpose”) Area 2 within the Takunda Project.


Duties And Responsibilities


Objective 1: Ensure implementation of project activities as defined in the project document
Technical Support:
• Serve as the nutrition and health resource person at ward level per agreed harmonized consortium approaches
• Organize and participate in community visioning activities in partnership with ward FNSCs and sub-district stakeholders
• Conduct sensitization sessions for ward FNSCs and other community stakeholders on outcomes of community visioning sessions
• Capacitate program volunteers on the SBC job aids for VHWs, FFBS, VSLAs and Care Groups
• Roll out technical trainings (Care Group Methodology, SAA and Male Engagement) for project volunteers per the agreed consortium approach

Monitor community level trainings for technical area and develop a strategy to improve and maintain quality
• Conduct the community level recruitment of program participants for groups including Care Groups
• Conduct SAA sessions with FNSCs, Care Groups, Men’s Fora, health service providers and VHWs
• Organize and lead sensitisation meetings with the local leaders on the Care Group methodology, SAA and male engagement
• Conduct training of Male Advocates (Gender Champions) on the Care Group Approach, SAA and Male Engagement
• Develop workplan for and implement regular review meetings for technical area at ward level
• Organize and conduct trainings for all project beneficiaries.
• Produce timely reports for internal use and contribute to donor reports on the status of on-going programming.
• Keep local leaders and stakeholders abreast of developments within the project

Objective 2: Ensure timely routine reporting of the project activities
• Produce timely reports for internal project use
• Participate in weekly/ monthly ward meetings
• Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports (narrative and quantitative)
• Compile statistical data and draft appropriate reports on activities
• Participate during project assessments as may be determined by the project
• Documentation of best and emerging practices for learning purposes and increase project visibility

Qualifications And Experience


• Diploma in Nutrition/Public Health
• Working experience of at least two years in Nutrition specific and Sensitive programming
• Class 3 driver’s license is an added advantage
• Should be able to work with minimal supervision
• Should be computer literate (Microsoft word and excel).
• Ability to work in a remote area at ward level
• Team player
• Good communication skills
• Good organizational capacity
• Good knowledge of the local languages and culture


How To Apply


1. Send Cover letters with up-to-date detailed CVs and clearly indicate the post applied
for in the email subject to by 17TH of February 2022 COB
2. Fill in an application form, using a link that you will get as soon as you email your
application. The link will be sent to your application email within 24 hours of you submitting
your application.