Assistant Technical Officer-Nutrition

Ngala - Borno
Posted 9 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

AHNi in partnership with FHI 360, will implement the Strengthening Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience to Affected Populations, an NHF-funded project, in Ngala and Banki-Bama LGAs, Borno state. The project will implement WASH and Nutrition sector activities in the named locations. The project will complement ongoing multi-sectoral interventions in Ngala to address prevailing needs in the targeted locations.  

To this regard, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER-NUTRITION: The position holder is responsible for treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) with and without complications, provide nutrition rehabilitation among admitted SAM cases and prevent further deterioration through provision of therapeutic feeds, routine, and specialized medicines. The incumbent will engage in and will work with other team members in the delivery of optimal infant and young child feeding in emergency. He/She will oversee health and nutrition counseling, capacity building of CMAM and IYCF assistants.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MBBS with 1-2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Or B.Sc. in Nursing and other similar degrees with 1-3 years’ experience.
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization is desirable.

Method of application: Interested and qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Wednesday, January 11th 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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