Plan International Myanmar
Job Advertisement for Nutrition Project Officer
Plan International is an international child and youth development organization dedicated to promote the realization of children and young people’s rights, especially girl’s rights, in both development and humanitarian settings. Plan International in Myanmar is supporting a broad spectrum of initiatives designed to support integrated child development and youth empowerment outcomes that are strategically aligned with the national government’s priorities. Sectors of focus include: Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Education in Emergencies, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Child Protection, Adolescent Development, Youth Economic Empowerment, Youth-Led Peace Building and Social Cohesion, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Prevention among young people.
Position : Nutrition Project Officer
Accountable to : Nutrition Coordinator
Location : Nyaung U Program Unit
Contract : One year contract with possibility for extension
Application Closing date : 22 Oct 2019, 5:00 PM
The projects will be implemented through local partners with Nutrition Project coordinator overseeing and supporting the project with the help of Nutrition Officers. Key aspects of the role include training, monitoring, supportive supervision and follow up. This position is based full-time in the field with extensive field travel. The Post holder will be reporting to the Nutrition Project Coordinator and supervise the quality delivery of projects in the Nutrition field. The post holder will directly support local partner and basic health staff in the area and provide technical support for project implementation. The post holder will be working closely with implementing partners to ensure timely coordination and implementation, practical skill building, monitoring and technical support. The post holder will also be responsible for documenting lessons learned, disseminate and apply recommendations. The post holder will inform Nutrition Project Coordinator of any potential internal and external risks that may compromise the quality of programmes and help mitigate them.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a cover letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least two referees via e-mail only to: Myanmar.CO@plan-international.org. Late applications will not to be considered.
Subject line for application: “Nutrition Officer _ NU”.
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply. Plan International Myanmar is an equal opportunity employer committed to the well-being of children together with Gender Equality and does not tolerate child abuse and sexual harassment. All Plan International Myanmar Staffs are required to sign and adhere with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy at all times.
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