edecins Du Monde - For more than 30 years, Medecins Du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those w...
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Supervisor: Nutrition/Nurse Trainer Supervises: Technical supervisor for Nutrition Programme Staff
As a key member of the Nutrition and Medical Programme team fully participates in key decision making for the Nutrition activities in the operation areas.
The primary functions of the Nutrition Supervisor is to provide technical supervision and overall day to day management of all Nutrition programming, and to participate in defining intervention priorities, develop necessary contacts and relationships with government, non-government, nutrition partners, donors and UN agencies at the state level.
Ensure that MDM programme is delivering the highest level of quality of nutrition services in line with national and international guideline.
The Nutrition Supervisor will be responsible for the overall management of the day to day nutrition and nutrition integrated Programme activities at MDM field Sites
Provision of formal and on-the-job trainings to MDM Nutrition teams, including Community Mobilizers, Community Health Extension Workers, OTP Dispensers, OTP screeners and other MDM staff
Liaison with MoH, Nutrition Sector and UNICEF Nutrition Programme to ensure smooth running and coordination of the activities
Ensure all communities are kept well informed of the programme,
Support the trainer on providing of ongoing training for SMoH staffs with special emphasis to develop ownership of the programme by SMoH staff and build their capacity to sustain the programme.
Liaise closely with Medical Supervisors in all MDM field sites to ensure smooth running of the activities and respond in a timely manner to any issues that arise
Ensure effective communication on the programme status to MDM Senior Management
Update the Nutrition Trainer on the implementation of the CMAM/IYCF-E and MNP on weekly basis.
Work with State MoH, and other officials to ensure all aspects of programme understood and agreed to implement the programme
Work closely with community mobilizers and community mobilizer supervisors on effective home visits (absentees, defaulters, non-respondents, transfers etc), sensitizations and active case findings.
Follow up management of stocks with the dispensers/pharmacists; monitor rates of consumption and ensure supplies are ordered in a timely manner
Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge, non-responding, and transfer to and from the various components of the programme, all medical and nutritional protocols, and their application/OTP services.
Ensure the beneficiaries, caretakers and members of the community are treated respectfully at all times
Lead regular nutrition team management meetings
Report any problems in a timely manner to the Nurse/Nutrition trainer
Prepare monthly progress reports and statistic reports and an end of project final report for submission to the Nutrition trainer
Ensure all MDM supported HF are equipped with all necessary tools and materials (e.g. MUAC, scales, drugs, RUTF, counselling cards, referral guides),
Conduct follow up on referrals in line with MDM referral policy
Ensure the accurate collection of field data and submission to the M&E Officer, informing them of any challenges
To ensure stock cards are maintained for all items received, separated by donor and reconcile to all store documents in collaboration with the Pharmacists
To ensure assets are safe guarded and included on the monthly update of assets to Logistics
Assist in any other tasks when required
Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to Health Program Coordinator
Participate in MDM internal meetings (medical, security)
Attend to external medical meetings (nutrition sector) in collaboration with Medical Coordinator or Health Program Coordinator or Nutrition Trainer request.