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  • Posted: Jun 8, 2023
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    Nutrition Assistant


    • This role of the Nutrition Assistant is to provide support to the field Assistants/ community nutrition workers in the Project’s Communities in implementing the nutrition interventions (Community Management of Malnutrition [CMAM] and Infant and Young Child Feeding [IYCF]).
    • The nutrition Assistant will also work with other agencies providing nutrition services in ensuring linkage of nutrition beneficiaries.
    • Throughout the intervention the Nutrition Assistant will work towards ensuring quality delivery of nutrition interventions in the Project locations.

    Key Deliverables Include

    • Ensure quality of nutrition screening for children under-5 conducted by Community Nutrition Mobilizers in target Communities.
    • Provision of Outreach OTP Services in target communities together with the outreach team.
    • Ensure quality of IYCF counselling sessions provided individual level and group sessions.
    • With support from the Nutrition Officer, ensure quality cooking food demonstration sessions are conducted in Project supported Communities.
    • Ensure that community nutrition interventions (MUAC screening and Referral, IYCF (MSGs, food demonstrations) and hygiene promotion are integrated.
    • Build capacity of CNMs/ field Assistants and Mother Leaders by providing on-the-job training on CMAM and IYCF.
    • Support Project level nutrition assessment/surveys as approved by Donor.
    • Support quality data collection of activities conducted in the Communities.
    • Ensure quality and timely reporting on all areas of implementation.
    • Liaise closely with LABDI MEAL team so as to understand the project outcomes
    • Support the development of case studies and success stories from programme implementation.
    • Any other additional responsibility as communicated by the supervisor.


    • Proactive, forward thinker who is able to plan ahead and anticipate requirements and problems


    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence. Displays consistent and excellent judgement.
    • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills with proven experience of relationship management with stakeholders.
    • Passion and commitment to the values of LABDI

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Degree in Nutrition, Health, Public Health, or any related fields.
    • Must have finished NYSC.
    • Experience in Nutrition and community-based programming will be an added advantage
    • Familiarity with the Humanitarian context.
    • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their care givers
    • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Fluency in written and spoken English
    • Understands Hausa and Kanuri/Shuwa and maffa
    • Acceptable IT Skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (Letter of motivation and CV in a single PDF file) to: Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred. using the position as subject of email.

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