Program Officer - will be responsible to contribute in the coordination, liaison, communication and reporting under SO1 with respect to nutrition, and help in coordination with the project government line department as well as stakeholders’ activities implemented by SPO related to nutrition.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the effective implementation of nutrition-related activities in the assigned district, ensuring that they are in line with the project's objectives and timelines.
  • Collaborate with district-level government authorities, LCSs, CSOs, and other relevant stakeholders to foster partnerships and coordination for improved nutrition outcomes.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to LCSs and CSOs in the district, helping them enhance their understanding of nutrition concepts and program management skills.
  • Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan to track the progress of nutrition initiatives, follow-up of actions in the district. Regularly collect and analyze data to assess the impact and effectiveness of interventions.
  • Plan and organize DCCN meetings at the district level, ensuring the full participation of Govt line departments, CSOs and stakeholders in the meetins.
  • Advocate for improved nutrition policies and programs at the district level, working closely with government authorities and relevant stakeholders to create an enabling environment for nutrition interventions.
  • Identify potential funding opportunities and support LCSs and CSOs in the district in mobilizing resources to sustain nutrition initiatives beyond the project duration.
  • Ensure effective coordination among project team members, partners, and stakeholders in the district. Prepare and submit regular progress reports to the project management team.
  • Engage with communities to understand their specific nutrition challenges and preferences, incorporating community feedback into project planning and implementation.
  • Conduct assessments of LCSs and CSOs in the district to identify their strengths and areas for improvement, informing the development of tailored capacity-building plans.
  • Work with relevant agencies to collect and analyze nutrition-related data in the district, helping identify trends and areas of concern to inform targeted interventions.
  • Organize and facilitate training sessions and workshops on nutrition-related topics for LCSs, CSOs, and community members to enhance their knowledge and skills.
  • Ensure that gender considerations are integrated into all aspects of project planning and implementation, promoting equal opportunities for men and women.
  • Be aware of potential conflicts and sensitivities in the district that may affect project implementation. Take measures to address and mitigate any adverse impacts.
  • Ensure the quality and adherence to best practices in nutrition interventions, providing technical guidance and support as needed.
  • Undertakes any other task assigned by the supervisor.

Please Note:

  • Candidate who tries to influence the recruitment process will be automatically disqualified.
  • The position is only open for residents of Sindh and preference will be given to local candidates. 
  • Ready to work immediately
  • Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply
  • SPO strongly prohibits Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA), accordingly; candidate background and reference check will be conducted

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
25 - 45 Years
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master preferably in sociology or any discipline of social sciences
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (Comprehensive knowledge of program management in Sindh Province, experience in social/development sector)
Apply Before:
Apr 25, 2024
Posting Date:
Apr 17, 2024

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