Heath & Nutrition Advisor – Maternity Cover at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Heath & Nutrition Advisor - Maternity CoverLocations: ZamfaraJob type: Full-timeContract Length:  4 monthsKey Areas of AccountabilityProvide technical assistance to state and LGA teams on health and nutrition, with particular focus on development of effective methodologies to improve nutritional knowledge, attitudes and practices of mothersContribute to developing programme strategy in health and nutrition in consultation with the programme team and other stakeholdersContribute to development of targeting criteria and methodology for mothers receiving cash transfers and ensure approaches are sensitive to cultural and gender dynamicsContribute to development of behaviour change communications strategy for the programme and ensure technical resources required for implementation have been factored into workplans and budgetsSupport assessment preparation and planning for implementation, working in partnership with LGA authorities and health centresIn collaboration with LGA teams, plan sensitisation activities for targeted communities with focus on traditional leaders and other key stakeholdersCoordinate with health centres to carry out joint community mobilisation activities around nutritionConduct follow up monitoring of community mobilisation activities and document findings to feed into improved messagingEnsure timely collection, compilation and analysis of quality data as well as production of quantitative and qualitative reports regarding all health and nutrition activities in the StateProvide technical review of programme reports in line with M&E frameworkConduct regular technical monitoring of health and nutrition activities and document findings to inform improvements in programme implementationEnsure regular communication and sharing of lessons learned and challenges with the management and partners to inform implementationCoordinate with the DFID-contracted Evaluation Team for conducting of activities at state and LGA levelRepresent the CDGP in relevant state level forums for health and nutrition in coordination with other Save the Children programmesDevelop training plans for staff and government officials and health workers based on identified needsContribute to development and / or adaptation of training materials for programme staff and government officials and provide ongoing mentoring supportParticipate in meetings, training and other assessment/events as requiredSupport strengthening of information flow between State and LGA 

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