Nutrition Education Officer at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.PUI is implementing humanitarian activities in Nigeria since April 2016, supporting population with food security, nutrition and health project in Maiduguri and Borno State. PUI is now looking applicants for the below role:Job Title: Nutrition Education OfficerLocation: Maiduguri - BornoCategory: F2Slot: 4Responsibilities and TasksProject Activity implementation:S/he will Participate in the identification of eligible project beneficiaries and Community Focal persons.S/he will participate in organising Project beneficiaries and Volunteers into groups and other Fora for dissemination of IYCF/Hygience messages disseminationParticipate in the planning for and implementation of trainings of the beneficiaries, volunteers and community Focal persons.Train and support nutrition community focal points and Lead Mothers all along the project implementationPrepare Community level sensitization plans and topics in liaison with the supervisor.Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.In liaison with supervisor, Disseminate any relevant reporting tools to lead mothers and volunteers as may be required.CMAM beneficiary defaulter tracing and other forms of beneficiary follow-ups at community level.Working with Volunteers and Lead mothers, s/he will conduct Community screening and referrals for malnourished beneficiaries.S/he will be responsible for project sensitization and Mobilization at community level.In Liaison with supervisor, Organize sensitizations sessions for the beneficiaries or community members according to the identified needsTo Represent PUI at various SBCC related fora as may be required.Supervision:Under the direct Supervision of: Nutrition Education SupervisorDaily supervision of: Community VolunteersGeneral ObjectiveUnder the direct supervision of the Nutrition Education supervisor, Nutrition Education Promoter will help organize Nutrition Education and Community screening for Malnutrition activities at the community level.Collaboration in the communities:S/he will help nurture good collaboration between PUI and local community leadersAct as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activitiesHelp to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.Communication and reporting:Undertake data collection and timely report compilation and submissionPass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, PUI programs, or safety aspectsAddress any issues on the field with the beneficiaries or the community members and tell the line supervisorRepresent PUI at anytime and anywhere when s/he is in duty.Collect and Compile data, pictures and information from the field to present weekly internal reports to the supervisorPresent weekly achievements, problems encountered and suggestion to improve the project implementation.S/he will help strengthen the Organization’s community Feedback and complains system.Participate in assessments as may be required by the supervisorLogistic & administration:Contribute to logistical and administrative organization of the activitiesContribute to the definition of the needs in materials and tools regarding the program and the planning of interventions.Ensure the safety and good condition of all material provided by PUIThe tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her Line Manager may judge necessary. 

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