Nutrition Program Officer

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.Job Title: Nutrition Program OfficerRole PurposeThis role provides professional technical, communications and administrative support to the Nutrition teamThe Post holder will develop and maintain high quality mobile applications for the Alive & Thrive (A & T) and WINNN programme.He/She is expected to collaborate with implementation teams to develop functional mobile applications, while working in a fast-paced department as well as provide critical support to data/information management and communications activities, assisting the A & T team by developing and implementing an appropriate communications products and outputs for the team.The incumbent will work closely with the A & T team both in the States and Country Office, to plan communications, logistics and administrative needs and also in meeting documentations, compilation and filing of Project reports and other relevant Project documents.The post holder will support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support), produce fully functional mobile applications, gather user requirements and suggest solutions, Troubleshoot and debug applications to optimize performance. Design interfaces (plan new features) to improve user experience in collaboration with the Nutrition and IT teams.He/She will ensure that new and legacy applications meet quality standards, research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols based on acceptability and usage from implementation sites while staying up-to-date with new technology trends.S/he will be responsible for implementing and developing a variety of communications pieces including email announcements, communications and training materials as agreed.Scope of RoleThe post holder will report to Head of Nutrition (direct) IT Manager (matrix) and work closely with the WINNN programme team (namely DPM) and A&T (namely PM and Sr SBCC Officer) as well as the SNA.Key DeliverablesLead the design and roll out of the A&T IPC component through mobile phonesSupport the state teams on the use of mobile phone technology for IPC and reportingEnsure IT support for the project and usersDocumentation of minutes of Project related meeting.Compilation and filing of Project reports and other relevant Project documents.Support the design and development of communication and visibility materials in accordance with the standards of Alive and Thrive.Support the procurement of data tools and communication materials and distribution to the States, such as raising Procurement Requests, participating in tender meetings, following up with the logistics team on progress of procurement.Support the preparation and implementation of events with the Admin and Logistics teams as the case may be.Support processing payment for consultants and other payments as directed by the line managerSupport travel arrangements for Alive and Thrive team, Partners sponsored by SCIAdministrative and Logistics support to the team as requestedThe job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience. 

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