Save the Children Job Circular on January 2017

Field Officer – Community Referral (C-MAMI Pilot Project)

 

Save the Children

Vacancy

03

Job Context
  • Save the Children invites applications for the above position.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.
  • Based in Barisal. This is a contractual position for 1 year.
Job Description / Responsibility
  • This position is primarily responsible for ensuring regular identification and referral of young infants with SAM (Severe Acute Malnutrition) for C-MAMI piloting activities at community level.
  • S/he will be also responsible for orientation of community groups and support groups (CG/ CSG) for supporting referral activities, ensuring quality data from birth registration, enter into database system and regular follow-up of the sick infants at household level.
  • S/he will work closely with MOH&FW frontline health service providers for regular screening of eligible infants at EPI centers, satellite clinics and community clinics.
  • Responsibility include, mobilizing community particularly parents and/or relatives to identify sick children and timely referral.
  • Thus s/he will undertake extensive travel to field site-EPI sites, community clinics & villages.
Job Nature

Contractual

Educational Requirements
    Bachelor Degree, preferably in Social Sciences or relevant discipline.
Experience Requirements
  • At least 3 year(s)
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years’ experience in project implementation at the community level, preferably in nutrition or research, experience in working with MOH&FW will be an added advantage.
  • S/he is expected to have basic understanding on health/nutrition research work and good understanding on child health & nutrition situation of coastal area like Barisal.
  • Good communication skill, proficiency in MS Office, willingness & able to drive motor cycles and should have valid driving license.
Job Location

Barisal

Job Source

Online Job Posting

Apply Instruction
For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit: http://bangladesh.savethechildren.net
Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce

Application Deadline : Jan 14, 2017


Company Information

Save the Children

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