Save the Children Job Circular on January 2017

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


Save the Children



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


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


Job Source

Online Job Posting

Apply Instruction
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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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