Community Nutrition Officer

Job Description

Programme for Improved Nutrition in Sindh (PINS)


Job Title:                     Community Nutrition Officer

Working Station:        District Jamshoro/Dadu

Reporting line:           Project Manager


Position Requirements

1. Mandatory (Qualification and Experience)​

  1.         At least Master degree holder in Agriculture or Social Sciences.
  2.         At least four years’ experience of working with rural communities for implementation of projects related to Agriculture and Food Security and WASH.  
  3.         Candidates having experience to work with RSPs will be given preference


2. Main Duties and Responsibilities​

  1. Ensure that project related interventions are implemented by engaging the Community Institutions (COs/VOs/LSOs) fostered under SUCCESS and UCBPRP.
  2. With Work with Community Institutions fostered under SUCCESS and UCBPRP for selection of Community Resource Persons (CRPs) to work on community level WASH interventions and selection of VO level agriculture entrepreneurs to be engaged in community-level Agriculture and Food Security Interventions.
  3. Facilitate VOs and LSOs for development of their plans for achieving Open Defecation Free status, improved access to safe water and availability of nutritious food.
  4. Facilitate training events of CRPs, Village level sanitary entrepreneurs, VOs and  LSOs for their role in achieving the open defecation free status of villages, promotion of water handling practices and use of nutritious food.
  5. Work with community institutions for improving access of communities to safe drinking water.
  6. Provide technical assistance to community institutions for farmer field schools for promotion of kitchen gardening and family farming.
  7.  Work with LSOs and livestock department for identification, training of community      livestock extension workers and delivery of livestock extension serviced in rural areas.
  8. By engaging community institution identify and train community level poultry entrepreneurs for food diversification.
  9. Work closely with LSOs for community level fish ponds and availability of fish at community level.
  10. Provide technical support to LSOs for celebration of international days related to food, water and sanitation at community level.
  11. Keep close coordination with officials of Local Government, PHED, Agriculture,     Livestock and Fisheries working at Tehsil and Union Council level and engage them in program activities.
  12. Extend community support through LSOs to Government Departments engaged with Accelerated Action Plan (AAP) for reduction of malnutrition and stunting for implementation of their activities in PINS target districts.
  13. Provide support to District Project Officer for arrangement of visits from Government, donor and RSPN.
  14. Record keeping of project activities and provide support to Project Manager for preparation of project progress report
  15. Any other assignment given by District Project Officer


  1. 3. Knowledge, skills & behavior

3.1.        Good communication and writing skills

3.2.Fluency in local languages especially in Sindhi in must