District Nutrition Officer

Programme for Improved Nutrition in Sindh (PINS)

Nutrition Specific Component (ER-2 of PINS Programme) Dadu and Jamshoro


Terms of References for Position of District Nutrition Officer


Location:              Dadu, Jamshoro

Qualification:      Master Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from recognized university

Experience:         At least three years’ experience which must include one year in nutrition specific projects.

Reporting Line:  District Project Officer

Job Description:

  • In coordination with District Project Officer and team organize the training events for field staff
  • Take lead for planning and implementation of the capacity building events for the Community Health Workers as per training manuals
  • Provide supportive supervision to social organizers/outreach workers for supportive supervision of CHWs community
  • Plan, develop and undertake need based capacity building trainings of field staff on nutrition interventions
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise the implementation nutrition activities at community and facility level as per approved standards
  • On job coaching of project staff and community health workers
  • Maintain close liaison with PPHI and Department of Health to carter the clients that are referred by CHWs to the facilities managed by PPHI and Department of Health.
  • Management, planning, designing, implementation, monitoring, quality assurance and compliance with the protocols of nutrition interventions.
  • Provide support to District Project Officer for preparation of weekly, monthly and annual work plans and also generate reports accordingly.
  • Perform any other official task assigned by the Supervisor/Management.