Plan International Zambia
Posted Job
8 months ago

Cmam Coordinatior – Emergency Response Programme – Food Crisis X1 – Temporal Position-3 Months

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programs focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan International Zambia seeks to recruit suitable, self-starters and experienced candidates for the following positions to be based in Kabwe, Central Province:

Position Discription:

The CMAM Coordinator will report to the FOA Project Manager, s/he will be responsible for designing and implementation of all emergency and recovery nutrition related activities at local level using participatory and community based approaches S/he will also be responsible of providing technical support and guidance at local level to partners and other staff working in the area of nutrition. S/he is also responsible for compiling progress reports and documentation and sharing of best practices and lessons learnt in livelihoods.

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the any district, local or other government meetings or working groups. As needed, develop meeting agendas and documentation and dissemination of the technical working group meetings minutes and recommendations
  • Direct line management of Nutrition Officers and Assistants
  • Providing technical support for MOH staffs in the development and dissemination of messages promoting nutrition and IYCF related practices and behaviours targeted
  • Developing effective quality improvement standards and approaches for improved quality of clinical nutrition care services in collaboration with partners.
  • Ensuring that comprehensive community mobilization is taking place.
  • To ensure proper implementation of nutrition/health education sessions at communities and health centres. Follow & check field activities are accomplished regarding to suitable protocols.
  • To evaluate the impact of programs through regular field visits, data collection and reports
  • Preparing monthly and quarter reports on overall nutrition activities.
  • Effectively implemented capacity building activities
  • Create smooth relationship among field staff and recognize team work progress.
  • To organize and carry out nutrition trainings for Plan staff, partners, especially MoH personnel where possible (e.g. technical workshops, training on SAM guidelines, IYCF and CBN guidelines, etc).

Qualifications:

  • BSC in Health, Nursing and other relevant fields of study
  • Minimum over 4 year’s relevant experience and with at least 2 years relevant experience in an international NGO or similar organization
  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages.
  • An understanding of child rights and their protection and fulfilment in the development context.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; both in English & Amharic

Method of Application

To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to the email below:

Or drop off applications at the Plan International Zambia – Kabwe office, opposite Immigration Offices addressed to the address below:

The Programme Area Manager,

Plan International Zambia,

Central Programme Area,

Marshal Avenue,

Plot No. 196

PO Box 81494

KABWE.

Applications should reach the undersigned:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Application deadline
6 Mar 15:00
Email applications to
jobszambia@plan-international.org

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