Health and Nutrition Assistant job at World Vision in Ghowr

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 18054
  • Salary As Per WVA Salary Scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Medical Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration 6 Months
  • Vacancy No. WVA1503
  • Organization World Vision
  • Location Ghowr

Job Description

Job Description:

This is a full-time, grant-funded position with regular travels in districts of Ghor Provinces.  The main responsibility of this position is to support the implementation of a Health and Nutrition project at community level as well as to assist in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring of the project in the targeting areas. He/she is mainly responsible to deliver the project activities into the field level as such as identifying priority needs, sensitize and mobilize the communities, establishing relationships with community leaders and local government authorities, ensure the proper selection of project beneficiaries, delivery of medicine assistance, conduct registration of complaints, ensure proper documentation and conduct follow-ups with beneficiaries.

Major responsibility:

  • Coordinate mobile health and nutrition team (MHNTs) activities with relevant government directorates, BPHS (NGOs)
  • Coordinate with the sub-health units in relation to seconded nutrition staff and the nutrition program
  • Ensure quality programming by the MHNTs and appropriate infection control especially if there is a disease outbreak or COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Support MHNTs in problem solving when specific health/nutrition need
  • Conducting training need assessment, prepare and deliver trainings outlined on TNA for the mobile health and nutrition team staff, and CHW. (PSEA, IYCF, IMAM, IMCI etc.)     Provide ongoing mentoring and field level support.
  • Coordinate project training plan with BPHS and provincial public health directorate.
  • Ensure proper pharmacy of MHNTs including consumption reports, no stockouts, rational use of drugs.
  • Review and check HMIS data from MHNTs, analysis and submit to project coordinator and PPHD/MOPH on timely bases.
  • Review and check SAM/MAM monthly statistical report and submit in MoPH nutrition online database.
  • Follow up of referred cases by MHNTs with hospital to ensure that they have proper secondary medical care.
  • Identify and report immediately any medical or administrative problems that may interfere in achieving program objectives to project manager or health coordinators.
  • Organize community awareness raising campaigns on health seeking behavior issues in close collaboration with community elders, HFs and BPHS NGO staff.
  • Meet regularly with beneficiary communities and leaders to ensure project effectiveness and community involvement in decision making on MHNTs services.
  • Provide join supportive supervision on project sites on the job training to MHNTs staff and undertake regular supportive supervision of the project activities at field level.
  • Stock management:
  • Approve dispatch of orders (first in first out or oldest by use by date), donation of close to use by date and destruction of expired products
  • Review and approve monthly consumption reporting and timely request of replacement.

Reporting, analysis monitoring and evaluation

  • Prepare monthly report and send to project manager.
  • Review and forward pharmacy consumption and inventory reports to the pharmacy coordinator, project manager.
  • Analyze the consumption of drugs and other pharmaceuticals and provide feedback project manager / health and nutrition manager/ pharmacy Coordinator and related health facilities pharmacists.
  • Beneficiary reporting – including consultations, nutrition activities, training activities, community engagement and CHW reports to project manager
  • Tracking of health indicators and community surveillance and report to health advisor if suspected outbreaks for investigation.

Documentation of best practices for learning purposes and increase program visibility.


  • Adhere to WV Child and Adult Safeguarding policy and standards
  • Adhere to WV accountability standards

To be aware and prepared to implement WV Afghanistan Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs plan under the context of Badghis/Ghor urban and rural interventions.


  1. At least 2 years of Relevant experiences
  2. Experience in Pharmacy management, Clinical Medical, or Nursing, staff management and training

3. Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

1. At least should hold a certified Medical Degree (MD, Nursing, Midwifery or Pharmacy qualification).

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications.

  1. Humanitarian context knowledge and experience.
  2. Experience in developing action plans, preparing curriculum and training/orientation materials
  3. Experience in documentation and reporting
  4. Experience working with community leaders (Community Based Structures)  5. Experience in adult learning methodology and monitoring of training activities
  1. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  2. Ability to work as part of a field team.
  3. Very good communication with communities and local authorities.
  4. Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  5. Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context
  6. Able to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural context, stressful environments and with limited resources
  7. Cross cultural sensitivity, flexible views, emotional maturity and physical stamina. 13. Demonstrable experience in child protection, child rights, PSEA, AAP
  1. Interpersonal, management and conflict resolution skills.
  2. Results oriented and good team-player
  3. Good computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet use and Lotus Notes. 17. Able to analyze medical/surveillance data

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement.

Being in good health and physical conditions.

Language Requirements

Fluent in Dari & Pashtu English written and reading .

How to Apply:

he application closing date is Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to:   attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your

Applications with insufficient, incomplete, and inconsistent information to make a determination will not be considered.

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