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Nutrition Field Officer (PIN)

Job Summary

Location: Mrauk-U Township, Rakhine State

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key responsibilities:

The Nutrition Field Officer (NFO) will participate in the response to the need of the population of Mrauk-U and

Minbya Townships affected by protracted instability and conflict.

He/She works under the supervision of the PIN´s Project Manager and in close collaboration with relevant

departments (M&E, finance and logistics). The NFO is responsible for implementation of nutrition-related

activities in Minbya and Mrauk-U Townships and for coordination between PIN and partner organizations in

the field. The NFO will ensure activity planning, implementation and communication and will support ongoing

monitoring and evaluation. The NFO will also support capacity-building efforts of partners and target groups

by sharing knowledge and skills, and cultivating self-reliance.


 Work with the Nutrition Technical Officer and Project Manager in determining project priorities

and proper implementation in target areas in line with overall project objectives.

 Provide support and oversight as appropriate to partners and communities to carry out

baseline/endline assessments and post-distribution monitoring.

 Communicate with partners, local authorities and community leaders to discuss community needs

and project objectives to build strong relationships, listen to the concerns of the community and

to communicate these needs to Project Manager.


 Submit monthly Nutrition activity planning updates (Gantt chart) to Project Manager relying on the

project timeframe

 Prepare supporting documents for TA (travel approval) and submit them to SOO at least two weeks

in advance

 Manage and support the team under his/her responsibility (staff of PIN partner organisations)

 Request and manage operational advances for project activities related to nutrition

 Train volunteers and establish groups at village-level to promote positive IYCF practices in targeted


 Ensure implementation of IYCF and referral activities as stated in the logical framework and in the

approved Gantt chart, particularly community based psychosocial support

 On a weekly basis, inform the Project Manager on the implementation of activities and problems

arising from implementation


 Collect and maintain hard copies of all project related documents (lists of participants, meeting

minutes, reports from trainings, training manuals and guidelines, etc.)

 Monitor progress of project activities, compare to plans, suggest and make adjustments as needed.

 Submit a monthly narrative report based on the standard PIN internal reporting system

 Collaborate closely with M&E Officer and Project Manager on donor reporting

 Ensure/collect visual material (photos and videos) from the implemented activities

Skills and Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree and proven professional experience in relevant field.

 2-3 years professional experience in nutrition, ideally IYCF promotion, projects with an INGO or NGO

 Proven understanding of Rakhine State context and willingness to travel to the field

 Capacity to work in remote areas with difficult access in volatile security environment

 Proven ability to communicate positively and coordinate with diverse group of staff, stakeholders and

local authorities, and maintain good relationships.

 Facilitation experience and ability to listen well and resolve conflicts that may arise desired

 Ability to multi-task, follow procedures and meet deadlines.

 Rigorous, flexible and dynamic.

 Demonstrated patience, enthusiasm and strong personal skills with attention to detail, and work both

independently and cooperatively with team members.

 Fluency in Burmese and intermediary level in English required. Local (regional) language ability a plus.

 Good level of computer literacy – Word, Excel, Outlook - ability to type in both Burmese and English

 Proven knowledge and respect of key humanitarian principles

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