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Nutrition Promoter (Local Recruitment)

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Activation Date: 24 May, 2021   Announced Date: 23 May, 2021   Expire Date: 29 May, 2021

Job Location: Daikondi
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per company salary scale
Vacancy Number: AAH/AFG-2021-031
No. Of Jobs: 4
City: two for Sangitakht and two for Khedir district
Organization: Action against Hunger
Years of Experience: 2 Years
Contract Duration: 12 Months with possibility of extension
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Graduate from recognized institute (Public health, Nursing, midwifery)
Close date: 29 May, 2021

About Action against Hunger :

Action Against Hunger (AAH) is a Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) that was create in France in 1979. Action Against Hunger has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, and water and sanitation fields since 1995.

Job Description:

Objective 1: Implementation community based health and nutrition promotion


Establish community –based health and nutrition promotion committees (male & female) in the catchment areas of MHT services.
Conduct project inception meeting with local community elders in MHT catchment areas. 
Plan, organize and realize daily and monthly orientation sessions, according to the methodology defined, regarding health/nutrition and MHCP relevant messaged to the health and nutrition promotion committees.
Organize regular community sensitization sessions in MHT catchment area.
Record the necessary information in the relevant reporting tools. 




Objective2: Performing  health and nutrition education and counselling sessions:


Prepared all the material for the health and promotion education sessions
Conduct regular health/ nutrition and MHPSS education sessions to all clients who are visiting MHT services.
Provide education and counselling sessions on health/nutrition and MHPSS to clients.
Promote behavior changes of clients on health/nutrition and MHPSS in RRT catchment areas.
Use pictorial IEC materials during education and counselling sessions.
Distribute program relevant IEC to BNFs in MHT catchment areas.
Record all information in the designed/validated reporting tools.


Objective 3: Represent AAH at community level


Present the professional image of the organization related program to relevant communities.
Respect for the principals and values of the organization in the framework of the partnership.
Respect AAH charter/ policies and procedures.
Develop contacts and explain to stakeholders and populations the activities and the objectives of the programs.
Represent the organization with the beneficiaries with the agreement of the hierarchical supervisor.
Inform local authorities about all aspects of the programs
Involve and inform the communities in the implementation of the program
Work in collaboration with the stakeholders.  


Objective 4: Perform screening and GMP to under 5 children & PLWs in the community


Assist screener on the performing of screening & Growth monitoring promotion to all U5 children at community level (Active Screening in the community)
Detect and refer malnourished cases to MHT site
Classification of all U5 children in categories of well-nourished and Acute Malnutrition (SAM & MAM).
Keep record of all screened BNFs in the relevant reporting tools.


Objective 5: Prepare all the material /Reporting and documentation


Before leaving the office ensure all the material is ready and active (relevant equipment’s, registers, nutritional supplies, medicines…).
Keep all items in the field very well, after the field visit, clean, and prepare the using in coming day.
Update all reporting tools on daily basis.
Keep and maintain a good filing system for all documents
Prepare the reports (Daily, Weekly and monthly) according to the standard reporting tools.
Reporting challenges – way of forwards / successes to line manager.
Assist line supervisor on performing other duties assigned by the organization.

Job Requirements:


Educational / Professional Background :

Graduate from recognized institute (Public health, Nursing, midwifery).
At least 2 years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition.
Experience in behavioral change promotion is preferred.


Required Competences & Skills :

Previous experiences working in health/ nutrition and MHCP activities at community level
Excellent communication with communities
Good training & demonstration skills
Having a high flexibility
Good planning, organizing and reporting kills.
Ability to manage working environment according to local culture
Fluent in local languages (Dari & Pashto), Knowledge of English language is a plus.
Knowledge of intervention area is a plus
Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate

Submission Guideline:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with three Referees) indicating the vacancy announcement reference to the address: Human Resources Department office or can also be emailed to:

[email protected] no later 29 of May-2021.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.

In the e-mail subject line, please put job title & vacancy number of the position you are applying for, otherwise your applications will not be screened.

Do not submit academic certificates with the application. These can be requested if the candidate is selected.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the written test/interview.

Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity employer.


Action against Hunger is committed to the prevention of risks related to abuse, sexual exploitation and the promotion of gender equality and its diversity. The mission Afghanistan encourages the application of the women / men / disabled workers / Senior / others>. Action against Hunger’s recruitment process is free of charge, no compensation of any form shall be requested from a candidate. It reflects the major policies and its charter through its professionalism and impartiality. If you observe behavior in opposition to these values during this process, please report it to the appropriate teams.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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