Nutrition Supervisor at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Nutrition Supervisor at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Job Features

Job FieldMedical / Health Care
Job TypeFull-Time
LocationBorno State

Location: Monguno, Borno
Starting date: ASAP
Duration of contract: 3 Months (with possible extension)

General Objective

  • Working under the guidance and supervision of the Nutrition DPM, the Nutrition Supervisor oversees all activities at CMAM sites, screening, health education, treatment and follow up of children with malnutrition and record keeping.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Overall lead in CMAM treatment points
  • In liaison with the medical staff refer for medication or dispense routine medication as per Nigerian protocol
  • Supervise malnutrition screening, admissions, recording of beneficiary information
  • In liaison with deputy nutrition manager, develop list for home visits and defaulter tracing for Nutrition supervisor to follow up by community nutrition mobilizer
  • Act as a liaison with the beneficiaries, local population and authorities in order to identify the need, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activities
  • Represent PUI at various nutrition related for as may be required
  • Participates in recruitment of nutrition staff
  • Recruit/train daily workers for nutrition
  • Organize and supervise the day to day schedule of team to guarantee smooth running of project
  • Participate in drafting of field work plans
  • Make sure every member of team clearly understands his/her task and has necessary materials to perform task
  • Ensure work schedules are respected at the field
  • Organize regular meetings with team and give necessary support
  • Participate in evaluation and definition of training need for team members.

Specific Objective and Linked Activities

  • Provide trainings and capacity building to Nutrition Teams.
  • Ensure quality implementation of CMAM activities.
  • Prepare and share quality data.
  • Tracking CMAM project supplies.
  • Support referral cases of malnutrition.

Note: The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Priorities of the department:

  • Quality implementation of CMAM program
  • Quality data management and reporting of CMAM activities
  • Ensure all nutrition staff understand their duties.
  • Take part in conducting on the job training and mentoring for nutrition team members.
  • Co-ordinate with nutrition management team in addressing any relevant issue related to routine project implementation.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Language skills: Good command in English (speaking, reading & writing) fluent in local languages – Hausa, Kanuri etc.
  • Education degree: University – level in Health Field – qualification in public health or related field an asset
  • Work experience: Proven experience working in NGOs.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Nutrition/Health
  • Excellent experience in conducting trainings and monitoring teams
  • Excellent communication (especially in public) and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations
  • Literacy in reporting
  • Understanding of MOH systems and structures
  • Demonstrated team management experience.

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of the MS Office software including word, excel, outlook.


  • Working in humanitarian relief, interest for social issues

Transversals Skills:

  • Commitment NGO principles
  • Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
  • Team work and Team management
  • Well organized and hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Capacity to mobilize the community
  • Reliability
  • Neutrality.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) on to apply

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