Ended Health & Nutrition Program Assistant

The Job

Job Title:

Health & Nutrition Program Assistant

No of position:

1 Position


July 23th, 2019

Contract Type:

Service Contract


3 Months renewable based on funding availability

Duty Station:

Based in Ibb with visits to projects’ areas

Probationary Period:

Three months


Health & Nutrition Programs

Reporting to:

Health and Nutrition Program Coordinator

Job Description

The Health and Nutrition Program Assistant will be supporting the Program Coordinator in all program office work and be the focal point for contact between the Program Coordinator and field staff regarding daily usual issues. He \ She will work under direct supervision of the Program Coordinator to whom regular revised and compiled projects reports and statistical data should be submitted. He \ She will represent RDP on external meetings, travel to projects sites, and participate in the coordination processes with Local Authorities, MoPH&P and Clusters when assigned to do so.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the health & nutrition Program Coordinator to achieve program's objectives and targets effectively and efficiently.
  • Prepare and draft weekly, monthly and quarterly work plans for the health and nutrition programs.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for internal and external use on the ongoing projects of the programs.
  • Manage program office work including Logistics, Finance and HR requests processing, archiving program documents, supervising program's volunteers, organizing meetings schedule and any other related tasks.
  • Design technical tracking \ reporting tools as per the Program Coordinator request.
  • Participate in the coordination with MOPHP, GHO, DHO, health and nutrition sub clusters in the implementation of health and nutrition programs.
  • Follow the program projects progress through continuous contact with project officers and field staff.
  • Make sure that projects targets are met by following indicators and activities tracking sheets.
  • Conduce field visits for monitoring projects progress, attending local meetings and meeting project field staff.
  • Receive, revise and compile the field projects data regularly including narrative reports, statistical reports, case studies, and success stories before submitting them to the Program Coordinator in due time.
  • Make sure that complaint and feedback mechanism (CFM) is working efficiently and feedback is taken in the due time.
  • Contact field staff whenever needed for getting information, monitoring work progress, following action points, gathering regular reports and other related issues.
  • Regularly informing and updating the field staff on technical guidelines through Emails, personal phone calls, prepared printed materials and field review meetings.
  • Daily tracking for projects activities implementation progress and ensuring that quality level of implementation meets international standards.
  • Attend external meetings when assigned by Health and Nutrition Program Coordinator to represent RDP.
  • Cooperate with RDP Logistic, Finance, Admin and Human Resources departments in order to facilitate field activities.
  • Comply with RDP policies and procedures with respect to code of conduct, child protection, equal opportunities, security and safety, and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Commit to the humanitarian principles of strict neutrality, religious and political impartiality and non-discrimination.
  • Perform any other related tasks as required.


  • University degree in Medicine, Public Health, Nutrition or any other related technical field.
  • At least 2 years of health and nutrition work experience including one year experience with NGO’s.
  • Strong English and Arabic skills, written and spoken.  Ability to write reports in English is required.
  • Commitment to the Humanitarian Principles
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their Resumes in English to hn@rdpf.org  not later than July 23rd 2019, putting the job title as the email subject to be considered. Resumes will be considered on a rolling-basis and candidates are encouraged to apply early.

For more information about RDP, please visit our website at http://rdpf.org

  • Employer: RDP
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Ibb
  • Posted on: 16 July 2019
  • Deadline: 23 July 2019