Ended Health and Nutrition Field Officer

The Job

Responsiveness for Relief and Development Foundation (RRD) is a non-government organization that aims to contribute effectively to reducing human suffering in Yemen. RRD works with local communities and stakeholders to provide humanitarian aid for people in conflict-affected areas.

Position: Health and Nutrition Field Officer

Reports to: Health and Nutrition Program Manager

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and represent RRD in meetings and with MOPHP, GHO, DHO, NAMCHA, Health and Nutrition Clusters and sub clusters;
  • Ensure provision of MSP services based on technical guidelines in the targeted HFs in Shibam Kawkaban district;
  • Work closely with the Health & Nutrition Program Manager to achieve program's objectives and targets effectively;
  • Supervise, manage the day to day operations and provide technical support and assistance on health and nutrition aspects to the project’s field team;
  • Ensure that community based activities such as, health education and nutrition activities are implemented as planned;
  • Prepare Regular (weekly, monthly and quarterly) work plans for the project;
  • Monitor and report supply and rational use of medications  and consumable supplies, and ensure the availability of drugs, medical supplies in the targeted health facilities;
  • Provide regular updates on inventory of medical and non-medical items;
  • Follow up, facilitate and coordinate the coordination meetings and awareness sessions at the community level together with field staff and community health volunteers;
  • Prepare regular reports (weekly and monthly reports) for internal and external use on the ongoing project activities;
  • Manage activity tracking sheets (trackers) to ensure targets and indicators are met;
  • Ensure that Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms are in place and help beneficiaries become aware of them;
  • Contribute in regular collection of project data to be submitted to the Health & Nutrition Program Manager, including statistical reports, case studies, and success stories.
  • Comply with RRD 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, impartiality and non-discrimination.
  • Perform any other related tasks as required.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical or Paramedical specialty with at least 3 years working experience in relative field.
  • Experience working with NGOs in project design and implementation in humanitarian context.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience in writing training report, project documentation, reporting and others relevant program information.
  • Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Team working skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
How to Apply
  • Documents to be submitted in English:  Cover letter and CV in addition to contact details for a minimum of 2 reference persons (include position and relation)
  • How to send the application: by e-mail to hr@rrdf.org  (Please write the job title in the Subject Field of your email).
  • Deadline for submission of application: 15 March 2019; interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

RRD is an equal opportunity Employer. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Employer: RRD
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 28 February 2019
  • Deadline: 15 March 2019