About Un Jobs in- Congo World Health Organization:
Goals of the Program:
Maintaining preventative, pre-emptive, response, and follow-up measures for health emergencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (RDC) in accordance with the provisions and guidelines of the International Health Regulations (2005) and the global humanitarian system.
Roles and obligations:
Under the direct supervision of the Team Lead of the OMS’s Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) Program in RDC, the nutrition specialist will work actively to operationalize nutritional interventions as part of coordinated efforts to address malnutrition in humanitarian contexts by providing long-term technical support on nutrition to the OMS and the Cluster for Health, and raising funds for such interventions. The nutrition coordinator will work closely with the team in charge of coordinating the health and nutrition clusters, the technical nutrition advisors from the African Region and the OMS headquarters, the health ministry, and other partners.
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Tach 1: Providing Program National Nutrition (PRONANUT) with timely and reliable technical support on nutrition through the EPR and Health cluster.
Facilitate and support the governmental counterparts’ and officials’ employees’ strengthening of their capacities in the area of developing nutrition policies;
Record the effectiveness and impact of nutrition programs at the national, provincial, and Zones of Sante levels as needed;
Create a strategy for the modernization and harmonisation of the information system through training, technical support, the implementation of a management system, and quality control;
Activity 1.4: Provide technical support to the Ministry of Health while working with external development partners and interested parties to develop and implement nutrition-related activities.
Tach 2: Maintaining connections and cooperation between the Clusters of nutrition and health.
Activity 2.1 entails assisting technical programs in identifying nutrition interventions to implement and working with interested parties to put identified interventions into action.
Activity 2.2: Strengthening the skills and knowledge of those involved in the nutrition field through quick training, the sharing of resources that are appropriate for the situation, the sharing of knowledge gained through experience, and the sharing of nutrition-related research;
Activity 2.3: Try to come up with suggestions for dietary interventions as part of resource mobilization.
Tach 3: Coordinate nutrition-related activities within the Cluster EPR
Ensure the planning, monitoring, and evaluation of various nutrition programs, as well as within the context of other activities of the office;
Organizing regular reviews of the implementation of nutrition interventions in order to provide information for decision-making is activity 3.2;
Participate in operational planning and report-making for nutrition activities, check that formulations are based on results, and inform technical staff of any appropriate submissions that result in approved operational work plans as well as the monitoring, evaluation, and programmatic reports that follow;
Activity 3.4: Creating reference materials, conceptual documents, situational evaluations, and hebdomadary and monthly technical reports assessing the implementation of nutrition interventions and work plans;
Create the tools and systems required for effective monitoring and management of nutrition interventions, including an operational strategy, a framework for monitoring and evaluating results and impacts, a system for prioritizing actions, etc.;
Realizing an assessment of the country’s nutritional system, including a technical plateau assessment and assessments of governance and access to services;
Activity 3.7: Participate in additional activities and complete any additional tasks as directed by the Team head of the EPR cluster.
Essential: University degree in public health, epidemiology, in medicine, from an accredited or recognized institution.
At least 5 years of experience at the national and/or international levels in the field of nutrition, including planning, developing, and putting into practice strategies, methodologies, and tools for project monitoring and evaluation.
prior experience in the implementation of nutrition projects with the OMS, UN agencies, NGOs, health services, etc.
experience in anticipating and responding to emergency circumstances.
Learn how to use computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data-base applications. Competencies in organizing and providing training programs for public health agents as well as in personnel management.
Language Skills Used:
Intermediate English language proficiency is required. proficiency in French.