Concern South Sudan programme announces the following consultancy for its programme in Northern Bar el Ghazal state.
Nutritional Consultancy Survey
Background and Rational
Concern Worldwide has been working in Aweil West and North counties since May 1998 in the fields of food security, relief, nutrition interventions and more recently water/ sanitation, education and health.
Although the water/sanitation and education program was closed by the end of 2010. In March 2003, Concern initiated a Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) project in Aweil West and North, with support from Valid International, following elevated levels of malnutrition resulting from a very poor harvest the previous year.
The Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM, formally known as CTC) response has continued, but it’s main components - supplementary feeding for moderate acute malnutrition (SFP); outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) for children with uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition; inpatient therapeutic programme (ITP or Stabilization Centre) for children with complicated severe acute malnutrition and community mobilisation – have been largely integrated into the broader primary health care programme that Concern began
implementing in 2007.
Main roles and responsibilities:
* To determine the prevalence of global and severe acute Malnutrition among children aged 6-59 months, estimate both under 5 and crude retrospective death rates in three months prior to survey, immunization coverage for BCG, Measles and DPT 3 among children;
* To determine coverage of key health services, nutritional status of mothers, caregivers knowledge and practice regarding infant, prevention of Malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and HIV/AIDS,
* To establish water source, management at households level, presence and use of latrine, nutrition trends, status, formulate and provide practical, sustainable intervention based on the survey findings to improve the nutrition status of the population;
* Develop and design survey tools using SMART Methodology, preparation for survey in two counties, coordinate with UNICEF, Train the survey teams, assume over all responsibility, supervise data team and analysis, lead the synthesis, produce two final survey reports and feedback findings submitted to Concern for review by CD, ACDP, Health and Nutrition Program Manager, Nutrition advisor and to MOH staff before leaving Sudan;
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Qualified and experienced consultant with health and Nutritional Background;
The successful candidate will be based at Aweil West County.
Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the address below to our office not later than 28th February 2011.
Human Resources Manager,
P.O Box 104, Hai Negley, Juba Southern Sudan.