Health Coordinator

at Relief International
Published November 7, 2023
Location Gaziantep, Turkey
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full Time  


The Health Coordinator (CH & Nutrition) is responsible to lead and provide technical support for the planning and smooth implementation of community health (CH) and nutrition program activities in NWS. The Health Coordinator shall ensure quality implementation of project activities and shall build capacity of field level CH & Nutrition staff, ensure timely and quality program reporting and sound budget management. He/ She will participate in Nutrition cluster meeting in NWS.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide technical leadership and support to CH and Nutrition teams.
Oversee and coordinate development of CH and nutrition activities, support detailed implementation planning exercises and budget forecasts.
Technically manage CH and nutrition field teams to ensure timely achievement of high-quality deliverables, ensuring that technical quality and standards are upheld during project implementation.
Access and analyze CH and nutrition activities progress continuously through lessons learned, field assessments and provide corrective measures where applicable.
Develop nutrition and CH training programs including the production of creative and relevant education messages in coordination with CH TWG and Nutrition Cluster
Build the capacity of staff to implement best practice in CH & nutrition.
Develop a monitoring and evaluation and supervision system to quantify and verify the activities in coordination with nutrition and community health senior officer.
Facilitate joint supervisions with other departments’ team of RI to monitor progress and review performance of RI work on outreach and nutrition (IYCF+ CMAM+ nutrition screening).
Interface closely with the WASH team to ensure key messages are consistent.
Attend regular meetings with the project administration when requested by line manager.
Managing community health and nutrition programs and initiatives, which includes coordinating various resources, events, and activities. And keeps projects on track.
Full understanding of and respect for the cultural diversity of the communities which are served and being culturally sensitive and adapts its approach to the needs and preferences of the community.
Assist in data collection and oversee the process to ensure high quality reporting of progress against proposal indicators and program quality indicators (this includes CMAM quality indicators).
Interpret data collected on CH and Nutrition components as required and present it to line manager.
Compile the CH, routine immunization and nutrition monthly activities reports from the field, conduct data analysis to inform decision making and implementation.
Develop case studies, success stories, best practice reports and key lessons from CHW and nutrition components’ implementation on regular basis

Qualifications & Requirements:

A minimum of bachelor’s degree in medicine or public health or human nutrition.
At least 5 years’ experience in the implementation and management of community health and/or nutrition programs in reputable organizations in NWS
Vast experience in the implementation of CMAM and maternal infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN)
Experience in the management of community health program
Excellent written and oral English and Arabic skills, with ability to draft quality donor reports and proposals in English.
Flexible in schedule, attitude, and work processes.
Able to work both independently and in a team environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google software, particularly Google Drive, Gmail, Google Docs, MS Word and MS Excel. Adobe suite preferred.

In case you meet the requirements and you are interested in the position, please send your CV in English in addition to three professional references stating in the subject “Health Coordinator“

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