• Tanager - Subject Matter Specialist - Nutrition - Sensitive Agriculture Jobs in Andhra Pradesh - 25705418

  • Tanager
  • Andhra Pradesh

Job Description:

Subject Matter Specialist - Nutrition - Sensitive Agriculture

Position Summary

The Subject Matter Specialist- Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture will be responsible for providing technical support on the integration of nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches and activities for the APFMRP 2 project S/he will be responsible for conducting relevant research, contributing strategic planning and program design, developing operational guidelines and training materials related to the nutrition-sensitive agriculture interventions, and ensuring efficient and effective implementation of the nutrition-sensitive agriculture activities through regular monitoring and technical support of the project team

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Research and assessment studies

- Design and implement relevant research and field assessments to identify nutrition-sensitive approaches that increase consumption of safe, nutritious food

- Present findings from nutrition-related studies in a clear, coherent fashion through reports, dashboards, and presentations

- Work closely with agriculture and gender colleagues on the APFMRP to integrate findings from studies into the design of activities and approaches

Program design and planning

- Act as technical resource for integrating nutrition-sensitive agriculture strategies and activities across the APFMRP 2 project

- Contribute not the design and customization of relevant reference material and training modules for community based on findings and recommendations from the assessment

- Work closely with the senior leadership to design and develop nutrition strategies and, contextualize nutrition-sensitive agriculture interventions (taking into account the study findings) to be rolled-out across projects

- Ensure on time, on target, and on budget implementation of planned nutrition-sensitive agriculture interventions targeting the project beneficiaries

- Liaise with DC-based nutrition, gender, and SBC experts, as needed, to support the design of project training materials and interventions

Training and capacity building

- Facilitate training of trainers (ToT) and supervise subsequent training of women beneficiaries, FPO BoDs, members of the FPGs and other project stakeholders on nutrition, study findings, and nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches

- Build capacity of project teams to implement Tanagers nutrition-sensitive agriculture approach in APFMRP 2 activities

Monitoring, evaluation, and documentation

- Ensure integration and tracking of nutrition outcomes in project KPIs

- Periodically review progress and interim results to ensure alignment with the overall vision of the project

- Ensure that milestones and deliverables as per the action plan are achieved within stipulated timelines

- Ensure proper documentation of all major activities and share the same with the Program leadership

Partnerships and relationship building

- Maintain excellent communication and strong working relationships with the leadership and functionaries of different related Government departments (Health, ICDS, etc), key players at the national level such as CARE, World Bank, UNICEF, and other NGOs and civil society organizations to raise the visibility of Tanagers expertise in nutrition-sensitive agriculture

Other Responsibilities

- Carry out any other relevant duties as required by the supervisor and the organization

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 20th Jul 2020

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