NEW Program Officer- Nutrition Level not specified – Level not specified Jhpiego New Delhi


Program Officer- Nutrition

Posted Date

2 hours ago(6/21/2024 12:56 AM)
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IN-New Delhi

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Jhpiego is a nonprofit global health leader and Johns Hopkins University affiliate that is saving lives, improving health, and transforming futures. We partner with governments, health experts and local communities to build the skills and systems that guarantee a healthier future for women and families. Jhpiego translates the best science and practice into moments of care that can mean the difference between life and death for women and families. The moment a woman gives birth; the moment a midwife helps a newborn to breath. Through our partnerships, we are revolutionizing health care for the world’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people. In India, Jhpiego works across various states in close collaboration with national and state governments, providing technical assistance in the areas of family Program Officer planning, maternal and child health, strengthening human resources for health, and non-communicable diseases. These programs are funded by USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), MSD for Mothers and other anonymous donors.

Jhpiego is hiring for the position of Program Officer- Nutrition who will be responsible to provide  technical assistance to Nutrition Projects.


 Provide technical assistance to Nutrition Projects, for smooth implementation of all programs at the national and state level.

  • Provide technical support in designing programme strategies, activities as well as approaches, in alignment with the Government of India’s priorities along with supporting in day-to-day activities related to the programme at the national level.
  • Oversee implementation of all nutrition programs in all states by coordinating with Programme Officers and State government officials.
  • Liaison with National and State Government officials for smooth programme management in all states and respond to the requests in a timely manner.
  • Undertake coordination with  relevant ministries and stakeholders as and when required.
  • In collaboration with communication colleagues and government, design and develop communication approaches that support nutrition department priorities; write and review technical components of various materials and documents including learning resource packages, job-aids, factsheets, advocacy materials, brochures, newsletters etc.
  • Work with Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team for reporting on related indicators, programme assessments, targets etc. to meet government and donor requirements.
  • Prepare programme reports and ensure documentation of the key results/ lessons/experiences of the programme.
  • Support  in review of the State Programme Implementation Plans (PIPs) incorporating all elements of nutrition division as per the guidance.
  • Represent Jhpiego at national and state-level meetings involving government and development partners.
  • Frequent travel to the states/districts as per the government and organizational requirements.
  • Keep abreast of emerging research and best practices in nutrition and ensure that information is shared in an appropriate manner.
  • Perform other activities, as assigned by the supervisor to achieve organizational goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work, Public Health, Nutrition, Health administration development studies, or any other relevant field with minimum 3 years’ of experience in development sector;
  • Experience working with capacity building project will be an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications;
  • Should be able to identify and solve problems that may arise during project implementation;
  • Should have excellent attention to detail to ensure that all project tasks are completed accurately and efficiently;
  • Should be able to manage multiple tasks at once and prioritize tasks based on urgency and importance;
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English.

Preferred Qualifications

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer and offers highly dynamic and enabling work environment.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will receive a response from Jhpiego



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