Nutrition Officer

Published On

25 Jun 2023

Company Information

Nari Maitree

Address : 133/A & B West Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207

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Business : Nari Maitree (NM)-meaning women`s solidarity is a women lead. totally a non-partisan and non-profit voluntary national development organization, founded in 1983 by a group of female social activists with a mission to empower the disadvantaged and vulnerable women, children, adolescents, and youth of rural and urban areas of the country. Nari Maitree has emerged as one of the leading national NGOs implementing its projects and programs both at urban and rural areas of the country.

Nutrition Officer

Nari Maitree



Job Context

  • Nari Maitree (NM) is a women-led, non-governmental organization started its journey in 1983 and since then it has completed a journey of 40 years with an experience of working in various sectors like Health and nutrition, adolescent and youth, Gender equality and equity , Women empowerment, Child rights, livelihood, Education, water and sanitation, Humanitarian response ,Climate change and food security. Nari Maitree is going to implement a project with CORE Group, USA to improve the health and wellbeing of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingya) and other Host communities living in Cox`s Bazar district in Bangladesh by addressing their SRMNCAH needs. Nari Maitree is seeking application from the suitable candidates for the following position for its Cox`s Bazar Office:
  • Report to : Project Coordinator

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and execute nutrition programs to educate and promote optimal maternal, infant, and young child feeding practices. This may involve developing nutrition education materials, organizing training sessions, and conducting awareness campaigns.
  • Conduct assessments and screenings to identify individuals at risk of malnutrition, such as pregnant women, lactating women, and children under 2 years. Use appropriate tools to measure nutritional status and identify malnutrition-related disorders.
  • Offer personalized nutrition counseling to PLW and caregivers of children under 2 years. Provide guidance on appropriate feeding practices, including exclusive breastfeeding, introduction of complementary foods, and nutrition requirements during pregnancy and lactation.
  • Implement growth monitoring and promotion sessions to regularly monitor the growth and nutritional status of infants and young children. Identify growth faltering and refer cases for further evaluation and treatment as necessary.
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers and community health workers to ensure a comprehensive approach to nutrition and healthcare. Coordinate efforts to improve nutrition services and integrate them into existing healthcare systems.
  • Promote and support breastfeeding initiatives, including establishing breastfeeding support groups, providing counseling to mothers, and raising awareness about the importance of exclusive breastfeeding.
  • Work closely with healthcare teams to provide treatment and rehabilitation services for children affected by malnutrition-related skeletal disorders. Train caregivers on identifying and referring cases for appropriate care.
  • Engage with community leaders, local organizations, and other stakeholders to build partnerships and mobilize community support for nutrition programs. Foster community participation and ownership of nutrition interventions.
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate the impact of nutrition interventions and activities. Collect and analyze data, report on progress, and make recommendations for program improvement.
  • Keep abreast of the latest research, guidelines, and best practices in the field of nutrition. Attend relevant training sessions, conferences, and workshops to enhance knowledge and skills.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Masters Degree in Social Sciences/ Economics/ Nutrition/ Public Health/ Gender Studies/ Development Studies or any other relevant areas,

Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 45 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal, neonatal and child health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
  • Have experience working in humanitarian or emergency preparedness and response
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with the local health representatives
  • Experience of the Bangladeshi/Rohingya response context will be an advantage.

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)


    Tk. 55000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill
  • Salary Review: Yearly

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 25 Jun 2023


Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 3 year(s)

Gender: Both males and females are allowed to apply

Age: Age at most 45 years

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)

Salary: Tk. 55000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: 5 Jul 2023

Read Before Apply

Nari Maitree is an equal-opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Nari Maitree will right authority on this requirement process recognize, withdraw and others.

Nari Maitree is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries, to respect the rights of all beneficiaries, and to uphold the best interests of children as a primary consideration in all actions and decisions; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child Safeguarding, PSEA Policy. Nari Maitree has zero tolerance towards incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Nari Maitree as women lead organization discourages anyone to apply with prior record of conviction related to child neglect, abuse and exploitation.

Interested professionals are requested to submit their CV (including 2 references of previous org.) along with a Cover Letter (with signature) copies of NID, passport size photo image, Valid driving license (If have)

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedures


Send your CV to [email protected]
or to Email your CV from MY BDJOBS account.

Application Deadline : 5 Jul 2023

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