Nutrition Supervisor SMGN

Date: 26 Feb 2022

Vacancy Number: BDN/SMGN/02202004
Post Title: Nutrition Supervisor    
Organization: Bakhtar Development Network (BDN)
Education Level Minimum requirement is to be graduated from nursing however MD degree is preferable.
Location: Samangan
Duration: 04 Months with possibility of Extension
No. of Post: 1
Gender: Male/Female
Nationally Afghan
Salary: As per organization salary scale
Announcing Date: 22 February 2022
Closing Date: 28 February 2022
Submission Email:
Background: Bakhtar Development Network (BDN) was established in 2001 as a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political organization in Afghanistan. BDN envisages a society where people are motivated to aim for a better future and hence, BDN exists to help communities achieve their development goals. 

Since its inception, BDN has been implementing various health, nutrition, education, and community development projects. BDN focuses on three main dimensions while implementing health, nutrition, and other development projects; 1) Evidence-based delivery of services; 2) capacity building of service providers and 3) improving staff’s managerial capacity to better plan and manage projects. For more than 20 years, BDN has been able to contribute significantly to improving people’s access to high-quality health care and building a history of successful implementation of health, nutrition, and community development projects across Afghanistan.

BDN currently provides the Basic Package of Health Services in Balkh, Baghlan, Takhar, and Samangan provinces under the WHO and UNICEF-financed Sehatmandi Project.

BDN is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, marital status, sex, physical disability, or veteran status. 


Job Summary:
  • Responsible for the overall NUTRITION (IMAM) activities in Samangan province.
  • Responsible to design and establish an effective and supportive supervision system within the NUTRITION project.
  • Visit the IPD, OPD SAM sites, GM and MIYCN program on regular basis and find out the deviations from the set targets and standards, identify weak areas and find reasonable and proper solutions
  • Prepares timely NUTRITION project reports, provide feedback, prepare action plans and follow up
  •  Responsible to organize NUTRITION initial and refresher training for existing HF staff/ CHWs and CHSs that will be conducted based on work plan.
  • Ensuring from the establishment of FHAG in targeted area (CBNP).
  • Promotes support to HPs through CHS and community health Shuras regarding the NUTRITION program.
  • Compiles report generated by IPD/OPD SAM sites, GM, IYCF& MNT and prepares summary reports in nutrition data base.
  • Ensure the health facilities have functional and proper IPD/OPD SAM sites. 
  • Ensure that all supplies and food commodities are available in each health facility
  • Ensure to establish an effective mechanism to prevent from shortage food commodities in the HFs
  • Ensure safe, clean and proper storage of all supply and other food commodities within the warehouse.
  • Supervising the consumption of nutritional supplements at HF level.
Qualifications: ·       Minimum requirement is to be graduated from nursing however MD degree is preferable.

·       At least 2-year full time experience.

·       Training in Nutrition reporting and training in software.

·       Experience preparing timely, accurate and informative Nutrition report.

·       Experience in MS Office, and Advanced Excel

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English & Local Languages.

·       Interest and ability to travel extensively in the field.

·       Excellent computer knowledge.

·       Honest and trustworthy.

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, specifically in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Submission Guideline: The candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to below email address. The email must have the following subject line:

Application for the position of Nutrition Supervisor VA# BDN/SMGN/02202004

Applicants failing to provide the above subject line their CVs will not be reviewed.

Submission email address: 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.






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