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BSFP Focal Point

Change and Development Youths Organization
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Position Title: BSFP Focal Point

2024-07-13        Jawzjan       Full Time        237

Job Location: Jawzjan
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Health Care Nurse
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: CDYO/JWZ/05
No. Of Jobs: 7
City: Khanaqa ,Aqcha , Faizabad ,Mengajik, Mordian , Qarqin , Khamyab Districts
Organization: Change and Development Youths Organization
Years of Experience: 2 or 3 Years
Contract Duration: Fixed term
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor
Close date: 2024-07-13

About Change and Development Youths Organization:

About CDYO:

Change and Development Youths organization (CDYO) is a dynamic and impactful NGO and is registered with Afghanistan Ministry of Economy (No: 4810- 29/08/ 2019), CDYO is Committed to compliance with Afghanistan’s government laws, rules, and regulations, CDYO also adheres to donor guidelines and regulations. And is committed to creating positive change in the communities. With focus on humanitarian response, emergency relief, health, agriculture, WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene), education, CDYO is dedicated to addressing the pressing needs and challenges faced by vulnerable population. CDYO considers itself accountable to the government of Afghanistan, partnering agencies, and the communities it serves.

Vision:  CDYO seek a huge hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security

Mission: Change and Development Youths Organization (CDYO)’s mission is to provide quality services for its clients in a reasonable, affordable cost and time. We all as a team would like to contribute in the reconstruction of Afghanistan and help to rebuild our destroyed and war-torn country.

Core values:

Respect: We affirm the dignity, potential and contribution of participants, donors, partners and staff

Integrity: We act consistently with CDYO’s mission, being honest and transparent in what we do and say, and accept responsibility for our collective and individual actions.

Commitment: We work together effectively to serve the larger community

Excellence: We constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater.

Job Descriptions:

The BSFP Focal Point is responsible for the effective implementation of the Emergency Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program (BSFP) to prevent malnutrition among children aged 6-59 months, pregnant women, and breastfeeding women. The role involves ensuring accurate targeting, appropriate ration distribution, awareness raising, data reporting, and coordination with other in-kind, CBT, and contingency responses.

Key Responsibilities:

Correct Targeting: Ensure that the BSFP targets the correct groups: children aged 6-59 months as the guideline of WFP, pregnant women from the day they are recognized as pregnant, and breastfeeding women during the first 6 months after childbirth.

Strictly adhere to the specified target groups and avoid including other categories.

Appropriate Ration Distribution

  • Distribute one sachet of Wawa Mum per day for each child (30 sachets per month) and 4.5 kg of Super Cereal per month for each woman.
  • Ensure that ration sizes are neither increased nor reduced to maintain the effectiveness of the program and avoid resource wastage.

Awareness and Education

  • Provide BSFP awareness messages developed by WFP to each beneficiary at the distribution center.
  • Ensure that no beneficiary leaves the distribution center without understanding the benefits, use, and storage of Wawa Mum and Super Cereal.
  • Coordinate with Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) teams to ensure compliance.
  • Designated Staff and Capacity Building
  • Train staff thoroughly on all aspects of e-BSFP to ensure effective implementation.

Reporting:

  • Accurately and timely report data on children and pregnant and breastfeeding women (PBW) who receive BSFP services.
  • Disaggregate PBW data by the number of pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under-five by gender (girls and boys).

Information and Education Materials

Ensure that distribution centers are equipped with the correct information and education materials, including banners about BSFP.

Integration with Other Responses

  • Combine BSFP commodities with in-kind, CBT, and contingency responses to maximize the impact of the program.

Nutrition Sensitization and Counselling

  • Arrange nutrition sensitization and counselling sessions within targeted communities to enhance awareness of maternal and young child nutrition.
  • Set up special groups among beneficiaries, including male members and community leaders, to facilitate the adoption of appropriate nutrition practices.
    • Follow WFP guidance materials and training for outreach and sessions.

Job Requirements:

Desired Qualifications & Skills:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Nursing, Midwifery, or a related field.

Experience: Minimum of 4 years of experience in nutrition programs, particularly in emergency programs and previous experience with supplementary feeding programs and working with vulnerable populations.

Skills:

  • Strong understanding of nutrition principles and practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Ability to train beneficiaries and supervise staff effectively.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills.
  • Fluency in local languages and English is highly desirable.

 Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to travel frequently to various field locations.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in potentially challenging environments.
  • Flexibility to adjust tasks and schedules based on program needs.

 Equal Opportunity:

CDYO is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, gender, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Please note that:

  • CDYO commits to a fair and transparent recruitment procedure.
  • CDYO will conduct his recruitment on the base of need only.
  • Only HR department will contact you during the recruitment process.
  • CDYO has the option to retain your application information in its candidate database and may suggest alternative positions that align with your qualifications, in addition to the one you originally applied for.
    • Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the criteria will be contacted & applicants from the same province are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.

Submission Guidelines:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their CV and cover letter in single PDF to  the following email address: cdyo.hr@gmail.com and cdyo.logistic@gmail.com  not later than the deadline. Please indicate the position title and vacancy number and district name  in the e-mail subject line. Any application without position title and vacancy number will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates whose education and experience meets the above criteria will be contacted for written test and interview.

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