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Stabilization Center (SC) Officer at Plan International

Plan International Nigeria is part is the global federation of Plan International and was registered as a National Organization in 2014 in Nigeria. Plan International works in 52 developing Countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Plan’s Global Strategic Goals (2017-2022) is to advance Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls ad our Ambition is, “together, we take action so that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive”. We reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalised through the delivery of high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits to children and their communities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stabilization Center (SC) Officer

Req ID: 25501
Location: Maiduguri, Borno


Role Purpose

  • The position holder is responsible for the Therapeutic Feeding Unit (TFU)/stabilization centre component Community based management of acute malnutrition implementation in the LGA and working closely with the LGA health workers, and SC colleagues for the effective implementation and linkage of CMAM program with the community and facility.
  • In addition the position holder is also expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to CMAM implementation and will assist  CMAM officers, and  others  in the LGA to build strong CMAM implementation package.

Job Description

  • Manages the project unit’s implementation of nutrition program in agreement with the overall CMAM Program activities and the National manual in the management of SAM,
  •  Makes sure that CMAM program is implemented according to the National protocol i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement
  • Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation in SC
  • Plan and organize SC at designated SC sites in liaison with SMoH staff and  SC doctor and other nutrition staff.
  • Work closely CMAM officer, IYCF Officer and community mobilization officer to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the community to OTP and SC sites.
  • Work closely with other partners implementing OTP for proper referral and monitoring of beneficiaries at OTP level
  • Take a co-lead on Management of complicated SAM services at Stabilization centre sites and ensure the correct amount and type of therapeutic feeding is given to the admitted cases as per the protocol.
  • Ensure the multi-chart/inpatient card has properly filled and monitored and corrective action has taken on daily basis.

Qualification And Experience

  • B.Sc or equivalent in Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health, or related degree desired
  • Over one (1) years’ experience in complicated SAM case management in SC and CMAM programmes
  • Valid and current practicing license.
  • Excellent report-writing skills is an additive
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles.
  • Applicants from Borno State are encourage to apply.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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