Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services

Website Holt International

POSITION SUMMARY:

Holt International finds and supports permanent, loving families for children who are orphaned, abandoned or at serious risk of separation from their family. Holt’s child centered model of care provides services for vulnerable children to ensure they will grow and develop to their fullest potential.

The Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services supports high quality, multi-faceted nutrition and health programs that address the unique needs of the children and families Holt serves. The Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services provides administrative support to Nutrition and Health Services by overseeing and coordinating country programs, coordinating inter and intra-department communication, coordinating travel logistics and assisting with assigned projects as needed. Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services participates in other inter-departmental tasks as and when needed. This position coordinates day-to-day activities of the Nutrition and Health Services and acts as communication and administrative liaison for and works directly with Holt contractors. The Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services supports database development, curriculum formatting, intern and volunteer coordination. Updates annual program framework to schedule effective field activities and involvement by all stake holders.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Data Coordinating, Monitoring and Management 30%

  1. Leads database maintenance and manages departmental data by providing appropriate training to Holt program teams and participating partner organizations on the database and data collection expectations, either in person or remotely, to ensure accurate and adequate data flow on children’s health and growth to Holt. Verifies data quality and coordinates analysis of data within Holt and works in collaboration with database and data analyst contractors.
  2. Manages departmental statistical reporting by using technical skills to update statistical reports, data management tools and coordination with field teams. Leads development of new reporting tools, features and processes, as well as training staff on updates, tools and resources. Participates in research processes and data collection in the field.

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