Senior Zonal Coordinator- USI

Enroute International Limited Dhaka

New 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Responsibility

  • Organization: Nutrition International (A leading international NGO that works in the field of nutrition)
  • Employment Status: Contractual (Initially 1 year)
  • Background: Nutrition International (NI) supports the Government of Bangladesh`s policy on universal salt iodization (USI) and strengthens capacity to facilitate production of adequately iodized edible salt. Since 2006, NI is providing technical support to the salt mills, onsite training of the personnel on salt iodization plants (SIP) operation, supporting and strengthening the quality control system, NI has deployed Zonal Coordinators with the required technical knowledge and expertise on SIP operation at zonal levels. Further, NI, Bangladesh will hire a Senior Zonal Coordinator-USI program based in Dhaka who will be responsible to properly execute the USI activities in Dhaka and Chandpur Zones. This position will provide necessary support to BSCIC head office through coordination with other zones and compilation of zonal reports. This position will closely work with BSCIC and ensure regular updating of data in Bangladesh Salt Industries Information System (BSIIS). S/he will liaison and maintain functional relationship with BSCIC head office and coordinate with NI, Bangladesh Office including all other Zonal Coordinators based in salt processing zones around the country.
  • Objectives:
  • Overall objective of NI`s salt iodization program activities in Bangladesh is to support the Government of Bangladesh`s policy on universal salt iodization program and strengthen capacity to ensure that all edible salt is adequately iodized. Senior Zonal Coordinator will support the Program Officer (PO), Fortification to properly execute the USI program activities at Dhaka and Chandpur Zones. The broad functions of the position are as follows:
  • Support BSCIC with QA/QC, monitoring, production tracking, reporting and data collation for effective implementation of the Control of Iodine deficiency Disorders (CIDD) project;
  • Facilitate quality control and quality assurance for production of iodized salt and capacity building, advocacy, training, and motivation to the salt processors of Dhaka and Chandpur Zone;
  • Support BSCIC head office to ensure reviewing and updating the zonal monitoring data for iodine content of salt, production of iodized and non-iodized salt by month, utilization of potassium iodate into the BSIIS for all salt processing zones on a regular basis.
  • Qualifications

  • Professional degree (Master of Science is preferable) in Food Technology, Food Engineering, Agriculture Engineering, Nutrition from a recognized University is essential;
  • Experience Requirement

  • Professional degree (Master of Science is preferable) in Food Technology, Food Engineering, Agriculture Engineering, Nutrition from a recognized University is essential;
  • Experience Requirement

  • Travel and other expenses will be provided in addition.
  • Eligible for Festival Bonus, PF, Gratuity & Insurance as per company policy.
  • Employment Status

    Part Time

    Job Type

    Experienced

    No. of Vacancy

    Not specified

    Expired At

    Aug. 7, 2021, midnight