1. Purpose of the APW
The APW holder will provide assistance on data and monitoring indicators, information management related to nutrition in emergencies, nutrition screening, integrated nutrition services and support to nutrition stabilization centers to the flood emergency response in Balochistan province.
WHO intends to provide technical assistance to the federal and Provincial Department of Health in implementing priority nutrition interventions in Pakistan in the flood affected areas.
Pakistan has been drenched by intensified monsoon rains this summer that have led to the country’s worst flooding in a decade. According to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the floods have adversely affected more than 33 million people and damaged more than 1 million houses. A total of 81 districts have been declared “calamity hit’ nationwide. Unfortunately, the healthcare delivery system for optimal delivery of key nutrition services was already challenged and the recent flood situation has further compromised the capacity of health system to respond to the nutrition needs of affected population.
In order to provide support in compilation, analysis of Data and reporting nutrition services in the affected population in catchment districts, reporting and data management associated are required to support the WHO team.
3. Planned timelines (Subject to Confirmation)
Start date: 25/09/2022
End date: 1/03/2023
4. Work to be performed
Output 1: Provincial and national data base update based on the analysis focused on predefined nutrition indicators, and the data collected from the provinces through coordination from WHO provincial offices.
Deliverable 1.1: Assist the planning, implementation and reporting of regular nutrition interventions through monitoring of project activities and ensuring that resources are utilized on efficient and effective manner
Deliverable 1.2: Support the Nutrition Officer in prepare reports to donors, analysis, and trends in context of CERF and other ongoing nutrition donor projects.
Deliverable 1.3: Collect and keep proper and updated record of all nutrition supplements, medicines, and equipment of supported provided to Nutrition Stabilization Centers in the provinces
Deliverable 1.4: Develop databases, software solutions and reporting formats for baseline, and other data management in consultation with the supervisor and provincial offices.
Deliverable 1.5: Collect and regularly update 4W information on monthly basis from provinces
Deliverable 1.6: Collect, compile, and analyze nutrition stabilization centers data on monthly basis, generate the desired reports on monthly basis, generate the desired reports and provide feedback to the team.
Deliverable 1.7: report monthly data and develop Nutrition Newsletter and Bulletin format and support issuing it for wider distribution on the progress to be shared with supervisor and team. Or any other Programme relevant work assigned by supervisor
5. Technical Supervision
The selected APW holder will work in the supervision of Head of Sub-Office Balochsitan.
6. Specific requirements
University Degree and/or Diploma in Data Management, informatics
At least two years with work experience in data management, research and analysis
Skills / Technical skills and knowledge:
- Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
- Working experience with WHO in nutrition intervention and closely working with DOH will be preferred.
- Ability to show activeness and creativity in working environment
- Good reports writing and analytical skills.
- Ability to work in the intensive care settings and willingness to travel to intervention sites, frequently.
- Sound monitoring and supervision skills.
Excellent spoken and written skills of local and English languages.
Place of assignment
The selected candidate will have to perform duties at WHO Balochistan Sub-Office or as directed by the supervisor.