ACF Indonesia Immediate Vacancy: CMAM Field Supervisor, Kupang – Indonesian

Posting Job


January 21, 2016

Expired Job


June 5, 2020



Founded in
1979, ACF International (Action Against Hunger) is an international
humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 40 countries.
Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to
save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition,
especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts.
Currently,  UNICEF and ACF is implementing a project on “Community-based
Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Nusa Tenggara Timur”. ACF and UNICEF
will work in partnership to provide technical assistance to improve the
management of acute malnutrition in children aged less than five years in
Kupang District in Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) Province.
This programme
proposes is to integrate the CMAM approach into routine health service delivery
in Indonesia and ensure it is linked with other essential health and nutrition
services to prevent and treat both moderate and severe acute malnutrition and
other forms of undernutrition.
In order to
reach its goal, ACF Indonesia Mission is seeking a qualified candidates for the
position of CMAM Field Supervisor
as part on the program team to be based in KUPANG,  Nusa Tenggara
Timur Province.

Contract duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

to: Nutrition and Health Program Manager
date: February 2016

Educational Requirements:
degree of Psychology

Required Skills

  • Psychology background with strong interest
    in nutrition
  • Experience in Infant Young and Child
    Feeding (IYCF) program
  • Experience in team management, supervising
    the program implementation and good relations with other people
  • Experience in implementing Nutrition
  • Good knowledge of Health and Nutrition (symptoms,
    causes, and treatment of malnutrition; nutrition value of food items; infant
    care practice, IYCF, etc)
  • Good experience in budget planning and
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a
    diverse team, and within diverse cultural / religious contexts
  • Sensitivity to and empathy with the
    community, especially regarding traditional and cultural beliefs,
    heath/nutrition practices, health seeking behaviour and gender issues.
  • Good communication and facilitation skills
  • Willingness to travel, work and stay in
    remote rural areas
  • Proficiency with computer
1 : Team management :

  • Participate in the recruitment of
    staff ;
  • Draw up a planning of the work involved
    for each post ;
  • Organize regularly evaluation meetings of
    team members ;
  • Organize training courses ;
  • Organize monthly meetings with the team
    and report the outcome to the head of the programme
  • Supervise the daily and monthly reports of
    the team ;
  • If there is a problem, find out what is
    wrong and find a solution or else contact your immediate supervisor ; In
    case of a conflict between team members try to mediate ;
  • Check the way in which the team interacts
    with partner (the health worker at Puskesmas and Pustu) and community (Kaders
    and community leaders).
Objective 2: Supervise the CMAM implementation:

  • Follow and respect the current CMAM protocols
  • Add the activities linked to care
    practices in the protocols ;
  • Strengthen the RUTF Counselling and IYCF
  • Technical support and supervision for the
    Field monitor to work with the health worker for Follow the treatment of the
    beneficiaries during visits at home.
  • Analyse the CMAM implementation:
    admission, follow up, discharge; based on the weekly report from the Field
  • Compile the statistical data and draft a
    report on activities to the PM and PC
3: Develop a psychosocial approach for the prevention and treatment of
malnutrition :

  • At OTP sites: Integrate the psychological dimension
    and maternal care in the comprehension of malnutrition for SAM CU5 treated
    at OTP;
  • Identify the psycho-social needs that are
    not covered and make recommendations;
  • Support and help with the development of
    new psycho-social activities when needed;
4: Write reports 

  • Submit Monthly reports for supervisor contains
    of OTP progress
  • Provide minutes of meetings when
  • Weekly coordination meeting with the PM
    and reports any problems or constraints faced during the implementation of the
  • Any information regarding security issue
    has to be immediately shared with supervisor.
Objective 5: Communication

  • Maintains a constructive collaboration
    with all AcF staffs (nationals and expatriates, from all departments) and all
    local partner’s staffs: Puskesmas, Pustu and DHO
  • Gives regular feed-back to the PM (phone
    calls when his/her supervisor is not in the field)
  • Maintain coordination with local health
    structure (Puskesmas; Pustu and DHO) as well as the community to ensure the
    quality of implementation and sustainability of project.
Representation of ACF program, in
coordination with Nut PM

  • Represents ACF program when necessary 
  • Informs the beneficiaries and the local people in general about ACF
  • Meets other humanitarian actors in the field and exchange information
    about the context and the programs implemented
Please submit your Letter of Interest and recent
with at least two referees to:   no
later than 29 January 2016

Please put the title CMAM Field
on your application. Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
“For A World Free From Hunger And Malnutrition”

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committed to respect the 6 leading principles of the organization:
Independence, Non-discrimination, Free and Direct access to victims,
Professionalism and Transparency. ACF is an equal opportunity
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