Nutrition Expert

Posted By: Women’s Organization For Socio Cultural Awareness


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description


Organization: Women’s Organization for Socio Cultural Awareness (WOSCA)

Women’s Organization for Socio-Cultural Awareness (WOSCA) is a voluntary organization established on 20th December 1993 in Keonjhar district of Odisha to serve the under privileged families with special focus on women and children. It has been registered under the Society Registration Act XXI of 1860 in the year 1993-94 and registered under FCRA in the year 2000. Since its inception it has been taking up need-based programs in areas where tribal concentration is more. Most of its programs are women focused. WOSCA is working on governance & livelihood, health & education, women & child rights and preservation of environment. WOSCA at present covers 1,80,000 families through its 19 development projects in different parts of India. WOSCA is currently managing different health and nutrition projects such as Maternity Waiting Home (Maa Gruha), Nutrition Rehabilitation Center (NRC), Creches, Integrated Health & Nutrition Intervention project etc.

Position: Nutrition Expert

Qualifications and Skills:

• Post Graduate Degree in Public Health/ Nutrition/ Health care Management. May consider Social Work/Sociology/Rural Development/Social Science or a related field along with in depth knowledge and experience related to the field of Nutrition.

• At least 5-7 years of previous work experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating nutrition-related projects. Strong project management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and manage resources effectively.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse project stakeholders. She/He should possess problem-solving skills and proficiency in MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Ability to communicate complex nutrition concepts in a clear and accessible manner. Strong research skills and ability to analyze and interpret nutrition data.

Remuneration: up to Rs 45,000/-

Place of Posting: Harichandanpur Block, Keonjhar

Job Overview:

The Nutrition Expert for the Nutrition Project plays a crucial role in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health & nutrition-related initiatives. This position involves collaborating with interdisciplinary teams, designing intervention strategies, and ensuring the project's alignment with nutritional goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with project stakeholders to define nutritional goals and objectives.

• Develop comprehensive nutrition plans that align with the overall project scope and objectives.

• Design and implement evidence-based nutrition interventions tailored to the target population.

• Incorporate innovative strategies to address specific nutritional needs identified in the project.

• Develop protocols for collecting nutrition-related data for project evaluation.

• Analyze nutritional data to assess the impact of interventions and make data-driven recommendations.

• Work closely with program manager, capacity building officer, entitlement coordinator, quick response team (QRT), MIS and other professionals to integrate nutrition components into the overall project plan.

• Provide expertise on nutrition-related matters during project meetings and discussions.

• Engage with the community to understand cultural, social, and dietary practices that may influence project outcomes.

• Develop community-based nutrition strategies to ensure relevance and acceptance of project outcomes.

• Support to Capacity Building Officer and Programme Manager for doing impactful training to project staff and front-line workers (3A) on nutrition-related topics.

• Implement monitoring mechanisms to track the progress of nutrition interventions within the project.

• Conduct regular evaluations to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of nutrition programs.

• Prepare regular reports on the nutrition project's progress, challenges, and achievements and share with donor organizations.

Please send an email to with the subject line Application for the post of “Nutrition Expert”.

The last date for application is 24th January 2024

"WOSCA follows the Child Protection Policy, Sexual Harassment at Workplace policy, and all HR-related policies."

Location: Keonjhar, India

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Women’s Organization For Socio Cultural Awareness
  • About Organization:Women's Organization for Socio-Cultural Awareness (WOSCA) is a voluntary organization born on 20th December 1993 with the commitment to serve the under privileged people especially women, children and elderly. It is registered under the Society Registration Act XXI of 1860 in the year 1993-94 and under FCRA in the year 2000.WOSCA is having 30 years of experience in social development sectors i.e. governance & livelihood, health & education, women & child empowerment and preservation of environment & culture. WOSCA adopted strategies like convergent planning of government schemes, community mobilisation, strengthening village institutions including women SHGs, facilitation of public benefits and entitlements and use of technology. WOSCA has a direct reach to 1.4 lakhs families through its developmental projects

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