Nutrition Supervisor (Nutritionist)

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society


The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society


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  • Vacancy: 1
  • Location: Cox’s Bazar
  • Experience: At least 5 years
  • Published: 1 Jul 2024




Master’s degree in food & nutrition/ business administration/ social science, or related field.


  • At least 5 years

Additional Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in related fields required,
  • Proven experience in project management, preferably in food service, kitchen operations, or facility management
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities with exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders,
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations related to kitchen facilities,
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously,
  • Experience working with national and international organizations that are contributing to the Humanitarian assistances for Rohingya Refugees is a significant advantage,
  • Prior experience with Refugees is desirable,
  • Experience of working with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies,
  • Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of both written and oral English is required,
  • Key Competencies
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
  • Capable of working with others in a participatory and capacity building manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent contacts with colleagues, government officials, community representatives and contractors.
  • Self-motivated, versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules.
  • Strong community liaison, mobilization and negotiation skills required.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Applications required.
  • Good in both oral and written English.
  • Strong communications skills and ability to work with a team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Good negotiation skills, and the ability to bring consensus amongst people.
  • Age : 36 years (Age limit will be relaxed in case of potential candidate)

Responsibilities & Context

Red Cross – Red Crescent movement is the largest volunteer organization in the world. The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) is a national society of the movement, constituted on 31 March 1973 by the President’s Order No. 26 of 1973 with retrospective effect from 16 December 1971. This is the biggest humanitarian organization in Bangladesh. As an auxiliary to the government, the Society provides humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable people over the last 48 years and has undertaken a wide range of activities in humanitarian response, disaster management, health, capacity building and in promoting Red Cross/ Red Crescent ideals and principles.

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society is looking for a suitable Bangladeshi national for the following position under Myanmar Refugee Relief Operations (MRRO) at Cox’s Bazar:

Project Name : Myanmar Refugee Relief Operations (MRRO), Cox’s Bazar

Duration of Contract: Up to 31 December 2024 (extendable)

Salary Range: As per projects salary structure

Report to: Deputy Director, MRRO

Responsible for: Project Coordination and Accountable to Program Manager

Location: BDRCS MRRO Office, Cox’s Bazar

Job Purpose: The Nutrition Supervisor (Nutritionist) is responsible for implementation of Transit Center Kitchen activities and coordination of MRRO. The primary objective of the NS position is to ensure the timely and smooth implementation of the Transit Center Kitchen – Nutrition project, addressing the day-to-day concerns of the project, updating on project’s progress, project’s plans, etc.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with the Transit Center Officer to implement project activities as planned.
  • Manage and coordinate projects related to the establishment or improvement of transit kitchen centers,
  • Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets in collaboration with relevant stakeholders,
  • Oversee the renovation, or setup of kitchen facilities, ensuring compliance with safety and health regulations,
  • Collaborate with vendors, contractors, and suppliers to procure necessary equipment and resources,
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks or issues, and implement solutions to ensure timely completion,
  • Conduct regular site visits and inspections to ensure quality standards are met,
  • Prepare reports, documentation, and presentations on project status and outcomes,
  • Liaise with government agencies, community partners, and internal teams to facilitate project communication and alignment
  • Participate in internal meetings, outside meetings, and weekly meetings with UNHCR.
  • Preparing projects’ needs by gathering requisition.
  • Ensuring that the facility remains clean, sanitary, and well-organized.
  • Purchasing items as per approved requisition. Maintain detailed and accurate record of purchase committee meetings including agendas, meeting minutes, follow-up/action points.
  • Ensure that follow up of document approvals by concerned authorities is done timely and consistently and keep the Deputy Director/ Project Manager updated as required,
  • Responsible for ensuring all project documents and records are maintained,
  • Report to the Deputy Director/ Program Manager on a daily and weekly basis and the project’s performance in relation to Transit Center Kitchen issues.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned. Any other relevant duties as requested by the line manager/concerned authorities.

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Job Location

Cox’s Bazar

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