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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Senior Nutrition Officer Job at Medical Teams International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Nutrition Officer

Jobs at:
Medical Teams International

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday October 4 2017, AT 5:00PM

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world". MTl-Uganda ls seeking to recruit highly competent, dynamic and experienced candidates to fill the following positions:
Post: Senior Nutrition Officer
Location: SW
Reports to: Program Manager
Job Summary:
  •  Leads a team of Nutrition staff in South West to scale up and consolidate enrolment of children 5 years, pregnant and lactating Mothers into the various programs of OTC. ITC, TSFP and BSFP. Ensures a strong linkage among these programs
  • Provides technical oversight for the implementation of the various Nutrition programs and effectively guides the team of Nutritionists Supports health workers & Nutrition staff at various health facilities and established outreaches to manage acute malnutrition among children 5 as per IMAM guidelines.
Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition & Dietetics. Background in Clinical Medicine & Community Health will be an added advantage.
Experience:
2 years progressive experience in the field of Nutrition.
Experience implementing IMAM.
Job application procedure
interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application Letter and Curriculum/vitae including work related references to; recruitmentug@medicalteams.org . Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 2MB.
interviews will happen on a rolling basis.
Indicate clearly in the subject line Position and Location you are applying for. Do not attach your Academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal opportunity Employer.