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Friday, December 15, 2017

Nutritionist Job at Welthungerhilfe - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, December 31st 2017

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Post: Nutritionist
Reports to: Livelihoods and Nutrition Expert
Duty Station: Yumbe with frequent travel
Start date: 1st February
Job summary
The Nutritionist supports community nutrition-related behaviour change in RIAS. S/he supports capacity building, supervision and backstopping of facilitators of the Farmer Field School (FFS) approach who train nutrition leaders of FFS groups. S/he further supports other project nutrition activities.
Specific duties include
  • Support monthly trainings of FFS-Facilitators and community level trainings.
  • Conduct supportive supervision and on-the-job mentoring at community level.
  • Work with change agents at district and community level.
  • Support the preparation of quality reports, learning, other documents.
  •  Any other duty as assigned by supervisor.
  • BSc in nutrition, public health or community development.
  • Three years of relevant experience in preventive nutrition and/or behaviour change.
  •  Excellent skills in reporting (English), training, mobilization and sensitization.
  • Valid motorcycle driving license (a must).
  • Willingness to live in a rural, semi-urban environment and to travel.
  • Very good MS Office.
  • Aringa, Lugbara, Arabic, Kakwa is desirable. -Work experience in West Nile and cultural awareness (host, refugee) is desirable.
  • Desirable experience: community—level programming. nutrition-sensitive programme, supportive supervision, post- harvest handling, IYCF/ NACS, radio shows, drama groups, electronic data collection.
Job application procedure
Please submit your cover letter and CV (in one file) and valid motorcycle license proof by Sunday, December 31st 2017 to  Women are highly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.