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Thursday, April 26, 2018

10 Nutrition Supervisors Job at CARITAS Moroto Diocese - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
10 Nutrition Supervisors

Jobs at:
CARITAS Moroto Diocese

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 7th May 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
NUTRITION SUPERVISORS (10 POSITIONS)
Position title: Nutritionist Supervisor
Reports to: Nutritionists
Supervises: Nutrition Supervisors
Duty Station: Iriir Field Officer (5) and Nakapiripirit Field Officer (5)
Job Purpose: Support the Nutritionists in all program implementation in relation co nutrition activities.
Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Assist the Nutritionists in all program related nutrition*activities.
  • Support Health Workers and Village Health Teams in improving health services and health awareness.
  • Mentoring and continuous follow-up of Mother Care Groups and Lead Mothers.
  • Monitor nutritional status within implementation area and health service delivery.
Requirements:
  • Diploma or Certificate related to development, public health, nutrition, food security.
  • 2 years’ experience in community work, preferably with a focus on health or nutrition.
  • Knowledge of community services and resources available to assist vulnerable communities.
  • Background knowledge in maternal I child nutrition and public health issues.
  • Basic knowledge of food composition, normal and therapeutic nutrition.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sensitivity and diplomacy in working with socially disadvantaged communities.
  • Experience in collecting data on nutrition status.
  • Very good analytical and information management skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding license or willingness to acquire is a must.
  • Knowledge of local language Nga'Karimojong is a MUST
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to:
The Chairperson,
Caritas Moroto Diocese Commission,
Moroto Diocese,
P.O. Box 46, Moroto - Uganda.

And submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or the nearby Catholic parish within Moroto Diocese.
NOTE: APPLICANTS SHOULD INDICATE THEIR PREFERRED DUTY STATION ON THEIR APPLICATION LETTERS
Please send your application letter, CV, copies of relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references before close of business on Monday, 7th May 2018.
NOTE:
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CANVASSING for support will lead to automatic disqualification.
  •  Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.