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Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017 – Fresher Nutrition Officer at World Vision

Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017

Job Title: Nutrition Officer (Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017)

Job Station: Kibondo Kigoma

Job Description 

Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017 : To facilitate effective implementation of Burundian Refugee Supplementary Program targeting children under five, Pregnant and Lactating Women (PWL) and vulnerable groups; the project aims to stabilize and improve the nutritional status of Nduta and Mtendeli refugee Camps .

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that district health management team, DNuOs, health care providers and community volunteers trained on nutritional activities for Supplementary Feeding Programs, Participatory action plans developed to address barriers to adoption of improved nutrition practices.
  • Collaborate with the WVT Kigoma emergency response Team including Project Manager, and Refugee Nutrition Volunteers and others such as DNuOs and nutrition stakeholders to implement the SFP towards the improvement of the nutritional status of the targeted beneficiaries .
  • Conduct relevant nutrition information for children under five, pregnant and lactating women and other relevant groups, information management, reporting, and gender-responsive analysis
  • Refugee Nutrition Volunteers supervised and supported in delivering nutrition services in the implementation area.
  • Communities trained and implementing context-appropriate community-based strategies such as CMAM for prevention and rehabilitation of malnutrition.
  • Collaborate with regional and district health teams to ensure that Health workers trained on context appropriate for SFP and other services including referral for severely malnourished cases.
  • Collaborate with regional and district health teams, Project Manager and other project staff to ensure that camps assessed and equipped to provide supplementary foods.
  • Ensure that Communities trained on good hygiene and environmental health techniques that positively affect nutrition status which include use potable and drinking water.
  • Food supplements available and distributed to PLW and CU5 and other relevant vulnerable such as PLWHAs.
  • Collaborate with LGA to ensure that Government engaged in Burundian Refugee Emergency Response, strategies and protocols for improving nutrition policies and practices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification:

Bachelor Degree in Human nutrition or Food Science or Advanced Diploma in clinical medicine, nursing with working experience of not less than 2 years in nutrition or related field.

  • Technical skills and abilities:
    • Skills in Programming.
    • Computer skills and statistical package.
    • Skills in report writing
    • Skills in community mobilization and facilitation
    • Analytical skills including CMAM Database

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Refugee Camps in Kibondo or Kakonko Districts.
  • Travel: 5% Domestic travel is required.
  • On call: 3%

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Fresher Jobs in Uganda: Nutrition Jobs Uganda 2017 – Fresher Nutrition Officer at World Vision

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Nutritionist Jobs Uganda 2017 – Action for Relief and Development

Nutritionist Jobs Uganda 2017

PIN: CPA3 – 03/17 -01

HR Form 008: HR Advert for Nutritionist,

Job Title: Nutritionists (12)

About Us:

Nutritionist Jobs Uganda 2017: Action for Relief and Development is a community development organization dedicated to work with children and families in Uganda, to rise above their daily pressing needs. The Vision of ARD is community where children and families are able to live their full potential. Its mission is to Work with children and families to partake their rights and promote social transformation. In doing this, it focuses on issues of child health, child rights and family livelihoods that affect families in rural and hard to reach areas in Uganda.

ARD is a non-profit, a non-political Humanitarian AID organizations founded in 2003. ARD seeks to address the causes and consequences of human suffering and poverty amongst some of the most vulnerable communities in South/Central and Somalia at large through participatory relief and development invention in partnership with Governmental and Non-Governmental Organization

Job Location: 

Nutritionist Jobs Uganda 2017: Based at SCPs and Health Facilities in Jinja, Iganga, Mayuge, Bugiri, Tororo, Kamuli, Buyende, Namayingo, Kaliro and Namutumba

Job Description:

To support the provision of comprehensive nutritional care support among HIV/AIDS and TB, pregnant mothers and children in farming communities

Job role:

Plan and manage the integration of nutrition into agriculture for high target clients (ART, pregnant women and children below 1000 days).

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct community mapping for of high target clients for nutrition integration (children, pregnant mothers and HIV/AIDS and TB.
  • Conduct baseline of target clients for integrated nutrition model.
  • Participate in health-facility assessments for NACs (NAC support)
  • Provide technical support to HC-based workers NACs using ministry of health guidelines plus FLS.
  • Train, support monitor community-based nutrition teams in NACs for high target clients (ART clients, pregnant mothers etc.)
  • Implement the FLS for mama, baby class and family class.
  • Conduct specialized HB-C for ART, pregnant women and children in nutrition

Skills:

  • Experience in behavioral change communication for ART, pregnant mothers and children below 1000 days.
  • Experience in food preparation
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and dietetics and Food Processing Technology.
  • Minimally 2 years of professional working in the similar field and fresh graduates with interest to work in rural areas are encouraged to apply

NB: 1. ARD is an equal opportunity employer, and maintains a fraud free environment. Qualified females and Persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should follow the format as indicated in the Summary Form for applicants, download here (the filled form should not exceed 2 pages and please fill out all fields) and send it via E-mail to careers@arduganda.org.

Deadline: 5th February, 2017

Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda: Nutritionist Jobs Uganda 2017 (12 positions) – ARD

 

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Fresher Assistant Nutrition Officer Job – UNHCR Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/External Vacancy notice: 025/2016

Position Number: 10026370

Location : Adjumani

Position Grade: NOA

Job Summary

The NOA Assistant Nutrition Officer supports UNHCR contribution towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and ensures that UNHCR and international nutrition minimum standards are met to minimise avoidable mortality and morbidity among populations of concern. S/he coordinates a network of country-level focal points based in the provinces and provides technical support to UNHCR field offices, Implementing partners and various Sections in the area of nutrition within UNCHR Operations in DRC. His/her technical knowledge and support skills are essential to ensure decisions that impact positively on the survival and well-being of UNHCR populations of concern. S/he facilitates country-level coordination of nutrition focal points, so that nutrition programme planning and implementation is streamlined, resources are optimally utilised and there is active participation of the Government, implementing and operational partners, refugees and other persons of concern as well as sister UN agencies. S/he supports programme planning, monitoring and evaluation; promotes capacity-building of focal points from implementing partners and those from UNHCR field offices, collect and share nutrition-related information with a network of partners including the sister UN agencies, Government and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in DRC. S/he ensures, in close co-ordination with other humanitarian actors, that nutrition services provided to refugees, IDPs, returnees and other persons of concern to UNHCR are based on Ministry of Health/PNMLS, UNHCR and/or internationally recognised and most up-to-date standards and policies

Responsibilities

  • Represent UNHCR in nutrition -related fora at country level.
  • Collect, update and disseminate nutrition-related data, information and tools to relevant partners.
  • Organise/participate in nutrition-related participative need assessment and planning process during emergency situations as well as in care and maintenance and repatriation/reintegration programmes.
  • Participate in review and analysis of relevant project proposals and budgetary submissions presented by UNHCR partners within context of UNHCR programme cycle.
  • Make sure that nutrition-related activities are effectively implemented according to sub agreements with relevant IPs. Participate in various nutrition-related surveys and evaluations.
  • Participate in elaboration and dissemination of nutrition-related database and contingency plans for potential epidemics, refugee IDPs and returnee movements.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual nutrition-related report for UNHCR (following the current health, HIV and nutrition information system).
  • Organise nutrition-related meetings and field visits with partners on a regular basis.
  • Identify training needs for IPs and persons of concern to UNHCR and plan for required trainings.
  • Perform any other duty as requested.

Accountability and Authority

  • Assistance is provided to UNHCR officer in establishing partnerships with government ministries, NGOs, other UN agencies and donors and coordinate planning a response to refugee-related environmental damages in the country.
  • Technical advice is provided to develop project proposals and to support programme implementation of environmental and self-reliance projects.
  • UNHCR management is assisted in establishing coordination, monitoring and evaluation systems, including information sharing mechanisms regarding nutrition related issues.
  • Support the UNHCR Representation in coordinating matters related to environment amongst different sectors within UNHCR, the local authorities, and implementing partners.
  • Represent UNHCR in relevant national meetings and technical conferences in the area of environment.

Minimum Qualification and Professional Experience Required

  • University degree in Public Health, Nutrition, or Health Care (e.g. medical or nursing qualification) or related field. – Minimum 2 years previous job experience relevant to function (public health and coordination).
  • Knowledge of health and nutrition in humanitarian emergencies.
  • Training and experience in nutrition and health is an advantage.
  • Experience working with progressively higher levels of responsibility and management with international organisations, (including non-governmental organisations and UN agencies) in field of health and nutrition.
  • Practical working experience in refugee or other emergency or post-emergency settings.
  • Strong communication skills, availability for frequent field visits.
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good knowledge of English language

Deadline: 2016-November-03

How to apply

To apply for the job, click this link : Fresher Assistant Nutrition Officer Job – UNHCR Uganda