Nutrition Officer – Nyarugusu – 2 Positions

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JOB PURPOSE
To facilitate effective implementation of nutritional activities designated for Supplementary Feeding Program targeting children under five, Pregnant and Lactating Women (PWL) and vulnerable groups. As technical speciality will ensure provision of quality Nutritional education, community screening, proper admission and discharge processes as well as right food products issuing to targeted individuals.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES
% of time Activity End Results
20% Participate into development of action plans to address barriers for effective adoption of improved nutrition practices Action plans developed and shared with key Supervisor
35% Design and ensure provision of quality nutritional education and counselling to pregnant and lactating women, people living with HIV aids, moderate malnourished cases children under two and children under five of age in collaboration with RNV’s Sessions developed and executed
15% Organize and ensure effective home visits to eligible beneficiaries Quality home visits made
10% Ensure presence of circle and daily food distribution plans and ensure that they are known to all key stakeholders Plans developed and shared accordingly
5% Supervise and support Refugee Nutrition Volunteers in delivering nutrition services in the implementation area. RNVs assumed their roles precisely
5% Ensure that food commodities are handled as per commodities principles, Absence of loses and internal controls enhanced
10% Compile periodical food distribution reports and nutritional updates reports Quality reports adhered too
KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE
Required Professional Experience One-year experience in working with humanitarian operations,

Experience in implementing Nutritional programs

Experience in working with refugee programs

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

Training in nutrition programs, response trainings,
Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

Degree in Nutrition field from a recognized institution
Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

Refugee camps Physical

Requirements

Should be physically fit Language

Requirements

English and Swahili
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Contact (within WV or outside WV) Reason for contact Frequency of contact
WFP Field staff They are always on ground witnessing distribution process hence effective communication is essential Daily
UNHCR Field Staff To resolve challenges associated with beneficiaries registration Daily
Plan International For child protection issues associated with food services Daily
Refugee community leaders Information dissemination to the communities at large Regularly
EDP staff Food requests from the store and any communication related to food delivery Regularly
DECISION MAKING
The role needs minimal discussion making
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