Nutrition Officers – Nyarugusu at World Vision

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Nutrition Officers  – Nyarugusu

 

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 to

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

Work Environment

Refugee camps

Physical

Should be physically fit Language

Requirements

English and Swahili

The deadline for submitting the application is 24 January 2022.

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