NGO Health Degree Jobs at Concern – Nutritionist

Job Title: Nutritionist
Concern Worldwide Uganda is recruiting for various positions for the USAID- funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Aid programme called “Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture and Nutrition RWANU”) in Karamoja to be implemented from August 2012 through July, 2017. RWANU will focus on two strategic objectives to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural populations in selected sub –counties in 4 districts of Karamoja: (1) Improved availability and access to food and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating mothers and children under five. All positions will be based in Karamoja
Job Purpose: S/He will provide training (nutrition) and technical support, including M&E, to the project and undertake specific tasks allocated to this role including food basket monitoring. S/he will work on two key areas of nutrition namely the first 1,000 days of life approach and IMAM. S/he will contribute to the development of nutrition components of SBCC and care-group model. S/ he will support VHT (Village Health Teams) activities including surveillance. S/he will work in partnership with local stakeholders including UNICEF, WFP, Health facilities and district local government.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Requirements include diploma/degree in Nutrition with 3-5 years experience.
·         Previous experience of nutrition programming including IMAM in Karamoja preferred. Experience with food basket monitoring and Care Group approach desired.
·         Experience of working in partnership with district local government and local health services including VHTs is essential.
How to Apply:
Qualified persons are invited to submit their application and detailed CV (maximum 4 pages) giving day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3) referees two (2) of which must be work related not later than 5:00pm on Monday 1st October, 2012 .Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Department,
Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala (Please mark your envelope with the job applied for) or email to
Concern is an equal opportunities & corruption intolerant employer. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.
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