4 USAID Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Officer Job Placements – IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel
Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in
more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve
communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care
challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health
systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration
with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector
organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and
contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health
workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools,
supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities
they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will implement the USAID RHITES-E which
supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase
availability and utilization of high quality health services in 21 districts in
Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by strengthening health systems and improving
the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to
equity and underserved populations.
Job Summary: The Nutrition
and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Officer will manage the
implementation of the facility and community based nutrition, WASH and Early
Childhood Development (ECD) activities within the targeted districts in the
cluster. S/he will work in close collaboration with the public and private
health facilities in the cluster to ensure nutrition and WASH service
integration into routine health services at both facility and community level;
and that technical approaches for scaling up nutrition, WASH and ECD services
building are in synch with the RHITES-E approved work-plan and the national
nutrition policy guidelines to ensure sustainability of services. The Nutrition
and WASH Officer will ensure that all supported nutrition and WASH
interventions in the cluster are in tandem with the required national
continuous quality improvement guidance.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID RHITES-E
    Project Nutrition and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Officer job
    placement must hold a bachelor’s degree in nutrition. Possession of a
    Masters in nutrition and/or dietetics is an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    implementing nutrition programs at facility and community levels.
  • Extensive knowledge of nutrition and ECD
    national technical guidelines and best practices.
  • Previous experience working in health and
    nutrition quality improvement programs including Nutrition Assessment,
    Counseling, and Support (NACS) and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF).
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES-E Project should upload an updated CV/Résumé, completed USAID Form
1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here and three
professional references to this E-mail address: mbalejobs@intrahealth.org
Deadline: 31st July 2017

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