Nutrition Advisor USAID NGO Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Nutrition
Advisor
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the capacity
of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven
response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition,
MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design
and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact,
evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and
community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of
mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom
education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be
realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
Job Summary: The
Nutrition Advisor will be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team of professional
working to improve the quality, utilization and sustainability of integrated
health  services. The Nutrition Advisor
will provide technical leadership and assistance in developing, facilitating
and monitoring strategies, interventions and services in nutrition.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Nutrition Advisor job placement
    should hold a Master’s in Public Health or a related field, or a medical
    degree, with formal postgraduate training in nutrition;
  • Seven
    years of professional experience developing, managing and evaluating
    strategies and services for community nutrition and programs that include
    training and development communication.
  • Excellent
    understanding of the importance of family/household dynamics in maternal
    and childhood nutrition, and the role of the community in nutrition and
    growth promotion;
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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