Project Coordinator- Nutrition Non-profit Job Careers – Medical Teams International

 Project Coordinator-
Organization: Medical
Teams International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Medical Teams
International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development
organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break
barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world”. MTI-UG has
operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive
Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.
Job Summary: The
Project Coordinator- Nutrition will be responsible for managing the MTI country
nutrition program. S/He will oversee the technical and programmatic projects in
the country; play the pivotal role in ensuring a high level of coordination,
collaboration and joint implementation with WFP and UNHCR Technical teams, as
well as the MoH, to achieve effective implementation. The Project Coordinator-
Nutrition will also monitor the countrywide performance and work closely with
the regional Nutrition Officers to ensure maximum program impact. The incumbent
will also nsure that all the aspects of the nutrition program cycle are
professionally carried out i.e. Assessment, Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and
Evaluation of the Nutrition Interventions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Project Coordinator- Nutrition must
    hold a Bachelors’ Degree (Hon) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Food
    Science and Technology, Dietetics or any other related fields from a
    recognized University/Institution
  • Training in project planning and
    management or/and Project Monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage
  • At least fiev years of progressive
    experience in Nutrition management, three (3) of which should have been at
    the senior Level.
  • Previous experience of similar services
    in reputable public organization/NGO is an added advantage
  • Proven technical knowledge and capacity
    to lead implementation of nutrition activities, projects, programs
  • Good understanding of links between
    emergency and development programs, familiar with project cycle
  • Experience in donor reporting
  • Experience in hardship postings/complex
    emergencies, with proven leadership experience;
  • Able to work in a fluid and insecure
  • Maturity and ability to adjust to harsh
    living conditions.
  • planning and organizational skills;
  • Experience in good project planning and
  • Ability to manage budgets, understand
    financial accountability procedures, logistics, and commodity tracking.
  • Computer and IT expertise highly
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
    and to deal with problems and issues both promptly and efficiently.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to
    hard to reach locations and live in sometimes basic conditions.
  • Ability to describe nutritional needs of
    the healthy population
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of
    current issues in nutrition.
  • Fluent in communication and writing in
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should email their application letters and
Curriculum Vitae including work related references to;
Only online
applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such
as MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped
files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 2MB.
Please clearly indicate the Position Title and Location you are applying for.
Do not attach your Academic Transcripts. They will be requested if you are
short listed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal
opportunity employer.
Deadline: 1st June 2018 by 5:00PM
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