Field Nutrition Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Field Nutrition Coordinator
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic
programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education,
Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and
emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in
the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently,
Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save
children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their
potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work
around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary:
The Field Nutrition Coordinator will ensure technical management of nutrition
activities for the treatment of acute malnutrition and prevention of stunting
through the implementation of Targeted Supplementary Feeding Programme (TSFP)
and Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) programme in one of the targeted
settlement. The Coordinator will work with Save the Children’s field office to
ensure that the TSFP and MCHN activities are functioning properly, providing
quality of care to all the beneficiaries, respecting protocols and principles
of good practice.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Field Nutrition Coordinator
    job placement should hold a graduate training in Nutrition or equivalent
    combination/blend of training and experience.
  • Postgraduate training in nutrition or another relevant discipline is
  • Four years of direct experience in nutrition programming, planning,
    implementation and/or evaluation in a developing country setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work in nutrition emergency program in
    collaboration with national health authorities and international partners
  • Familiarity with the TSFP and MCHN interventions in Uganda
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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