Fresher Nutrition Officer US NGO Job Vacancies – FHI 360

Job Title:    Nutrition Officer

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty
Station
: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  An Associate Director or Director

About US:

FHI
360 is a leading global development organization dedicated to improving lives
around the world. Our professional staff includes experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.

Job Summary: The Nutrition Officer provides technical
support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices.
Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption
and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities
for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in
area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals.
Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates
programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Provides technical
support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports,
papers, and intervention for research projects.

·       Works closely with
assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard
operating procedures (SOP’s).

·       Writes and edits
technical reports and documents.

·       Assists with
publications, web pages, and presentations.’

·       Conducts searches of
published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.

·       Monitors and maintains
protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.

·       Responds to requests and
inquiries from internal and external staff.

·       Performs other duties as
assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Economics,
Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science,
International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.

·       Typically requires 2-5
years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience.

·       Proficiency with
database management software and on-line search tools required.

·       Has sensitivity to
cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical
issues in assigned areas.

·       Articulate and
professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients
and staff.

·       Must be able to read,
write, and speak fluent English.

·       Prior work experience in
a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

·       Typical office environment.

·       Ability to sit and stand
for extended periods of time.

·       Ability to lift 5-50
lbs.

·       Technology to be Used: Personal
Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail,
telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held
devices.

·       Travel Requirements: 10%
– 25%

·       Working knowledge of
concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for
research studies.

·       Excellent oral and
written communication skills.

·       Excellent organizational
and analytical skills.

·       Demonstrated proficiency
with using Microsoft Office Suite required.

·       Ability to analyze and
interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.

·       Ability to problem solve
and implements corrective action as needed.

How to Apply:

All
interested job applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 14th February
2020

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