Nutrition Officer - Nyarugusu - 2 Positions

20977-11N17083
Kigoma
24-Jan-22
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.

JOB PURPOSE

To facilitate effective implementation of nutritional activities designated for Supplementary Feeding Program targeting children under five, Pregnant and Lactating Women (PWL) and vulnerable groups. As technical speciality will ensure provision of quality Nutritional education, community screening, proper admission and discharge processes as well as right food products issuing to targeted individuals.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

20%

Participate into development of action plans to address barriers for effective adoption of improved nutrition practices

Action plans developed and shared with key Supervisor

35%

Design and ensure provision of quality nutritional education and counselling to pregnant and lactating women, people living with HIV aids, moderate malnourished cases children under two and children under five of age in collaboration with RNV’s

Sessions developed and executed

15%

Organize and ensure effective home visits to eligible beneficiaries

Quality home visits made

10%

Ensure presence of circle and daily food distribution plans and ensure that they are known to all key stakeholders

Plans developed and shared accordingly

5%

Supervise and support Refugee Nutrition Volunteers in delivering nutrition services in the implementation area.

RNVs assumed their roles precisely

5%

Ensure that food commodities are handled as per commodities principles,

Absence of loses and internal controls enhanced

10%

Compile periodical food distribution reports and nutritional updates reports

Quality reports adhered too

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

One-year experience in working with humanitarian operations,

Experience in implementing Nutritional programs

Experience in working with refugee programs

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

Training in nutrition programs, response trainings,

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

Degree in Nutrition field from a recognized institution

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

Refugee camps

Physical

Requirements

Should be physically fit

Language

Requirements

English and Swahili

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Reason for contact

Frequency of contact

WFP Field staff

They are always on ground witnessing distribution process hence effective communication is essential

Daily

UNHCR Field Staff

To resolve challenges associated with beneficiaries registration

Daily

Plan International

For child protection issues associated with food services

Daily

Refugee community leaders

Information dissemination to the communities at large

Regularly

EDP staff

Food requests from the store and any communication related to food delivery

Regularly

DECISION MAKING

The role needs minimal discussion making

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Develop the Organisation

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