Action Against Hunger Nutrition Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. Action Against Hunger Uganda looking for “Nutrition Officer“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before May 05, 2023.
Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization which originated in France and is committed to ending world hunger. The organization helps malnourished children and provides communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.
The Action Against Hunger has published a job vacancy announcement on April 22, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Officer to be based in Moroto, Uganda.
Action Against Hunger Job Vacancy 2023
Description of duties
- Support health workers at selected health facilities and during established outreaches to manage and refer severe acute malnutrition among children under five and pregnant and lactating mothers according to the Ministry of Health Uganda IMAM guidelines.
- Ensure that health facilities and VHTs are supported with equipment, reporting tools and other logistical needs necessary for screening, management and referral of malnutrition among the targeted beneficiaries
- Ensure complete and effective referrals for identified malnourished children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women
- Assist in the development and dissemination of IEC materials on IMAM and IYCF
- Conduct sensitization sessions on nutrition and health education with key essential nutrition actions, infant and young child feeding and prevention of hygiene related diseases in refugee settlements and host communities
- Oversee that the linkages between community based health structures for early case identification, referral and management of acute malnutrition and common childhood illnesses are strengthened.
- Ensure functionality of the IYCF corners within health facilities.
Position in Organization:
- Job Category: Programs
- Duty Station: Moroto, Nakapiripirit & Nabilatuk, Ug
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Salary Scale: Not Specified
- Deadline: May 05, 2023 11:00 Pm
- Number Of Positions: 6
- Age Limit: Not Specified
- Bachelor degree in Nutrition or related field from a recognized institute
- 3 years’ experience in implementing a project on IMAM with emphasis on Community Based Supplementary Programs and Maternal Child Health Program.
- Extensive knowledge and experience in implementation of community nutrition and health programs with demonstrated leadership for IYCF, SFP and MCHN program.
- Strong communication skills (written and oral) in English
- Knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet and software use like ENA, SPSS plus other programs advantageous
- Demonstrated experience and/or personal commitment to promoting gender equality within the work
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
- Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations
- Excellent reporting skills with good oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage
- Diplomatic and culturally sensitive
- Fluency in written and spoken English
- Fluency in the local language is an added advantage
- Ability to ride a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding permit is a must
How to Apply Action Against Hunger Nutrition Officer Jobs 2023
Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
Then to apply, go to https://actionagainsthunger.qedhrm.com/careers/job?id=ODAw
The Closing Date: May 05, 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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