IFPRI Nutrition Expert Individual Consultant Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs

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IFPRI Nutrition Expert Individual Consultant Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

IFPRI Zambia looking for ” Nutrition Expert Individual Consultant “.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 15th April, 2024.

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 600 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of CGIAR, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.

The IFPRI has published a job vacancy announcement on 01st April, 2024 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Expert Individual Consultant to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

IFPRI Job Vacancy 2024

Specific Deliverables:

  • Assess and advise on the creation of flour formulas and food products for school feeding under consideration of nutrition, health, hygiene, food safety regulations for schools, as well as consumer/end user preferences in Zambia
  • Identify the requirements for food products for school feeding from a nutrition perspective
  • Assess and advise on school feeding guidelines, food and nutrition regulations, and indicators for monitoring and evaluation of nutrition and health in schools by the government
  • Coordinate or conduct laboratory testing for the prototype and first product line
  • Contribute the the development of a survey for prototype and product testing, by advising on qualitative or quantitative methods and indicators for nutritional impact, in general, and particularly if used in Zamia for the monitoring and evaluation of nutrition and health statuses of school children or the nutrition and health impacts of school meals
  • Contribute to the marketing and communication strategy for the food products by advising on the placement and communication of nutritious benefits
  • Develop a marketing strategy based on the assessment of market trends and consumer awareness for nutritious foods in Zambia
  • Assess the potential of the food products in regards to nutritional impact, end user acceptance, and market viability
  • Contribute to an analysis of the Zambian market for biofortified food products including food trends and product sales.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Nutrition Expert Individual Consultant
  • Applicant Search Location: Zambia – Lusaka
  • Position Code: 2024-H44-009
  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

Preferred Qualification:

  • Expertise in food product development, prototyping, testing, and consumer-oriented development based on user feedback and market requirements under special consideration of nutrition and health aspects
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements, marketing requirements, market trends, and user preferences linked to school feeding in Zambia
  • Access to or knowledge of nutrition analysis for micronutrient content and other requirements for food product development
  • Expertise in nutrition impact analysis, ideally with children in school going age, including governmental guidelines, monitoring and indicators used in Zambia
  • Knowledge of specific challenges in creating local food products involving institutional off-takers
  • Ability to align with overall work plan and work alongside HarvestPlus expert agronomists, nutritionists, and project managers.

How to Apply IFPRI Nutrition Expert Individual Consultant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then go, https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=IFPRI&cws=50&rid=3384

The Closing Date: 15th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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