WHO IMAM National Consultant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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WHO IMAM National Consultant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WHO Kenya looking for “IMAM National Consultant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before March 25, 2024.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on March 13, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of IMAM National Consultant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Tasks:

  • Identify and review all the relevant and updated resource materials required for the revision of the IMAM guideline and training package. This includes current progress in country adaptation of IMAM guidelines including feedback from regional and in country consultative meetings, guidelines for child health (IMCI, BFHI, etc.) within the country and internationally, landscape analysis of the management of infants less than 6 months at risk of poor growth and development.
  • Facilitate consultative workshops for the draft documents and existing evidence and building consensus on the content to be included.
  • Facilitate the finalization of the existing draft national IMAM guideline, job aids and training package incorporating comments from stakeholders, guided by MoH, Emergency Nutrition Advisory committee (ENAC) and other stakeholders.
  • Make presentation of the final products to ENAC
  • Facilitate the validation of the national IMAM guideline, Job Aids, and training package.
  • Undertake other related duties as requested.

Position in Organization:

  • Contractual Arrangement: External consultant
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 60 days
  • Job Posting: Mar 12, 2024, 6:52:28 PM
  • Closing Date: Mar 25, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Kenya-Nairobi
  • Organization: AF_KEN Kenya
  • Schedule: Full-time

Qualification:

  • University degree in medicine, clinical nutrition, public health, or public health and nutrition.
  • Advanced university degree in Pediatrics and Child Health, Clinical Nutrition, or Public Health and Nutrition.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in development or implementation of interventions for the prevention and management of acute malnutrition in children under five years of age . Experience in developing strategies, guidelines and or protocols. Experience in conducting training and on the prevention and management acute malnutrition in infants and children under five years.
  • Experience in nutrition programs in the African region.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Computer literacy in basic software programs.
  • Proven understanding of the existing and needed quality of public health nutrition and case management in Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) with medical complication practices at health facilities.
  • Excellent communication, writing, leadership, and analytical skills.

Language

  • Excellent knowledge of English and fluency in the working language of Kenya.

How to Apply WHO IMAM National Consultant Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2402340

The Closing Date: March 25, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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