Health & Nutrition Officer

at Food for the Hungry
Published November 13, 2022
Location Adjumani, Uganda
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis;

Position Summary:

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Area Manager (PAM), Supervise all health and Nutrition project activities to ensure the project stays on budget, scope and time; Ensure the Health and Nutrition project is implemented in line with FH’s H&N technical program and strategy. Provide training and technical assistance to Care groups, VHTs, and exhaustively monitor project implementation. This includes conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming participants’ groups, designing and conducting training of project participants in Essential Nutrition Actions, Essential Hygiene, Health Systems strengthening, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (ASRHR) to ensure successful implementation of the project according to project design document and result framework.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Result #1: Project planning and implementation

Key Result #2: Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration

Key Result #3: Monitoring, reporting and documentation

Key Result #3: Child, Adolescent and youth participation

Education & Experience

Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
Knowledge in value chain development, income generating activities and VSLA is desirable.
Ability to speak Madi and any other local language of the area is an added advantage.
A valid motorcycle riding permit, including the ability to ride and care for a motorcycle is a Must

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, Health related sector, Food science, and relevant work experience

A post graduate qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage

Experience

Typically, 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors

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