Deadline: 30 December 2016
World Vision International (WVI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Nutrition Manager in Kibondo, Tanzania. The duration of this post is less than 1 year.
The Nutrition Manager will provide overall management and coordination of the Burundian Refugee Food Supplementary Project which aims at stabilizing and improving the nutritional status of Refugees in Nduta and Mtendeli Refugee Camps in Kigoma Region.
WVI’s mission is to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Nutrition Manager will perform the following functions-
- Provide effective, innovative and strategic coordinating role in the Burundian Refugee Supplementary project implementation.
- Support and implement the appropriate strategies for achieving maximal impact in the two camps and the districts of implementation.
- Collaborate with WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF, WHO, other humanitarian local and international NGOs and local government leaders to support and implement the Supplementary Food Project (SFP) that contribute to improved indicators for Maternal and Child Nutrition in the refugee camps.
- Work closely with the WVT Kigoma emergency response Team Leader, Health and Nutrition Team Leader and Nutrition Assistant in screening for nutritional status, categorization and distribution of the food rations to relevant groups including children under five and pregnant and lactating women.
- Effectively guide the project to abide to relevant standard guidelines including that of WFP-UNHCR SFP Guidelines and other key guiding tools including CMAM Database throughout the implementation period.
- Ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
- Provide supervision and/or support to project staff working with the project and government health and nutrition staff working in the camps/project area.
- Provide guidance and supervision to the project staff to ensure that they have clear objectives and receive regular support and supervision.
Applicants must have-
- B.sc degree in Nutrition, Food Science and any other relevant social science degree or their equivalent.
- Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Food Science or Public Health is an added advantage.
- Minimum of 3 years working experience in Nutrition in Emergencies, Health, and/or Nutrition and/or HIV&AIDS projects at refugee camps or community level with Maternal and Child health and Nutrition.
- Understanding and experience in refugee response interventions especially on Supplementary Feeding Programs targeting children under five, pregnant and lactating women and nutrition support to vulnerable such as PLWHA on ART.
- Basic understanding of nutrition interventions in emergency situation including screening/assessment of nutrition situation, approaches and interventions at National and Global level, IYCN-E, CMAM Database.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WVI.