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National Nutrition Officer
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Posted: 15 Oct 2016 07:02
Deadline: 27 Oct 2016
Category: Health Professionals
Location: Africa , Tanzania , Dar es Salaam
Employment: Full-Time
Education: Bachelor
Salary: Negotiable
Employer: World Food Programme
About Company: The breathtaking beauty of Tanzania makes it easy to forget that this East African country is categorised as a least developed and low-income food deficit country with more than 40 percent of the population living in chronic food-deficit regions, where irregular rainfall causes recurring food shortages.
Email: info@wfp.org.tz
Phone: +25522 219 7300
Contact name: MD
File: Download
Requirements
Education:
Advanced University degree in Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition,
Food Technology, Medicine or other relevant field.
Experience:
• Experience working with governments on developing nutrition
policies and/or implementing a nutrition programme (within food
security or health).
• Experience conduct ing nutritional assessments, analysed data and
drafted recommendations for programme.
• Experience working in multiple countries.
• Experience working in both emergencies and development context.
Knowledge and Skills:
Good working knowledge with Microsoft Software applications.
Proficiency in use of computers, spreadsheets and data software.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili
Conditions
N/A
Responsibilities
1. Provide technical advice to Country Office on
nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programme and
policy issues including assessment and analysis, the
choice of objectives, activities, transfer modalities and
commodity choice for nutrition specific and nutrition
sensitive programming in line with WFP standards and
processes.
2. Support the strengthening of national nutrition
initiatives, including the development of national
government policies related to nutrition as well as
nutrition strategies. action plans, protocols and
guidelines in line with the SUN Movement and
international guidance and current evidence.
3. Work with staff in procurement, logistics, finance,
other programme units and other divisions to ensure
effective design and delivery of WFP nutrition
programming.
4. Provide support for operational partnerships,
including inter-agency collaboration, to ensure a strong
multi-sectorial response to nutrition in both emergency
and non-emergency settings.
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