Hotline: +256 755258837

Nutrition Manager job at IsraAID

Nutrition Manager Job at IsraAID Uganda

Job Title: Nutrition Manager

Job Details: IsraAID Uganda is seeking a dedicated and skilled Nutrition Manager to join our team in Palorinya and Nakivale Refugee Settlements. The successful candidate will play a key role in planning, implementing, and monitoring nutrition activities to ensure that refugees and host communities live healthy lives.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  1. Programme Implementation, Monitoring, and Delivery of Results:
    • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of IsraAID Uganda’s nutrition-related programming.
    • Ensure effective collaboration with other partners and stakeholders in the field.
    • Plan and conduct promotional activities for exclusive breastfeeding in host communities and refugee settlements.
    • Mobilize community members to participate in these initiatives.
    • Lead and supervise the promotion of dietary practices that address malnutrition, including training healthcare workers.
    • Improve nutrition support in healthcare settings and support policy development.
    • Develop nutrition materials, including IEC materials and training manuals, in consultation with IsraAID HQ Health Department.
    • Lead and supervise malnutrition screening at all levels, ensuring compliance with local regulations and quality standards.
    • Establish mother-to-mother groups through local authority engagement and training of group leaders.
    • Monitor, report, and certify the use of programme resources, ensuring compliance with approved allocations, rules, and donor commitments.
    • Prepare quality and timely nutrition progress reports for the Country Office management, donors, and partners.
  2. Networking and Partnership Building:
    • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships with government counterparts, UN agencies, donor agencies, health institutions, NGOs, research institutes, and the private sector.
    • Produce nutrition IEC materials to promote awareness at the community level.
    • Establish partnerships and support fundraising efforts.
    • Participate in inter-agency discussions at both national and settlement levels.
    • Ensure IsraAID’s position, interests, and priorities are fully considered and integrated into planning and agenda setting.
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Competencies:

Essential Requirements:

  • MUST BE A UGANDAN NATIONAL.
  • Fluency in English is a must.
  • A degree in Food Nutrition or a similar field is required. A master’s/postgraduate degree in any of these fields is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated professional experience in promoting community-led nutrition programs in similar contexts is required.
  • Previous experience working in refugee settlements is an advantage.

Specific Skills:

  • Nutrition Technical Expertise: In-depth knowledge of maternal, infant, and young child nutrition, exclusive breastfeeding, MUAC, M2M, and hygiene promotion.
  • Adaptability and Problem-Solving: Capacity to adapt to rapidly changing situations and find innovative solutions to complex challenges.
  • Cultural Sensitiveness and Cross-Cultural Communication: Proficiency in communicating effectively across different cultures and languages.

Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail: Ability to meticulously follow procedures and maintain high standards of performance.
  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational abilities to manage inventory, schedules, and documentation effectively.
  • Safety Awareness: Commitment to following safety protocols and guidelines.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with team members to achieve common goals.
  • Commitment to IsraAID’s Values: Professionalism, Humanity, Collaboration, Flexibility and Adaptability, and Resilience.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to ugandahr@israaid.org. Please include “Nutrition Manager Application” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is [21st July 2024]. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


All Jobs

Leave your thoughts

Share this job
jobs in uganda today logo
Discover the Latest Jobs, Career Opportunities, and Vacancies
Explore our comprehensive jobs hub for the newest job listings and career opportunities in Uganda. Elevate your career with the perfect employment on Uganda’s Number 1 Job Listing website.
Stay Updated with Daily Job Alerts – Subscribe Now!

Contact Us

Plot 4-12 Nsamizi Road Entebbe Uganda
admin@jobsinugandatoday.cloud

Visit Our Website!!

×