International Christian NGO Careers – Community Development Facilitator – Nutritionist at World Vision

Organisation: World Vision International 
Project Name: MNCH Project
Duty Station: Butaleja, Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator-Butaleja MNCH Project 
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 40 districts
of Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and
does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where
possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our
prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”  
Job Summary: The Community Development
Facilitator-Nutrition will support the MNCH Project by working closely with
people of different orientation and background to coordinate all project
activities at the cluster level and monitoring progress towards achievement of
targets.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Steer the roll out of the MNCH projects in
    the Project site by ensuring that the projects are using the most
    appropriate innovative and cost effective technologies.
  • Offer necessary technical guidance to
    system’s partners during the course of the project
  • Oversee, and supervise all core
    interventions at the lower level with in the DIP
  • Ensure that all MNCH and other related
    deliverables are achieved according to the detailed implementation plan.
  • Supervise the rollout of the MNCH data
    collection process at the community and health facility level
  • Work in liaison with the health staff and
    program development team in the roll out of baseline surveys and
    evaluation of the project as required
  • Significantly contribute to the
    preparation of quality monthly, quarterly and annual project progress reports
    for  submission on to the support
    office and the donor.
  • Prepare for and participate in evaluation
    of the project when required
  • Participates in meetings and contribute to
    organization development
  • Liaise with development agencies and
    partners on collaborative work related to MNCH and other initiatives to
    position World Vision as a strategic partner in mhealth landscape
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The Community Development
    Facilitator-Nutrition should hold a good University Degree in Human
    Nutrition and Dietetics and or Food Science technology
  • At least two years’ experience of working
    in the area of  Nutrition, MNCH and
    health care
  • Working knowledge of cost effective
    Community Nutrition practices
  • Good knowledge of public health system and
    structures
  • Extensive knowledge and exposure of MNCH
    methodologies and other related approaches
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and
    counseling skills.
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities
  • Demonstrated commitment to World Vision’s
    mission statement and Core Values
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates must send their applications with complete Curriculum Vitae, via
email to: wvujobs@wvi.org.  Please address the application to the
People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title in
the email subject line.
NB: Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 19th August, 2014

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