3 Nutrition Assistant German NGO Jobs – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Organisation: Action Africa
Help International (AAH)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Nutritionist
About US:
In 1996, Action Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa
Hilfe e. V (AAH) and was registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders
in 2003 moved the organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with
refugees, host communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in
Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of
sectors that seek to bridge relief to development.
Action Africa Help Uganda (AAH U) has received funding from United
Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) to implement programmes from the in the
District of Lamwo (Palabek Refugee Settlement).
Job Summary: The Nutrition
Assistant will cater for nutritional needs of patients by providing both
patients and caretakers with quality and sustainable nutritional supplements
according to the Nutrition unit guidelines and Project Standard Operating
Procedures.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The
jobholder will prepare and follow up requisitions for food supplements for
purchase to avail edibles or nourishments for patients and caretakers on every
clinic date
·        
Give
health/nutrition education/ counselling to patients and caretakers on every
clinic visit as per health centre and project guidelines.
·        
Prepare
and serve nutritious porridge and snacks to patients and Care takers in line
with Nutrition unit guidelines
·        
Distribute
food supplements like, Soya, Milk, to patients in accordance with Project and
donor guidelines.
·        
Register
and record balances for the daily supplies, items requested and issued to
patients in line with project deliverable
·        
Maintain
an organised, tidy, safe and hygienic nutrition unit in line with the nutrition
unit guidelines.
·        
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Key Result Areas:
·        
A
well maintained, clean and hygienic food store
·        
Reports
produced and submitted on time
·        
Community
awareness carried out and nutritional related illnesses reduced
·        
Malnutrition
case screening conducted and documented



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Action Africa Help
Uganda (AAH U) Nutrition Assistant job opportunity should hold a Higher Diploma in Nutrition Management or
a related field
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience in similar or higher position.
·        
Previous
experience in food and beverage preparation
·        
Excellent
inter-personal and communication skills
·        
Excellent
command of both written and spoken English
·        
Patient
and of a pleasant character
·        
Excellent
presentation skills
·        
Able
to capacity build and develop others
·        
Ability
to mobilize different audiences
·        
Ability
to ride motorcycle, with a valid rider permit
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly
encouraged to submit their applications (together with an updated CV) with at
least three suitable referees and their telephone contacts, a letter from an
Area local Council Representative and send address them to;
Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer,
Action Africa Help Uganda;
Plot 72 Ntinda Road, P O Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
recruitug@actionafricahelp.org. (Please indicate the role you are applying for
in the subject line of your application.)
NB: Applications can be
hand delivered to the district offices and the nearest Action Africa Help
Offices.
Deadline: 28th October
2017
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