Nutritionist German NGO Jobs – Action Africa Help International (AAH)




Job Title:         Nutritionist
Organisation: Action Africa
Help International (AAH)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Officer
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
Nutritionist will provide nutritional awareness services to the community and
patients with nutritional deficits in line with donor and AAH guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Advise/Counsel
people with nutritional problems
·        
Take
part in the community outreach services for adequate nutritional awareness
promotion
·        
Provide
special nutritional advise and services for therapeutic purposes
·        
Build
the capacity of staff and the community groups on proper nutrition
·        
Participate
in research activities that will uplift the current nutritional
knowledge bank and support the efforts to have a healthy community
·        
Ensure
malnutrition case screening and growth monitoring is carried out and
appropriate corrective actions implemented
·        
Ensure
kitchen food stores and other equipment are kept clean and safe from
contaminants and theft
·        
Ensure
SFP and TFP nutrition are carried out
·        
Take
charge and ensure the MCH nutrition programme is carried out, monitor and
evaluate its impact
·        
Responsible
for proper records management on activities under nutrition services
·        
Responsible
for nutrition related HIV programmes
·        
Prepare
and submit monthly reports on time for inclusion in the overall programme
progress report
·        
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Key Result Areas:
·        
Number
of community outreach services
·        
Monthly
reports submitted
·        
Malnutrition
case screening and growth monitoring is carried out



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Action Africa Help
Uganda (AAH U) Nutritionist job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in nutrition and human
dietetics and / or a related field from a recognized institution of
higher learning.
·        
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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