Germany NGO Jobs – Nutritionist at Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Job Title:     Nutritionist
Organisation:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods and
Nutrition Expert
About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest
Non-Governmental Aid and development agencies in Germany. We campaign against
worldwide hunger and for sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting
site-appropriate farming, establishing access to clean water, sanitation and
hygiene, improving healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as
well as promoting skills development for youth.
Job Summary: The Nutritionist
supports nutrition-related behaviour change in RIAS. The incumbent also
supports capacity building, supervision and backstopping of Farmer Field School
(FFS) Facilitators who train nutrition leaders. Further, the incumbent will
support other project nutrition activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Support monthly trainings of
    FFS-Facilitators and subsequent community level trainings.
  • Conduct supportive supervision and
    on-the-job mentoring at community level.
  • Work with change agents at district and
    community level.
  • Support the preparation of quality
    reports, learning, other documents.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by
    supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the
    Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Nutritionist job placement should preferably hold a
    BSc in nutrition, public health or community  development.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant
    experience in preventive nutrition and/or behaviour change.
  • Excellent skills in reporting (English),
    training, mobilization and sensitization.
  • Possess a clean and valid motorcycle
    driving license.
  • Willingness to live in a rural, semi-urban
    environment and to travel.
  • Good computer skills i.e. proficiency in
    MS Office.
  • Madi, Kakwa, Lugbara, Arabic is desirable.
  • Work experience in West Nile and cultural
    awareness (host, refugee) is desirable.
  • Desirable experience: community-level programming,
    nutrition-sensitive programme, support supervision, post-harvest handling,
    IYCFI NACS, radio shows, drama groups, electronic data collection.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Welthungerhilfe as Nutritionists should
send a cover letter and updated CV (in one file), relevant highest
degree/certification, valid motorcycle licence proof  to: uga.arua.office@welthungerhilfe.de or send
a hard copy to the Welthungerhilfe office:
Plot 34 Mt Wati Avenue, Anyafio East Cell, Arua.
NB: Women are highly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 31st December 2017

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