Fresher Nutrition Assistant NGO Job Careers – AMREF Health Africa

Organisation: AMREF
Health Africa
Duty Station:
About US:
AMREF Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary:  The Nutrition Assistant is the project
nutritional technical person responsible for all nutritional related
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the implementation of nutritional activities
    including capacity building of community nutritional structures.
  • Ensure that all activity reports are prepared and submitted to the
    project manager for sharing with all the relevant stake holders
    periodically after implementation.
  • Identify potential problems in the project implementation and
    discuss remedial action with project authorities or report to appropriate
  • Establish mechanism of capturing, analyzing, reporting and
    interpreting findings (Indicators) and best practices in relation to
    complementary activities and their objectives.
  • Support organizational learning by documenting the program impact
    and dissemination of lessons learnt through success stories.
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Nutrition Assistant job placement
    should a Bachelor of Science in nutrition.
  • The individual with relevant work experience (previous experience
    implementing a health project and an ability to relate effectively and
    understands the socio economic and Cultural situation of the project area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, decision making
    and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and
cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in
Uganda via Email to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
Preferred candidates should be residents of Arua District. We regret that only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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