Project Coordinator -Nutrition Job Vacancies – Food for the Hungry (FH)

Job Title:        Project Coordinator -Nutrition
Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To:     Program Area Manager
About US:
Food
for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development
organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently
operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden,
United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to human
suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is
operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale,
Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of
Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk
Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
Job Summary:   The Project Coordinator -Nutrition will
report to the Program Area Manager with dotted lines to the Regional Program
Manager. The person will work closely with Health and Nutrition Specialist to
ensure technical standards in Food for the Hungry Uganda health and nutrition
programming, including support and capacity building of project health and nutrition
staff. The person will actively travel to the field to support the health and
nutrition teams.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Technically lead the WFP nutrition program in Palabek Settlement.
·      
Ensure timely implementation of the proposed donor activities through
health and nutrition specialists and support from other stakeholders.
·      
Monitor health situation on the ground and advise Program Area Manager
accordingly
·      
Ensure availability of and compliance with health and nutrition cluster,
MOH and internationally used technical guidelines and protocols(IMAM
guidelines)
·      
Ensure that programs are implemented according to recognized
international standards with appropriate monitoring and evaluation plan
·      
Enhance technical and health and nutrition management skills of project
staff through ensuring the provision of formal & informal trainings
·      
Ensure that appropriate medical and nutrition protocols and data
collection forms are available and used at TSFP and MCHN distribution sites.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal candidate should have a Nutrition/Food Science Technology
degree; preferably with a Master’s in Public Health or Human Nutrition
·      
Experience in Nutritional Assessments and working in a humanitarian
context.
·      
At least  three years of experience
required
·      
Must have excellent communications skills, both oral and written
·      
Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
·      
Must have motorcycle riding skills with a valid and clean permit and be
willing to access communities by motorcycle
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only
electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact
details of three referees, addressed to:
The
Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to:  recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org
Deadline:   10th December 2019
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