No Experience Community Nutrition Intern Jobs – International Potato Center (CIP)

Job Title:             Community Nutrition Intern
Organization:  International Potato Center (CIP)
Duty Station:   Uganda
About US:
The International
Potato Center (CIP) was founded in 1971 as a research-for-development
organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato and andean roots and tubers.
It delivers innovative science-based solutions to enhance access to affordable
nutritious food, foster inclusive sustainable business and employment growth,
and drive the climate resilience of root and tuber agri-food systems.
Headquartered in Lima, Peru, CIP has a research presence in more than 20
countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
CIP is a CGIAR
research center, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR
science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition
security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research
is carried out by 15 CGIAR centers in close collaboration with hundreds of
partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society
organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.
Job Summary: The
Community Nutrition Intern will be responsible  for a Scaling up program “Development and
Delivery of Biofortified Crops at Scale (DDBIO)” in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Dedicate his/her time working in districts
linked to the OFSP seed and root value chain and work with the respective
district, national governments and other development partners to promote
nutrition sensitive agriculture and biofortification in Uganda.
·       Assist the CIP Nutrition Scientist to
coordinate nutrition sensitive agriculture activities around biofortified
orange-fleshed sweetpotato in selected districts.
·       Assist in designing, overseeing
implementation of nutrition education, communication and behavior change
activities in the OFSP value chains.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a bachelor’s
degree in any of the following: – Bachelor of Science in Food Science and
Technology, Bachelor of science in nutrition, Bachelor of science in
agriculture
·       Knowledge on community nutrition especially
on the use of MYCAN in nutritional training is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
And submit your
cover letter and a CV demonstrating relevant expertise.
Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
CIP does not charge
a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting,
processing or training). CIP also does not concern itself with information on
applicants’ bank accounts.
Deadline: 3rd March
2020
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