Community Development Facilitator – Health and Nutrition NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

 

Job Title:    Community Development
Facilitator – Health and Nutrition

Organisation: Food
for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

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 Asia,
Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland,
Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all
forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of
Adjumani, 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 Community Development Facilitator – Health
and Nutrition is responsible for supporting all health and nutrition activities
within the cluster. In addition to the specific duties outlined below, the CDF-
Health & Nutrition will be responsible for providing technical support and
supervision to the health volunteer teams; contributing to reporting and data
collection; initiating leading monitoring visits to supported facilities, and
providing technical input, writing and budgetary input for new program design. The
person MUST have a valid motorcycle RIDING PERMIT, including the ability to
RIDE

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Program delivery

·       
Work
closely with the Program Area Manager to achieve program objectives and targets
effectively and efficiently.

·       
Implement
train Cascade lead volunteers

Coordination and
reporting

·       
Facilitate
coordination meetings, advocacy meetings and awareness raising sessions at the
community level, together with community health promoters/volunteers.

·       
Collect
and compile project data regularly to submit to the Program Area Manager,
including case studies, success stories and photographs of facilities.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Health-related sector, Food science,
Nutrition and relevant work experience

·       
At least
Four (4) years’ practical experience working in communities with Health and
Nutrition practices and experience.

·       
Previous
work in a refugee context is an added advantage.

 

Note: Employment
with FH offers an attractive package which include a good salary commensurate
to one’s role, hardship allowance depending on location, a good medical
insurance package for the staff and dependents, Provident fund, GPA and
provision for other statutory requirements. FHU is an equal opportunity
employer.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position
applied for in the Subject line and 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: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org. Please note that only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case
you do not hear from FH by 12th April 2021.

 

Deadline: 22nd March 2021 

 

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