Fresher Nutrition Officer MCHN Non-profit Jobs – Save the Children International
Job Title: Nutrition Officer MCHN
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Nutrition Officer MCHN will support implementing quality Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) activities at the health facilities in one of the 2 targeted settlements. The Nutrition Officer – MCHN will work with Save the Children’s field office to ensure the prevention of stunting among children from 6 to 23 months and pregnant and lactating women in respect to the donor standards and the increase of attendance for MNCH services
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant for the Save the Children Nutrition Officer MCHN job placement should hold a Diploma in nutrition with minimum two years working experience with NGOs.
- One year of working experience in IMAM or Maternal and Child Health program.
- Experience in nutrition program and community work.
- Experience in training of volunteers on IMAM program.
- Good capacity to work in a team and flexibility and good interpersonal and communication skills
- Experience working in a refugee context
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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