Nutrition Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Kigali


Job: Nutrition Officer


Level: 5.II

Reports To: Director of Community Programs Unit

No. of Positions: 1

Deadline: 22/Feb/2018

Job Description

Support line institutions to strengthen nutrition education in schools and higher learning institutions through curricular and extracurricular activities.
Work with appropriate institutions in emergency preparedness and response in areas for nutrition and food security of families and individuals.
Support the implementation of Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition promotion intervention.
Support district in the implementation of Community
Based Food and Nutrition Program
Strengthen the in – service training on relevant health services and key practices to prevention of chronic malnutrition and link with agriculture related training.
Support and reinforce the nutritional surveillance system With NCD Division
Support the prevention and management of diet related non – communicable diseases strategies with Ministry of Education
Support the improving food and nutrition in schools strategy With MPD
Secure supplies and commodities are provided to district and health centers With PMEBS Division.
Support in the design and implementation of multilevel monitoring and evaluation of the Nutrition interventions With none Health Ministries
Collaboration with MINALOC and MINAGRI and other Ministries to elaborate national nutrition strategies and guidelines.
Active collaboration and participation in the National 1st 1000 Days Campaign and assuring it is sustained
Collaboration with MINAGRI and MINALOC and other institutions communication and advocacy strategies for food and nutrition.

Job Profile

Masters Degree in Public Health/International Health and development


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