Action Africa Help International (AAH-I)
Posted Job
about 1 year ago

Nutrition Field Supervisors x5

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is regional African – led non- governmental organization that supports livelihood – challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well – being and standard of living. With Country Programs in South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Somalia and Kenya, AAH-I has over 20 years ‘experience working with communities in conflict and post –conflict situation

Action Africa Help International Zambia (AAHZ) is partnering with the Catholic Relief Service (CRS) to improve the nutritional situation of people living in food insecure households in Kawambwa and Mansa districts, especially women of reproductive age and children under 2 years. AAHZ will support in the implementation of the Care Group intervention of the Food and Nutrition Security for Enhanced Resilience (FANSER) Luapula project in Kawambwa district. AAHZ will work with CRS to reach the target of 9,000 women of reproductive age who receive an integrated package of nutrition services. The project covers twenty eight (28) months, starting from September 2019.

In order to achieve that, AAH-I is seeking to recruit well qualified, experienced and innovative individuals to fill the following positions:

Position Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reports to: Programme Manager

Location: Kawambwa

Job Purpose

To oversee Health Promoters, Sanitation Promoters and Nutrition Volunteers and high-quality delivery of household lessons

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing nutrition situation and prevailing trends
  • Sensitizing vulnerable communities on malnutrition and ways of improving household food security and nutrition supporting sustainable activities such as agriculture to support better nutrition
  • Conducting demonstrations in food processing, and training on preservation of locally available foods
  • Collaborate with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to set up monitoring and reporting mechanisms and participate in M&E activities as necessary

Required qualifications:

  • Diploma in nutrition and food sciences
  • At least three (3) years practical experience implementing community food and nutrition activities in government or non-governmental organisations
  • Experience in planning, budgeting, coordination and managing results
  • Proven ability to provide representation at donor and District level meetings
  • Skills and attributes needed:
  • Self-starter and able to work well under pressure
  • Innovative with good interpersonal and organisation skills
  • Team builder

How to Apply

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and minimum of three (3) referees must be sent via email:

Application deadline
9 Aug 15:00
Email applications to
zambia@actionafricahelp.org

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