National Food and Nutrition Commission of Zambia
Posted Job
7 months ago

Communication and Advocacy Specialist

The National Food and Nutrition Commission is a statutory Body established under an Act of Parliament CAP 308 Chapter 41 of 1967, with the mandate of providing promotional, advisory and regulatory support to government on matters of food and nutrition. In line with its mandate, NFNC with support from partners, is implementing Phase Two (2) of the Multisectoral Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)/ 1st 1000 Most Critical Days Program in various districts across Zambia.

The Institution now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill up positions under this program, at National level:

1.1 Job Purpose

To support NFNC develop and implement Communication and Advocacy strategies, under the 1st 1000 Most Critical Days Program (MCDP).

1.2 Key Result Areas

3. Key Result Areas Principal Accountability (Main Duties)

  • SBCC strategies Develop and Facilitate implementation of the nutrition Communication and Advocacy/SBCC strategies of the MCDP
  • Harmonization of SBCC messages Ensures nutrition SBCC messages are harmonized for different audiences at all levels
  • Coordination Ensure Communication and Advocacy activities among stakeholders are well coordinated, including convening National Communication and Advocacy Technical Working Group
  • Technical support/backstopping Provide technical guidance to sub national Communication and Advocacy Technical Working Groups
  • Education/Promotion materials Assist in identification and development of various nutrition education/promotion materials
  • Reports Generate periodic and progress reports for communication and advocacy activities

1.3 Education And Professional Qualifications:

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Masters’ Degree in Communications, Health Promotion or any related field of study is required
  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience in a reputable organisation
  • Experience in the nutrition sector will be an added advantage
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, and Outlook
  • 1.4 Knowledge And Skills
  • Able to write analytical and technical reports
  • Able to manage Institution website
  • Able to work with people of different culture

Address your application Letter to:

The Administration Manager,

National Food And Nutrition Commission,

Plot 5112, Lumumba Road,

PO Box 32669,


Send your application letter, a CV with traceable three references including their email addresses and contact numbers as well as copies of all relevant documents to: NOTE: Send your application as one PDF document, with your name as document title.

Strictly no hard copies

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted

Application deadline
29 Mar 15:00
Email applications to

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