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

Capacity Building Expert

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:

2.1 Job Purpose

To support NFNC develop and implementation Capacity building programs, for effective implementation of the 1st 1000 Most Critical Days Program (MCDP)

2.2 Key Result Areas

3. Key Result Area Principal Accountability (Main Duties)

  • Nutrition Workforce report Support NFNC with review and updating of the nutrition workforce report
  • Short trainings Organize short trainings in program management for Provincial and District Coordinators as well as the DNCCs and WNCCs
  • MCDP Management Plan Help coordinate institutional management development plan for the MCDP for various levels
  • In service Curriculum Review Inservice curriculum for various stakeholders implementing nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive interventions
  • Reports Generate periodic and progress reports for communication and advocacy activities

2.3 Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Masters’ Degree in Nutrition or any related field of study is required
  • A qualification in teaching methodology or curriculum development will be an added advantage
  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience in a reputable organisation
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, and Outlook

2.4 Knowledge And Skills

  • Able to write analytical and technical reports
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Able to work with people of different culture
  • Experience in training

Address your application Letter to:

The Administration Manager,

National Food And Nutrition Commission,

Plot 5112, Lumumba Road,

PO Box 32669,

Lusaka.

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
nfnchr@gmail.com

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