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

Nutrition 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:

3.1 Job Purpose

To support NFNC to effectively coordinate implementation of the 1st 1000 Most Critical Days Program Two (MCDP 2)

3.2 Key Result Areas

3. Key Result Area Principal Accountability (Main Duties)

  • Planning Facilitate the development of Multispectral plans at national, provincial and district levels
  • Convergence of Interventions Promote convergence of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive interventions
  • Quality Assurance Ensure quality assurance in the implementation of nutrition intervention activities
  • Government Networking Meetings Organize periodic Government Networking meetings
  • Roll out tracking Ensure tracking of MCDP 2 roll out plan
  • Joint Annual Assessment Support the facilitation of JAA, and generate the JAA report for SUN activities
  • Technical backstopping Organize technical backstopping to PNCCs and DNCCs
  • Reports Generate periodic and progress reports for program activities

3.3 Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Masters’ Degree in Nutrition or Public Health is required
  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience in the nutrition sector
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, and Outlook
  • 3.4 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,


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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