National Nutrition Officer

15 Oct 2016 | 07:02 | 27 Oct 2016 Closed

World Food Programme

  • Africa , Tanzania , Dar es Salaam
  • Health Professionals

Job Description

We are looking for National Nutrition Officer



Education: Advanced University degree in Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition, Food Technology, Medicine or other relevant field. Experience: • Experience working with governments on developing nutrition policies and/or implementing a nutrition programme (within food security or health). • Experience conduct ing nutritional assessments, analysed data and drafted recommendations for programme. • Experience working in multiple countries. • Experience working in both emergencies and development context. Knowledge and Skills: Good working knowledge with Microsoft Software applications. Proficiency in use of computers, spreadsheets and data software. Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili

1. Provide technical advice to Country Office on nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programme and policy issues including assessment and analysis, the choice of objectives, activities, transfer modalities and commodity choice for nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programming in line with WFP standards and processes. 2. Support the strengthening of national nutrition initiatives, including the development of national government policies related to nutrition as well as nutrition strategies. action plans, protocols and guidelines in line with the SUN Movement and international guidance and current evidence. 3. Work with staff in procurement, logistics, finance, other programme units and other divisions to ensure effective design and delivery of WFP nutrition programming. 4. Provide support for operational partnerships, including inter-agency collaboration, to ensure a strong multi-sectorial response to nutrition in both emergency and non-emergency settings.

Company Profile

World Food Programme

The breathtaking beauty of Tanzania makes it easy to forget that this East African country is categorised as a least developed and low-income food deficit country with more than 40 percent of the population living in chronic food-deficit regions, where irregular rainfall causes recurring food shortages.


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