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Job Vacancies at World Vision, Nutrition Officer – Nyarugusu – 2 Positions

JOB PURPOSE

To facilitate effective implementation of nutritional activities designated for Supplementary Feeding Program targeting children under five, Pregnant and Lactating Women (PWL) and vulnerable groups.

As technical specialty will ensure provision of quality Nutritional education, community screening, proper admission and discharge processes as well as right food products issuing to targeted individuals.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES
% of timeActivityEnd Results
20%Participate into development of action plans to address barriers for effective adoption of improved nutrition practicesAction plans developed and shared with key Supervisor
35%Design and ensure provision of quality nutritional education and counselling to pregnant and lactating women, people living with HIV aids, moderate malnourished cases children under two and children under five of age in collaboration with RNV’sSessions developed and executed
15%Organize and ensure effective home visits to eligible beneficiariesQuality home visits made
10%Ensure presence of circle and daily food distribution plans and ensure that they are known to all key stakeholders  Plans developed and shared accordingly
5%Supervise and support Refugee Nutrition Volunteers in delivering nutrition services in the implementation area.RNVs assumed their roles precisely
5%Ensure that food commodities are handled as per commodities principles,Absence of loses and internal controls enhanced
10%Compile periodical food distribution reports and nutritional updates reportsQuality reports adhered too 
KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE
Required Professional ExperienceOne-year experience in working with humanitarian operations,Experience in implementing Nutritional programsExperience in working with refugee programs
Required Education,training, license,registration, andcertificationTraining in nutrition programs, response trainings,
Preferred Knowledgeand QualificationsDegree in Nutrition field from a recognized institution
Travel and/orWork EnvironmentRequirement Refugee camps PhysicalRequirementsShould be physically fitLanguageRequirementsEnglish and Swahili
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Contact (within WV or outside WV)Reason for contactFrequency of contact
WFP Field staffThey are always on ground witnessing distribution process hence effective communication is essentialDaily
UNHCR Field StaffTo resolve challenges associated with beneficiaries registrationDaily
Plan InternationalFor child protection issues associated with food servicesDaily
Refugee community leadersInformation dissemination to the communities at largeRegularly
EDP staffFood requests from the store and any communication related to food deliveryRegularly
   
DECISION MAKING
The role needs minimal discussion making
CORE COMPETENCIES – For all positions, select the top 3 prioritized competencies from below. Click here for a quick overview of our Core Competencies.
☐ Be Safe and Resilient☒ Deliver Results☐ Build Relationships☒ Be Accountable☐ Learn and Develop☐ Improve and Innovate☒ Partner and Collaborate☐ Embrace Change
For Management positions only, select the top 2 prioritized competencies from below.
☒ Model Self-Management☒ Engage, Influence, Leadand Grow Others☐ Run an Effectiveand Agile Organisation☐ Develop the Organisationfor the Future

The deadline for submitting the application is 24 January 2022.

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