Islamic Relief Nutrition Officer Job in Mandera / Wajir Kenya

Islamic Relief is an international NGO, established in 1984 in the UK, seeks to promote sustainable Economic and social development by working with local communities through relief and development activities. 
We aim to help the needy regardless of Race, Religion, Color and Gender. Islamic relief is currently running Programmes in Education, Health & Nutrition, Water & Sanitation, Livelihoods Support and Child Welfare sectors. 

IRK also implements seasonal Food Security Programmes including the Ramadan Food Distribution and Qurbani.

Position: Nutrition Officer – Mandera / Wajir

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support provision of comprehensive and quality High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HINI).
  • Support capacity building and OJT for MOH staff and CHWs
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the Nutrition interventions at district/county level in close collaboration with the ministry of health staff and other partners in the area.
  • Represent IR in nutrition coordination meetings with INGOs, CBOs, UN and the local authority
  • Coordinate nutrition meetings within IR and participate in project monitoring, review and evaluation.
  • Participate in joint monitoring and evaluation with MOH and other Nutrition stakeholders in the district/ County
Experience / Qualification
  • Degree in Nutrition or other related field
  • At least 2years experience within an INGO in implementing HINI especially in ASAL areas
  • Proven analytical, communication/ negotiation skills and ability to think strategically
  • Experience in report writing and excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge on SMART and other nutrition surveillance methods will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
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Send in your updated CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to reach us not later than Monday 27th January, 2014 clearly mentioning the position you are applying for. 
CVs will be screened on an ongoing basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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