Nutrition Project Officer - Save The Children

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Save the Children has been working in Tanzania for more than 30 years. We're working with government, local organizations and other international agencies to reduce child rnalnulrition, improve new-born and maternal health, strengthen child protection systems for vulnerable children, promote children's participation and contribution to policy and resource allocation for services which concern them, support the national 1-11V/TB strategy through the Global Fund program, and respond to emergencies, We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated and results oriented individual with strong technical skills, and a commitment to the promotion of children's rights to fill the following positions

1. Nutrition Project Officer - Singida/Dodoma - 2 Posts
Location: Singida/Dodoma

Role Purpose: The Nutrition Project Officer will work as part of an interdisciplinary team, under the guidance of the Area Programme Manager. The Nutrition Project Officer will be based in Singida-Dodoma and will be responsible for the health and nutrition aspects of the project's objective to improve access to and use of nutritious foods. She/he will focus primarily on maternal child health and nutrition (MCHN), targeting the first 1,000 days, with the pregnant and lactating women and children under the age of five as the primary beneficiaries. She/he will be responsible for the selection of civil society organization (CSO) partners; the formation and training of Care Groups; and working with technical advisors to develop materials needed for Care Group and SBCC activities. The Nutrition Project Officer will also work with Agriculture Project Officers to provide technical input for diversified household food production and consumption and nutrition-sensitive agriculture extension materials and activities. He/she will be responsible for ensuring high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting.

How to apply for the position:
Please read the full details of the position at https://tanzania.savethechildren.net/jobs and apply as instructed. Only submit cover letter and recent  Curriculum Vitae in a single file. Do not attach any certificate at this stage, applications with certificates attachment shall not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for Interview.
Application closing Date: 04th December 2016

Source: The Guardian 24th Nov. 2016


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