Nutrition - Sensitive Agriculture 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

2. Nutrition - Sensitive Agriculture Project Officer - 2 Posts
Location: Singida Dodoma

Role Purpose: The Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Officer will work as part of an interdisciplinary team, under the guidance of the Area Programme Manager Singida-Dodoma. She/he will be based in Singida-Dodoma and will be responsible for coordinating with project Nutrition Officers to identify and provide assistance to members of Care Groups. Assistance includes productive asset transfers, agricultural production training, homestead garden support and training, post-harvest handling and storage assistance, and food preservation training. She/he will also manage the formation of village Savings and Loans Groups (VICOBAS) composed of members of Care Groups who voluntarily wish to join. She/he will also be responsible for working closely with Nutrition Officers to identify and train various stakeholders in nutrition-sensitive agriculture including the importance of' diversified household food production and consumption, sanitation and hygiene practices, and gender-equitable household decision making regarding food security resources such as food, food storage items and potable water devices such as filters. He/she will be responsible for ensuring high quality project implementation, monitoring and reporting of all project activities.

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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