Wednesday, August 19, 2009

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Jobs and Career Opportunities: Nutrition Manager

The International Rescue Committee seeks to fill the following positions for its Kenya and Somali Programs

Nutrition Manager (Based in Lodwar)

Job Summary

The position is responsible for the overall implementation of an integrated community based therapeutic program.

The Nutrition Manager shall be the technical focal point for nutrition aspects of IRC health programs in Turkana.

He/She shall be expected to monitor and ensure improvement and maintenance of public nutrition performance indicators as per MOH/WHO standards at the community level.

Working with Partners, the nutritionist shall be the overall in charge of selective feeding programs that targets malnourished children, pregnant and lactating mothers and other vulnerable groups in accordance with agreed strategy on health and nutrition, IMAM national protocols

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietics, at least three years working experience working in complex, multifaceted, health and nutrition program.
  • Knowledge of national and international minimum standards in health program service delivery including MOH, SPHERE, WHO, proven capacity in health systems development, particularly health programs touching on child survival or nutrition, computer literacy, relevant software skills and statistical packages.
Candidates who meet the required qualifications for Nutrition Manager Position are invited to submit their applications with a cover letter specifying how you meet the qualification criteria and CV with current contact of three professional referees to the following email address: hr @ kenya.theirc.org; OR on the envelope to Human Resource Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O Box 62727-00200 Nairobi by 1st September 2009.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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