District Nutrition Support Coordinator

Website National Food and Nutrition Commission

The National Food and Nutrition Commission is a statutory body under the Ministry of Health, with a mandate of providing promotional, and advisory support to government on matters of food and nutrition. The Institution now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:

1.0 DISTRICT NUTRITION SUPPORT COORDINATOR-KAPUTA

This is a short term employment contract, with possibility of renewal.

1.1 JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate planning and implementation of nutrition programmes under the Scaling up
Nutrition program.

1.2 KEY RESULT AREAS

1.3. KEY RESULT AREA PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY (MAIN DUTIES)

Coordination- Coordinates planning and implementation of the food and nutrition multisectoral plans in the district through the District Nutrition Coordinating Committees (DNCCs)

Management- Efficiently and effectively manages financial and material resources assigned to him/her in order to ensure appropriate utilization and accountability.

Monitoring & Evaluation- Participates actively in monitoring and evaluation of the minimum packages of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive in order to assess their effectiveness and impact.

Technical support/backstopping- Provides technical supportive services and backstopping to stakeholders in order to ensure effective implementation of the minimum packages of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive interventions.

Performance- Management Regularly interacts with district level sector nutrition focal points and other technical staff to ensure planned activities are implemented to achieve expected results/outputs.

Documentation- Facilitates documentation and sharing processes, lessons learned and best practices with other stakeholders and districts.

Reports- Prepares and submits progress and annual reports to NFNC and the District Commissioner’s Office, as well as sharing reports with DNCC committee members.

1.4 EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nutrition or Public Health
  • Minimum Three years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Outlook, & any data analysis package
  • Not more than 50 years of age

1.5 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Able to write analytical and technical reports
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Able to work with people of different culture

Address your application letter to:

THE ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
NATIONAL FOOD AND NUTRITION COMMISSION
PLOT 5112, LUMUMBA ROAD
P.O BOX 32669
LUSAKA

Send your application letter, a CV with traceable three references including their email addresses and contact numbers as well as copies of all relevant documents to [email protected]

The closing date for receiving applications is Monday 24TH August 2020

NOTE:

  • Those in Northern Province and Kaputa in particular, will have an added advantage
  • Should be ready to start work immediately
  • Also note that only short listed applicants will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to nfnchr@gmail.com

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