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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.
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    Job Description

    • Working under the guidance of the Senior Nutrition Officer. The Nutritionist will be the team leader and will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the Emergency grant Nutrition interventions on MIYCN practices:
    • He/she will be responsible for day-to-day data compilation.

    Key Responsibilities

    • In support of the nutrition officer plan and support the distribution of family MUAC tapes to families in the targeted areas.
    • In collaboration with the ministry of health conduct trainings to M2MSGs on MIYCN practices during Covid – 19 Pandemic.
    • Train and mentor families including CHEWs and CHVs on family MUAC approach.
    • Support the nutrition officer in the development of wok plans for the activities to be implemented.
    • Plan and conduct training on Growth Monitoring Promotion (GMP), IMAM and MIYCN to other mainstream health professionals.
    • Offer nutrition support through counselling to individuals with medical conditions including Comprehensive Care Clinic clients.
    • Compile and submit donor and IRC Nutrition Program weekly, biweekly, and monthly reports of all the activities implemented,
    • Support the nutrition officer in Monitoring budget spending in line with spending plan and ensure diligence in grants utilization including timely spending and value for money.
    • Liaise with supply Chain Department in logistical program supplies, procurement and monitor supply control.
    • Support MOH on DQAs
    • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.



    • Hold a minimum of Diploma in Food Nutrition and dietetics from a recognized institution.
    • Must be registered with KNDI.


    • Minimum 1year experience within an INGO in implementing emergency community nutrition.
    • Experience of Maternal infant and young child nutrition with strong BFHI/BFCI approaches
    • Experience in nutrition survey and assessment
    • Proven analytical, communication/ negotiation skills and ability to think strategically.
    • Experience in report writing and excellent computer skills.
    • Ability to work in hardship areas (previous experience in a camp setting will be an added advantage)
    • Fluency in Nga’Turkana desirable
    • Flexible and positive personality
    • Strong planning and implementation capacity
    • Confident and capable negotiator, communicator, and networker.

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