Nutrition Manager-Mogadishu

Job Details
Employer: International Rescue Committee
Job Title: Nutrition Manager-Mogadishu
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other

Summary of Responsibilities:
Working under the guidance and supervision of the Senior health and nutrition coordinator the Nutrition manager shall be responsible for the overall designing and implementation of a nutrition program that encompasses nutrition surveillance & assessments, hospital feeding, and promotion of mother infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN), nutrition education & counseling and addressing micronutrient deficiencies and the Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM), in all IRC supported health facilities. He/she shall be expected to monitor and ensure improvement and maintenance of public health nutrition performance indicators as per SPHERE/WHO standards in humanitarian settings.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor degree/Diploma in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized University.(Masters in Public Health Nutrition preferred)
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care at program management level is required
  • Knowledge in computer statistical packages such as SMART and basic data analysis skills.
  • Experience in designing and implementing nutrition surveys and other methodologies
  • Registration with KNDI is an added advantage.
  • Experience in managing a nutrition program in emergencies or among refugee/ displaced populations is an added advantage.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.


Full description of this position and application details can be viewed through our website


Deadline for Applications: 07 June 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Publish date: 2018-05-29 00:33:48
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