Health and Nutrition Intern: International Medical Corps (IMC)

Deadline: 23 September 2016

About International Medical Corps (IMC)
International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. International Medical Corps’ mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas where few organizations dare to serve.

Project background
International Medical Corps is anticipating a UNICEF funded nutrition emergency response project to cover Tsholotsho and Gwanda districts. The project focus is on improving the nutritional status of children under five at risk and pregnant and lactating women through strengthened integrated management of acute malnutrition and improved caring practices in Tsholotsho and Gwanda districts. International Medical Corps is therefore seeking qualified candidates for this project.  The positions are contingent upon funding being received from the donor. The incumbents will be based in the targeted areas of operation and will be working closely with Ministry of Health and Child Care in implementation of activities.

Role purpose
The incumbent will be responsible for data capturing, analysis and reporting of activity data. She/he will also support in facilitation of trainings. She/he will work closely with the Nutrition Officer.

Support all nutrition field activities; Assist in planning of key nutrition activities e.g. meetings, trainings or through liaising with MoHCC; Compiling of minutes during meetings as requested; Compilation of key observations from the entered registers monthly and reporting these to the Nutrition Officer; Compilation of registers as well as distribution management of the tools in consultation with the Nutrition/WASH Officer; Data entry and cleaning of any assessment that is managed outside the normal district data management systems

Candidate qualification
Students studying towards a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Social Science or Health from a recognized University with support letters from their learning institutions looking for attachment positions for a period of over 6 months.

To apply
Qualified and interested candidates are required to submit a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae with the job title in the subject line to:
Fluency and proficiency in isiNdebele is a requirement
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