Nutritionist: CARE

Deadline: 25 September 2016

Duty station: Masvingo
Position Code: CTP-NU16

CARE International in Zimbabwe is recruiting for an emergency cash transfer project targeting food insecure areas of Masvingo and Midlands provinces. The organisation seeks to recruit outstanding candidates who are known for their excellence, professionalism, integrity and who are committed to providing support to vulnerable communities in remote locations of the targeted provinces. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the position posted below for the project which is anticipated to run for 7 months.

Job summary
The Nutritionist will be responsible for providing nutrition technical support to the project.

Key duties and responsibilities
Preparing food security and nutrition strategies in line with project work plan; Preparing training manuals and schedules for project staff and partners on Social Analysis and Action (SAA) gender, decision making and equity; Providing technical backstopping on food security and nutrition to program staff and partners; Conducting process monitoring to the Districts on child nutrition and maternal health; Developing and facilitating implementation of strategies to increase dietary diversity at HH level; Supporting the engagement of community leaders, fathers, grandmothers on nutrition, time burden and gender parity in decision making; Developing and reviewing monitoring tools for sharing with key partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications, skills and experience
Degree in Nutrition/Public Health or equivalent; 4-5 years’ experience in Nutrition or related programs; Experience working in a communal environment and working with rural communities and its leadership; Excellent report writing skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply
Interested and qualified persons should send their Curriculum Vitae and Application Letters by the 25th of September 2016 quoting the position code on the subject for email applications to:

NB. These are urgent recruitments; short listing will proceed as applications are received. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.