Nutrition Officer Job 2023 at Nairobi by WFP

Nutrition Officer Job 2023 at Nairobi by WFP Career. WFP, an international NGO Operating in Kenya, is currently searching for a highly qualified Nutrition Officer to join their team.

Nutrition Officer Job 2023 at Nairobi by WFP

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Nutrition Officer

Number of Vacant Post:

  • 01 (One) Post

Organization Name:

  • World Food Programme (WFP)

Last Date to Apply

  • 16th March 2023

Job Location

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Education Requirement:

  • Advanced University degree in Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition, Food Technology, Medicine or other relevant field.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional in experience in public health and nutrition programme management.

Language Required:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Strengthening the capacity of WFP staff, partners, and national and regional governments to prepare for and respond to nutrition problems.
  • Provide technical support to the government of Kenya on national nutrition-related initiatives, including the development of nutrition policies, strategies, action plans, protocols and guidelines, as well as policy development in areas complementary to nutrition (e.g., social protection, health, agriculture, and education, resilience building) in line with international guidance and current evidence.
  • Provide technical guidance and support for the handing over and transitions of WFP-led malnutrition treatment programmes to Country governments.
  • Work with senior management and relevant programme units to ensure effective advocacy, design and delivery of WFP nutrition programming.
  • Oversee operational and strategic partnerships, including inter-agency collaboration with key agencies such as UNICEF, UNHCR, and UNAIDS, NGOs and engagement with government and the donor community to ensure a strong multi-sectorial response to nutrition and HIV.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working in emergencies and development context in multiple countries.
  • Experience in design for nutrition specific and sensitive programmes or approaches (directly or with government).
  • Experience with nutrition in emergency or refugee context.
  • Experience with designing and implementing social behavior change communication.
  • Experience maintaining pipelines, developing systems and approaches for nutrition
  • Experience building strategic partnerships with multiple governments to raise awareness on nutrition related issues.

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