Job Description The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.Summary 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 DQAsAny other duties assigned by the supervisor. RequirementsQualifications Hold a minimum of Diploma in Food Nutrition and dietetics from a recognized institution.Must be registered with KNDI. Experience/Competence Minimum 1year experience within an INGO in implementing emergency community nutrition.Experience of Maternal infant and young child nutrition with strong BFHI/BFCI approachesExperience in nutrition survey and assessmentProven 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 desirableFlexible and positive personalityStrong planning and implementation capacityConfident and capable negotiator, communicator, and networker.
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