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The National Food and Nutrition Commission is a statutory Body under the Ministry of Health, with the mandate of providing promotional, advisory and regulatory support to government on matters of food and nutrition. The Institution now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:
 
1.0 DISTRICT NUTRITION SUPPORT COORDINATOR
 

1.1 JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate planning and implementation of the 1st 1000 Most Critical days Programme in the District in order to contribute to reduction of malnutrition.
 

1.2 KEY RESULT AREAS
 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY (MAIN DUTIES)
 
Coordination
Coordinates planning and implementation of the food and nutrition multisectoral plans in the district through the District Nutrition Coordinating Committees (DNCCs)
 

Management

Efficiently and effectively manages financial and material resources assigned to her in order to ensure appropriate utilization and accountability.
 

Monitoring & Evaluation

Participates actively in monitoring and evaluation of the minimum packages of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive in order to assess their effectiveness and impact.
 

Technical support/backstopping

Provides technical supportive services and backstopping to stakeholders in order to ensure effective implementation of the minimum packages of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive interventions
 

Performance Management

Regularly interacts with district level sector nutrition focal points and other technical staff to ensure planned activities are implemented to achieve expected results/outputs
 

Documentation

Facilitates documentation and sharing processes, lessons learned and best practices with other stakeholders and districts
 

Reports

Prepares and submits progress and annual reports to NFNC and the District Commissioner’s Office, as well as sharing reports with DNCC committee members.
 
1.3 EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 

 Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
 Bachelors’ Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Dev. Studies, Social Work & related field of
study
 Minimum Three years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization
 Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Outlook, & any data analysis package

 Not more than 50 years of age
 

1.4 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
 Able to write analytical and technical reports
 Able to communicate effectively in English

 Able to work with people of different culture
 

Send your application letter, a CV with traceable three references including their email addresses
and contact numbers as well as copies of all relevant documents to:
THE ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
NATIONAL FOOD AND NUTRITION COMMISSION
PLOT 5112, LUMUMBA ROAD
P.O BOX 32669

LUSAKA
 

The closing date for receiving applications is Monday 11TH FEBRUARY 2019

Candidates should be willing to work in any SUN District in Zambia
 

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