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District Project Officers – Nutrition SUN II x3

Save the Children International

This is a Full-time position in Kaoma posted 15/10/2020.

District Project Officers – Nutrition SUN II x3 Jobs in Save the Children International Kaoma vacancies in Kaoma at Save the Children International

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children. Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to
survival, protection, development and participation. In Zambia, Save the
Children works in the following Thematic areas: Education, Health& Nutrition,
Child Protection, Child Rights Governance and Child Poverty; including
Humanitarian response. Save the Children wishes to invite qualified
individuals to apply for the following position:

Position: District Project Officers – Nutrition SUN II x3
Duty Station: Kaoma, Kalabo, & Shangombo

Role Purpose:

This position will work closely with Government of the Republic of Zambia
GRZ line ministries such as Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Livestock and
Fisheries and Community Development at district to plan, implement and
evaluate evidence-based nutrition interventions and improve coordination and
linkages between health and other sectors at district, and community levels.
This will ensure the quality delivery of the First 1,000 Most Critical Days
Programme II MCDP II in the district.

The incumbent will be reporting to Provincial Coordinator – Nutrition


–>Support planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of multi-sectoral nutrition programmes and the 1000 Most Critical Days Program II in the district.
–>Strengthen capacity of Community Volunteers, Care Groups and District staff from the Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Local Government and Housing and Community Development in planning and delivery of Multi-sectoral nutrition activities in the targeted communities and households.
–>Contribute to the analysis, synthesis, and reporting of program outputs and results in close collaboration with the M&E officer, and ensure incorporation of lessons-learned into ongoing implementation.
–>Contribute to development of annual work plans and budgets and training plans and ensure that they are informed by needs on the grounds.
–>Support the integration of cross-cutting themes e.g. Gender equality within the multi-sectoral nutrition programming.
–>Represent SUN II at District Coordination meetings such as District Development Coordination Committee, District Nutrition Coordination committee DNCC and other meetings relevant to health, food security, WASH and Social Protection.
–>Provide Technical support and guidance to the District Nutrition Coordination Committee DNCC, Government line ministries and Community structures in the implementation of Multi-sectoral nutrition activities and the First 1,000 Most Critical Days Programme II MCDP II.
–>Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual multi-sectoral nutrition reports and technical updates.


–>A Bachelor’s in Public Health / Nutrition/ Food and Nutrition
–>At least 5 years of experience in planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of evidence-based high impact multi-sectoral nutrition programs in Zambia, ideally through a combination of facility and community-based experience.
–>Significant experience working collaboratively and productively with a range of partners, including GRZ, CSOs, and communities.
–>Strong experience and background in capacity-building, including participatory facilitation approaches with communities and competency-based training.
–>Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability and commitment to work concurrently on multiple priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
–>Excellent oral and written communication skills; fluency in English and Lozi

The post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within
reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

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**Closing Date** : 26 Oct, 2020

District Project Officers – Nutrition SUN II x3 Jobs in Save the Children International Kaoma vacancies in Kaoma at Save the Children International

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