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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 24, 2022
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  • Africa Youth Growth Foundation is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.
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    Nutritionist

    Project Title:

    With financing from the World Bank, the Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria (ANRiN) project aims to increase the utilization of quality, cost-effective nutrition services for pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls, and children under five years of age in select areas of Nigeria’s territory.


    We are recruiting to fill the position below:
    Job Title: Nutritionist

    Job Purpose: Responsible for sensitization, advice, and guiding of team and beneficiaries on best nutrition plans/practices. Also responsible for beneficiaries' counseling in cases needed.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop work plans and activity budgets for the ANRiN Project
    • Ensure timely and quality implementation of activities under the project according to approved work plans and in line with the donor’s regulations
    • Plan logistics and resources needs for the activities to be carried out
    • Support the work of the Project Director
    • Work in collaboration with the ANRIN team so activities under the project are in coordination and synergy with the larger program
    • Support the MEAL team to collect and analyse the data related to the project
    • Conduct regular monitoring of activities, document findings, and provide recommendations to inform improvements in programme implementation
    • Produce reports as required by the program
    • Ensure regular communication and sharing of lessons learned and challenges with the programme team and partners
    • Participate in meetings, training, and other assessment/events as required

    Education and Experience/qualifications:

    The ideal candidate should have;

    • Master’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (public health/nutrition) with a minimum of 5 years of experience;
    • Demonstrated experience in working on nutrition-related issues with multi-sectoral teams in developing countries. Experience from African countries will be an asset;
    • Familiarity with analytical tools and ability to translate theoretical concepts into practical approaches for operational work; and
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written) in English. Knowledge of other Nigerian languages will be an asset.   

    Skills / Competencies:

    • Ability to work in partnership with government and other organisations’ staff.
    • Independence, adaptability, and flexibility.
    • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
    • Commitment to AYGF’s mission, values, and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities, and health and safety).
    • Strong personal, supervisory, and time management skills;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    • Excellent analytical and Organisational skills;
    • Excellent level of computer literacy.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for the application and addressed to "The Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)",   indicating the position applied on the subject line.

    Note

    AYGF is an equal opportunity employer, women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

    Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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