IRC Nutrition Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

IRC Nutrition Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IRC Uganda looking for “Nutrition Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before February 15, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Nutrition Officer Jobs 2024

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on February 06, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Officer to be based in Kiryandongo, Uganda.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Nutrition Officer
Location Kiryandongo, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline February 15, 2024

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Provide overall technical leadership and direction to nutrition activities being implemented in line with the planned project work plans, targets, and resources.
  • Set up and supervise the nutrition sites and activities.
  • Ensure all nutrition activities and sites are functioning and have good-quality programming.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment, and procedures are accurately carried out and documented appropriately.
  • Provide technical guidance to support staff (IYCF-E, IMAM, health, Child Protection, and others as vital) and MoH and other humanitarian actors as vital to promoting consistent good practice.
  • Ensure the establishment of nutrition monitoring activities and train health staff in case detection and referral systems.
  • Participate in program planning and roll-out of new program areas in liaison with key collaborating partners.
  • Compile and timely submit donor and IRC Nutrition Program weekly, biweekly, and monthly reports of all the activities implemented, as well timely prepare supplies and equipment requisitions.
  • Monitor and supervise proper usage of essential nutrition therapeutic feeds to avoid stockouts.
  • Uphold the IRC code of conduct at the respective work area.
  • Work closely with the health team lead and to design, implement and lead nutrition programs and activities.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req48150
  • Job Title: Nutrition Officer
  • Sector: Health
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Kiryandongo, Uganda


  • At least a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition and dietetics
  • At least three (03) years working experience in a similar position in humanitarian setting.
  • Basic managerial and supervisory skill in NGO context and basic health and nutrition trainings (CMAM, IMNCI) is required.
  • Experience of project management and ability to plan, organize, and supervise implementation of emergency health response projects.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of nutrition in emergencies and understanding of role of different partners.
  • Confirmed experience in staff management, budget management and leading effective teams.
  • Excellent of communication and representation skills with different partners.
  • Excellent technical and report writing skills and with excellent computer knowledge.
  • Cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Planning and organization competencies
  • Computer skills including word processing, PowerPoint and excel.
  • Ability for analytical and creative thinking for rapid solution(s).
  • Ability to produce high quality output with desirable results.
  • Good Communicator with strong inter-personal skills to deal with persons of various cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • An outgoing personality and a team player with service-oriented attitudes.

How to Apply IRC Nutrition Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: February 15, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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