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Nutrition Adviser




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Recruiter: VSO Updated on: 2019-01-07 07:27:26
Contract Temporary
Location: Tanzania Available: ASAP
Category: Nutrition Adviser Offer: COMPETITIVE



Role overview:
As a Nutrition adviser will provide technical advice to the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT), Council Health Management Teams (CHMT’s) Nutrition Committees at the regional and district levels and health care workers on how improve individual behavior and household practices, promotion of collective actions in communities and creating enabling environment for good nutrition.

Minimum Requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

• A degree in Nutrition, Masters is added advantage.
• Experience of working in nutrition in developing countries.
• Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
• Teamwork, with the ability to work collaboratively in diverse groups.
• Ability to work in an institutional environment, hospital and health facility settings and in the community
• Experience and knowledge in Nutrion and general health.
• Proven coaching and mentoring skills
• Effective communications skills (report writing, verbally


Job Specification

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: 

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge 

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.


As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.


VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

-The volunteer will focus on developing sustainable nutrition interventions which involve social behavioral change and communication (SBCC) approach in health facilities and the community.

Possible placement locations in Africa & Asia: (up coming location- Tanzania)

Please note this advert has expired and you can not apply for it any longer.


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