Monday, June 20, 2016

Senior Nutrition Expert (KE3)

Project title: Performance enhancement programme for the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock for better service delivery to farmers

Brief description: 
The overall objective of the project “Performance enhancement programme for the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock for better service delivery to farmers” (PEP II) is to support the Government of Zambia’s policy objective to reduce rural poverty and enhance food and nutrition security
The purpose of this contract is to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock towards increased institutional capacity and improved service delivery to farmers in the framework of PEP II
Results to be achieved:
  • Expected Result 1 - Improved use of evidence for policy making, planning and budgeting in the two Ministries underpinning service delivery to rural households
  • Expected Result 2 - Enhanced capacity of the Ministries’ staff to coordinate and provide extension services that contribute to increased productivity and improved food and nutrition security in small scale farming households
  • Expected Result 3 - Increased dietary diversity of women and children in poor rural households through more effective nutrition-sensitive farmer extension and services facilitated by the Ministries
Commencement date of the project: November 2016

Qualifications and skills:
- Masters’ degree in food science, public health, nutrition, agriculture, or relevant social sciences with expertise in nutrition issues
- Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in multicultural environments
- Fluency in both written and spoken English

General professional experience:
- At least 10 years proven experience working with designing, implementing and/or evaluating nutrition related donor-funded programmes/projects in developing countries. Experience in Africa and preferably in Southern African countries will be seen as an advantage
- Proven experience with working with bilateral and/or multilateral development partners

Specific professional experience:
- 5 years proven experience with assessing and strengthening institutional, organisational and technical capacity in food and nutrition management in the public sector
- 5 year proven experience with designing and/or implementing nutrition sensitive programmes in the agricultural sector
- Proven experience in designing and implementing community based nutrition programmes
- Proven experience in facilitating the implementation of communication and advocacy strategies for effective nutrition communication
- Experience with EDF rules and procedures will be seen as an advantage

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