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Project Assistant- Health & Nutrition (Cover)

Job Title: Project Assistant- Health & Nutrition (Cover)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Namutumba
Number of Positions: 01
Reports to: Health & Nutrition Officer
Supervises: Community Change Agent (CCA)
Contract Length: 3 Months (Fixed)
Start Date: October, 2022
Position Summary:
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Health & Nutrition Officer, the Project Assistant supervises ail Health and Nutrition project activities to ensure the project stays on budget, scope and time; Ensure the Health and Nutrition project is implemented in line with FH’S H&N technical program and strategy. Provide training and technical assistance to Care groups, VHTS, and exhaustively monitor project implementation. This includes conducting surveys and assessments to determine training needs, mobilizing and sensitizing communities and stakeholders, forming participants’ groups, designing and conducting training of project participants in Essential Nutrition Actions, business skills and essential Nutrition Practices, Essential Hygiene to ensure successful implementation of the project according to project design document and result framework.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Project planning and implementation
• Stakeholders Engagement, networking and collaboration
• Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation
• Child Adolescent and Youth Participation

Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in development studies/social sciences, business administration, and development agricultural sciences, environment and resilience programing.
Postgraduate qualification in project management, management, development studies or M&E is an added advantage
Typically, 4+ years of experience in program management, compliance, financial management experience. Experience with working with private and institutional donors.
Non-profit ministry experience is a plus. Program leadership experience that includes risk and compliance management, financial, and opportunity development
Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is satisfactory.
Ability to speak Madi, Arabic and any other local language of the area is an added advantage.

NOTE: Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes a good salary commensurate to one’s role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA and provision for other statutory requirements.
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MR of an onlication letter a detailed CV
FHU is an equal opportunity employer.

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: not later than Thursday 18th August, 2022 at 4:30pm.

Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 15th September, 2022

Safeguarding & Protection Clause: FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud, FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti-Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.
Disclaimer: t has come to our attention that several agencies or persons, are claiming to be acting on Food for the Hungry’s (FH)behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel. FH does not outsource its recruitment process to any organization or agency which, through website postings, mass e-mail messages or otherwise claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. FH does not solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing. interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. FH will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

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