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Health & Nutrition Officer NGO Careers – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Job Title:  Health & Nutrition Officer 

Organisation: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator


About US:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.


Job Summary:   Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Health & Nutrition Officer will be primarily responsible for Promoting and strengthening health system management (HR, supply chain, information, leadership, governance, and accountability) structures to improve coordination and quality of service provision within the facility. The Health & Nutrition officer will implement and s port strategies and approaches that improve the organizational performance of targeted nation facilities with emphasis of the above. Support will be strongly focused on working closely with other partners and stakeholders supporting Health Systems Strengthen components that is to say. Health Information Systems, health workforce, service delivery, essential medicines and financing in order to serve and empower Health Facility workers and Village Health Teams. This will include a focus on capacity building on service delivery, advocacy for accountability of health resources and improving the communication between the facility and the community. In close collaboration with the District Health Office’s office, he/she will be responsible for the development of systems strengthening plans, monitoring and evaluating performance of these systems. He/she will ensure accurate documentation and reporting on District activities including training


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and reporting
  • Finance management and Budgeting:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Food science
  • At least three (3) years of practical field experience working in communities with agricultural and livelihoods practices and experience


How to Apply:

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:


Deadline: Thursday 18th August, 2022 at 4:30pm.


NB: Please consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 15th September, 2022


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