Senior Program Officer Nutrition Dodoma – Counsenuth – Dar Es Salaam

You will
Work with the Director of Programs, Senior Program Officer, and other field team members in coordinating and facilitating nutrition activities in Dodoma;
Work closely with the Local Government Authority, including the Council Multisectoral Nutrition Committee and the District Nutrition Officer in planning and implementing nutrition and gender activities in Kondoa and Chemba districts;
Work with the multi sectoral nutrition steering committees for inclusion of nutrition-related interventions into district plans and budgets;
Assist in capacity building of district partners
Support and follow up closely the implementation of activities under the program as scheduled in the plan of action;
Prepare and timely submit quarterly, bi annual and annual program reports;
Participate in the Centers strategic planning;
Prepare, conduct and supervise training for different cadres of health and community workers
Facilitate in improving skills and competency of service providers through mentoring and coaching and
Perform any other duty as assigned by the authority.

Required Qualifications and Experience
The applicant must:
Hold a Masters degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Sociology, Community Development or any other related field
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition if the Masters degree is not in Nutrition
Have at least 3 years of working experience in nutrition or related project/program.
Have experience in community engagement/mobilization and capacity building processes and coaching/mentorship
Have experience working with Government institutions, civil society organizations and community partners.
Have attention to detail and an effective communicator,
Have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Method of Application
Interested applicants should send their application via email addressed to:
The Executive Director,
The Centre for Counselling, Nutrition and Health Care (COUNSENUTH),
E-mail:; together with up to date curriculum vitae (with three professional references) and copies of academic certificates not later than 22nd August 2023. Please indicate the position title on the subject line of your email.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted