Community Development Facilitator Health and Nutrition Job at FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  22 June 2021
Duty Station:  Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat
Posted: 11-06-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Community Development Facilitator Health and Nutrition

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Healthcare ]

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Deadline of this Job:
22 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, June 12, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Food for the Hungry (FH) is a Christian international relief and development organization with a vision to end all forms of poverty. FH globally currently has programs in 26 countries and support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, South Korea, United States of America and Japan. FH that has been working in Uganda since 1989, with its head office in Kampala and operations 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.
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates who is committed to its Heartbeat and Commited Strategy to fill the career openings of;

Job Title: Community Development Facilitator Health and Nutrition (1 position)
Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Field Based -Adjumani
Reports to: Program Area Manager
Contract tength: 2 Years (Fixed contract)

Position Summary:
The CDF- Health & Nutrition is responsible for supporting all health and nutrition activities within the cluster.
In addition to the specific duties outlined below, the CDF- Health & Nutrition will be responsible for providing technical support and supervision to the health volunteer teams;
contributing to reporting and data collection;
initiating leading monitoring visits to supported facilities, and providing technical input, writing and budgetary input for new program design.
The person MUST have A VALID MOTORCYCLE RIDDING PERMIT, including the ability to RIDE and care for a motorcycle.

Responsibilities and duties:
Key Result #1: Program delivery
Key Result #2: Coordination and reporting

Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Health-related sector, Food science, Nutrition and relevant work experience
A minimum of Four (4) years' practical experience working in communities with Health and Nutrition practices and experience.
Previous work in a refugee context is an added advantage.
• Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential. Knowledge of the
local language (Madi/Arabic) is a must.
• Vibrant personal relationship with Christ and demonstrate willingness to live in a 'spiritual community
• Working knowledge of implementing multi-sectoral developmental projects
• Ability to instruct and work with children, families, volunteers and community leaders

• Fluency in written and spoken English a must.
Working knowledge of Madi/Arabic and other languages spoken in Adjumani.

NOTE: This Recruitment will be filled on rolling basis. 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.

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

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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
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: [email protected] not later than Tuesday 22nd June, 2021 at 4:30pm.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 12th July, 2021. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

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