Job Vacancy For Research Officer – Nutritionist

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The Position:

• This position will be hosted by the International Water Management Institute in Ghana, on behalf of the International Potato Center. The selected candidate will be based in Tamale, Ghana and will report to the Project and Marketing Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

• Participation in the re-design and Testing of the Healthy Living Club training modules
• Training of Ghana Health Services personnel on how to implement the Healthy Living Club (HLC) approach
• Participation in the design of the monitoring tools for attendance at and performance of the HLCs
• Participation in all trainings on the gender-transformative approach to implementing development activities and using new methods in all nutrition interventions
• Training of nutritious food agents who will be marketing nutritious foods in key messages regarding the crops/foods being sold.
• Development of new recipes using targeted crops
• Participation in regular team meetings and contributing to other activities upon supervisor’s request
• Writing of progress reports on a timely basis
• Writing monthly stories from the field

Qualification Required & Experience

Essential

• MS degree in nutrition or public health with nutrition exposure or behavioral change
• Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience.
• Experience research on dietary practice, that includes analysis of dietary data
• Training experience of field personnel on topics that include nutrition
• Experience Counseling women on changing behaviors.

Desirable

• Research on dietary practice, that includes analysis of dietary data.
• Excellent interpersonal relationships skills and teamwork orientation.
• Evidence of good English writing skills.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 16 June, 2022
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