Apply For Nutritionist Job Vacancy In Lodwar Kenya | IRC


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  • Request Number: req45678
  • Title of Work: Nutritionist
  • Industry: Health
  • Fixed-term employment category
  • Type of Employment: Full-Time
  • Open to Foreigners: No
  • Location: Kenya, Lodwar
  • Workplace Setting:


Position Description

working under the Senior Nutrition Officer’s direction. The team leader and person in charge of carrying out the Emergency Grant Nutrition interventions on MIYCN practices on a daily basis will be the nutritionist. He or she will be in charge of daily data collection.

Important Responsibilities

  • In accordance with the nutrition officer’s plan, I will assist in giving out MUAC family videos to families in the designated locations.
  • Provide M2MSGs with training on MIYCN procedures in conjunction with the Ministry of Health during the Covid – 19 Pandemic.
  • teach and mentor families using the family MUAC approach, including CHEWs and CHVs.
  • Assist the nutrition officer in creating work plans for the tasks that will be carried out
  • Plan and carry out trainings for other mainstream health professionals on Growth Monitoring Promotion (GMP), IMAM, and MIYCN.
  • Provide counseling services that include nutrition support to people with medical issues, including clients of the Comprehensive Care Clinic.
  • Compile and submit weekly, bimonthly, and monthly reports of all the actions carried out for the donor and IRC Nutrition Program.
  • Ensure that grants are used diligently, including timely expenditure and value for money, and assist the nutrition officer in monitoring budget spending in accordance with the spending plan.
  • In order to obtain goods for logistical programs and to keep an eye on supply levels, coordinate with the supply chain department.
  • Help MOH with DQAs.
  • any additional tasks that the supervisor assigns.


  • possess at least a Diploma in Food Nutrition and Dietetics from an accredited university.
  • must be KNDI registered.


  • Implementing emergency community nutrition inside an INGO requires a minimum of one year of experience.
  • Experience with strong BFHI/BFCI techniques in maternal, baby, and young child feeding
  • knowledge of nutrition survey and evaluation
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and negotiation abilities, as well as the capacity for strategic thought.
  • Excellent computer skills and report writing experience.
  • Work in challenging environments; prior experience in a camp environment is a plus.
  • proficiency in Nga’Turkana is preferred.
  • Adaptable and upbeat personality.
  • strong capacity for planning and execution.
  • Negotiator, networker, and communicator who is self-assured and competent.

Professional Conduct Standards: The IRC and IRC employees are required to uphold the values and standards defined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. Integrity, service, accountability, and equality are these. The IRC administers and upholds rules on beneficiary protection from exploitation and abuse, child protection, a workplace free of harassment, fiscal integrity, anti-retaliation, combating human trafficking, and numerous other topics in line with these ideals.

Nationals of Kenya are encouraged to apply. For this position, there are no allowances for travel abroad. Benefits and salaries are in compliance with Kenya’s NGO sector.


Please be aware that the International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not charge any fees in relation to its hiring procedures.

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