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. .
EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings of on a rolling basis; 1.
Job Title: Community Development Facilitator- Health and Nutrition (1 position) Position Type: Full Time National Staff Location: Field Based -Namutumba Reports to: Program Area Manager Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed contract) Start Date: April
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
Responsibilities and duties: Key Result #1: Program delivery
• Work closely with the Program Area Manager to achieve program objectives and targets effectively and efficiently.
• Implement train Cascade lead volunteers
Key Result #2: Coordination and reporting
Facilitate coordination meetings, advocacy meetings and awareness raising sessions at the community level, together with community health promoters/volunteers.
Collect and compile project data regularly to submit to the Program Area Manager, including case studies, success stories and photographs of facilities.
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 expe
Job Experience Requirements:
• 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.
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Note: 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.
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 of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Monday 22nd March, 2021 at 4:30pm.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 12th April, 2021. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.