AGC Tenwek Hospital Nutrition & Dietetics Officer Jobs in Kenya

AGC Tenwek Hospital Nutrition & Dietetics Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Responsibilities

  • Instructing individuals, families and communities on nutrition, the planning of diets and preparation of food to maximize health benefits and reduce potential risks to health

  • Planning diets and menus, supervising the preparation and serving of meals, and monitoring food intake and quality to provide nutritional care in settings offering food services

  • Compiling and assessing data relating to health and nutritional status of individuals and groups based on nutritional values of food served or consumed

  • Planning and conducting nutrition assessments, intervention and education and training to improve nutritional levels among individuals.

  • Consulting with other health professionals and care providers to manage the dietary and nutritional needs of patients.

  • Developing and evaluating food and nutrition products to meet nutritional requirements

  • Conducting research on nutrition and disseminating the findings at scientific conferences and in other settings

  • Cooperating with the Supply Chain department, propose and procure family nutrition program supplies in accordance to the developed Procurement plans in Integra.

  • Support development of work plans with the clinical teams/Catering teams meetings to improve quality programming.

  • Prepare cash forecast in liaison with the other program staff pursuant to the work plans.

  • Implement comprehensive maternal infant and young child nutrition program (MIYCN) Baby Friendly Community initiative (BFCI),Family MUAC approaches. \

  • Contribute to timely, high quality reports according to Tenwek guidelines.

  • Ensure all required documents
    of all the activities implemented are included.

  • Collaborate closely with Supply Chain Department in logistical program supplies procurement and supervise supply control. \

  • Attend & represent the Nutrition program in meetings, and Surveys.

  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Bsc. in food, Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized University.

  • Must be a registered nutrition or dietitian KNDI.

  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in emergency community nutrition and implementation.

  • Experience in maternal infant and young nutrition with strong BFHI & BFCI approaches.

  • Experience in nutrition survey and assessments.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong report writing and team working skills.

  • Knowledge in computer packages and basic analysis skills.

  • Passion to work in rural set up.

  • Flexible and positive personality.

  • Strong planning and implementation capacity.

  • Confident and capable negotiator, communicator, and networker.

    How to Apply

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