CIP Community Nutritionist - Intern Jobs in Kenya

CIP Community Nutritionist - Intern Jobs in Kenya


  • The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a highly talented Community Nutritionist – Intern.

    The Position

  • The community nutritionist intern will dedicate his/her time working in counties linked to the OFSP seed and root value chain and work with the respective counties, national governments and other development partners to promote nutrition sensitive agriculture and biofortification in Kenya.

  • He/she will assist the CIP Nutrition Scientist to coordinate nutrition sensitive agricultural activities around biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato in selected counties and assist in designing, overseeing implementation of nutrition education, communication and behavior change activities in the OFSP value chains.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Be the projects contact person with the partners we will be working with to promote nutrition sensitive agriculture and biofortification in Kenya.

  • Assist the CIP Nutrition Scientist to coordinate nutrition sensitive agriculture activities around biofortified orange fleshed sweetpotato in selected counties.

  • Assist in designing, oversee implementation of nutrition education, communication and behavior change activities in the OFSP value chains.

  • Provides consultation to and works with Volunteer Health Workers.

    Selection Criteria

  • A
    bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Public Health or a related field. A master’s degree in nutrition will be an added advantage.

  • At least 1-year experience with community nutrition work specifically on maternal, infant, young child and adolescent nutrition (MIYCAN).

  • Advanced level of MS Office.

  • Advanced level in written and spoken English.

  • Fluent in Kiswahili.

    What are the Conditions?

  • The position is an internship position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only.

  • The internship will be for a period of three months.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CIP Community Nutritionist - Intern Jobs in Kenya


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