KNH Chief Nutrition Officer Jobs in Kenya

KNH Chief Nutrition Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Kenyatta National Hospital is a government state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare.

  • The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions.

    Chief Nutrition Officer

    Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Deputy Director, Medical Services, the Chief Nutrition Officer shall be
    responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating of nutrition services in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating nutrition programmes in the Hospital and providing nutrition consultancy support.

  • Provide innovative, preventive and curative nutrition services to inpatients and outpatients in accordance with the Constitution.

  • Set comprehensive performance targets in line with the KNH Strategic Plan 2018/2023 and ensuring their achievement.

  • Formulating and reviewing of Nutrition Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.

  • Facilitate training and research on Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Developing nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials.

  • Guiding on procurement of nutrition supplements and assessment tools.

  • Prepare expenditure estimates for the department and ensure proper utilization of the allocated funds.

  • Conduct audits and surveys on nutrition processes in the hospital.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics,
    Dietetics/clinical Nutrition,
    Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics and Nutrition or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics,
    Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics and Nutrition or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Minimum six (6) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years’ experience as Deputy Chief Nutrition Officer or in a comparable role.

  • Certificate in Leadership / Management course.

  • Registration by the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.

  • Valid practicing certificate.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KNH Chief Nutrition Officer Jobs in Kenya


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