KNH Deputy Chief Nutrition Officer Jobs in Kenya

KNH Deputy 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.

    Deputy Chief Nutrition Officer

    Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Chief Nutrition Officer, the Deputy Chief Nutrition Officer will be responsible for provision of nutrition needs of patients in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in planning, organizing,coordinating and evaluating nutrition programmes in the hospital.

  • Providing guidance, supervision, training and development of staff.

  • Coaching, mentoring, counseling and guiding students and interns

  • Co-coordinating training and examination of students and interns on practical attachment.

  • Participating in the preparation of the Departmental budget and ensuring efficient
    utilization of the allocated funds.

  • Participating in nutrition research and policy formulation.

  • Participating in setting of performance targets and ensuring their achievement.

  • Ensuring implementation of standard operating procedures and standards in the department.

    Qualification and Experience

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Registration by the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.

  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience, with not less than three (3) years as a Senior Nutrition and Dietetic Officer or in a comparable role.

  • Valid practicing certificate.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

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

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    How to Apply

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


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