CARE is an International Non-Governmental relief and development organization, dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. CARE International Zambia has vacancies available under the Scaling Up Nutrition Intervention at Community and District Levels in Choma and Kalomo districts of Zambia. This is a Forty-two (42) months European Commission funded project (2016 – 2020) whose overall objective is to contribute to reducing maternal and child undernutrition in Zambia. The project is expected to contribute directly to the improved health of approximately 30,000 children under 2 years, 18,000 pregnant and Lactating women (PLW), 400 community volunteers and 25 GRZ staff. This project will support the Government of Zambia in addressing undernutrition through scaling up of a multi-sectoral approach combining sustainable Agriculture, Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). CARE International in Zambia under European Commission funded Scaling Up Nutrition Interventions Project is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced staff for the following positions:
The Development Officer will be responsible for facilitating the overall planning, implementation and monitoring of all community based field activities and ensure direct liaison with Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Community Development, Local Government, Housing and Water Affairs at community level. S/he will have strong expertise in food and nutrition or health, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and will work closely with field based staff from the line ministries. S/he will also be responsible for providing technical support to community based organisations and agents and partner staff to strengthen their capacity for planning and implementation of community level activities on health, maternal, infant and young child nutrition including water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and, economic empowerment in the delivery of health and nutrition services to targeted communities and households in Choma and Kalomo districts of Southern Province.
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Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Suitably qualified and interested members of the public are invited to apply. Application letters accompanied by detailed CVs, with day time telephone numbers should be sent to email@example.com . Please ensure that you mention www.zambianjobhunter.com as the source of this job advertisement.
Closing Date: 22nd June 2018
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