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Monday, June 18, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Nutrition Advisor - ACDI/VOCA Tanzania, Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Nutrition Advisor, Tanzania

Job Location TZ-Dar es Salaam
Type Long-term

Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Advisor, Tanzania

We are currently seeking a Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Support Activity (MSNA) project based in Tanzania. MSNA will provide household level support to agriculture, nutrition, family planning, and water and sanitation activities.

• Identify and address opportunities to increase household production, purchase, and consumption of nutrient rich foods.
• Provide technical assistance and monitoring for nutrition-sensitive agricultural activities and services.
• Apply gender-sensitive best practices to develop innovative approaches to address barriers to intrahousehold allocation of food and decision making over household nutrition.
• Represent ACDI/VOCA interests during meetings related to nutrition-sensitive agriculture and other subjects with USAID Mission personnel, host-country government officials, international organizations, local and international NGOs, international donors, and others interested in ACDI/VOCA activities.
• Coordinate with relevant staff in regional offices as needed.

• Bachelor’s degree in international nutrition, health, food security or other relevant field. Advanced degree preferred.
• Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience working on large donor-funded projects focusing on nutrition, agriculture, sanitation and hygiene, food security or other related technical areas.
• Experience in private sector agricultural production, marketing, or sales preferred.
• Demonstrated successful experience in implementing programs aimed at improving nutrition through multi-sectoral strategies.
• Demonstrated history of providing highly effective technical and managerial leadership on projects of similar size and scope.
• Demonstrated understanding of nutrition-sensitive agriculture concepts in Tanzanian context.
• Knowledge of social and behavior change communication theory and techniques.
• Experience with USAID is preferred.
• Willingness to travel required. Applicants may be expected to relocate to regional offices depending on solicitation requirements.
• Fluency in English required.

Please apply online at No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.