Team: New Business | Commitment: Career | Location: Rwanda

Nutritionist – Rwanda

Background:

CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for a Nutritionist position for an anticipated USAID-funded Orora Wihaze Activity in Rwanda. The purpose of this Activity is to sustainably increase the availability, access, and consumption of animal source foods (ASF) through the development of a profitable market. The following Nutritionist characteristics, skills, experience and education are demonstrative of the skills necessary to fulfill this role:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent training in nutrition science or dietetics with focus on diet formulation for women, infants and children;
  • Five (5) years of progressive professional experience working as a member of a development team with responsibility for design and leadership of nutrition sensitive agriculture programs focused on reducing malnutrition by improving the diets of women and children in rural poor households;
  • Experience leading nutrition improvement programs in Rwanda or a country with a similar rural socio-economic setting or in nutrition research in a Rwandan university is highly desirable; and
  • Demonstrated successful experience collaborating across programs and strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to productively interact with a wide range and levels of organizations (government, private sector, other development project teams, NGOs, etc.).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Women and Rwandan national are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis

 

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.