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Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Demand Creation Specialist - HarvestPlus in Kampala

Job Title: Demand Creation Specialist

HarvestPlus seeks to develop and disseminate nutrient dense staple food crops as a means to reduce micro-nutrient malnutrition in developing countries .
Promote behavior change in family nutritional practices through extension messages , community activities such as drama and field days .
Train extension agents in nutrition and adaptation of improved practices using messages to promote behavior change .
Create messages that will communicate clearly to the rural population especially women of limited education and disseminate using appropriate channels
Develop activities that will inform government officers at the sub county district level and central level.
An MSc degree in Food Science and Technology , Nutrition, Dietetics , Public health or related degree with 5 years relevant experience in nutrition and demand creation activities .
Experience working with NGO partiners including food and nutrition security projects
Collaborative , self-motivated and able to work well within a multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent oral and written English communication skills ; fluency in some local languages
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit their applications along with a curriculum vitae including three professional referees to Dr Anna –Maria Ball (harvestplug@gmail.com)/
Deadline: 30 /04/ 2013