12 Months (Extension subject to funds availability and/or performance of the incumbent)
DMI Centre is seeking to recruit a Nutritionist and data entry clerk on an annual contract, with extension subject to funds availability and performance of the incumbent.
Duties and responsibilities
Promote the mission, vision and values of the organization.
Conducting nutrition advocacy, nutrition assessments and reviews
Developing, implementing and reviewing nutrition healthcare plans
Providing nutrition health education and demonstrations.
Developing and disseminating nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials
Providing nutrition support in patient management and counselling patients with specific nutritional needs
Facilitating training on nutrition, conducting nutritional research and preparing reports
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial and legal information.
Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients/clients, staff, partners or others in a professional manner.
Scanning through and identifying pertinent information, entering and updating it into relevant databases and backing up all data.
Identifying errors in data, informing relevant parties and effecting correcting corrections as advised.
Storing hard copies of data in an organized manner to optimize retrieval.
Updating the DMI website and social media pages.
Perform other activities as per the need of the organization with guidance from the supervisor.
Qualification and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in: Food, Nutrition and dietetics or Dietetics/ Clinical Nutrition or Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics and Nutrition or equivalent from a recognized institution or
Have a Certificate or Diploma or Degree in Community Nutrition and Dietetics from Kenya Medical Training College or recognized institution and at least 2 years experience in a Diabetes/NCD organization.
Registered with Kenya Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (KNDI).
Valid practicing certificate.
Attended a certified diabetes training course.
Valid certificate of good conduct is mandatory.
Skills and Competencies
Basic computer application skills.
Analytical and problem solving skills.
Good data management and report writing skills
Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills and team work.
Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
Ability to foster an open trusting work environment.
Accepts accountability for work planned and promised and respects deadlines.
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Published On: 3 August, 2021
Deadline On: 12 August, 2021
Vacancy: 1 Position
Location: Nairobi, with occasional travel to the counties
Job Type: Full-time
Reporting To: DMI Board
On Call/Unsocial Hours: Yes
Contract Period: 12 Months (Extension subject to funds availability and/or performance of the incumbent)