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School Milk Program Advisor, Kampala

Last update 2024-04-14
Expires 2024-05-14
ID #2082503392
Free
School Milk Program Advisor, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified March 22, 2024

Description

Job Description Job Purpose The School Milk Program (SMP) Advisor will be leading the implementation of the school milk program within a large team of subject matter experts and local service partners all located in the four project areas.

Responsibilities Technical advice and hands-on support by training, development of manuals and demo The SMP advisor will be leading the implementation of SMP activities working directly with Government, Academia and private sector actors involved in policy guidance, community mobilization and awareness, milk production, processing and marketing, and action research for program quality implementation.

The advisor should also understand that the school milk program is implemented with various stakeholders from national, district and community level, therefore should be able to manage these partnerships and manage stakeholder expectations by communicating the project approach to all stakeholders.

Facilitate annual and Q work Plans.

Facilitate implementation of National school milk task force, district school milk task force and local service partners workplans regarding community mobilization and outreach, joint support supervision and monitoring visits, verification of results surveys, annual national events and overall school feeding policy discussions at National level.

Establish supporting school feeding structures.

Establish and functional district school milk task forces in all districts where the program is implemented, school food committees as per the Ministry of education and sports national school feeding and nutrition policy guidelines of 2013, village milk marketing groups and ensuring that school feeding is part of the monitoring key indicators for the district education school inspection team.

Collect data for studies.

Collect data for baseline study, annual results verification exercise and support study design and data collection for action research.

Study market spaces Prioritize identification of general market access bottlenecks and opportunities in for school milk and matching grants for participating schools (water purifiers and energy saving cooking technologies) especially through the milk that is promoted through milk processors, dairy farmer cooperatives and village milk marketing groups including facilitating signing of negotiated trade agreements between schools and milk suppliers and suppliers of project grants for schools.

  Qualifications Qualifications   & Experience A bachelor’s degree in human nutrition and dietetics or Food science and Technology.

A minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in development work and project implementation or technical field Experience in working with community nutrition approaches, marketing social marketing and behaviour change communication in related projects/programs.

Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to work effectively with multiple partners including (local leaders, government parish, sub-county, village officials), other NGOs, value chain actors in the communities.

  Key Competencies   Focus on quality: Setting high quality standards and striving for continuous improvement and quality assurance.

Controlling progress : The ability to control the progress of employees’ processes, tasks, activities and of one’s own work and responsibilities.

Problem analysis: The ability to detect problems, recognise important information and link various data to trace potential causes and look for relevant details.

Integrity: Adherence to the standards, values and rules of conduct associated with one’s position and the culture in which one operates.

Being incorruptible.

Result orientation: The ability to take direct action to attain or exceed objectives.

  Additional Information How to Apply If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and motivation letter in English.

Deadline is Monday 15th April 2024.

Working at SNV We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment.

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For more information, please visit our website: www.snv.org.

NB: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: School milk program advisor

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