Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) is a voluntary humanitarian organization established as an independent National Society (NS) by an Act of Parliament No. 71 of December 1962 amended by Parliament of Tanzania in September 2019. TRCS was recognised and admitted to the membership of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in 1963.

National Societies are recognized by the host Governments as auxiliary to the public authorities in the humanitarian field, meaning that they supplement or support the public authorities in this area. As such, they are equipped to partner with the Governments in the fulfillment of national humanitarian responsibilities.

TRCS is the largest and most dependable local partner in delivering humanitarian services in United Republic of Tanzania. TRCS has an active network in all regions in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. Most importantly and because of its credibility, Tanzania Red Cross Society receives supports from a broad range of partners including the International Federation Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the American Red Cross, the Spanish Red Cross, the Belgian Red CrossFlanders, the French Red Cross, the Italian Red Cross, the China Red Cross and the Korean Red Cross. Partners from UN Agencies are UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and UNFPA; and other partners are the EU, USAID, CDC, BPRM, JHPIEGOand PACT Tanzania.

If you think you meet competencies, qualified, ambitious, efficient, energetic and ready for the challenge, please apply for the following openings at Tanzania Red Cross Society.

 

Current existing staff and volunteers of Tanzania Red Cross Society are encouraging to apply.

Duties applicable to all staff:

  1. Work towards the achievement of the Tanzania Red Cross goals in Tanzania, through effective managerial and lateral relations and teamwork.
  2. Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities, lateral relationships and accountabilities.
  3. Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor/ line manager.
  4. Share and act in accordance with the Red Cross/Red Crescent fundamental principles and humanitarian values.

 

POSITION :            NUTRITIONIST

 

Job Title                     :           Nutritionist

Duty Station  :           Nyarugusu Camp (Kasulu DC) and Mtendeli Camp (Kakonko DC)  Reports to                         :           Health Coordinator  Age Limit                      :           Not above 50Years.

Posts                           :           3

 

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure health care providers and community volunteers trained on nutritional activities for Supplementary Feeding Programs
  • Participatory action plans developed to address barriers to adoption of improved nutrition practices at the refugees Camp
  • Participate in providing nutrition education and counselling to pregnant and lactating women, people living with HIV aids, moderate malnourished cases children under two and children under five of age in collaboration with the health team
  • Collaborate with the Team including Project Manager, and Refugee Nutrition Volunteers and others health workers to implement the SFP towards the improvement of the nutritional status of the targeted beneficiaries
  • Conduct relevant nutrition information for children under five, pregnant and lactating women and other relevant groups, information management, reporting, and genderresponsive analysis

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Nutrition, Human Nutrition or Food Science from the reputable Institution/University.
  • Three years working experience in the humanitarian Organization.
  • Working with the Refugee Camps will be added advantages.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

 

 

Mode of Application:

Interested candidates with the required qualifications and experience are advised to submit their application letters to the address mentioned below; together with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of at least three referees; certified copies of academic certificates; Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document) and other relevant awards.

 

 

Applications may be submitted directly by hand delivery to either TRCS Headquarter – Dar es Salaam Office; TRCS Kigoma Office; TRCS Ngaraganza Office – Kasulu District; TRCS Makere Office – Kasulu District, TRCS Kibondo – RFL Office and TRCS Mtendeli Office – Kakonko District.

 

No applications will be received/considered through email or any other form of online submission.

Only short listed candidates meeting the minimum set criteria will be invited for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks after the application deadline you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

 

Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process.

All applications are free for all candidates and no one should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to TRCS – HR Department through Organizational Official Email: [email protected].

The Secretary General,
Tanzania Red Cross Society,
Mwai Kibaki Road, Mikocheni B, Plot No. 53, Block ‘C’,
P.O Box 1133,
DAR ES SALAAM

Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

The deadline for submission is 24thJanuary 2020 by 16.00 Hrs.

 

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