Friday, 23 March 2018

Carrer Opportunities at University Research Co. (URC) Open Call for Multiple Specialists, Dar es Salaam


Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Job Id: 559

# of Openings: 1

URC seeks qualified candidates to support the anticipated USAID-funded Tanzania Multi-sectoral Nutrition (MSN) activity. The purpose of the Tanzania Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Activity is to intensify and integrate nutrition support to targeted regions to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age, especially pregnant and lactating women, adolescents, and children under five. The project will achieve this through a) Strengthened multi-sectoral coordination for improved nutrition at the local government level; b) Improved health, nutrition, caregiving, and WASH behaviors; and c) Increased access and availability of diverse, safe, and nutritious foods.

University Research Co., LLC is seeking:

Program managers/technical team leaders
Trainers and Capacity-building specialists
Interests and experience in the fields of:

Local governance
Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) and Essential Nutrition Actions
Agriculture, livestock production and/or market systems facilitation
Food systems, food safety and/or food processing
Early childhood development
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)
Quality Improvement
Women's Empowerment
Monitoring & Evaluation

Bachelors degree; Masters degree in nutrition, public health, agriculture, marketing, economics international development or related field preferred
Minimum of 3 years' professional experience; prior experience with USAID or other donor-funded projects preferred
Excellent communication skills and strong inter-personal skills
Ability to work independently and with team members and partners at all levels
Work experience with local and international partners in Tanzania, including both private and public partners
Fluency in written and spoken English
Tanzania nationals strongly encouraged to apply
To Apply:

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

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