Nutrition Project Officer(2 Positions) –Pochalla and Twic East

Are you an experienced and qualified Nutrition Officer? Tearfund South Sudan has an exciting opportunity for a professional and qualified Nutrition Project Officer.

The Nutrition Project Officer will be responsible for the nutrition work in Twic East and Pochalla. This includes providing technical oversight; facilitating training; monitoring and evaluation (of feeding centres, community screening, follow up and sensitisation); development of project and monthly reports and representation to the community and other stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Degree in Nutrition, public health, nursing or equivalent qualification (certified nurse, clinical officer / certified midwife)
  • Proven experience in supervising nutrition programmes
  • knowledge of good practice standards: SPHERE
  • Experience in training staff and community members.
  • Proven experience in both People Management and Project Implementation.
  • Experience in working with health structures
  • At least 3 years’ experience

Skills/Abilities required:

  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Training skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including ability to communicate effectively in a particular language other than English in certain locations)
  • Ability to learn fast
  • Computer literate (Word & Excel)
  • Ability to communicate confidently and comfortably about own personal faith
  • Ability to lead and facilitate team in project implementation and pray and Bible study
  • Ability and commitment to apply biblical principles prayerfully within all aspects of the role.

Personal qualities required

  • Committed Christian who recognises Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour
  • Committed to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs.

If the above describes you then please have a look at the attached and do apply!

The position is based in Pochalla and Twic East - Jonglei and Greater Pibor Administrative Area

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter terror-terror measure.


East and Central Africa

  • Job Category:

International Relief & Development (Outside UK)

  • Contract Type:

Fixed Term

  • Closing Date:

22 January 2023

  • Potential Interview Date:

30 January 2023