Nutrition And Dietetics Officer Job, Nutrition Jobs March 2021,

Position: Senior Principal Nutrition And Dietetics Officer

Job Group KNH 5 (1 POST) (Re-Advertisement)

Job Description

The Senior Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer shall be reporting to the Director – Medical Services, for the provision of nutrition services in the hospital. The Senior Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer will be responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating nutrition services.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating nutrition programmes in the hospital and providing nutrition consultancy
  • Provide innovative, preventive and curative nutrition services to inpatients and outpatients in accordance with the
  • Set comprehensive performance targets in line with the KNH Strategic Plan 2018/2023 and ensuring their
  • Formulating and reviewing of Nutrition Policies, Procedures and
  • Facilitate training and research on Nutrition and
  • Developing nutrition information, education, promotion and communication
  • Guiding on procurement of nutrition supplements and assessment
  • Prepare expenditure estimates for the department and ensure proper utilization of the allocated
  • Conduct audits and surveys on nutrition processes in the

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics and Nutrition or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics and Nutrition or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum six (6) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years’ experience as Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer or in a comparable
  • Certificate in Leadership / Management
  • Registration by the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians
  • Valid practicing certificate.
  • Proficiency in computer
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

How to apply

All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website www.knh.or.ke. The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202

NAIROBI

“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”

NB: Only shortlisted candidates  will be contacted and must  present  the following documents during the interview:-

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance

“CANVASSING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCE

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