Job April 2024 Senior Program Officer at Nutrition International

Job April 2024 Senior Program Officer at Nutrition International

Because nutrition is what makes a difference, we at Nutrition International create an impact. The enthusiasm and tenacity of our multinational team of over 600 employees, who operate in 13 offices in 11 nations with the single objective of improving nutrition for those in most need, are woven into the very fabric of our strategy.
We would love to speak with you if you are an enthusiastic and driven person who shares our belief that better nutrition can make the world a better place, wishes to leave the world a little bit better than when you found it, and is seeking to join a global team with a distinct vision. Kindly take a look at applying for the job below.

About the role


In line with Nutrition International’s strategic objectives in Africa, and, in partnership with key stakeholders in Tanzania, to arrange and appropriate technical and other assistance to the Government of Tanzania and/or other stakeholders to help them provide, on a sustainable basis,
improved survival and Food fortification interventions particularly to those at most risk of malnutrition. The position is responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of the program to ensure appropriate micronutrient interventions are integrated and achieve sustained high coverage and utilization.


  • Ensure a regularly updated landscape analysis is available on the food fortification, salt Iodization and Vitamin A supplementation programs in Tanzania.
  • Develop and plan projects in Tanzania in collaboration with key stakeholders and partners that respond to programming gaps in the situation analysis.
  • Ensure regular coordination for salt iodization and VAS programming with key partners to ensure NI funding for these interventions are being used cost-effectively.
  • Assist the Country Director with the management of NI-funded salt iodization and VAS programs in Tanzania and any other food fortification programs that may arise.
  • Ensure regular coordination meetings with key stakeholders to ensure NI funding for programs is being used cost-effectively and programs NI supported program activities are on track during implementation.
  • Participate in the design of research and evaluation activities and work closely with researchers and external evaluators to ensure research and evaluations exercises are feasible, responds to NI, stakeholders and government needs and is disseminated in timely fashion.
  • Build and maintain good collaborative relations with Ministry of Health, other government agencies, UN agencies, and NGOs, as appropriate to promote information sharing and effective coordination of effort to improve and sustain effective and efficient adolescent and women health and nutrition program.


  • Post graduate level degree, ( Master’s at a minimum) from a recognized university in Public Health, Reproductive Health, Community Health or Nutrition.
  • Post graduate certificate in project management.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in child health, reproductive health and public health, nutrition, food sciences and/or related field in Tanzania or elsewhere.
  • Experience in program/project implementation/supervision, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience with micronutrient supplementation programs for children desirable.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.