Nutrition Officer at Kenya Medical Research (KEMRI Jobs)

  • Full Time
  • Kisumu


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct nutritional assessment, Counselling, and support for study participants as per study protocol
  • Should be able to conduct home visits for follow-up dietary assessments to be done at the household level as per the study protocol
  • Discussing nutrition and eating habits with participants and Monitoring progress
  • Perform project-level planning, monitoring, and evaluation of the nutritional activities
  • Plan and coordinate dietary assessment for participants plus other study data collection as per study protocol
  • Ensure smooth implementation according to ethical guidelines, management and supervision of the study protocol procedures by providing technical Nutritional support to study team.
  • Participate in developing Standard Operating Procedures for the study procedures then plan and conduct protocol-specific trainings to the study team.
  • Guide data team on data collection instrument choices and review of data collection CRFs for appropriateness to protocol procedures.
  • Maintain regular liaison with Section lead, Principal Investigator, and other collaborators including planning expert meetings and discussions for the project.
  • Provide periodic reports to the section head and study Principal Investigator
  • Any other duty as assigned by the immediate supervisor.


Requirement Type

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition; Food Nutrition and dietetics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution
  • Trained in Integrated management of acute malnutrition (IMAM)
  • Trained in Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN)

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