21 Sep 2016

Nutrition Consultant

SapientisHR – Posted by Sapientis Human ResourcesJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Job Description

Nutrition Consultant (Contract)

Seeking a Nutrition Consultant for the non-profit subsidiary of a Global Company
that supports quality life and empowers women for social good through social micro franchising in South Africa.

6 months contract which can be extended based on the consultant’s performance, commitment and growth strategy of the Company

Travel 30% to 50% travel will be required to townships or low income communities.

Candidate requirements:
• Master’s / Bachelors Degree in Nutrition is preferable
• Relevant experience or internship together with a strong understanding of the culture in townships or low income communities.
• Strong ability in training, managing group discussions and mentoring.
• High level of proficiency in at least one locally spoken language and English.
• Have an entrepreneurial mind set, creativity in thinking and solutions, communicative, networker, team player, flexible, diplomatic, hands on mentality, handle high pressure, persuasive, pro-active, passionate or committed to address malnutrition.
• Basic computer literacy, in MS word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Role:
• Train new recruits – micro franchisees – and provide ongoing mentoring in basic nutrition knowledge and practices through use of innovative and engaging tools and approaches to enable them to excel in their micro franchising activities.
• Work collaboratively with partners of the Company to design, oversee, operationalize, and manage nutrition activities.
• Constantly seek feedback from the communities, micro franchisees and key partners/stakeholders to improve the nutrition training material, tools and approaches.
• Implement, in the area of evidence-based nutrition programming, other projects including humanitarian projects that advance the Company’s strategic goals.
• Assist other team members in recruitment, social marketing and business skill training of micro franchisees as required.
• Participate in meetings relevant to the strategic areas of engagement for the Company.
• Represent the Company with external and internal partners and stakeholders.
• Implement nutrition support programs in other communities including humanitarian projects, train NGO and kitchen staff that advance the Company’s strategic goals.

Location: Successful incumbent will primarily be based in Johannesburg.

How to Apply

To apply or for more elaborate details send us a detailed CV (in MS Word format) via email to info@sapientis.co.za (NC_CB_G) If you have not had any response in two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on file for any further suitable positions.

Job Categories: Science. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: food, Low Income Communities, Mentoring, nutrition, Social Good, and training. Salary: Less than 20,000.

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