School Age Nutrition Project Technical Assistant at Ministry of Education

Lusaka, Full Time

Ministry of Education
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Education/Teaching Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

Job Title: School Age Nutrition Project Technical Assistant
The Ministry of Education is requesting for expression of interest for technical assistance services from individuals to support implementation of the school age nutrition project under the school health and nutrition programme
Key Responsibilities The role of the Technical Assistant is to support the School Health & Nutrition Programme focusing on strengthening district capacity to implement the School Age Nutrition Project Implementation Research. This will focus on the provision of technical support in programming including planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in the project areas. The TA will also help in identifying areas of the Nutrition school curriculum that require revision to ensure hands on and updating according to scientific developments and policy changes in the country.
Reporting to: Director School Health and Nutrition- MOE
Qualifications and Competencies

A minimum of a masters degree in Nutrition or related areas e.g. Education (Sciences), Public health, Home Economics, Food Science.

Work Experience:

Minimum of 5 years work experience in the field of nutrition or education that includes progamme management (Programming, Planning, implementation, Monitoring and evaluation) at national or provincial level. Field experience at district level desirable.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in coordination of a project.
Experience in behavioral change programmes will be an added advantage.
Experience/Participation in curriculum development review,
Knowledge experience in working with computers including Ms. Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in Data analysis using SPSS, STATA or R.

Language Proficiency:
Excellent knowledge of English is essential.
Other conditions:
Between the ages of 30 and 45 years

Method of Application
This is an 11 month position open to Zambian nationals only (females or males). Interested applicants should submit their applications with curriculum vitae clearly labeled APPLICATION FOR SCHOOL AGE NUTRITION PROJECT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE and addressed to

The Permanent Secretary-Administration

Ministry of Education

Corner of Chimanga and Mogadishu Roads


The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 September 2022.