Programme Against Malnutrition (PAM) is a non-governmental, agro-based organisation that works across the country and provides links between rural NGOs, government and cooperating partners. The mission of the institution is to contribute to poverty reduction interventions that promote sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable people through improved food security, nutrition and incomes.
PAM in partnership with CARE International in Zambia is implementing Scaling Up Nutrition Interventions at Community and District Levels in Zambia” in Choma and Kalomo districts of Southern province. The project will contribute to Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) specific interventions under the First 1000 MCDP in order to address stunting among children less than 2 years old.
The project is being implemented in collaboration with Government Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and, Community Development and Social Services. The proposed initiative will focus on the First 1000 Most Critical Days of life which includes pregnant, lactating women and children below years of age, with consideration to adolescent girls in Choma and Kalomo districts.
PAM now invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and highly motivated candidates for the position of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Officer to be based in Kalomo District. Duration of Contract is One (01) year.
The successful candidate will be responsible for project planning, implementation, coordination and monitoring at district level. The officer will directly report to the Project Manager.
Key Qualifications, Experience and Abilities: