Nutritionist, Receptionist/Front Office Intern & Volunteer Nutritionist at Pumakanan Nutrition Consultancy Ltd
Embu (Eastern), Kenya
Hours per week
Full Time: 30+
An upcoming Health & Nutrition Consultancy Firm in Embu County is looking for qualified persons to fill up the following positions: 1. NUTRITIONIST/DIETITIAN. VA NO: P001/14 Job summary • He/she will be responsible for running day-to-day activities of the firm under the guidance of the Board Members • Offer comprehensive nutrition care services to clients • Participate in relevant internal and external events such as meetings, workshops and trainings. • In close collaboration with the Board Members assist in drafting, editing and finalizing articles for the nutrition updates/technical series. • Attend board meetings and other relevant health & nutrition stakeholder’s forums. Minimum qualifications: Candidates MUST: Be holders of a Diploma in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics or above from a recognized college in Kenya Be registered with Kenya Nutritionists & Dietetics Institute (KNDI) Should be computer literate Have strong critical thinking and writing ability Have strong communication skills Havea high degree of self-motivation and initiative Willing to learn and apply new analytical approaches Strong skills in basic computer packages – Knowledge in ENA for SMART an added advantage Willing to relocate to Embu Understanding of the local dialect is an added advantage Possess previous work experience in a clinical set up is an added advantage 2. FRONT OFFICE/RECEPTIONIST INTERN. VA NO: P002/14 Job summary • To assist our clients and staff efficiently, courteously and professionally in all front office and related functions. • To maintain our standards of service at all times. • They have to reflect our atmosphere and convey a sincere welcome to all our clients and coordinate management with clients, staff and business. • Coordination of general maintenance of office equipment and overall office cleanliness. • General Administrative / Clerical Support to the Management Team – Job holder will also be required to carry out other various administrative duties for the rest of the Management team based at the Firm Office. • Maintain Registers – receiving and sorting incoming mail and deliveries, official documents and staff correspondence. Qualifications Minimum High School Certificate / O’ Level (Mean Grade C+) - Essential Diploma in Secretarial / Front Office / Customer Services- Desired Secretarial Skills – Desired. Ability to comprehend and communicate effectively in written and spoken English and Kiswahili. Ability to effectively follow oral and written instructions. Excellent knowledge and hands-on working experience in operating Microsoft Office suite- Ms Word, Ms Excel, PowerPoint & Ms Outlook. Ability to operate standard/modern office equipment, including but not limited to computers, telephone systems, copiers and facsimile machines. Excellent telephone etiquette. Previous working experience in the health sector is an added advantage. Willing to relocate to Embu. Understanding of the local dialect is an added advantage 3. VOLUNTEER NUTRITIONIST/DIETITIAN. VA NO: P003/14 Job summary • S/he will assist the Nutritionist in carrying out his/her daily responsibilities. • Responsible for nutrition assessment and follow up visits Minimum qualifications Currently a Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics student in a recognized college in Kenya or have cleared college in the last 2 years and with no working experience Should be computer literate and have strong communication skills Have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative Willing to learn and apply new analytical approaches Strong skills in basic computer packages – Knowledge in ENA for SMART an added advantage Understanding of the local dialect is an added advantage If you feel you meet the above qualifications, please forward an application letter indicating your suitability to this role, together with a copy of your updated resume, and copies of your academic certificates and other relevant testimonials to: The Director P.O. Box 21725 – 00100 GPO. Nairobi Clearly indicate the position applied for and Vacancy Number on the envelope. Deadline for submitting applications (hard copies only) is February 25th 2014.
As soon as possible
10000 / month
Pumakanan Nutrition Consultancy Ltd