Business Solutions to Poverty
Reports to: Sr. Food Processing Specialist
Position location & travel potential: Based in Iringa
Start date: May 2023
End date: November 2023
Duration: 6 months
deserves the opportunity to build a better future. This simple idea has
been at the heart of TechnoServe’s work around the world for over 50
years. TechnoServe is a pioneer in leveraging the power of business and
markets to create sustainable pathways out of poverty.
low-income communities in which we work are full of enterprising people.
Their small-scale farms and businesses are the keys to economic
development. But they face many challenges: low literacy, lack of access
to jobs and markets, unpredictable political dynamics and,
increasingly, the effects of climate change. For many women and young
people, the challenges are even more daunting. Working with TechnoServe
staff, people around the world are lifting themselves out of poverty.
The results are amazing…when incomes increase and living conditions for
families get better, they are able to access health care and education
previously out of reach. Communities and even whole countries are better
TechnoServe is implementing
the USAID funded Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing
(AINFP) regional program in collaboration with Partners in Food
Solutions (PFS). The program leverages the power of the private sector
to create better nutritional outcomes for base-of-the-pyramid consumers
and more profitable market opportunities for local farmers. This is
achieved by supporting local food processing companies in Kenya,
Tanzania, Zambia and Ethiopia through remote technical assistance and
training from world leading food processing companies under PFS to
increase the availability of safe, affordable and nutritious food.
this partnership, the AINFP program seeks to place an intern at the
clients’ area to work as a Nutritionist. Our main objective is to
provide the client with hands on support while nurturing the young
talented professionals in the food processing industry. Few of our
placed interns have demonstrated great talent and eagerness to learn
leading to career development that have placed them in a good place at
the job market.
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OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
is seeking an intern to support our client and his customers with
professional advice on how to implement and maintain a healthy
lifestyle. As a specialist in food and nutrition specifically milk, the
customers will depend on her/him to guide them towards better eating and
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Simplify important information to clients and explain the benefits of staying on a healthy diet through safe and processed milk.
- Conducts Nutrition monitoring and evaluation for the school milk programs
- Meet with clients and identify their dietary needs by assessing their health, daily routine, and food habits.
- Help establish short and long-term goals.
- Develop and help implement personalized nutrition plans for clients through articles, radio sessions and group seminars.
- Offer advice on how to stay healthy and provides up front information to help clients with their progress.
- Oversee the consultation calendar to ensure efficiency.
- Ensure that she/he stays updated on the latest nutritional diets and trends
Valuating clients’ (Mostly Academic, and cooperates institutions)
needs, engagement plans, developing goals, and providing advice on how
to stay healthy.
- Updated on the latest nutritional diets, research methods, and industry trends
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REQUIRED SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree in nutritional science, dietetics, or relevant field.
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in nutrition related advocacy
- In-depth knowledge of biochemistry, research methods, and human physiology.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- A critical thinker with outstanding interpersonal skills.
Leadership and management, quality minded, establishes and maintains
high standards, integrity, time-management, problem solving/decision
making, conscientious, reliable, inventive, creative, innovative with
ability to think outside the box.
- Ability to manage different stakeholders and partners and engagements
- Competent user of Microsoft Office Programs
- Competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) directly related to successful performance on the job.
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Core Competencies include:
and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual;
presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner;
keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or
herself for personal gain.
- Team Work/ Relationships: Works
co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full
understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader,
to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective
relationships and networks.
- Learning attitude: Proactively
takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas
for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.
Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation
for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively
with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities,
backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.
Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens
effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts
terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the
audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates
open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal
- Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to
analyze situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues,
establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a
logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective
decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions,
demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.
Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the
efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with
programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve
effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal
achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no
matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately
checking processes and tasks.
- Planning & Time Management:
Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a
specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls
activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people,
material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals.
Prioritizes work according to the program or department’s goals, not
just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.
Business Acumen: The ability to use information, ask the right questions
and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business
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JOB SPECIFIC/TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES INCLUDE:
Literacy- Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use specific computer
programs or applications for own functional area. Having the ability to
improve performance by integrating new and existing technology into the
- Analysis, Research, Report Writing: Experience in
business planning and analysis, modeling for feasibility and execution.
Able to analyze and express oneself clearly in business writing.
Innovative Mindset: Curious inquiries, asks questions and seeks out
information from multiple sources, learns from mistakes, sees change as
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encourage all qualified individuals who share TechnoServe’s vision of
improving the lives of others through proven business solutions to
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