Research Assistant – Nutritionist

CIAT, on behalf of HarvestPlus Program is seeking to recruit a Research Assistant – Nutritionist who will work under the direct supervision of the Country Manager. The person will be responsible for the development and implementation of a nutrition education strategy, which will lead to the effective introduction and acceptance by consumers/customers of biofortified crops (Iron beans, Vitamin A maize, and Vitamin A Sweet potatoes) throughout the country. He/She will also be responsible for implementing all HarvestPlus nutrition education related activities in Mazowe and Zvimba district with the aim of educating and sensitizing the population to produce and consume biofortified crops. In addition, he/she will be responsible for coordination of nutrition activities in other districts in consultation with other partner nutritionists and HarvestPlus Seed Systems Officers assigned to these districts. The position will be based in Harare, Zimbabwe but must be prepared to travel extensively to project districts outside Harare.