National Surveillance Program Manager - South Sudan

The intervention aims to develop a nationwide nutritional surveillance and analysis program in conjunction with the MoH, International and National NGOs, and UN Agencies.

Five states will be used as trial locations (Jonglei, Upper Nile, Northern Bhar El Gazal, Warrab, and Unity States).

Please Note:

• The minimum time commitment is one year.

• All living expenses and transportation are covered. ACF also provides a full insurance package which includes: medical insurance, life insurance, travel insurance, medical evacuations and repatriation.

• ACF provides a monthly salary allowance which starts at a minimum of $1,300 per month for general expatriates, $1,850 per month for coordinators and $2,125 per month for Country Directors, and could be increased according to an individual's prior experience (this is gross salary).

A per diem allowance is provided on the field, which is determined according to the living expenses of the country.

• All new volunteers receive training prior to departure, either in ACF - Paris, or ACF - New York.

• All posts for first time positions with ACF are unaccompanied.

In most cases, the location of our programs does not allow for friends or family members to visit volunteers.

Accompanied posts are only considered after a few years with the organization, and requests are not necessarily granted.

Qualifications:

  • Nutritionist/ Epidemiologist with strong surveillance background.

  • Able to adjust to a lifestyle of frequent travel. Ability to work in an insecure setting.

  • Ability to work in situations of high stress.

  • Humanitarian field experience required: at least one year in emergency nutritional programmes and previous experience in program planning and implementation in large scale surveillance projects compulsory.

    Fluent written and spoken English required.

    To apply to any position at Action Against Hunger please submit a resume and cover letter to:

    E-mail: jobs@actionagainsthunger.org

    Fax: (212) 967-5480

    Mail: 247 West 37 Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018

    Please be sure to specify the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

    Please apply ASAP.

    Job open until filled.

    This job will close on May 5.

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