Save the Children Nutrition Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan
Save the Children Nutrition Project Manager Jobs in South SudanNutrition Programme ManagerRole PurposeSave the Children’s nutrition programmes in South Sudan have recorded significant gains in expanding nutrition programme coverage and responsiveness.
Currently, through multiple funding sources, Save the children supports 42 sites providing community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) and plans to extend CMAM throughout the Save the children-support network of primary health care facilities.
The Nutrition Program Manager is responsible for overall leadership and management of SCI’s nutrition programs in Eastern Equatoria State, including effective coordination with other actors, timely implementation of program activities and effective response to emerging nutrition needs. Responsibilities include overall implementation of the project’s components including needs identification, new programme development, budget management, implementation planning, procurement planning, staff management, programme reporting, liaison and support of the county/state on nutrition intervention, and capacity building and training of national staff.
This position will directly support SMOH in coordination, planning, monitoring, data collection/management and reporting of nutrition activities in Eastern Equatoria State. In addition, the post holder will co-chair the Nutrition Cluster in Easter Equatoria.
Skills & Qualifications
University Degree in Nutrition, Nutritional health or Dietetics related field.
Experience and Skills
EssentialMinimum of 3 years’ experience in community-based nutrition programming and 2 years in Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM). 2 to 3 years management experience in an INGO environment, including experience in emergency contexts
High level of computer literacy including experience using nutrition related statistical packages such as ENA, Epi Info or SPSS.
Good sensitivity to cultural aspects of rural communities will be needed.
Good trainer, facilitator and supervisor
Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
Fluency in written and spoken English
Willingness to work in harsh conditions with minimal basic social services.
A team-player, creative, innovative and able to mobilize diverse resources for results. Achieving quality results and service; Practicing accountability and integrity; Communicating information effectively
Skills and experience in project/programme monitoring, review and evaluation.
Ability to design and implement capacity building plans and initiatives for staff and partners
Experience in defining and delivering training programmes
Strong report writing and budgeting skills
Demonstrable commitment to humanitarian principles and accountability frameworks, especially in working with very vulnerable populations.
Experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control managing multiple grants and donors with ability to build staff capacity on budget management
Ability to analyze nutrition information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
Experience of working in an emergency setting
Flexibility and a sense of humour – ability to work, live and thrive under challenging circumstances
Experience working in South Sudan
Arabic or other local language a huge advantage
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.
We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.
We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document.
Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should apply online by 21st January 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Nutrition Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan
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