Health & Nutrition (Specialist) Manager, WV Somalia

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 November 2019

Job Description

World Vision International

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our almost 37,500 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Health & Nutrition (Specialist) Manager, you will implement Health and Nutrition projects through a variety of community structures, including community groups, user committees and LNGOs. You are responsible for all aspects of implementation, including partner identification, hiring and performance management of World Vision staff, capacity building of partners and World Vision staff, proposal and budget development and report writing. You will take an active role in assessments and evaluation exercises in an effort to improve quality and increase scope of Health, Nutrition and Gender programming. You will be the key focal point at the field level for Health, Nutrition and Gender programming and will share information to relevant cluster groups, coordination mechanisms, government ministries, and INGO/LNGOs. You will take a lead role whenever possible at such forums.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in public health/Nutrition/nursing or medicine, or a Bachelor’s Degree (in the same field) with significant experience.
  • Five years’ experience in health and nutrition programmes, at least three of which are in a management position.
  • Two years; or more of cross-cultural working experience.
  • At least one year in managing health and nutrition programmes in a humanitarian setting.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of humanitarian standards and practice standards in health and nutrition e.g. WHO and SPHERE standards.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 30 NOV 2019 . For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

www.wvi.org

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