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  • Posted: Jul 13, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
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    Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the International Committee of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should b...
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    Nutrition Project Manager

    Quality Management

    • With support of the Senior Health and Nutrition Advisor, work to ensure nutrition response is implemented in line with international, national and Medair quality standards
    • Plan and implement appropriate training for health and nutrition staff based on technical knowledge and skill gaps
    • Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations to Health & Nutrition staff as well as community field staff on the quality of nutrition programme during field visits
    • Ensure timely and complete submission of monthly sitreps, donor and cluster reports

    Staff Management

    • Oversee recruitment and management of line managed staff (Nutrition Officers), including day-to-day management, development, training and appraisals.
    • Ensure regular meetings are held to assist information sharing between health facility staff, local partners, nutrition outreach staff and community nutrition volunteers to ensure they are informed of project activities, work plans and to provide opportunity for feedback
    • Provide coaching and technical supervision to foster ownership and responsibility for nutrition activities.

    Delegated Responsibilities

    • Prepare and write the nutrition sector of donor proposals and reports in collaboration with the nutrition staff and with support of Senior HN Advisor
    • Liaise with support departments for implementation of the activities within agree budget and time frame.
    • Implement the in-country staff health policy, nutrition strategy and guidelines in consultation with senior management and Senior HN Advisor
    • Ensure proper management of approved drug and nutrition supplies and maintain sufficient stock levels including buffer stock for project implementation
    • Recruit and line manage assigned staff, including monitoring performance, in accordance with HR policy
    • Represent Medair at meetings and through relationships with external partners (e.g. community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs)

    Qualification / Experience

    • Clinical degree (nurse or doctor), or Public Health degree.
    • 2 years’ experience in managing nutrition programmes, preferably in a relief environment.
    • 3 years’ managing and coordinating emergency nutrition response
    • Competent with Microsoft Office programmes, in particular Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates to send their resume to before 15th July 2022. Note that this position is open to nationals/residents only.

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