Nutrition Project Manager

16 Nov 2016 | 15:28 | 24 Nov 2016 Closed

WORLD VISION-SOUTH SUDAN

  • Africa , South Sudan
  • From 3 year(s)
  • Project Management
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Job Description

We are looking for Nutrition Project Manager

Bachelor

Full-Time


World Vision is looking for a dynamic person to fill the position of Nutrition Project Manager (Man or Woman) in its Office, based in Aweil North, Greater Barh El Gazal Zone.


• Program Management of Nutrition project and constantly provide an overview of the situation on the ground in order to estimate the immediate needs of the population within NBG • Ensure that the Nutrition projects are implemented according to Government of South Sudan guidelines and protocols schedule and budgets, international standards, and program objectives; Coordinate and prepare and manage a work plan to ensure that all project locations and objectives are well covered • Track project budgets and implementation plans to ensure that activities are implemented within planes schedules and within specified budgets to avoid over or under expenditures • Collaborate with other health/nutrition providing partners in NBG to facilitate easy referral of SAM cases with medical complication for inpatient management. Promote linkage of beneficiaries discharged from any partners’ Stabilization Centers (SC) back to OTP programs. • Build capacities of project staff to ensure that implementation of OTP, SFP and Community mobilization including screening of 659 months old and PLWs referrals of malnourished children and health messaging during distributions. • Update the CMAM database on a weekly basis and work with M&E team to regularly update project indicator tracking tables • Participate in communitybased health education, including training on preventative health care by training and supporting program staff on basic health topics and building the capacity of program staff to educate caregivers. • Mentor project staff in work plan development and reporting to ensure accurate monitoring photography, and documentation of activities; Ensure project staff understand and follows WVSS and donor Policies and Procedures; • Ensure establishment of community nutrition volunteers and mother to mother support groups for promotion of IYCF key messages among the child caregivers. • Prepare high quality narrative and statistical internal as well as Nutrition Cluster Information System (NIS) reports by 5 of the following month using WVSS and donor formats, as required • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders, including community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, communitybased organisations in project locations to enhance cooperation and coordination; • Maintain adequate supply chains for Nutrition supplies and medicines. Coordinate with the responsible authorities get SC and OTP supplies from UNICEF, GIK, and or SC to Project locations QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition with at least 3 yearshands on experience in Managing Emergency Nutrition programs in conflict settings • Post graduate training in Project Planning and Management Public Health or Monitoring & Evaluation is a requirement • Professional technical experience, including 2 years implementing nutrition programs in South Sudan is an added advantage. • Prior training and experience in CMAM , IYCF a must; proficiency with SMART • Demonstrated experience in project management, capacity building, project design and budget management • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills • Excellent analytical and written skills, and good computer skills • Fluency in English required; Arabic is an added advantage • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transition. • South Sudanese Nationals only

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WORLD VISION-SOUTH SUDAN


World Vision has been working in South Sudan since 1989 and was one of the few aid agencies that provided emergency assistance during war to the displaced populations in what was then the Southern Sudan region of Sudan. After the country became independent in 2011, World Vision began recovery and development activities.

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