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Nutrition Project Manager

Save the Children

Juba, South Sudan
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, ...), Projet/programme de développement
Nutrition Project Manager 

Nutrition Programme Manager

Save the Children’s nutritionprogrammes in South Sudan have recorded significant gains in expandingnutrition programme coverage and responsiveness. Currently, through multiplefunding sources, Save the children supports 42 sites providing community-basedmanagement of acute malnutrition (CMAM) and plans to extend CMAM throughout theSave the children-support network of primary health care facilities.
TheNutrition Program Manager is responsible for overall leadership and management ofSCI’s nutrition programs in Eastern Equatoria State, including effectivecoordination with other actors, timely implementation of program activities andeffective response to emerging nutrition needs. Responsibilities include overallimplementation of the project’s components including needs identification, newprogramme development, budget management, implementation planning, procurementplanning, staff management, programme reporting, liaison and support of the county/stateon nutrition intervention, and capacity building and training of nationalstaff.
This position will directly support SMOH in coordination,planning, monitoring, data collection/management and reporting of nutritionactivities in Eastern Equatoria State. In addition, the post holder willco-chair the Nutrition Cluster in Easter Equatoria. 


University Degree in Nutrition,Nutritional health or Dietetics related field.


Minimum of 3 years’ experience incommunity-based nutrition programming and 2 years in Community-based Managementof Acute Malnutrition (CMAM). 2 to 3 years management experience in an INGOenvironment, including experience in emergency contexts
High level of computer literacyincluding experience using nutrition related statistical packages such as ENA,Epi Info or SPSS.
Good sensitivity to cultural aspects ofrural communities will be needed.
Good trainer, facilitator andsupervisor
Excellent interpersonal communicationand presentation skills
Fluency in written and spoken English
Willingness to work in harsh conditionswith minimal basic social services. 
A team-player, creative, innovative andable to mobilize diverse resources for results. Achieving quality results andservice; Practicing accountability and integrity; Communicating informationeffectively
Skills and experience inproject/programme monitoring, review and evaluation. 
Ability to design and implementcapacity building plans and initiatives for staff and partners
Experience in defining and deliveringtraining programmes
Strong report writing and budgeting skills
Demonstrable commitment to humanitarianprinciples and accountability frameworks, especially in working with veryvulnerable populations.
Experience and knowledge of effectivefinancial and budgetary control managing multiple grants and donors withability 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 emergencysetting
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 hugeadvantage
Additionaljob responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as setout above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry outadditional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills andexperience.

Contract length: 12 months

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work onthe ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or thosethat need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaignand advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and toensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treatschildren 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 ouremployees 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 acollaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrityare highly valued. 

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a singledocument. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salaryexpectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflectsour commitment to the protection of children from abuse

Job description:
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Closing date: 16 Jan 2019
Location: Juba, South Sudan
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
Schedule: Full-time


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