A NUTRITION & HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER - SIERRA LEONE

Freetown

We are looking for:

A NUTRITION & HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER

Country: SIERRA LEONE - Moyamba

Length of contract: 12 months starting as soon as possible

The Position:**Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, you will be responsible to establish and manage a nutrition and health program in Moyamba District. More precisely, you will be in charge to:**

Establish and supervise activities in the framework of nutritional projects

· Manage the project cycle in nutrition and health

· Meet the objectives of ACF in the centers dealing with malnutrition

· Be responsible of the quality of the program

Manage and Organise staff development programs for the ACF teams

· Manage his/her team (leadership, monitoring, motivation, etc)

· Evaluate the skills levels and technicals competences of the ACF teams

· Identificate and ensure the quality and pertinence of training programmes established for the ACF teams

Contribute to the identification of needs and the definition and formulation of Nutrition projects

· Conduct assessments and evaluations for design of further programming on nutrition issues.

· Participate in the development of proposals (technical aspects) and in defining nutrition programs

· Identifying humanitarian needs in the field of nutrition

Develop and direct operations

· Introduce a strategy and implemente a plan activities regarding the problem of malnutrition adapted to the local context

· Be responsible of the reporting with a critical analysis

· Identify and propose the development of new programmes

· Write the nutritional and health sections of proposals for new activities

Represent ACF and develop local partnerships

· Distribute the information collected to the partners

· Be responsible of the quality of relations with partners

The Applicant:You hold a master degree in nutrition, public health, nursing or medical doctor and have a 2 years minimum of professional experience in managing nutrition programs.

You have also a strong technical knowledge of nutrition programming, project cycle management and behaviour change approaches.

Recognized for your ability to provide technical support, you have developed excellent diplomatic communication, organizational skills, training skills and team management.

You know Microsoft Office and data analysis software (Epilnfo, SPSS, ENA, etc).

You are able to manage stress linked to Ebola outbreak and precaution requirements.

Your English is fluent (written and spoken).

Status:

Salaried - Gross monthly salary ranging from €1600 to €1975

Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective accommodation and medical insurance

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year

Pre departure training, at the HQ in Paris (1 to 2 weeks)

To apply, please visit our website:

http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/1343/A-Nutrition-Health-Program-Manager/

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  • Organization: ACF - Action against Hunger/Action Contre la Faim
  • Location: Freetown
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Health service
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Nutrition
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-15

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