Action Against Hunger would like to hire Nutrition and Health Program Manager

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

  • Location Type : Office
  • Deadline: July 15th 2024
  • Career Level : Senior(5-8 years)
  • Languages : ENGLISH
  • Employment Type : Full time
  • Number of people required : 1
  • Work Experience : 5-8 years
  • Managerial Experience : 5-8 years

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT  

FOR  

 NUTRITION AND HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER

  • Country:   Ethiopia
  • Work Base:  Tigray – Mekele
  • Availability: As soon as possible
  • Number of Posts  1 (One)
  • Salary Scale: EMS09 USD 1,407 and 20% of Transport Allowance.

Required Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a major social or health science field of study, preferably Food Security, Nutrition, Public Health and Epidemiology with more than (5) years of relevant experience  in the field of
  • humanitarian and development nutrition and health, public health and integrated programs in host and IDP/refugee camps.
    or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a major social or health science field of study, preferably in
  • Doctor of medicine, public health, human nutrition and a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience  in the field of humanitarian and development nutrition and health, public health and integrated programs in host and IDP/refugee camps.
  • Master’s Degree University Degree in health science and related field of study, including Public Health, Nursing, Human Nutrition, Medical Doctor preferably with Masters of Public Health (MPH) from recognized University or College.
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating high impact Nutrition, RMNCH and other nutrition sensitive programmers.
  • Experience in managing nutrition and health projects funded by major donors USAID, ECHO, SIDA, EU, UNICEF, WFP, etc.
  • Good knowledge in the management of projects with practical exposure to budget management.
  • Commendable experience and knowledge about current national and global nutrition and health policies and strategies.
  • Practical exposure to and participation in national and sub-national nutrition and health coordination platforms and various Technical Working Groups (TWGs).
  • Having practical experience of working in INGOs is preferable.

Required Skills and Experiences

  • Having a practical exposure and experience in managing high impact nutrition and health programs such as CMAM, IMNCI, EPI, and RMNCH etc.
  • Practical exposure and experience in capacitating (Training, mentoring, coaching and supervising frontline health workers and supervisors.
  • Experienced in managing team and staff in humanitarian and development context.
  • Adaptive enough in following organization policies and protocols, having good judgement and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize multiple tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, strong communication skills and documentation habits.
  • Knowledge and skill of MS Office Suite and other statistical software (Epi Info 7, ENA for SMART, and SPSS) is required and comfortable working with computers with minimal IT support.
  • Good command of English and Tigrigna is essential and knowledge of one or more local language is desirable, including Amharic.
  • Possess strong documentation habit and attention to detail.
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to the mission and principles of Action Against Hunger.

    Required Skills

  • Decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Budgeting
    How To Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

If you are interested, please send your application composed of none returnable CV, a cover letter with “Health and Nutrition Program Manager – Tigray – Mekele written in the subject line, and three references, through www.ethiojobs.net

 

Closing date: 14 June 2024

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be communicated and the selection process includes a technical test and an interview.