Re-Advert Deputy Nutrition Program ManagerPOSITION TITLE| XILKA LA RAADINAYO:
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|Job Title: Re-Advert Deputy Nutrition Program Manager|
|TEAM/PROGRAMME: : Nutrition||LOCATION: Baidoa|
|GRADE: 3||POST TYPE: National|
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (The role holder will actually work with children under-fives on a daily basis in the nutrition programs in Bay region as a result of managing the SNS, SWS, MFA, GAC, OFDA Nutrition projects at the moment and all future projects that will start in Bay.
The role holder will also support Nutrition projects running in Bakool region (Wajid/Hudur) as need be.
The Deputy Nutrition Program Manager has the stated purpose of leading the nutrition team for Bay in all nutrition projects going in Bay including the Strengthening Nutrition Strategy (SNS), SWS, MFA, GAC, OFDA, SHF and any other nutrition project that starts in Bay region. The Deputy Nutrition Project Manager is responsible for the effective design, implementation and coordination of all nutrition activities associated with the Save the Children in Bay. S/He will be responsible for leading and managing the nutrition team in Bay to include implementation; design of interventions; developing work plans; coordinating with partners in peer programs locally & regionally; stimulating & identifying innovative ideas amongst the team that will meet the project goals; establishing best practices; producing reports; attending regular management meetings both internal and external; coordinating with other SCISOM technical personnel and relevant Humanitarian actors.
|SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Field Manager, Bay (with regular liaison with nutrition programme manager based in Mogadishu, technical specialist on technical aspects
Dimensions: Save the Children nutrition projects are currently being implemented in 2 districts of Bay region namely Baidoa and Berdale, as well as Wanlawein of lower Shebelle with an approximate 45 number of nutrition staff. He/she will also support partners who are working with SCI in those areas of responsibilty.
Key Working Relationships
Field Manager, Bay, – Direct Supervisor
Nutrition Programme Manager, South Central – dotted line management
Nutrition specialists (Somalia / Somaliland & Nairobi) – Technical support
Deputy AR of South Somalia based in Baidoa as well as CSS AR based in Mogadishu.
SC M&E / Reporting focal points
SC Emergency Response team
Local Authorities and agencies at national level involved in Nutrition work
Donors and donor representatives as assigned by the Field manager/Area representative.
Staff directly reporting to this post: functional line management for all SNS Nutrition Project staff.
|KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
1. Program Design and Management
2. Management and coordination of Nutrition Activities
3. Budget and Grants Management
4. Record Keeping/Reporting
5. Training & Capacity Building
7. General statements of responsibility
|COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS
Delivering Results (Accomplished)
Developing Self and Others (Accomplished)
Problem Solving and Decision Making (Accomplished)
· Uses data and evidence to drive decision making for quality improvement
· Analyses and exercises judgment in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance or knowledge of the full facts
· Evaluates the opportunities and risks of each idea and solution to make informed strategic decisions
· Takes decisions when decisions are due and is prepared to account for them.
Applying Technical & Professional Expertise (Accomplished)
Communicating With Impact (Accomplished)
|QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
· Health / Public Health / Nutrition BSc or equivalent
· Substantial emergency nutrition experience of 4 years including the design and implementation of feeding programs and their analysis and monitoring and evaluation.
· Experience in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating CMAM programmes
· Experience in conducting nutrition assessments (survey design, implementation and analysis using the SMART method and package, an ability to include sound causal analysis) and an understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems.
· Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach national staff.
· Experience and ability to represent Save the Children’s nutrition work in external meetings.
· Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.
· Demonstrable ability at report writing and excellent communication skills
· Experience of working safely in hostile and insecure environments
· Self-motivated and enthusiastic personality, commitment to understanding and improving the lives of children in an emergency context
· Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay in the field
· Ability to work under extreme pressure and meet deadlines with minimal guidance
· Fluent written and spoken English
· Distance management experience
· Qualified nurse with primary health care / community health care experience
· Awareness and understanding of food security and livelihoods programming options and other generic programming options for addressing the underlying causes of malnutrition
· Experience of distance management of staff/resources in a remote location
· Somali language skills
· Knowledge of the region – Horn of Africa in general; Somalia especially
· Coaching and training skills with a view to capacity strengthening of staff and partners
· Experience of participative processes involving children, and ability to coach staff in mainstreaming good practice
|CHILD SAFEGUARDING POLICY:
Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.
This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for. SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.
|CODE OF CONDUCT
Because Save the Children’s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children’s rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children’s Code
Interested candidates please apply through this link, CV and Cover letter are mandatory
Make sure to apply before 20th Sept 2017