Maternal and Child Nutrition Enhancement Project Manager
JOB DESCRIPTION/PUBLICATION TEXT
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Purpose of this Position is to lead the maternal and child nutrition enhancement project team, to manage and supervise the operations by coordinating the project implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
In order to successfully do so, the Project Manager must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others
End Results Expected
Provide on job mentoring and coaching for project staff for a timely implementation of project activities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
Master Degree in Public Health or Public Health Nutrition, Degree in Nutrition or MD with a relevant field experience in public health, nutrition and community development
At least 5 years of relevant experience working with Non-Governmental Organizations in health and nutrition project/program management
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Experience in managing a project funded by World Bank, USAID and or WFP (minimum 2 years).
Excellent project management skills and good understanding of the project life cycle
Excellent understanding of best practices in nutrition and community development
Experience with development project management tools such as log frames, monitoring and evaluation tools and budgets.
Excellent supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills.
Experience in managing a Multi –sectoral project ( 1 year)
Domestic Travel: Regular internal travel to project areas is required.
International Travel: Periodic international travel will be required
On call: As required.
How to apply
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.
In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is November 11, 2016; no late applications will be accepted.
World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.
As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.
Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.