Health & Nutrition Sector Lead
Purpose of the position:
The position will provide technical leadership for World Vision International’s health and nutrition programming, ensure quality of designs and implementation, and oversee the capacity building of staff and partners in implementation of health and nutrition programs so that the health and nutrition portfolio promotes child wellbeing and community resilience.
The position will also strengthen the visibility and credibility of World Vision’s health & nutrition programming with regulatory authorities, donors, World Vision, the UN, and other technical and coordination forums.
Staff & Partner Capacity Building and Technical Support
Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
External Engagement and Funding Acquisition
Program Integration and Management
Reporting and Donor Communication
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Educational level: A Master’s degree in Health, Public Health, Nursing, Environmental Health, or related field.
Experience: 7 years’ experience in a humanitarian or development context, preferably with experience in a fragile context.
Strong writing skills: Able to draft case studies, project reports, concept notes, and other program materials in clear and concise English, and under tight deadlines.
High capacity to review, absorb and apply emerging evaluations and studies from the Health and Nutrition sector to WV’s approaches
Proven networking abilities: Able to quickly connect and build mutual trust and collaborative working relationships with Health and Nutrition donors, NGO staff and leadership, Government representatives, and community leaders.
Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills
Advanced computer skills especially in evaluation and health data
Experience working and living in a different country or cultural context
Training in Humanitarian standards, Design for Behavior Change, Donor rules and regulations training (USAID, EU, DFID, etc.) is desirable
Good trainer with proven facilitation skills
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to countries in the region with active conflict.