Health & Nutrition Sector Lead

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

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.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Staff & Partner Capacity Building and Technical Support

  2. Design, Monitoring and Evaluation

  3. External Engagement and Funding Acquisition

  4. Program Integration and Management

  5. 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

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to countries in the region with active conflict.