JD for EU Project Nutrition Manager
WORLD VISION SOUTH SUDAN
JOB DESCRIPTION: Nutrition Manager
No of Positions
Gogrial East County
Type of Employment
On Contract Base
EU Food Security & Nutrition Project
Purpose of Position:
Coordinating and managing nutrition components of the project under EU Improving food security and nutrition for vulnerable groups in Warrap State project.
Specific Roles and responsibilities
Under the direct guidance of the Project Manager/Nutrition Advisor, prepare work plans, activity budgets, and implements project activities on a timely manner
Actively participates in identification of capacity gaps and training of counties Nutrition Volunteers and health care staff
Conduct regular supportive supervisions to project sites to provide onsite mentoring and coaching to nutrition volunteers and health care staff
Identify project implementation gaps and recommend remedial actions
Prepare and submit quality project progress reports including weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports using the recommended data collection and reporting tools
In close collaboration with all key stakeholders and the project team participate in Nutrition assessment and surveys
Timely Plan, implement and monitor community mobilization activities including screening, referral and IYCF counseling and sensitization in all the project sites
Represent World Vision in nutrition cluster meetings and technical discussions or coordination meetings with other stakeholders
In collaboration with the project team, actively participates in nutrition and health project proposal development
Degree in Nutrition or Public Health or Human Medicine, with strong relevant experiences in Nutrition programming including IYCF
Minimum of 3 years working experiences in Managing nutrition programme in both development and emergency context with NGOs /UN Agencies
Must have sound knowledge and skills on IYCF with strong competencies in working with PD heard groups
Strong ability and experiences in training Nutrition staff on relevant topics such CMAM, ICYF, PD/H, and PHHE
Fluent in spoken and written English, Arabic and local context language e.g Dinka is an added advantage
Excellent communication skills (Oral and written)
Proficient in computer applications (Words processing, Power point, and Excel)
Strong sense of responsibility and leadership, organizational, coordination and time management skills
Team player, flexibility and willingness to work in remote, hardship and culturally diverse environment
Skills and Experience
Experience of implementing and programming Nutrition projects.
Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with the local health representatives.
Proficient training skills in the area of CMAM, IYCF counseling, PD/H, and PHHE.
Ability to have positive and promoting input towards breastfeeding practices among mothers
Excellent Communication skills, good spoken and written English of concise reports.
Fluency in Arabic and Dinka Languages is required.
Proficient in computer applications (MS word excels, power point, Internet, etc.)
Able to work in remote and complex situations.