*Please submit your CV in English.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Technical Manager for Health and Nutrition is responsible to provide technical leadership during the design, implementation and close-out of these projects. He/she will support the Director of Projects and Partnerships (DPP) in managing the projects under these three sectors. He/she will also be responsible to lead a team of coordinators and program officers working under these sectors. He/she will provide a supervision role to health and nutrition projects leads. He/she will provide regular supportive supervision to project locations, provide technical support and produce supervision report. He/she will also support during the proposal
In collaboration with DPP, technically manage Health and Nutrition projects, collect, review and submit periodic to donors/SOs.
In consultation with DPP , develop standard supervision checklist, conduct field visits on quarterly basis to ensure compliance with donor requirements and ministry standards.
Coach, train and technically supervise project managers and other health, and nutrition team.
Undertake other responsibilities assigned to him/her by DPP.
In consultation with the program development team, provide technical leadership and support during the project design/proposal development under health, and nutrition projects.
Conduct assessments and identify gaps that are used during the proposal development in collaboration with field project team.
Support project leads to manage grant budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and key management staff at World Vision.
Ensure supply and equipment procurement, acquisition, disposition, and management follows WV internal and donor requirements.
Ensure cash needs and monthly budget forecast is done accurately
Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management:
Review TORs for baselines, evaluations and other research related to Health and Nutrition sectors and review these reports.
Participate in the annual Child Well Being report development.
Support QA to develop assessment, monitoring & evaluation tools to measure health, and nutrition issues, risks, KAPs.
Provide technical leadership to health, and nutrition related research, case studies, learning reviews and publications for WV South Sudan, and as part of WV Region / Global initiative.
Provide leadership and technical supervision to the technical team of Health, and Nutrition project managers.
Ensure supportive partnering for performance is in place, with performance plans set, regular conversations and feedback provided and appraisals.
External Relations and Engagement:
In collaboration with the DPP, engage with inter-agency technical working groups to ensure WVSS health, and nutrition Programming follows international / South Sudan minimum standards, best practices, and utilizes tools or resources in a coordinated and collaborative manner.
In consultation with DPP, represent WVSS in health, and nutrition cluster meetings.
Accompany DPP to represent WVSS in sector various forums deemed necessary for quality programming and profiling WVSS with donors.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Seven years professional experience in health, and nutrition projects management. At least five years in managerial/supervision level.
Solid background in health, and nutrition in emergency particularly in emergency curriculum packages and deliverables.
Demonstrated knowledge in health and nutrition planning.
Experience in health, and nutrition project management, monitoring and supervision.
Excellent leadership, analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skill.
Excellent capacity in facilitating training and preparing user friendly manuals and toolkits.
Strong networking, team spirit, partnership, coordination and harmony skills.
Willing to adapt with new working environment, new challenges, colleagues and new culture.
MD, MPH or MSc in any health discipline.
Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written).
Master Degree with MPH
Excellent training skills in defined health, and nutrition components.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organizations, under stressful situations.
Understanding of humanitarian relief, recovery and development work i.e. triple nexus in fragile contexts.
Excellent networking, relationship building and people management skills.
Ability to work in difficult, insecure and stressful conditions.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, manage to plan and meet deadlines.
Prior experience with World Vision is a distinct advantage.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 30% domestically to project sites; requires occasional international travel.