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Program Officer- Health & Nutrition

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

To provide high-quality support to the Health and Nutrition Team Leader for effective running of the office operation; And Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Programmatic Roles

  • Facilitate timely collection/review of program performance reports from Chief of Parties, Program Managers and compile the department monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports.

  • Prepare monthly Health and Nutrition Technical Programs dashboard, highlight key issues for the Leadership attention and liaise with Health & Nutrition Team leader on key priorities.

  • Assist Team Leader in implementing annual mentorship and coaching with Area Program, Grants, PNS manager and Cluster Health & Nutrition Specialists.

  • Maintain updated Health and Nutrition Grants & PNS Documents database tracking commitments, key reporting dates and other requirements

  • Maintain an updated database for all WVT partners with regular communications with each of the partners.

Administrative Roles:

  • Serve as office information manager by devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, compilation of Program performance dashboard updates, etc.

  • Liaise with relevant departments to prepare/arrange meetings/ workshops venue and logistics where Health and Nutrition department is a lead actor.

  • Coordinate monthly meeting for the Health and Nutrition managers and all Specialists, take notes and make follow up with each stakeholder.

  • Handle incoming mails and draft routine correspondence in response to inquiries including providing guest with general country information through email, brochures, telephone etc. as per policy.

  • Disseminate reports generated after meetings and other events.

Financial Management Roles:

  • Support on preparing the Purchase requisition, Travel Advance, Review department budget for the Health and Nutrition team

  • Participate in the preparation of the department budget, where necessary.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on the job training:

  • Education level required: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics and Human Nutrition / Public Health.

  • Strong Organization skills and ability to work under pressure.

  • Formal secretarial training and /or proficiency in computer software like Ms excel, power point etc. will be an added advantage.

  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail and a good command of English

  • Experience: 1 year in a relevant field.

  • Work in department with many staff including virtual teams and executive assistant to senior staff.

  • Excellent typing skills, written and verbal communication, proven interpersonal and customer service skills.

Working Environment/Conditions:

  • Work environment – Office based with occasional travel to the field.