Roving Nutrition Manager: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Program Management & Development
- Conduct assessments to determine the needs of IDPs in the target areas
- Oversee the implementation of the protection program to ensure the program is implemented according to schedule and budgets, international standards, and that protection program objectives are met
- Work closely with other IRC sectors present in the same location and integrate program components to the extent possible
- Recruit national staff in conjunction with the Human Resources Department
- Maintain updated job descriptions, conduct interviews, orient new staff to the IRC and the Protection program
- Supervise the nutrition staff directly, providing ongoing leadership to the project team and overseeing implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met
Grants Management and Reporting
- Manage and oversee all the protection grants; develop and maintain work, spending and procurement plans for all projects
- Participate in Grants Opening, Mid-Term and Closing meetings
- Prepare internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using IRC and donor formats, as required
Representation & Coordination
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders - including Ministry of Health, community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, community based organisations and other IRC sectors to enhance cooperation and coordination
- Ensure that information from coordination meetings is shared internally and with other sectors, as appropriate
- Attend the nutrition coordination meetings or represent the IRC in other relevant forums
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- Nutrition professional (MD, RN, PA or CO) with a relative degree in Nutrition or Public Health Nutrition and significant experience in nutrition in emergencies.
- At least three years professional experience in nutrition IMAM (CMAM) programs.
- Experience in IYCF, SMART and/or SQUEAC an asset
- Excellent management skills
- Ability to write clear and concise reports and proposals and to meet required reporting deadlines.
- Able to work independently while being a strong team player.
- Experience supervising health staff in a complex setting; ability to support and build staff capacity.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to live and work under pressure in an unstable security environment.
- Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Power-point, Epi-Info/SPSS, Outlook and the internet.
- Fluency in English. Skill in local languages an advantage.
- Ready to Travel and work in Monguno/Gwoza