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Roving Nutrition Manager: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
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Roving Nutrition Manager: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

JOB DETAILS

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

Staff Management

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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
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