Health and Nutrition Program Manager

Health and Nutrition Program Manager

World Relief Corp

Khartoum, Sudan

POSITION SUMMARY:

To facilitate health and nutrition activities in Sudan (West and Central Darfur) through management of community based treatment of malnutrition, as well as curative and preventive and health programming. To provide direction to the program with the aim of developing local capacity to sustain health programs in the long term.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage supervision of all nutrition and health programming in all locations in Sudan (West and Central Darfur).
  • Supervise the safe and efficient management of nutrition and health supplies and equipment.
  • Support the implementation of timely and accurate data collection systems, monitor data for accuracy, and respond appropriately with programmatic changes as needed to meet targets.
  • Assess staff training needs and make appropriate referrals for training. Where required, organize, facilitate and/or provide training of nutrition and health personnel.
  • Play an active role in investigating upcoming RFAs and the development of proposals, budget and project review processes.
  • Coordinate nutrition and health activities with Ministries of Health, UN agencies, other implementing partners and funding agencies.
  • Coordinate nutrition and health program development with local counterparts (SMOH, County Health Department and local leadership) with a focus on using a community development approach at all stages of program planning and implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with WHO and GOS MOH guidelines and policies in each program component.
  • Maintain clear communication with all staff on at least a weekly basis.
  • Promote the development of a sustainable health program by offering creative ideas and new approaches to solving problems in the health program.
  • Coordinate with other World Relief programs in each field with full support for an integrated approach to community development.
  • Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Oral and written fluency in English required, and fluency in Arabic a bonus.
  • Good understanding of links between emergency and development programs, familiar with project cycle management.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; Experience in good project planning and design.
  • Ability to manage budgets, understand financial accountability procedures, logistics, and commodity tracking.
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Interpersonal and Cross-cultural sensitivity and experience.
  • Computer and IT expertise highly preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and to deal with problems and issues both promptly and efficiently.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations and live in sometimes basic conditions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters in Public Health or related health field or higher degree required.
  • Experience in donor reporting e.g. USAID, EU, CIDA, UN Agencies preferred.
  • Experience in hardship postings or complex emergencies, with proven leadership experience; Able to work in a fluid and insecure area; Maturity and ability to adjust to harsh living conditions

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