Provide technical advice and support to field management and the health/nutrition staff. Develop, lead, monitor, and evaluate the nutrition aspects of the country programme. Coordinate and network at a senior level with national and regional health/nutrition authorities and other NGOs. Lead on all nutrition elements of proposals and reports, providing capacity building for national and international staff, promote best practice in the nutrition programmes as well as contributing to the overall management of the country programme.
Medair is currently implementing four projects within South Sudan, providing emergency primary health care based on the basic package of health services as well as CMAM for conflict affected populations (Renk and Leer County) and host population/returnees with lack of access to health and nutrition care (Aweil Centre County). Medair also maintains a health and nutrition emergency response team that is able to respond to health or nutrition emergencies within any of the 33 states of South Sudan, such as disease outbreaks, population displacement or emergency levels of global acute malnutrition.
This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.