You will report to Concern Somalia’s Programme Director, and will directly line manage the Mogadishu-based Health & Nutrition Programme Manager.
You will also work closely with the following colleagues and their teams: Programme Coordinators for Emergency, Resilience and Durable Solutions, Systems Director, Country Financial Controller, Research Study Coordinator, Grants & Information Manager, MEAL Unit, Partnership Advisor, Somaliland Area Coordinator, as well as focal points of local and Consortia partner organisations and relevant health authorities in Concern’s operational areas. You will also collaborate closely with Concern’s Head Office-based Health and Nutrition Technical Advisors.
The overall purpose of this role is to provide strategic management and oversight of Concern Somalia’s Nutrition and Health programme, which comprises of interventions in Emergency Preparedness and Response, Durable Solutions to protracted displacement, and Resilience programming, plus a research study being implemented together with University College London (UCL).
The person manages, coordinates and provides technical expertise to quality design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Concern’s nutrition and health interventions in South-Central Somalia and Somaliland, including the effective scale-up of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF), and Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) services. The post-holder is also responsible for representing Concern on related Somalia forums and coordinating with key stakeholders at all levels, including the Nutrition and Health Clusters.
With support from the Programme Director (PD), ensure strategic technical leadership, overall management, efficient and effective implementation and development of Concern’s health & nutrition programming in Somalia.