Saturday, 22 October 2011

Medair Somalia / Somaliland Nutrition Project Manager Job Vacancy

Medair is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the following position based in Burao, Togdheer Region of Somaliland.

Nutrition Project Manager

This position will report to the Deputy Country Director (programmes) in Burao

Duration of commitment: minimum one year

Overall responsibility
  • To manage and supervise the nutrition programme in Togdheer
Detailed responsibilities include:
  • Develop and manage comprehensive activity plans covering the time frame of the project
  • Provide leadership to the teams regarding project objectives
  • Capacity building of national staff on diagnosis and treatment of nutrition patients following International CTC treatment guidelines
  • Give input to IYCF, OTP/SFP and SC teams and medical advisor regarding current nutritional health promotion information and tools and advise accordingly
  • Analysis and follow up of monthly nutritional reports from the health posts/MCHs and OTP/SC locations
  • Writing consolidated nutritional reports for review by the Medical Advisor
  • Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives
  • Coordinate with external parties to ensure project supplies and equipment are available in a timely fashion
  • Assess general or emergency nutritional situation, facilitate nutritional surveys when needed
  • Ensure that all Nutrition expenses are according to budget and meet all Medair standards
Qualifications and experience:
  • Diploma or Degree in Nutrition; Master’s degree in international nutrition will be an added advantage
  • 2 years working as a nutritionist in a humanitarian setting and 2 years’ management experience
Applications are hereby invited from qualified persons to fill the above positions.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your letter of application and CV indicating daytime telephone contact.

Also include telephone and email contacts of two professional references (friends and relatives will not be accepted as referees) and your current/ most recent employer to:

Admin/HR Officer,
Medair Somalia/Somaliland - Medair East Africa Office,
George Padmore Road,
Nairobi, Kenya

or mail to Medair P.O. Box 76575, 00508 Nairobi.

Alternatively applications can be sent by email to: recruitment-som@medair.org

Applications should be sent in not later than Tuesday 25 October 2011.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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