Saturday, 22 October 2011

World Vision Somalia Program Officer for Health / Nutrition Job Vacancy

World vision Somalia an international Christian Relief and Development organization, working to promote the well being of all people – especially children, wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self driven and results oriented candidates to fill the following vacancy in the organization.

Program Officer for Health / Nutrition

Position is within Program Development Unit and works closely with Technical Advisor Health & Nutrition for fund raising, program development, monitoring, and evaluation.

Major Responsibilities
  • Participate in project design, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Support staff and community capacity building, and Community Based Organizations working with World Vision Somalia
  • Develop strategic partnerships with donors, governments and Support Offices for marketing and fundraising to support Health and Nutrition programming
  • Support Technical Advisor Health & Nutrition in providing technical backstopping to Health and Nutrition program
  • Provide Staff Care and Spiritual Leadership
  • A degree in Development Studies, Community Development, Social Sciences or any relevant sector of specialization. Post graduate qualification preferred
  • At least 5 years experience in Community based programming and management in an NGO set up
  • Knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter
  • In depth knowledge of project design, proposal writing and WV LEAP tools
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
  • Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Strong management and communication skills
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina
  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • A Christian who upholds World Vision Christian ethos
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV together with names and address of three referees, to the address below.

All applications must be received by 28th October 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

People and Culture Manager,
World Vision Somalia
P.O Box 56527-00200
Nairobi -Kenya

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