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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