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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Nutrition Project Coordinator Jobs in Akobo Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Akobo 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Nutrition Project Coordinator. Nutrition Project Coordinator Vacancy is for the Akobo location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 04/07/2023.
Nutrition Project Coordinator Jobs at Save the Children Details
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|Name of Vacancy||Nutrition Project Coordinator Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Nutrition Project Coordinator Jobs Description
Nutrition Project Coordinator will be responsible for the overall management and supervision of planning, implementation monitoring and evaluation of nutrition projects that will work intensively with indigenous partner NGOs in Akobo East County; to build their capacity to setup and operate facility as well as community based nutrition services. He or she will ensure that rapid expansion of access to nutrition services through building the capacity of the primary health care network to integrate community based management of severe acute malnutrition within already established primary health services with support of Area Nutrition Program Manager.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Area Nutrition Programme Manager
Dimensions: The post holder is responsible to monitor the overall day-to-day activities of nutrition and MIYCN program. Support nutrition and MIYCN teams, timely compile and submit reports and track budget utilization Vs activity accomplishment in discussion with Area Nutrition Project Manager. Control the thematic part of the nutrition budget and holds the sub budget holder role.
Number of direct reports: Staffs reporting to this post are Nutrition Officer and MIYCN Officer.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Implementation, and team management
Coordinate and manage overall nutrition program management in the county, and ensure implementation of activities in collaboration with the Area Nutrition Program Manager, Logistics and Administration departments
Develop plan of work for OTPs, MIYCN, CM, SC and SFPs activities as well as any other health activities according to the expected progress of the active projects.
Evaluate and update project needs (HR, financing, logistics).
Liaise with relevant government county authorities and ensure the programme strategy, objectives and activities are understood and agreed and appropriate communication channel is in place.
Ensure sound monitoring of program activities, linking with M&E team at field level.
Provide advanced word processing support by creating complex spreadsheets, maintaining databases and creating high quality reports, presentations, and other documents.
Involve in the preparation of key nutrition and health messages in reference to the existing health and nutrition education materials.
Organize monthly meetings with the team and report the outcome to the head of the programme.
Keep an updated register of the staff (absences, overtime)
Supervise Nutrition staff and operations of feeding centres, distributions sites and community outreach workers and stabilization centres; conduct evaluation and appraisal of staff as is required
Help the Health, OTP and SFP team in any task when required
Organize and carry out nutrition trainings for MOH staff & nutrition workers and volunteer groups on management of acute malnutrition.
Monitoring and supervision of nutrition program in the county
Supervising admission of patients to SC, OTP, SFP as well as any health component incorporated into the active projects.
Supervising treatment and progress of patients.
Ensuring adherence to and respect of current MOH/ GoSS guidelines, protocols and donor requirements
Analysing nutrition situation and prevailing trends.
Compiling statistical data and draft appropriate reports on activities.
Compile and submit weekly, bi-weekly and monthly routine OTP/SFP reports, and contribute to donor reporting.
Organize regularly evaluation meetings of team members.
Write reports to document the process of implementation, lessons learnt and good practice and ensure information is widely disseminated.
Nutrition supplies and stock management
Checking that all the supplies are listed in the register
Compile stock requests for the various distributions sites
in the follow-up of supplies consumption and orders
Ensuring that stock levels are sufficient for the functioning of SFP and OTP (weekly, monthly or quarterly)
Make monthly physical inventory of all nutrition supplies, and submit monthly stock reports
Meeting and coordination with the relevant sectors
Represent SCI in all coordination meeting (Nutrition cluster, HCF, ICWG meetings at state and county level) and any other ad-hoc meeting of nutrition.
In liaison with the Area Nutrition Programme Manager, establishing network with the other actors in the area
Develop productive working relationships with Government, Non-Governmental institutions and other project partners
Establishing linkage with other Nutrition specific and sensitive sectors community leaders and other representatives
Participate in the relevant cluster meetings and other related forum at County or State level as and any rapid assessment in the county.
Conduct regular meetings with other program and health facility staff to discuss and document lessons learned
Assist in organization of project workshop and seminars, trainings including preparation of short reports
Maintain a training database for trained health workers on the various components of nutrition
In consultation with the Area Nutrition Programme Manager, identify expansion areas for implementation.
Human Resource Management
Support recruitment and deployment of CNWs, MTMSG, and CNVs
Ensure that CNWs prepare individual annual work plans, and periodically review them for progress.
Finance & Grant Management:
Support the Area Nutrition Program Manager track budgets and ensure spending on the program is in line with the approved budgets.
Support finance team in submission of finance reports.
Support the quantification, procurement plan development, raise procurement plans and support purchase of nutrition supplies
Monitor the use of nutrition supplies.
Work with the Nutrition and MIYCN officers, as well as MEAL team to compile and submit reports timely.
Manage and support the county nutrition team to prepare monthly and quarterly program reports,
Prepare field trip reports.
Prepare briefing notes on the program for Area Nutrition and Field Manager.
Safety & Security
Ensure safety of the nutrition program staff at the different field implementation sites by monitoring the security situations at these sites and enforcing advisories from the safety and security in collaboration with the respective Field Managers.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks.
honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Health / Public Health / Nutrition / Nursing BSc or equivalent.
Demonstrable management experience, including budget holding responsibility.
2-3 years of experience in emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally CMAM, MIYCN), including monitoring and evaluation.
Experience in conducting nutrition assessments and an understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems
Experience of working with local partners and building capacity
Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment and spend up to 3 months at a time in remote locations embedded with partner organisations
Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles
Experience and ability to represent Save the Children in South Sudan’s nutrition work in external meetings
Demonstrable ability at report writing and excellent communication skills
Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Word and Excel spreadsheets
Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages
Qualified nurse with primary health care / community health care experience
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