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ACF seeks a nutrition expert for Ethiopia (6 months, starting in February)

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Enguerrand ROBLIN

Recruitment Officer / Action Contre la Faim

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13 Nov 2013, 18:10

We are looking for: A NUTRITION AND HEALTH EXPERT Country: Ethiopia – Dollo Ado Length of Contract: 6 months, starting February 2014, the 1st Overall objective of the position and responsibilities: Under the line management of the field coordinator, the main purpose of this position will be to coordinate the different nutrition programs currently being run in Hiloweyn camp, with a specific emphasis on integrating the various components to ensure that the overall program objectives are being met. The secondary goal is to strengthen the capacity of the national nutrition Program Managers, resulting in greater autonomy, independence, and improved program results. In particular, attention will be given to reinforcing skills in the areas of program strategy, data analysis, staff management, and report quality. More specifically, you will be expected to: Coordinate and integrate the technical aspects of nutrition programs • Follow-up of the implementation of the programs to ensure achievement of the specific objectives of the program and reaching National, International and ACF standards • Follow-up and management of the budget in collaboration with the field and capital coordination team • Provision of technical support in the implementation of existing nutrition programs • Provide the connection between nutrition and psychosocial/care practices programs Analyse program data and context in order to develop ACF nutrition strategy and drive programmatic decisions • Collect, correct and submit required data bases to the government, capital and HQ • Develop, formulate, compile and validate the nutrition-related part of proposals and donor reports • Synthetize internal and external data to guide program strategy Establish training and skills development for the ACF team • Involve and consult the national PMs in evaluating the skills and technical level of their respective teams to determine training needs • Train the national PMs to independently monitorthe technical level and training needs of teams • Propose sequences of tailor-made training sessions, identify resources and material and work out the practical, logistical and cultural issues Supervise and accompany the national PMs in the development and management of his/her activities • Guide the national PM in the development of a local middle and long-term strategy of malnutrition care adapted to local needs and aligned with government strategy • Strengthen relationships and contact with local partners Representation • Represent ACF in external technical/ coordination meetings, nutrition task forces or forums regularly • Strengthen the network in place at the local level Qualification and previous experience: You hold a post-graduate degree in public health and/or nutrition, with extensive professional experience in the field of outpatient therapeutic programming, community mobilization and school feeding programming. Previous experiences in refugee’s camps are preferable, while previous assignments in security tense area are required. Experience in designing and leading nutrition surveys required. Successful applicants will demonstrate proven abilities in the field of training and coaching. Fluent English required. Status: Employee - Total average yearly gross income : from 44910€ to 51410€ - Fixed-term contract, provided by ACF according to the French legislation. - All expenses paid on the field: o Support to the R & R costs : 110€/month average o Transportation costs to and from the mission : 460€/ month average, o Collective or individual accommodation depending on position : 700€/month average o Food and hygiene expenses (living allowance) : 276€ o Per Diem : 143€ - Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 (13rd month included), depending on relevant experience - Social benefits: Medical, life and accident insurance provided by the institution - 25 days of annual paid leaves - 20 days of extra leaves per year (taken as recovery time breaks of one week every 2 or 4 months depending on the mission) - Pre departure training, at the HQ in Paris Motivating Job Prospects in the medium and long term To apply, please visit :

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