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ACF IS LOOKING FOR A NUTRITION & HEALTH COORDINATOR IN YEMEN

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Michael ALVES

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1 Mar 2017, 17:44

We are looking for:
A NUTRITION & HEALTH COORDINATOR

Country: YEMEN - Sanaa

Sanaa has 8-9 expatriates working at coordination level including technical and support department under the Country Director and Deputy Country Director. Security situation in Saana remained under close observation with limited access to other agencies, few super markets and official meetings in Saana. Security situation in Sanaa is limiting the social aspects of regular living i.e. limited personal movement outside office/guesthouse, meeting friends after office, shopping etc.

Length of Contract: 6 Months (up to 12 Months) starting the 10th of May

The Position: Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director, you will be responsible to define the strategies, coordinate activities and technically support the implementation of quality projects in the sectors Nutrition & Health. More precisely, you will in charge to:

Develop strategy and proposals for the Nutrition and Health Department in Yemen
• Collect, consolidate and analyse data pertaining to the nutrition and health situation/needs in the country
• Develop nutrition and health strategy for the country
• Develop proposals and budget
• Propose, plan, and implemente nutrition assessments and support evidence programming
• Produce briefs/documentation for internal and external dissemination regarding the health and nutrition needs

Coordinate and support program implementation in line with ACF international technical standards in the fields of nutrition and health
• Ensure approaches, methodologies and tools across the different health and nutrition programs
• Develop quality/context-specific standardized tools and methodologies
• Consolidate and analyse program monitoring data and identify areas of improvements
• Conducting regular field visits to monitor quality of program implementation, identify technical gaps and needs for training for health and nutrition team
• Ensure request and continuous follow up of international procurement of drugs/ nutrition products in coordination with the logistic department

Manage the Nutrition and Health team in capital
• Develop and regularly update action plans for Nutrition/Health team in capital
• Provide technical training/coaching of Nutrition/Health team in capital

Represent Action Against Hunger and its positioning in the field of nutrition and health towards authorities, donors and humanitarian partners
• Disseminate of the ACF nutrition and health strategy at country level to partners and funding bodies in his field of expertise (included advocacy actions)
• Developing and maintaining a network of harmonious and productive relationships with national representatives and programme partners (funding bodies, other NGOs, etc)
• Represent ACF towards national health authorities in a spirit of collaboration and partnership
• Representing ACF strategic and technical positioning in Nutrition and Health Clusters, and relevant working groups

The Applicant: You hold a Master degree in Public Health, Medicine or Nursing with 5 years minimum of professional experience and 2 years prior experience in a similar or comparable position (coordination of primary health care and nutrition program, in emergencies and in developmental contexts). You are recognized for your technical expertise in nutrition & health programming and experience in project cycle management and integrated approaches.
You have a strong ability to provide technical support in project proposal development and in conducting needs assessments.
Excellent diplomacy, negotiation and representation skills are required thus team management experience.
Your English is fluent (spoken and written)

Status: Employee
Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 depending on relevant experience
Specific Allowance (12% Gross Salary) is granted for this position
Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation, medical insurance
25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year


To apply, please visit our website:
http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/2492/A-Nutrition-Health-Coordinator/

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