RI is looking to for an experienced Nutrition Manager to lead the implementation of RI’s multi-donor Nutrition portfolio across four counties in Upper Nile, South Sudan. The Nutrition Manager will lead all project implementation, developing work plans, spend down plans, HR and input into BVA meetings, providing technical support to enable quality and effective program implementation (including supervising activities, capacity building field teams, M&E, reporting), coordinate with key actors, set up and monitoring accountability mechanisms, facilitate learning within the project and build on best practices
The Nutrition Manager will by leading the overall implementation of nutrition interventions which may include screening, treatment of severe acute malnutrition, moderate acute malnutrition, or provision of blanket supplementary feeding. S/he will provide supervision and training to local staff to allow them to implement quality programs. The Nutrition Manager is also in charge of writing reports, developing and ensuring good quality data collection, recording, analysis and storage, assist with ensuring adequate stocks, provide training to local staff as needed, and monitor overall nutrition situation in the area of intervention and observe for potential outbreaks.
The ideal candidate will be passionate, enthusiastic and driven, and have experience of working with national and expatriate team members in nutrition programs in complex and protracted emergency responses. A demonstrable commitment to national capacity strengthening is mandatory. S/he will have at least 2-years’ experience of managing nutrition programs, have excellent written and verbal communications skills and will be fluent in English. Experience working in project management within an INGO in conflict-induced fragile settings is mandatory, with previous experience in South Sudan desirable.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.