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Project Manager: Health & Nutrition – South West States

Purpose of the position:

This position has principal responsibility to provide operational oversight and project management of all Health and Nutrition Projects to achieve project objectives. The position holder will also provide the representation of the projects to donor(s), Local Authorities and State government (in South West States) key stakeholders.

Other key responsibilities include ensuring high quality implementation of project activities, grant management according to donor requirements and international accounting standards, timely donor and other stakeholder reporting, and overall contribution to Child Well Being outcomes. The Project manager will be accountable for delivering all project results. S/he will maintain communication with the project sub –grantees and oversee coordination of their technical activities within the project framework, work plan and budget

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Grant/Project Management
  2. Staff Supervision and Management
  3. Budget Management
  4. Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with an advanced Diploma in community health /public health / nursing with 5 years of similar experience may be considered
  2. Experience: At least five years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub award management, and tracking project performance and costs.
  3. 5 years’ experience in clinical settings as Nurse/Clinical Officer or Public health officer in Somalia /Somaliland
  4. Proven ability to manage complex partnership relationships/consortiums including effective coordination with host country government
  5. Experience in partnership building and coordination with the donors, private sector, NGO, Government and local community organizations.
  6. Experience and familiarity with a number of donor requirements, e.g. WFP, FAO, UNHCR,UNFPA , UNICEF, DFID, EU,GF,USAID and SHF grants management.
  7. Experience implementing CMAM, EPHS.JHNP and emergency/outbreak response
  8. Fluency in English.
  9. Demonstrated strong analytical, managerial, leadership, communications and interpersonal skills.
  10. Positive collaboration and facilitation skills; Leadership of large and diverse teams; Diplomacy
  11. Proven experience in proposal writing and project reporting

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to a second field location plus additional time spent in Mogadishu/Hargeisa/Garowe/Baidoa/Dolow/Kismaio for donor and stakeholders consultations as required by the project.

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

World Vision adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

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World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

It was founded in 1950 by Robert Pierce as a service organization to meet the emergency needs of missionaries. In 1975 development work was added to World Vision's objectives.

It is active in more than 90 countries with a total revenue including grants, product and foreign donations of $2.79 billion (2011).

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face.

Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills - and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide.

According to our latest staff survey, over 80% of staff who responded are excited about the future, ready to put in extra effort, proud to work for World Vision and ready to recommend us to others as a great employer.

We offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities, from tackling humanitarian emergencies, working in development and advocacy, to performing vital support roles such as finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 25 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

World Vision aims to achieve the sustained well-being of children within families and communities, especially the most vulnerable by ensuring that children:

  • Enjoy good health
  • Are educated for life
  • Experience love of God and their neighbour
  • Are cared for, protected and participate
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0 USD Baidoa CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week World Vision International

Project Manager: Health & Nutrition – South West States

Purpose of the position:

This position has principal responsibility to provide operational oversight and project management of all Health and Nutrition Projects to achieve project objectives. The position holder will also provide the representation of the projects to donor(s), Local Authorities and State government (in South West States) key stakeholders.

Other key responsibilities include ensuring high quality implementation of project activities, grant management according to donor requirements and international accounting standards, timely donor and other stakeholder reporting, and overall contribution to Child Well Being outcomes. The Project manager will be accountable for delivering all project results. S/he will maintain communication with the project sub –grantees and oversee coordination of their technical activities within the project framework, work plan and budget

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Grant/Project Management
  2. Staff Supervision and Management
  3. Budget Management
  4. Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with an advanced Diploma in community health /public health / nursing with 5 years of similar experience may be considered
  2. Experience: At least five years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub award management, and tracking project performance and costs.
  3. 5 years’ experience in clinical settings as Nurse/Clinical Officer or Public health officer in Somalia /Somaliland
  4. Proven ability to manage complex partnership relationships/consortiums including effective coordination with host country government
  5. Experience in partnership building and coordination with the donors, private sector, NGO, Government and local community organizations.
  6. Experience and familiarity with a number of donor requirements, e.g. WFP, FAO, UNHCR,UNFPA , UNICEF, DFID, EU,GF,USAID and SHF grants management.
  7. Experience implementing CMAM, EPHS.JHNP and emergency/outbreak response
  8. Fluency in English.
  9. Demonstrated strong analytical, managerial, leadership, communications and interpersonal skills.
  10. Positive collaboration and facilitation skills; Leadership of large and diverse teams; Diplomacy
  11. Proven experience in proposal writing and project reporting

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to a second field location plus additional time spent in Mogadishu/Hargeisa/Garowe/Baidoa/Dolow/Kismaio for donor and stakeholders consultations as required by the project.

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

World Vision adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

2020-10-31

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