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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As the Technical Specialist – Health & Nutrition, you will provide technical leadership for World Vision Somalia’s Health and Nutrition sector programming, ensure the quality of designs and implementation, and oversee the capacity building of staff and partners in the implementation of programs so that the portfolio promotes child wellbeing and community resilience.

You will also strengthen the visibility and credibility of World Vision’s Health & Nutrition programming with regulatory authorities, donors, World Vision, the UN, and other technical and coordination forums at both regional and national levels.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery, Clinical Medicine, Public Health, Nursing with more than 5 years of international experience
  • Postgraduate studies in relevant field.
  • 7 years’ experience in a humanitarian or development context, preferably with experience in a fragile context.
  • Experience working and living in a different country or cultural context
  • Strong writing skills: Able to draft case studies, project reports, concept notes, and other program materials in clear and concise English, and under tight deadlines.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date of 30 SEPT 2022.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

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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 Garowe CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week World Vision International

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As the Technical Specialist - Health & Nutrition, you will provide technical leadership for World Vision Somalia’s Health and Nutrition sector programming, ensure the quality of designs and implementation, and oversee the capacity building of staff and partners in the implementation of programs so that the portfolio promotes child wellbeing and community resilience.

You will also strengthen the visibility and credibility of World Vision’s Health & Nutrition programming with regulatory authorities, donors, World Vision, the UN, and other technical and coordination forums at both regional and national levels.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery, Clinical Medicine, Public Health, Nursing with more than 5 years of international experience
  • Postgraduate studies in relevant field.
  • 7 years’ experience in a humanitarian or development context, preferably with experience in a fragile context.
  • Experience working and living in a different country or cultural context
  • Strong writing skills: Able to draft case studies, project reports, concept notes, and other program materials in clear and concise English, and under tight deadlines.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date of 30 SEPT 2022.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

2022-10-01

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