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Project Coordinator, Nutrition - Somalia

World Vision

Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

World Vision is a humanitarian, development, and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.


Founded 65 years ago and now working in over 90 countries, World Vision implements disaster preparedness programmes and helps build resilient communities. Our Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs team acts to save lives and alleviate suffering of disaster-affected people by implementing sustainable programmes focused on meeting immediate and long-term needs.


Here’s where you come in:


As Project Coordinator, Nutrition - Somalia, you will implement nutrition program through the establishment of Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP), Stabilization Center (SC) and Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) programs. You will be responsible for all aspects of implementation of nutrition programming, including hiring and performance appraisal of new staff, capacity building of Somali staff and local partners, budget and project planning and reporting. You will play an active role in assessments, proposal writing, report writing and evaluations to build support to maintain and/or increase the scope of World Vision Somalia’s nutrition programming. Monitor and mentor staff, local partners and community structures to build capacity and ensure quality nutrition programming at the field level. You will work closely with Health team and ensure integration.


Requirements include:


Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Nursing, Public Health or Health Sciences. Master degree is an added advantage.

Experience of working and living abroad Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired: Humanitarian standards (SPHERE), specific trainings on donor requirements e.g. DEC, g2g training, GoG Training, EuropeAid training, Security training.

1-3 years of experience in the field of development issues, humanitarian emergency affairs, preferably with experience in developing countries.

Good English language skills.

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field. Travel: 50 % Domestic, with some international travel, as required.


Is this the job for you?


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.


Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 30 Apr 2017. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Job posted on 7 April 2017.

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