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Health and Nutrition Program Manager
Save the Children International



 Grade Level: B3
 Supervisor: Health and Nutrition team lead
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Gezira , Sennar
 Duration: One year with possible extension depending on funding
 Closing Date: 24 Jan 2021


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.


 Duties and responsibilities:


  • Oversee program implementation; lead program strategic, financial, and program planning; ensure efficient systems are in place to support the program and develop and maintain effective utilization of resources in compliance with donors and Save the Children policies and procedures
  • Overall Management of Health and  Nutrition program components in the areas of intervention for SCI in.
  •  In close collaboration with the Head of Program Implementation and the Technical Health, Nutrition and WASH specialists in Khartoum, participate actively in proposal development.
  • Working with SC Health, NutritionCoordinators and officers, draw monthly, quarterly and yearly Detailed Implementation Plans (DIPs) including expenditure projection, procurement Plans, budget phasing and forecast, and other appropriate requirements.
  • Solicit the support of specialized UN agencies like UNICEF, WHO, WFP to provide resources for the Health, Nutrition  programs.
  • Coordinate/participate in H&N assessments and coverage surveys associated with the implementation of the Health, Nutrition and WASH programs.
  • Monitor and promote integrated programming in a way that increases overall impact of health, nutrition and WASH program at the community level.
  • Coordinate program implementation with other SC sectors
  • Develop a good relationship with partners working in Health, Nutrition and WASH fields.
  •  Represent the program to State and Local government representatives, donors, partner agencies, etc. as required.
  • Ensuring the sharing of experiences between Health, Nutrition and WASH programs in different states.
  • Check all the reports (external & internal) written by the staff, ensuring quality, consistency and timely submission of all types of reports and be focal point for Health, Nutrition and WASH activities in Red Sea State including design coordination, monitoring & evaluation, and reporting.
  • To participate and contribute in the inter-sectoral and inter-agency assessments in Red Sea State related to improve Health, Nutrition and WASH status.
  • Ensure that all donor questions, concerns and information requests are resolved appropriately
  • Provide technical support to Health, Nutrition and WASH staff and provide them necessary trainings as needed to build their capacity and enabling them conducting their tasks properly.
  • Undertake field visits to SCI project sites and recommend project feasibility for SCI interventions, take follow up action on project implementation and prepare relevant reports.

Heavily contribute to concept and proposal development and persistently work to expand the nutrition program coverage to reach more children.

  • Work with team and TAs to develop, manage and update the nutrition centre improvement plan
  • Identify achievements and lessons learned from the programs, ensuring that impact is properly assessed as part of the evaluation process
  • Develop phase out strategy for the CMAM program
  • Actively participate in program development proposal writing.



 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


Sector Experience

Minimum 5 years working experience in health and nutrition sector with good command in and ability to understand Health and nutrition in humanitarian issues, and management experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience in emergency humanitarian act at Health and nutrition field


·         High communication skills, with the ability to provide clear advice from a distance.

·         Proven organizational skills with an ability to deliver consistently to deadlines on operational and project responsibilities.

·         Very good command of English language

Computer skills

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.


Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be sent directly to www.sudanjob.net Only short listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly Save the Children international - Sudan. Closing date will be on day: 24/Jan/2021. Any application after this date will not be considred.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child-safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract. 

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