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Job Notice: Project Coordinator (Nutrition), Doolow, Somalia

Friday, Apr 14, 2017
by Humanitarian Institute

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Interesting entry-level position with a large NGO in Somalia.

Project Coordinator, Nutrition,World Vision, Doolow, Somalia.


To implement nutrition program through the establishment of Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP), Stabilisation Center (SC) and Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) programs.

The role is 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.

The Nutrition Coordinator plays 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.

The Nutrition Coordinator will work closely with Health team and ensure integration.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

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.Computer skills.Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.Must adhere to set security standards.Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.Cross – cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity.Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context.Perform other duties as required.


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