Strategic Objectives

Job Title:                                            Nutrition Coordinator
Line Manager:                                    Director  of Programs
 People Management:                          Project Officers
 Duty Station:                                      Juba
 Duration:                                            12 Months
 Closing Date:

 

Background

SAADO – Smile Again Africa Development Organization is a national non- profit humanitarian and

development organization dedicated to working with the youth and their communities to reach their full

potential. Founded in 2011, SAADO works across all the states of South Sudan promoting social cohesion and empowering communities to tackle the causes of poverty and injustices.  We provide humanitarian assistance to families affected by disaster & conflict while partnering with communities for long – term solutions to alleviate poverty. Motivated by the potential in the youth, we optimize their role to foster peaceful co-existence and economic empowerment in south Sudan.     

        

The Role 

Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Nutrition Coordinator will be directly responsible for overseeing the implementation of SAADO nutrition activities while working closely with Mohr and key stakeholders in to ensure linkages between nutrition sensitive and specific interventions. He / she will provide technical support and oversight, representation of SAADO at cluster level, input in proposal formulation/writing, capacity building, monitoring, evaluation and reporting, budget management and staff management.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Supervise and manage the implementation of capacity building activities and trainings    in close liaison with the state health management teams.

·         Participate and ensure the implementation of sporadic assessments, and actively participate to nutritional surveys and program coverage surveys, according to the needs.

·         Ensure frequent visits to the field to monitor activities, supplies, and general running of the programs

·         Propose and initiate improvements according to the analysis and findings of sporadic assessment that will contribute to SAADO’s strategy reviews and advocacy.

·         Coordinates nutrition activities, with other nutrition sensitive stakeholders in area of operation

·       Develop and follow up on activity progress reports, evolution and monthly narrative report. This will entail monthly review of statistics and changing dynamics at the county level and advise coordination on any specific issues for the state’s consideration.

·         Participate in the analysis and drafting of activity reports and evaluation of the project.

·         Contribute in defining technical strategy and country strategy when required.

·         Work closely with M&E in documentation of key activities, development of lesson learnt documents and other related advocacy issues.

·         Development of spending plans based on activity plan and closely monitor project expenditure against stipulated deliverables and budget agreements/donor guidelines

·         Performance management of Project Officers.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

·         Bachelor’s degree in (Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics) or a closely related field  required

·         At least 5 to 7 years of professional work experience in Maternal Infant Young Child Feeding programs.

·         Knowledge on surveys and assessments and data analysis

·         Excellent verbal and written communications skills

·         Demonstrated practical knowledge of regional  nutrition trends

·         Previous experience contributing to M&E, reporting, and designing and leading program activities

 

How to apply

If you are passionate and interested in this position please send your CV and a cover letter to SAADO HR Manager; quoting “Nutrition Coordinator” on this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can hand deliver your application to SAADO office: Munuki Block C, Off Gudele Road, Opposite Antipas Pharmacy in Juba by  31st Jan 2019 .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

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