Sector Manager – Health at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Sector Manager - HealthLocation: Damaturu, YobeJob Type: Full Time Job SummaryThis position is based in Damaturu and reports directly to the OFDA Project Manager.The Health Sector Manager (SMH) will be responsible for the overall management and technical direction of Action Against Hunger’s OFDA funded Health and Nutrition interventions that targets vulnerable population and host communities at the affected LGAs in Yobe State.Task and ResponsibilitiesSupport the implementation of the short and long term plans for delivery of project services and provide guidance to the Nutrition and Health project team in the management of project interventions and/or activities for effective project impact.Work with the project team to develop the overall detailed project implementation plan for nutrition and health component in line with predefined project implementation work plan.Manage the assigned Nutrition and Health project interventions in order to meet the project objectives within budget and the allotted time frame and report promptly any operational concerns (e.g. projected failure to meet objectives; increased beneficiary needs; projected over or under spending on project budget).Facilitate regular meetings to support information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.Support the Regional Nutrition and Health Coordination team in ensuring the quality and pertinence of training programmes established for the AAH teams.Ensure projects are implemented in line with donor requirements and in accordance with Action Against Hunger, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards.Support the implementation of the Health and Nutrition monitoring systems and record keeping methods that support routine data collection, analysis and reporting in line with the organization and donor expectations. 

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