Vacancy for Roving Nutrition Manager at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Program Management & Development·         Conduct assessments to determine the needs of IDPs in the target areaS·         Oversee the implementation of the protection program to ensure the program is implemented      according to schedule and budgets, international standards, and that protection program objectives are met·         Work closely with other IRC sectors present in the same location and integrate program components to the extent possible·         Participate in the development of proposals, budgets and concept notes in coordination with the Nutrition Coordinator, DDP, Grants team, and HQ Technical Unit·         Monitor the purchase and use of materials, equipment and supplies·         Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of  projects against program objectives and IRC’s Program Framework·         Identify opportunities for program development·         Lead technical assessments as a basis for nutrition program development when necessary  Staff Management·         Recruit national staff in conjunction with the Human Resources Department·         Maintain updated job descriptions, conduct interviews, orient new staff to the IRC and the Protection program·         Supervise the nutrition staff directly, providing ongoing leadership to the project team and overseeing implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met·         Provide ongoing supervision, leadership, training and technical support and guidance to nutrition staff, and ensure all nutrition staff adhere to best-practice principles in all aspects of program implementation·         Overall responsibility for Nutrition team’s timesheets, work plans, vacation schedules, and staff training/development activities·         Ensure Performance Management System documentation for all staff is in place and followed up regularly·         Build staff capacity in work plan development and reporting to ensure accurate monitoring and documentation of activities·         Recommend and implement a capacity building/development plan for project staff based on documented capacity needs assessments exercise·         Ensure nutrition staff understands and follows IRC and donor Policies and ProceduresTechnical Monitoring and Program Quality·         Provide technical supervision of, and technical support to IRC nutrition programming activities·         Ensure that nutrition programs utilize standardized protocols, policies and guidelines, as prescribed by the Ministry of Health and WHO/UNICEF·         Ensure that all nutrition activities are consistent with established best practices·         Oversee the collection and timely reporting of data and statistics for all nutrition programs in line with IRC guidelines and according to internal and donor requirements·         Ensure appropriate follow-up and decision-making on data relevant to IRC nutrition programs·         Ensure good coordination with the health teams and with the Nutrition, Health, and iCCM Coordinator·         Monitor evolving needs of the target communities and adjust the programmatic priorities as necessary·         Conduct nutritional surveillance in the programme sites, including host community and internally displaced persons (IDPs)based on agreed methodologies including surveys, process monitoring, SMART, LQAS, SQUEAC and other rapid methodsGrants Management and Reporting·         Manage and oversee all the protection grants; develop and maintain work, spending and procurement plans for all projects·         Participate in Grants Opening, Mid-Term and Closing meetings·         Prepare internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using IRC and donor formats, as required·         Assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resourcesRepresentation & Coordination·         Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders - including Ministry of Health,community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, community based organisations and other IRC sectors to enhance cooperation and coordination·         Ensure that information from coordination meetings is shared internally and with other sectors, as appropriate·         Attend the nutrition coordination meetings or represent the IRC in other relevant forums

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