Nutrition & Health Coordinator , Afghanistan


Employer: Action Contre la Faim
Location: Mazar  , Afghanistan
Closing date: 31 Mar 2016



Length of Contract: 12 months, renewable, starting from the 25 April 2016**

The position: Under the supervision of the Country Director or the Deputy Country Director, you will be responsible to define the strategies and coordinate activities of Action Contre la Faim in the fields of Nutrition and Health. More precisely, you will in charge to:**

Design, develop and evaluate actions in the field of nutrition and health
Collect and quality control of monitoring, follow up and evaluation data
Maintain quality for the nutritional situation analysis
Assess the standard of nutritional and medical proposals submitted by his/her teams
Encourage his/her teams to identify new programmes
Develop an ACF nutrition and health strategy specific to the mission and advocacy actions.

Monitor and coordinate programmes in the fields of nutrition and health
Launch nutritional surveys in liaison with the Country Director
Develop integrated (inter-disciplinary) approach programmes
Collect and analyse data, including the decisions making on this basis
Provide timely and high quality activity reports
Monitoring all the consolidated programme budgets relating to nutrition and health allocated to the country

Manage the Nutrition and Health team in capital and bring technical support to the Nutrition and Health Program Managers
Evaluate of the technical performance and skills of Programs Managers
Develop the technical skills of Nutrition and Health teams

Develop and launch programmes in collaboration with governmental, UN, international and local agencies
Disseminate ACF’s nutrition and health strategy at country level to partners and funding bodies
Develop and maintain a network of harmonious and productive relationships with national representatives and programme partners

Represent ACF and its positioning in the field of nutrition and health
Represent ACF in dealings with national and international authorities on matters of health and nutrition
Make national and international authorities fully aware of the ACF positions and protocols

The Applicant: You hold a Master degree in Nutrition, Medical Doctor, Public Health or equivalent and have a minimum of two years field experience in coordination positions, with an NGO, on preventing malnutrition programmes.

You hold an extensive experience in Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition and community based approach and a proven experience in nutrition programs designing. An experience in both emergencies and development contexts is required.

Experiences of working in partnerships and advocate for improvements in the Nutrition Sector at the National level, as well as knowledge of systems strengthening, are required.

A proven experience in writing proposals, leading on sourcing of new funding and developing coherent and contextualized Nutrition Strategies will be compulsory.

Excellent diplomacy, organisational, communication and representation skills are required.

Excellent team management experience compulsory: You have been recognized as a trainer and a coach for national members of your team.

Fluency in English (oral and written) is compulsory.

Status: Employee

Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 depending on relevant experience

SPECIFIC ALLOWANCE IS GRANTED FOR THIS POSITION
Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation, medical insurance

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year