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Head of Department Nutrition and Health-Liberia (#1,451,141,953) 

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HEAD OF HEALTH AND NUTRITION DEPARTMENT (Liberia)
ABOUT US
Created in 1979, our Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) – Action Against Hunger – is fighting against hunger in the world. Its mission is to save lives eradicating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and after emergency situations caused by conflicts and natural disasters.
In Liberia since 1991, Currently, Action Against Hunger is working in Liberia in intervening in Advocacy at national level, Nutrition and Health in collaboration with the Nutrition Division of ministry of Health
Action Against hunger is recruiting it new Health and Nutrition Head of Department to define, design, develop, the strategies, and coordinate activities of Action Against Hunger in the fields of Nutrition and Health.
Under the supervision of the Country Field Coordinator, the Head of Department will design, develop and evaluate actions in the field of nutrition and health as well as advocacy actions in the field of intervention.
The Head of Department is to manage the nutrition and health team in capital if any and be the Technical/Support manager of the Nutrition and Health Program Managers.
The Health and Nutrition Head of Department represent Action Against Hunger in dealings with national and international authorities, humanitarian actors, local authorities, protocol meetings, as well as sector program meetings when requested by the mission coordination.
The Health and Nutrition Head of Department is responsible to develop and launch programmes in collaboration with governmental and local agencies.
QUALIFICATIONS


Masters/BSC Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Nutrition and Sciences
5-10 years professional experience in Nutrition and Health related activities with international organizations
Experienced in working collaboratively with Hospitals, DHMT,PHU,CHU and other health units
Knowledge of Project Cycle Management including LFA development
Representation skills with line ministries.
Knowledge of informatics: Word, Excel, SPSS, EPI-Info and/or other data analysis software; Internet.

Required Competence and Skills:


Strong management skills and pro-activity
Excellent communication, networking and representation skills
Skills in facilitating training for a large group
Good team worker, facilitator and organizer Enthusiastic self- starter
Ability to prioritize and meet changing deadlines
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
Knowledge on using Health and Nutrition software management required
Flexibility and adaptability to changing events
Ability to work under pressure and manage stress

WORK CONDITIONS
STARTING DATE: 3rd June 2019
DURATION OF CONTRACT: One year
REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS ACCORDING TO PROFILE
LOCATION: LIBERIA




How to apply:
Motivation letter, CV with names of three (3) referees to be addressed to:
recruitment@sl.missions-acf.org
Deadline for the receipt of applications is 24th May 2019 Only short- listed candidates will be contacted by Action Against Hunger for a written test and interview. Please state the position applied for on the subject line of your email. Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity Employer.

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Job Location
Liberia



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