Health and Nutrition Program Manager – Cameroon – Cameroon

Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organization that fights hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principles – independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism and transparency – has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by ending hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of undernutrition, particularly during and after emergencies associated with conflicts or natural disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses on five main areas of expertise: Nutrition and Health – Mental Health, Psychosocial Support and Protection – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2021, Action contre la Faim will provide aid to 25 million people in more than 46 countries around the world. www.actioncontrelafaim.org

responsibilities

Your main responsibility will be to create and manage a nutrition and health program that integrates the Mental Health and Care Practice (MHCP) component, the ‘Integrated Community Condition Management’ (iCCM+) community-based approach and MUAC/Oedemas Mothers.
More precisely, you will be responsible for:
Create and supervise activities within the nutrition projects. Managing the project cycle in nutrition and health, achieving the goals of Asaib Ahl al-Haq in health centers dealing with malnutrition, the quality of the program for which you are responsible, …
Organizing staff development programs for Action Against Hunger teams. Assess the technical skill level of AAH teams, identify training needs, develop skills, and ensure the quality and appropriateness of training programs developed for AAH teams
Training and managing the program team
– Developing and directing operations
Representing Asaib Ahl al-Haq and developing local partnerships

Required profile

You hold a degree in Nursing, or General Medicine, with two or more years of professional experience in a similar health and nutrition program management role, with at least one year of experience in an emergency context.
Furthermore, you have proven experience in management, capacity building and knowledge transfer to your teams.
You have excellent knowledge of English, project cycle management, and strong analytical, synthesis and writing skills.
Previous ACF experience, understanding of the Cameroonian context, and good knowledge of community health and nutrition approaches will be considered an asset for this position.

Specific terms/salary

This position is open to both national and international candidates.
Fixed-term contract of 10 months under French or Cameroonian legislation
Competitive pay in accordance with ACF policies.
ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.

How to apply

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Health and Nutrition Program Manager – Cameroon – Cameroon

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