This is a 24 month role (negotiable) with unaccompanied terms based in Mogadishu, Somalia, with an annual salary of Grade 4 €40,003 - €44,449. You will travel to Concern’s operational areas in the country frequently (approx. 30%), as well as to meetings in Nairobi, Kenya (15%).
You will report to Concern Somalia’s Programme Director, and will directly line manage the Mogadishu-based Health & Nutrition Programme Manager.
You will also work closely with the following colleagues and their teams: Programme Coordinators for Emergency, Resilience and Durable Solutions, Systems Director, Country Financial Controller, Research Study Coordinator, Grants & Information Manager, MEAL Unit, Partnership Advisor, Somaliland Area Coordinator, as well as focal points of local and Consortia partner organisations and relevant health authorities in Concern’s operational areas. You will also collaborate closely with Concern’s Head Office-based Health and Nutrition Technical Advisors.
We would like you to start mid-August 2019 (for handover with current role holder).
The overall purpose of this role is to provide strategic management and oversight of Concern Somalia’s Nutrition and Health programme, which comprises of interventions in Emergency Preparedness and Response, Durable Solutions to protracted displacement, and Resilience programming, plus a research study being implemented together with University College London (UCL).
The person manages, coordinates and provides technical expertise to quality design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Concern’s nutrition and health interventions in South-Central Somalia and Somaliland, including the effective scale-up of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF), and Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) services. The post-holder is also responsible for representing Concern on related Somalia forums and coordinating with key stakeholders at all levels, including the Nutrition and Health Clusters.
You will be responsible for:
With support from the Programme Director (PD), ensure strategic technical leadership, overall management, efficient and effective implementation and development of Concern’s health & nutrition programming in Somalia.
Strategic and Technical Leadership
Programme Management and Fundraising:
Representation, Coordination & Liaison:
Staff Management and Development:
Your skills and experience will include:
We would also like:
All applications should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date. CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length. Please annex with your application a short (max 5 page) example of original writing, i.e. fully or primarily authored by yourself.
Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer posts before the closing date.
Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.