Head of Health and Nutrition job at Save the Children


Save the Children

Head of Health and Nutrition job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 30 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Save the Children

Job Details:

Head of Health and Nutrition
Country/Region: Uganda Country Office
Location: Kampala
Organization: Save the Children International
Join us to lead sustainable change for children:
• Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
• Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
• Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
• Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN

OVERVIEW
Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?
The Head of Health and Nutrition (HoH&N) leads Save the Children Uganda’s Health and Nutrition (H&N) portfolio. The HoH&N ensures the execution of functions pertaining the work of the Uganda Country Office and Programme Development and Quality team. These include: thematic and strategic leadership, Innovation, quality and relevant technical support to ongoing and developing projects and programmes, monitoring evaluation accountability and learning, strategy development and alignment, supporting advocacy and communications.
Sounds interesting? Read more below


THE ROLE
Key areas of accountability include:
• Thematic and Technical Leadership
• Ensuring Programme Quality (Design & Implementation)
• Health and Nutrition Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
• Networking & External Engagement

Qualifications
To be a strong supporter and advocate for children in this role you will need to have:
• Master’s degree in Health, Nutrition, Public Health or related field or equivalent experience.
• Nutrition, Health, Medical or Public Health undergraduate or related qualification.
• At least 5 years’ experience of working in x country in Health & Nutrition in emergency or development settings.
• Understanding of the Health and Nutrition Thematic area in x country, and an understanding of the health priorities impacted on by the regional or neighbouring situation.
• Familiar with health systems, and health service provision including community health and the engagement of civil society organisations.
• Good experience in training, and capacity building of workforce and health and nutrition staff
• Experience of the national context, strategies and policies to enable advocacy at national / regional level in order to hold duty bearers to account to realise children’s rights, including the right to health services and food.
• Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise resources.
• Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn’t work for children.
• Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming; child rights; disability; migration and displacement.
• Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.
• Experience of supporting humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery.

Application procedure

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Application closes on 30th May 2022 at midnight Uganda time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

Date Posted: 2022-05-22

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