2 International NGO Career Placements – Assistant Project Manager – Nutrition at Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Organization: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an international humanitarian NGO. For
over thirty years it has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods,
Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in Lira, Apac, Oyam, Otuke,
Gulu, Kaabong, Napak, Moroto, Adjumani and Kiryandongo Districts.
Job Summary: The ACF Assistant Program Manager Nutrition will
work in liaison with the Program Managers Nutrition to proactively monitor
on-going Nutrition activities and oversee daily implementation of activities
and their contribution toward achieving desired objectives and results.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Deputize the Project managers and always
    take charge of the programme in the absence of the project manager
  • Ensure the implementation of the project
    in accordance with the proposal and agreed work plan and implementation
    plan
  • The incumbent will ensure the effective
    management & follow up of the program and overall budget
  • Ensure the logistical and human resource
    needs of the project -Ensure the timely procurement of all resources
    needed for the project implementation -Ensure financial follow up of the
    project through proper execution of budget lines, timely cash forecast,
    BFU follow up
  • Ensure staff under supervision perform
    according to ACF expectation
  • Supervise and support staff under your
    management
  • Ensure ACF HR regulations are understood
    and followed
  • Evaluate staff under your supervision
    according to ACF HR needs
  • Works closely with HR and finance
    department in managing your staff
  • Works in consultation with District Health
    Office and other partners to understand the prevailing nutrition situation
  • Conduct trend of health and nutrition
    analyses of the refugee influx and give recommendations on how ACF can
    better position itself.
  • Advocate for both nutrition specific and
    sensitive program to be included among the priority list of refugee
    responds
  • Initiate and lead Nutrition sector
    meetings at settlements or district level.
  • Technically support the ongoing revision
    of the ACF-Nutrition strategy in refugee settlement in line with the local
    context.
  • Ensure a well-organized programme;
    encourage an integrated Nutrition approach with the other program in the
    refugee setting.
  • Actively participate in the harmonization
    of a Nutrition strategy with partners and the District authorities.
  • Actively participate in proposal writing
  • Organize regular meetings with District,
    sub-county and local officials to provide updates on ACF activities and
    encourage good cooperation.
  • Attend Nutrition Cluster/ sector meetings
    at the Camp and District level.
  • Attend donor meetings and field visits as
    required.
  • Serve as the focal person for all
    contractors.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Degree in nutrition, health, nursing, social science or any related
    field
  • At least two years’ experience in
    supplementary feeding centre, especially at supervisory level
  • Intermediate (word processor and
    spreadsheet);
  • Team management skills and analytical
    capacity;
  • Good management, communication,
    organizational skills, community participation and capacity building
  • Working Languages: -Excellent written and
    spoken English; fluency in Luo an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to send their applications
including an updated CV, cover letter and academic transcripts with three
professional referees and send them to: Recruitment.ug@acf-international.org
mentioning Assistant Program Manager Nutrition – Adjumani or Kiryandongo in the
Subject line
NB: Application package should not be more than
3 MBs.
Deadline: Friday 10th April 2015 by 5:30pm
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