International NGO Careers – 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
Project Manager Nutrition will work in liaison with the Technical Coordinator
shall proactively monitor on-going Nutrition activities and manage the daily
implementation of activities and their contribution toward achieving desired
objectives and results.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • 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 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
  • Ensure ACF HR regulations are understood
    and followed
  • Works closely with HR and finance
    department in managing your staff
  • Works in liaison 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-organised programme;
    encourage an integrated Nutrition approach with the other program in the
    refugee setting.
  • Actively participate in the harmonisation
    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 health, nutrition, nursing, social science or any related
    field
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in
    implementation of IMAM
  • Working knowledge of word processor ,
    spreadsheet and software use like ENA, SPSS plus other programs
    advantageous
  • Strong communication skills (written and
    oral) in English. Proficiency in local language Acholi is 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 Project Manager 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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