Sub-Purpose 2 Lead, Nutrition USAID ICAN Project Jobs – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Sub-Purpose 2 Lead, Nutrition
Organisation: Abt
Associates
Project Name: USAID/Uganda’s
Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Deputy
Chief of Party
About Abt:
Abt Associates is an
international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who
provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training
services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project
funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).
About USAID ICAN Project:
Abt Associates is
implementing the USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and
Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience
of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor
households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and
strengthening community and local governance.
Job Summary:   The Sub-Purpose 2 Lead, Nutrition is
responsible for overseeing implementation of ICAN activities that seek to
improve maternal, infant, and young child care and feeding practices (MIYCP),
increase use of safe water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene practices and
products, and increase consumption of diverse, safe, and nutritious food.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide thought leadership and technical expertise on nutrition and
    WASH strategies, partnerships, and activities during annual work planning.
  • With the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor,
    contribute to the regular review of MEL data for adaptive management.
  • Ensure technical excellence of and provide ongoing support to
    technical staff in each sub-region, including assisting in the development
    of locally tailored activities, quality assurance, training of project
    staff, and assessing the need for specialized STTA.
  • Perform any other duties as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Sub-Purpose 2 Lead, Nutrition USAID
    Project job placement should hold a Graduate degree in nutrition, public
    health, or related field.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience implementing
    international development programs focused on nutrition.
  • Three years of experience in a managerial or leadership role.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10th August 2018
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