Head of Health and Nutrition NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Job
Title:         
 Head of Health and Nutrition
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 
Job Summary:  The Head of Health and Nutrition is
responsible for leading and overseeing the development and delivery of high
quality, innovative, cost effective programmes in health and nutrition both in
emergency as well as long-term development, resulting in immediate and lasting
change for children.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate for the Save the Children International Head of Health
    and Nutrition job placement must hold a Master’s degree in public
    health or paediatrics or a related field.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant technical health and nutrition
    experience including at senior level.
  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality,
    innovative and cost-effective technical maternal and child health projects
    including in fragile and insecure environments context and with
    International NGOs.
  • Proven experience in writing up high quality donor reports and
    proposals.
  • Knowledge of current global and regional debates on universal
    coverage and quality of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and
    nutrition policies and models, global targets and evidence based
    strategies for achieving maternal, newborn and child health.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in health and nutrition program in
    collaboration with national health ministries and international partners.
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing
    mindsets.
  • English fluency (verbal and written)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 22nd May 2019
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