Multisectoral Nutrition Coordinator US Non-profit Careers – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
360
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a leading
global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world.
Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition,
economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting
experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and Technology
giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse and
interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with
4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Under the
supervision of the Technical Director Nutrition, working closely with the
Activity leads and technical officers, and OPM, the MSN coordinator shall:
·       
Serve as
the USAID MCHN Activity point person for the MSN and at department of Strategic
Coordination and Implementation at the Office of the Prime Minster, the
department responsible for the coordination of implementation of UNAPII  at national and Local Government Levels.
Support department of Strategic Coordination and Implementation at OPM towards
coordination of MSN activities at national level.
Liaise with OPM to
support:
·       
Regular
MSN coordination meetings
·       
Implementation
of strategy for strengthening functionality of MSN in Kampala Capital City
Authority (KCNCC) and the five divisions (DiNCCs) in accordance with the UNAP
II SOP.
·       
Orientation
of partners, sectors on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for UNAP
coordination Structures and Nutrition Governance using approved OPM SOPs and
Nutrition Governance Manuals.
·       
Organization
and formation of SUN Networks of CSOs institutions and Academia network as per
OPM SOPs
·       
Organization
of national and subnational level MSN events
·       
Build
capacity of Sector Nutrition Coordination committees in adaptive leadership at
national and subnational levels for improved MSN governance
·       
Liaise
with USAID IPs and other IPs to strengthen the local governments DNCC
functionality. Liaise with USAID MCHN M&E department to support the use of
data to analyse performance, facilitate learning, improve nutrition governance
pillars at national and subnational levels based on the UNAPII MEAL framework
indicators of the Nutrition Governance objective.
Liaise with the
USAID MCHN Knowledge Manager to:
·       
Establish
and supervise the national and subnational level information sharing platform
and documentation of the experiences and lessons learnt under the MSN Platform:
·       
Foster
and support use of program experiences and lessons learnt for continuous
quality improvement.
·       
Support
the USAID IPs establish/strengthen regional level learning platforms and build
capacity of DNCCs to manage the learning.
·       
Ensure
sharing of state of evidence of SNCC, KCCA-NCC and KCCA DiNCC and best
practices



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Management studies, Post
Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (is an added advantage),
with a BSC in Biological Sciences Preferably in Human Nutrition
·       
At least
three  years’ experience in coordination
of complex and multi-sectors
·       
Proven
knowledge and practical experience of working with the local
government/district structures in Uganda.
·       
Knowledge
of the decentralization and Local Government structures and operations
·       
Understanding
of the UNAP, Implementation and coordination framework.
·       
Proven
in Nutrition Governance, Policy and programming frameworks in Uganda
·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective working relations with
different stakeholders.
·       
Ability
to interact with colleagues, vendors and customers/clients of all demographics
and professional levels.
·       
Ability
to multi-task and work unsupervised, managing extensive travels and logistical
arrangements.
·       
Excellent
English writing and communication skills, knowledge of basic office and
bookkeeping software.
·       
Proven
facilitation skills and ability to disseminate lessons learned effectively
·       
Ability
to gain credibility with the OPM, and MSN Stakeholders 
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should apply online at the link below.
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