Save the Children Nutrition Coordinator Job in Kenya

Nutrition Coordinator

Save the Children (SC) is an international organization with 27 member organizations across the globe. 
It is united by a common mission and brand but, to some extent, has until now been working independently from country to country and within countries. 
With the decision by all Save the Children organizations to create an International Programmes Unit (IPU) taken in 2010, Save the Children aims to create a stronger voice for children by unifying the operations in all countries. 
This will result in one organisation at the national level in each country and a unified programme delivery structure for all Save the Children International Members.

Job Purpose:
The Nutrition Coordinator will have the stated purpose of leading the nutrition team for South Somalia. 
The Nutrition Coordinator will be responsible for the effective design, implementation and coordination of activities associated with the Save the Children Somalia /Somaliland nutrition interventions in South Somalia. 
S/He is responsible for leading the design of the interventions, developing work plans; coordinating with partners in peer programs locally & regionally; stimulating & identifying innovative ideas amongst the team that will meet the project goals; establish best practices; produce reports; attend regular management meetings both inhouse and cluster level; coordinating with other SCiSOM technical leads and relevant Humanitarian actors; and managing the local team as applicable (direct implementation / implementation through local partners).

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Program Design and Management: Lead the design and work plan development of the identified interventions. 
Lead the charge in brainstorming innovative new ideas and stimulating such thinking amongst the SS nutrition team. 
Generate quality monthly and quarterly reports on progress and analysis of program results and accomplishments.

Coordination of Nutrition Activities: Monitor, guide and support the work of the Field Managers and other members of the Nutrition team for quality programming.

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Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Applications should be forwarded to:
Application Closing Date: Will be Wednesday 11th July 2012. 
However, the closing date may be earlier than this date due to the urgency in filling the position.

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