John Snow Inc Ghana 2017 Jobs

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27 Mar, 2017

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Business Management Jobs in Ghana

John Snow, Inc., and our nonprofit JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health management consulting and research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the US and around the Globe.

JSI’s mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause.

Job Description

Job Title: Nutrition Component Manager

Major Duties and Responsibilities include:

•   Lead a team of technical staff in the design, implementation and monitoring of RING’s nutrition activities designed to reduce stunting, anaemia, underweight and wasting, e.g. infant young child feeding, community-based management of acute malnutrition, anaemia prevention and control, quality improvement, social and behaviour change communication and supprotive supervision
•   Provide managerial leadership to clearly define roles and responsibilities of nutrition team members and manage the team to perform their duties to high technical standards and efficiently
•   Oversee monitoring of nutrition activities against indicators and document implementation processes, success stories and best practices in collaboration with RING monitoring and evaluation staff
•   Ensure effective linkages and integration of activities with the other RING components, including agriculture, livelihoods, WASH and governance
•   Manage relationships with RING partners, USAID, UNICEF, regional-level government, district-level government and other key stakeholders at the district level

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Qualification Required & Experience

•   Master’s degree in a nutrition, public health, international development or closely related field and at least 5 years of professional experience in implementing and managing nutrition, hygiene and public health development programs as well as development activities at the community and household level targeted towards vulnerable populations, or a Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of relevant experience
•   Demonstrated technical expertise in nutrition at national and sub-national levels. Experience in Ghana a plus
•   Demonstrated experience in capacity building and transfer of skills
•   Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in nutrition and public health
•   Excellent written and verbal English skills

Location: Tamale

How to Apply

Applications should be marked “Nutrition Component Manager” and forwarded to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 30 March, 2017

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