Senior Program Manager – Nutrition At Save the Children

Save The Children in Bangladesh invites interested and potential candidates to apply for the above-mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

This is an urgent requirement, and we will shortlist/interview on rolling basis. So, early application submission from potential candidates is strongly recommended.

The Opportunity

The Senior Manager-Nutrition will be reporting to the Director-Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Sector and will be responsible for leading Nutrition team and activities for Rohingya population in camps and host work. S/he will provide clear strategic direction for designing and implementation of Save the Children’s Nutrition program in Cox’s Bazar, working closely with the other Senior Program Manager and cross-cutting Departments, e.g. Gender, MEAL, Field Coordination to ensure an integrated programmatic response. S/he will also lead development of the nutrition program response strategy in line with Save the Children RR Strategy, Nutrition Sector Strategy and other relevant national strategies and monitoring. The Senior Manager will assist on proposal development, manage all nutrition grants ensuring program funding spend in line with Save the Children policies, procedures and donor requirements and ensuring donor compliance is also a critical element of this role. S/he will also involve representation of the organisation in various forums including Nutrition Sector, Technical Working Groups, and other high level related government forum in Cox’s Bazar.

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant field experience, including 3 years in management position, preferably in managing emergency Nutrition programme.
  • Proven track record of success on nutrition programming in humanitarian settings, including CMAM and/or IYCF-E and C-MAMI
  • Sound knowledge on the Bangladesh health system; experience in working with UN and other stakeholders in both development and emergency setting
  • Substantial experience of humanitarian nutrition management including strong knowledge of nutrition sector/cluster and humanitarian architecture and systems
  • Experience of undertaking representational duties with UNICEF, WFP, UNHCR, donors and partners and ministries of health at project and country level
  • Experience of managing multiple grants and budgets.
  • Substantial experience of creating, planning and managing budgets.
  • Good understanding of the essential principles and reality of emergency supply chain operations
  • Excellent proposal development and donor report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and experience in managing teams
  • Good in written and spoken skills in English
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Nutrition and/or Public Health

Contract length: Up to December 2021, with high possibility of further extension
Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
* Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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