The Local Government Advisor will strengthen the capacity of the Local Government Area (LGA) nutrition focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in management, delivery, and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include -Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition, Maternal & Child Health Weeks). Strengthen capacities of LGA personnel/nutrition team on planning, financing and management of nutrition interventions, support assessment preparation and planning for implementation of nutrition interventions with LGA Team.
At least a Bachelor degree in programme management, health and nutrition, or related social science.
Previous experience with local and international NGOs.
Strong programme management background including HR management. Significant experience in planning, managing and delivering a programme including costing, managing and monitoring budgets, Effective resource planning including commodities and technical expertise is essential.