Following the direction of the Nutrition Program Manager, the Deputy Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for running and supervising nutrition & health activities at all stages of the project management cycle. He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the program objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints in coordination and synergy with other DPMs. The DPM ensures the Nutrition & Health team completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations. The N-H DPM also has responsibilities regarding the capacity building of staff; humanitarian needs identification through needs assessments, monitoring of the evolving situation; context analysis to contribute to the development of future programs and internal coordination.
• Contribute to the definition and the implementation of ACF policies, positioning and strategies in the mission
• Contribute to the identification, definition, formulation of N-H projects and/or components of projects led by other sectors.
• Leads projects implementation, monitoring and reporting for N-H.
• To support in local ACF representation and coordination with other stakeholders within the intervention area
• Contribute to evaluation (internal and external) of project’s effect/impact.
• Contribute pro-actively to HR management (including staff career plan development)
• Contribute to the mission’s capitalization and to ACF communication
• Degree in Medicine , or Public Health Degree or equivalent in a field related to Nutrition & Health and or training/courses specific to Nutrition and Health in emergency contexts + minimum 4 years of work experience.
Essential Skills and Experience:
• Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri
• Ability to analyse and synthesize information
• Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive
• Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management
• Must be disciplined, able to work autonomously and self-learner;
• Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
• Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.
• Experience in working with CMAM and IYCF programming.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Experience in the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context
• Experience with Social Behaviour Change Programming
- Location: Borno, Jigawa, Yobe