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Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world?s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Kenyan nationals for the following positions:

Position: Nutrition Project Manager (Re-Advertised)

Location: Moyale

Duration: 1 year (with possible extension subject to availability of funds)

Reporting to: Concern Kenya Nutrition Coordinator (Nairobi-based)

Job summary

To provide technical leadership, guidance and training to the MoH (Ministry of Health) and Ministry of Medical Services (MOPHS) staff and to Concern Worldwide nutrition programme partners in Moyale in the implementation of High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HINI) project and document the process.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the full-time management of this programme, including supervision of two project officers and the Logistics/Finance Officer.

Summary of Essential Qualifications

# Must have a nutrition or nursing degree. A master?s degree in Public Health or Nutrition is desirable.
# At least three years? experience working of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) programmes with significant experience/knowledge of MoH systems, particularly at the provincial and district level and at least two year?s experience in a supervisory role.
# Familiarity with/experience of the public health approach and experience of programme planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
# Knowledge/experience of challenges of working with and through local partners, nutrition assessment, including surveys, rapid assessments, and surveillance.
# Demonstrated good monitoring and evaluation skills, analytical, computer and report writing skills.
Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply by sending a CV and a covering address to: -

The Human Resource Manager,
Concern Worldwide,
P.O. Box 13850-00800,

to the following email address:

The closing date for application is Friday, 27 May 2011.

Each application should specify the position applied for and must include three referees, at least two of which can validate field and technical expertise.

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview

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