Health and Nutrition Coordinator required in World Vision International Abbottabad.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To lead the assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health & Nutrition programs in affected community of designated province in line with the needs of community, projects target and schedule.

Main responsibilities:

Program Assessment & Design

  • Plan and set up health programs (Public Health, MCH, Health and nutrition promotion, SGBV programs).
  • Build linkages among  health programs and other programs to maximize integration (e.g. livelihoods, education, child protection and WASH).
  • Plan and coordinate health assessments of existing and new project areas in conjunction with DM&E department.
  • Contribute to the proposal development in coordination with Health specialist and PDQ department.
  • Use assessment and evaluation reports in identifying potential funding opportunities for priority programs and projects that fit within the strategic framework of WV Pakistan 

Management & Monitoring

  • Supervise the health staff, including regular appraisals in coordination with HR 
  • Compile weekly and monthly progress and technical reports for donors and SMT.
  • Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for health programs.
  • Monitor and assist in evaluating health and nutrition program.
  • Promote local capacities for peace by periodic analysis of program impact on and potential for conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program accordingly.
  • Ensure that gender, disability and protection mainstreamed in all activities and within the community.
  • Ensure standardization in all programs, timely purchase and transportation of goods to the project

Coordination

  • Liaison and coordination with the DGHS, EDO Health, WHO, UNICEF and NGOs working in
  • the same locations to ensure program coherence and avoidance of service gaps and overlap
  • Maintain relationships with government, UN and partner agencies
  • Engage in health and nutrition cluster activities at district and provincial level

Documentation

  • Provide weekly and monthly reports for the health program.
  • Provide monthly statistical reports on health program operations.
  • Ensure that project narrative and financial reports are completed and forwarded to donors.

Financial Management

  • Collaborate with finance regarding development and management of project budgets and timely reporting.
  • Ensure expenditures are within budget and in compliance with financial standards.
  • Ensure that monthly cash projections are prepared and submitted to finance.
  • Coordinate all purchases and requisitions with procurement.

Training

  • Assess, design and implement appropriate training programs to equip and upgrade knowledge and skills of health staff.
  • Assist coordinators in other sectors in development of appropriate to health, hygiene and nutrition promotion information. 
  • Capacity building of health teams with reference to community processes.  Mentor and train WV staff, and mentor and support the staff at partnering health centers.
  • Document training program results
  • Any other assignment given by the management

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • MBBS with MPH from a recognized institution is essential
  • Operational knowledge of Sphere relief standards & HAP
  • Operational knowledge of community based psychosocial support
  • Experience of managing MNCH/ health program
  • Experience of working with MOH
  • Understanding of interagency standards such as MISP, Mental Health Guidelines, Gender guidelines etc
  • Good understanding of Human Rights, different approaches of development. Good understanding of Gender and Child rights.
  • Knowledge of the geographical location
  • Have understanding of Matrix structure and have working in it. Able to identify conflicts and manage them before they escalate
  • Understands and values diversity and maximizes diversity to achieve organizational goals
  • Broad understanding on health policy and development issues in conflict & post-conflict settings will be an asset
  • Have good understanding of the function of support departments
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to operate in administratively self-serviced environment
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to travel to insecure and remote locations.

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