Head of Health and Nutrition NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Job
Title:         
 Head of Health and Nutrition

Organisation: Save
the Children International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Head of Health and Nutrition is responsible for leading and overseeing
the development and delivery of high quality, innovative, cost effective
programmes in health and nutrition both in emergency as well as long-term
development, resulting in immediate and lasting change for children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate for the Save the Children
    International Head of Health and Nutrition job placement must hold
    a Master’s degree in public health or paediatrics or a related field.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant
    technical health and nutrition experience including at senior level.
  • Proven experience of developing and
    managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical maternal
    and child health projects including in fragile and insecure environments
    context and with International NGOs.
  • Proven experience in writing up high
    quality donor reports and proposals.
  • Knowledge of current global and regional
    debates on universal coverage and quality of maternal, newborn, child and
    adolescent health and nutrition policies and models, global targets and
    evidence based strategies for achieving maternal, newborn and child
    health.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in health
    and nutrition program in collaboration with national health ministries and
    international partners.
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability
    to challenge existing mindsets.
  • English fluency (verbal and written)

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.

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Deadline: 21st June 2019

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