Multi-Sectoral Nutrition (MSN) Coordinator US Non-profit Jobs – FHI360

 

Job Title:    Multi-Sectoral Nutrition
(MSN) Coordinator

Organisation: FHI360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to
improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven
solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition,
environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research,
technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of
capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360
serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

 

Job Summary:  The
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition (MSN) Coordinator will provide guidance and be responsible
for facilitating the implementation of 
objective three of the second Uganda Nutrition  Action Plan (2020-2025) through working
closely  nutrition focal persons at KCCA
and its Divisions; Directorate of Strategic Coordination and Implementation at
OPM, UNAP implementing Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and   Nutrition implementing Partners. He/she
shall report to the Technical Director Nutrition

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Under
the supervision of the Technical Director Nutrition, working closely with the
Activity leads and technical officers, Nutrition Focal Persons at KCCA and its
Divisions; Directorate of Strategic Coordination and Implementation at OPM,
UNAP implementing Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) MSN coordinator
shall:

  • Serve as the USAID MCHN Activity point
    person for the MSN and KCCA and its Divisions; Directorate of Strategic
    Coordination and Implementation at OPM, UNAP implementing Ministries,
    Departments and Agencies (MDAs), support KCCA and its Divisions;
    Directorate of Strategic Coordination and Implementation at OPM, UNAP
    implementing Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)  implementation of the enabling
    environment actions under objective three of the UNAPII.
  • Liaise with KCCA; Directorate of Strategic
    Coordination and Implementation at OPM, UNAP implementing Ministries,
    Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to participate in;
  • Regular MSN coordination meetings
  • Implementation of strategy for
    strengthening functionality of MSN in Kampala Capital City Authority
    (KCNCC) and the five divisions (DiNCCs) in accordance with the UNAP II
    SOP.
  • Orientation of partners, on the Standard
    Operating Procedures (SOPs) for UNAP coordination Structures and Nutrition
    Governance using approved OPM SOPs and Nutrition Governance Manuals.
  • Build capacity of Sector Nutrition
    Coordination committees in adaptive leadership at national and subnational
    levels for improved MSN governance
  • Liaise with USAID IPs and other IPs to
    strengthen the local governments DNCC functionality.
  • Liaise with USAID MCHN M&E
    department to support the use of data to analyse performance, facilitate
    learning, improve nutrition governance pillars at national and subnational
    levels based on the UNAPII MEAL framework indicators of the Nutrition
    Governance objective.
  • Liaise with the USAID MCHN Knowledge
    Manager to:
  • Establish and supervise the national and
    subnational level information sharing platform and documentation of the
    experiences and lessons learnt under the MSN Platform:
  • Foster and support use of program experiences
    and lessons learnt for continuous quality improvement.
  • Support the USAID IPs
    establish/strengthen regional level learning platforms and build capacity
    of DNCCs to manage the learning.
  • Ensure sharing of state of evidence of
    SNCC, KCCA-NCC and KCCA DiNCC and best practices

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a master’s
    degree in human nutrition with a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning
    and/or management studies.
  • At least three years’ experience in
    coordination of complex and multi-sectors
  • Proven knowledge and practical
    experience of working with the local government/district structures in
    Uganda.
  • Knowledge of the decentralization and
    Local Government structures and operations
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    UNAP, Implementation and coordination framework.
  • Good understanding of the UNAP
    implementation arrangements at national and subnational levels in Uganda
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and
    ability to establish effective working relations with different stakeholders.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues,
    vendors and customers/clients of all demographics and professional levels.
  • Ability to multi-task and work
    unsupervised, managing extensive travels and logistical arrangements.
  • Excellent English writing and communication
    skills, knowledge of basic office and bookkeeping software.
  • Proven facilitation skills and ability
    to disseminate lessons learned effectively
  • Ability to gain credibility with the
    OPM, and MSN Stakeholders 

 

How to Apply:

All interested qualified job applicants who meet the above criteria
should ONLY submit soft copy of Cover letter, CV, Academic transcripts and
three professional referees in one attachment online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: Friday 12th March
2021

 

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