Grade 4, £ 20,574 pa (GBP), 12 month contract, unaccompanied

You provide overall direction, planning, management and monitoring to our nutrition programme in Huambo (Angola's second biggest city) and you provide technical support and training to SC staff and other agencies in managing nutrition centres, implementing nutrition surveys, rapid assessments and analysis of data.
You are expected to define and carry forward our country food aid policy. Together with the food security team and other humanitarian organisations you explore new food targeting strategies and analysis the effect of existing strategies.
It is you to represent SC (UK) at Provincial and national Nutrition and Food Aid Strategy meetings and you collaborate with the Municipal and Provincial MoH to ensure the smooth running of the EPI currently functioning in the six feeding centres.

You will manage the nutrition field officer, two MoH seconded staff, and the out-reach team supervisor. You ensure that a system for on going support, guidance, management and review is in place.

You have thorough overseas nutrition and food security experience gained with an international NGO in an environment where insecurity is a major issue. You have already demonstrated your strong organisational skills including the ability to conceptualise, prioritise and ensure
implementation of programme work.
You are familiar with report writing and you have sound analytical skills. You possess proven representation, influencing and negotiating skills. You come from a strong training background and you are a team player with excellent inter-personal skills.
Portuguese language skills or the willingness to learn it is a distinct advance.
Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Required from: 15th August 2001 Closing date: 1st July 2001

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