Project title: The Next Generation Programme – Integrated Promotion of Nutrition, Growth & Development
Expected outputs:
  • Successful integrated treatment of SAM & prevention of stunting from facility to community
  • Increased KAP on healthy pregnancy and feeding practices through evidence-based social and behavior change communication during the ANC period
  • Generate evidence and create enabling sub-national environment for delivery of innovative nutrition services
Specific tasks: The program manager is responsible for:
  • Implementation of the activities foreseen by the project at regional level
  • Coordination of project team and partners
  • Maintaining and develop relation with local health authorities
  • Ensuring timely project reports
  • Actively collaborate to data collection, operational research, surveys and evidence generation activities
Main activities areas:
  • Integrating services for chronic and severe acute malnutrition from community to Health Units
  • Strengthening capacity of Community Health Workers to deliver nutrition services to prevent stunting across the lifecycle
  • Improving availability collection, quality and analysis of monitoring data at district, facility and community level
  • Increase awareness on birth preparedness, behaviour change promotion, awareness raising on appropriate feeding practices by addressing identified barriers through KAP survey on healthy nutrition and care behaviours
  • Improving budgeting, planning and monitoring at regional and district level
  • Generating evidence on integrated delivery at scale, and on an adapted SAM treatment protocol to informing policy and scale-up planning
  • Piloting low-tech beneficiary-level feedback tool to collect information on service availability and quality
Start date:middle of September
Cotract: 12 months (renewable)
Required qualifications and experience
  • Degree in Health Sciences (ex. Medicine, Biology) and possibly qualification (ex diploma or postgraduate) in Nutrition
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as Program Manager of developing project possibly on nutrition programs and particularly on chronic malnutrition
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing a behaviour change communication (BCC) package, possibly in nutrition
  • Proven experience in programming and implementing training
  • Experience in conducting surveys, barrier analysis and KAP studies
  • Languages: excellent English written and spoken; Kiswahili will be an advantage
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing, able and interested to work as part of a team

Submit an updated CV and cover letter to: specifying in the object CUAMM/TANZ/S
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Selection interviews will take place at Cuamm HQ in Italy (Padua) or at Country offices in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda; the NGO does not cover travel expenses for selection.
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