|PROGRAMME COORDINATOR: Nutrition and Gender - Malawi|
|Location: Lilongwe, Malawi|
Salary: dependant on experience and calibre of the successful candidate
Information on applying for this position:
Please send a covering letter and completed application form to:
Please submit applications by email only as a Word document or in Rich Text Format (.rtf)
Make it clear that you are applying for this position by writing: “Programme Coordinator: Nutrition and Gender[+ your name]” in the Subject line of the email.
Friday 26th October 2012
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Self Help Africa (SHA) wish to recruit a Programme Coordinator –Nutrition and Gender for its Malawian country Programme. The Programme Coordinator position is a key role in provision of technical support on Nutrition and Gender as well as ensuring effective mainstreaming of all related cross-cutting themes across the Malawi Country Programme.
The Programme Coordinator will further be responsible for leading in advocacy initiatives around Nutrition, HIV/AIDS and Gender issues, advising and building capacity of programme staff and partners, monitoring and reporting.
This is a challenging role in order to ensure the Malawi Country Programme gets good, effective and efficient technical support for effective mainstreaming of Nutrition, HIV/AIDS and Gender issues.
The Programme Coordinator reports directly to the Head of Programme for SHA in Malawi Country Programme. This is a senior position created to spearhead overall coordination and quality of SHA programme locally in order to provide effective support to staff and partners that build skills and confidence of rural communities to become economically empowered and self-reliant.
In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that you will have:
• Minimum of a Bachelor in Social / Health Sciences; Public Health; Nutrition/HIV/AIDS or Gender or related disciplines,
• At least 5 years working experience of which two should be in management of nutrition programmes,
• Competence in analytical computer software data analysis, writing and communication skills, excellent verbal, analytical, and organisational skills,
• A good understanding of project cycle management approaches and tools – including Participatory Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment and Planning, project appraisal, monitoring and evaluation and partners’ capacity building,
• Good knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including food, nutrition and livelihood security, crosscutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, HIV/AIDS),
• Skills in training/facilitation of development processes, including organisation and mobilization of communities and networking among different development partners such as community-based organisations (CBOs), governments and SHA staff and their respective roles and responsibilities.
• High level skills and experience in planning, budgeting and writing management and financial reports to donors,
• Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practices
• High level integrity and high standards of personal conduct
• Strong skills in speaking and writing English with solid computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email
Self Help Africa is an equal opportunities employer
|Self Help Africa - UK|
Second Floor, Westgate House,Dickens Court,
Hills Lane, Shrewsbury, SY1 1QU
Tel. +44 (0) 1743 277170
|Self Help Africa - Ireland|
Kingsbridge House, 17-22 Parkgate Street,
Dublin 8, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Tel. +353 (0)1 6778880
|Self Help Africa Inc.|
41 Union Square West, Suite 1027
New York, NY 10003, USA
Tel. +1 212 206 0847
|Self Help Africa is an international charity registered in Ireland and the United Kingdom Registered charity number: 6663 (Ireland), and 298830 (UK)|
Self Help Africa is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organisation in the United States.
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