Project Officer – Nutrition and Health (Binga,Beitbridge and Matobo) – (210001IK)

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Project Officer - Nutrition and Health (Binga,Beitbridge and Matobo) - (210001IK)

  • Post Date:March 5, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

The Project Officer will work with the Zimbabwe country office in the implementation of the COVID-19 response.

Location: Binga, Beitbridge and Matobo

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Essential

  • Health professional with Masters in public health or equivalent field experience
  • Significant management experience working in an emergency response contexts including in health and nutrition programmes.
  • Previous first phase emergency response experience.
  • Previous experience of project/programme management.
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • Capacity building and mentorship experience and skills.
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills.
  • Ability to work both in an Advisory and a hands on implementation capacity.
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff.
  • Experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external fora.
  • Previous experience with developing and implementing new guidelines and processes.
  • Previous experience with coordinating mainstreaming activities across multiple agencies.
  • Experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
  • Experience of working with and supporting local partners.
  • Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors.
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • A high level of written and spoken English.
  • Commitment to and understanding of child rights, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the Code of Conduct. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
  • Good understanding of Ndebele and Tonga languages.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application Information:

To apply, follow the link below, attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Application Deadline – 18 March 2021

N.B: The vacancy is subject to award winning.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy. Save the Children is an equal employment employer, therefore, female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Employee Status: Fixed Term