Feed the Children Food & Nutrition NGO Jobs Kenya Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Feed the Children Food & Nutrition NGO Jobs Kenya Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today vacancy in Kenya

Position: Food &Nutrition Pillar Manager (F&N)

Reporting to: Head of Programs

Coordinating with: Other Pillar managers, Area Program Coordinators, M&E and F&N Teams

Job Purpose

The Food & Nutrition Pillar Manager will provide technical leadership and oversight to the Food & Nutrition Programs. Reporting to the Head of Programs, the F&N manager will oversee technical staff and ensure effective implementation of Nutrition projects as well as integration of nutrition within other pillars. She/he will be responsible for leading broad Pillar activities, including strategic planning, program implementation, monitoring & evaluation, networking with other organizations and technical teams in facilitation of knowledge sharing.

Roles and Responsibilities

· Provide technical direction to the team for the design, implementation and monitoring of project activities.

· Coordinate, manage and evaluate technical staff, and programmatic activities to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness

· Participate in formulation, implementation and monitoring of assigned budgetary responsibilities.

· Ensure timely & accurate reporting and documentation for internal and external requirements.

· Assess staff capacities and coordinates initial or ongoing trainings based on need and program goals

· Play a lead role in the recruitment, orientation and training of new technical program staff within the Pillar.

· Mentor team for leadership roles and develop potentials for Supervisor roles

· Prepare monthly report using the information provided by the Supervisor

· Interact with other pillar managers and Area Program Coordinators regularly to update ongoing activities and explore new partnerships and networks

· Ensure that the project is well represented in national, county and sub county-level meetings and forums

· Cultivate and maintain good working relations with local communities and Government/County representatives.

· Attend Nutrition-related coordination meetings and participate in nutrition technical working groups/forums

· Assist in project review and documentation of lessons learnt for wider dissemination.

· Perform other duties as would be required by the Head of Programs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Nutrition & Dietetics. Masters in related field will be an added advantage
  • 3-4 years’ experience and demonstrated experience and expertise in Nutrition.
  • Current membership with Nutrition association (KNDI)
  • Valid certificate of Good conduct

Relevant skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated Problem solving skills, flexibility time sensitive and creativity.
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to manage and motivate teams
  • Excellent Organization & Planning skills, and ability to identify opportunities
  • Excellent training and presentation skills, ability to multitask with attention to detail.
  • Proficient Computer skills

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