Key accountabilitiesProject Management• Manage nutrition projects ensuring the targets and objectives are achieved on time and the activities are compliant with international and SCI quality standards,• Be responsible for ensuring the timely, efficient and effective delivery of program activities and initiatives • Lead on problem resolution, while ensuring team members are involved in the decision making process.• Create and manage Nutrition master budgets, detailed implementation plans, phased budgets, MEAL and HR Plans for responsible nutrition grants• Lead and manage team of nutrition staff and consultants • Responsible for managing program budget activity lines ensuring financial and procurement procedures are followed for effective use of program resources• Monitor program progress against both programmatic and budgetary targets• Prepare timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal SCI requirements and any relevant external donor requirements• In collaboration with the project team and Monitoring and Evaluation colleagues, monitor and evaluate the impact of programming, track activities and refine activities if changes are required• Ensure compliance to systems and processes for planning and reporting to member office and donors.Grant Management• Support the monitoring of the project to ensure that it is managed in line with the agreed budget, and that transactions comply with Save the Children’s and the donor’s financial and compliance policies.• Monitor and discuss budget variances with the International Programme Manager, and facilitate resolution of problems with them in a participatory way. • Assist in preparing narrative donor reports (in collaboration with the PDQ Advisors) and approve the financial reports (produced by the Funding & Grants team). • Communication with the LIFT IPs, assessing and identifying potential ways to engage Communications and Coordination• Ensure high quality, accessible information about the project and its achievements is available for internal and external audiences (including current donors, Save the Children Members, potential funders, etc.) • In coordination with the International Programme Manager and when required represent SCiM to government, the UN and other national and international agencies, donors and bodies including media.• Coordinate with other consortium partners, LIFT Board, LIFT Fund Management Officers, LIFT’s IPs and SUN CSA members in designing and implementing nutrition sensitive livelihood activities/indicator (essential nutrition activities –ENA) in their respective projects• Support the LEARN-SUN team in communicating and coordinating with the wider the organisation (SCI)• Coordinate and work with counterpart teams and departments to ensure timely delivery of program activities.Leadership:• Ensure effective and efficient management and use of all resources in line with SCiM’s policies and guidelines.• As a senior manager, also contribute to the development of high quality, innovative child rights based programmes that deliver immediate and lasting change for children, and play an active and positive role in fostering a supportive and empowering work environment.• Work with the consultants to develop two new curricula to support LIFT IPs and SUN CSA members and roll out the new curricula• Support in designing the essential capacity development plan, curriculum and communication materials for the LEARN programme• Provide the nutrition facilitators with adequate training and mentoring to deliver trainings, providing technical guidance and capacity building• Responsible for the timely, efficient and effective delivery of training, mentoring and monitoring activities for this project. Child Safeguarding Responsibilities • Ensure that your staff is providing all beneficiaries of your programme with ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Person specifications • Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure• Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment according to travel requirements• Ability to, and experience of, delivering training to different levels of trainees in nutrition, IYCF, home gardens, agriculture for nutrition outcomes• Ability to analyse information critically, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.• An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues related to Food Security and Nutrition. • Strong ability to work in a participatory way, strong facilitation skills, and strong ability for true and empowering delegation.• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles to children’s rights, children’s participation and non-discrimination • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as assigned Skills and Experience: • At least six years’ management experience of development programmes • Experience and demonstrated strong knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and of managing grants.• Demonstrated skills, experience, and knowledge of: Food Security, Nutrition and livelihoods; working with children and on children’s issues; and working in partnership with other organisations.• Experience of conducting Nutrition Assessments and SurveysEducation: • Master’s degree in Nutrition or Public Health Nutrition or an equivalent qualification.Communication and Technical Skills • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.• Fluency in written and spoken English. • Skills in proposal development and report writing.Management:• Excellent management skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment which encourages team-working and motivates a team across various geographical areas.General:• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.• Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding PolicyPlease note to this vacancy closing date is 29 May 2019.The job vacancy can also be viewed in SCI web site http://myanmar.savethechildren.net/jobs. Candidates are also requested to mention in the applications if there is, blood/marriage relationships with the existing Save the Children employees.
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Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. It is a dual mandate organization and focuses on development and emergency response. We are currently working in 120 countries around the world touching the lives of 125 million children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children has been working in Myanmar since 1995. Our programmes include Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, WASH, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Child Protection and Child Rights Governance and Humanitarian Responses in across the country.