الوصف الوظيفي
The Opportunity
 
The Health and Nutrition (H&N) Specialist will provide technical and operational support for the implementation of upcoming health and nutrition projects in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The post holder will be responsible for providing technical inputs in programme design, technical assistance for project implementation, implementation, and capacity building of Save the Children (SCI) and partner staff.  The post holder will also ensure delivery according to the Country Strategic Plan and the existing response strategy and in line with Save the Children Common Approaches and globally endorsed recommendations. The post holder will work with all relevant stakeholders, both internally and externally, relevant clusters, and SCI and partner staff. The post holder will represent Save the Children as part of the emergency health and nutrition preparedness and response coordination mechanisms at national, regional and departmental levels. The post holder will represent Save the Children country office in relevant forums and mechanism. The post holder works closely with other Specialists and programme staff to contribute to the research agenda in Save the Children’s Health and Nutrition thematic area, knowledge management, and development of integrated approaches.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the post holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
 
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Programme Development and Strategic Planning

• Support the implementation of the health and nutrition section of the 2019-2021 Palestine Country Strategic Plan (CSP) including identification of interventions, engagement and growth in the key thematic areas identified within the CSP.
• Lead in the development and the implementation of the (H&N) plans as part of the Country Annual Plans.
• Contribute to the development and growth of Save the Children’s health and nutrition portfolio by working together with Programme Development and Quality (PDQ) and operations teams to initiate and design high quality, cost-effective, innovative and sustainable project proposals and concept notes for the sector in line with the identified strategic direction.
• Develop emergency H&N preparedness plans together with the broader response team integrating health emergency response in planning for emergency response.
• Support the Resource Mobilization and Reporting Manager (RMRM), help analyze donor priorities and proactively seek information on potential donor sources; support during the identification of institutional funding opportunities and help developing/maintaining contacts with potential donors, partners and key technical agencies.
• Develop concept notes and proposals to mobilize resources to ensure adequate funds are available for programme activities and allowing for development of new activities.
• When necessary and under the supervision of the line manager, work closely with donors and partners to develop response strategies to address new crisis or health and nutrition emergencies of the affected population.
 
Programme Quality

• Ensure the programme quality of Save the Children’s health and nutrition programming within the country office.
• Provide guidance and as required advices and trainings to managers in operations teams involved in delivering projects focusing on appropriate approaches and methodologies; conceptual and practical frameworks; standards and tools for effective and quality delivery of H&N programmes.
• Facilitate the continuous assessment of H&N needs within the project areas and within the country; and ensure that these are appropriately reflected in sectoral strategies and programmes;
• Work collaboratively with other sectors on ways to integrate H&N with other programmes, where relevant, in order to maximize impact for children and families.
• Conduct regular visits to the field offices to coordinate with field managers and senior field staff.
• Lead the development and implementation of relevant and sustainable capacity building strategy for field and area teams on H&N in coordination with the operations teams. 
• With the RMRM and Awards Management Unit, ensure reports to donors are of the highest quality, that there is alignment between the narrative and financial, and that they are submitted in a timely fashion.
• Ensure recognized international best practices, Ministry of Health (MoH) guidelines, policies and standards and Save the Children policies and standard approaches are applied in all of our health and nutrition work.
• Analyze and provide feedback on programme implementation to ensure gender equity and adequate child participation, integrated approach and efficiency.
 
Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability

• Work with the MEAL team to develop M&E and indicator tracking plans for all grants, inputting into the development of additional M&E tools as necessary to monitor project progress.
• With the MEAL team, ensure appropriate, timely and accurate data collection at all programmatic levels against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting.
• Work with the MEAL team to identify and incorporate project suitable accountability mechanisms.
• H&N quality benchmarks.
 
Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development

• Identify relevant learning and training needs of SC staff and its partners.
• Develop and provide a robust capacity building plan and support, based on proper needs assessment.
Representation, Advocacy & Organizational Learning
• Contribute in shaping broader sector strategies through active participation in inter-agency coordination forums, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed. This may involve representing Save the Children in inter-agency forums.
• Document lessons learnt, best practice and case studies to shape in-country strategies and programme approaches, and contribute to broader sector learning.
• Pro-actively identify advocacy opportunities, case studies and research opportunities which link with wider organizational strategic objectives, and turn these into action.
• Contribute to organizational level programme policy, innovation, learning or representation initiatives in consultation with relevant internal stakeholders.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة
In order to be successful you will bring/have: 
 
QUALIFICATIONS  

Advanced degree in Health, nutrition, medicine, or 8 years work experience in relevant technical field.
 
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

• At least 5 years of experience in H&N field.
• Field experience in several, diverse acute emergencies as well as protracted crisis settings.
• Experience and knowledge of H&N in humanitarian aid context.
• Demonstrated experience in designing health and nutrition projects.
• Experience in the implementation of relevant health and/or nutrition assessments.
• Basic ability to analyze relevant information, process and present them to technical and non-technical audiences evaluate options, and think and plan strategically.
• Advanced interpersonal and communication skills including team leading and influencing.
• Experience in capacity building and training of local communities.
• Practical experience in training and/or facilitation of groups and strong participatory facilitation skills.
• Strong skills in coordination and the ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders, including nutrition clusters and partners.
• Strong communication skills at a level appropriate for high level external representation and ability to tailor communications to different audiences.
• Developed writing skills and demonstrated skills in developing programmes that are adapted to local contexts and target audiences.
• Basic knowledge of monitoring and evaluations systems and approaches for H&N support.
• Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively, including the ability to advocate for and explain difficult H&N issues.
• Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
• Commitment to Save the Children values and Child Safeguarding.
• Proficient language skills in Arabic and English
• Experience of designing and managing major donor projects and understanding of donor compliance.
• Experience in representing an organization in the coordination mechanism in emergency contexts.
• Experience in working in the Palestinian context.
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.
The Organization

Save the Children works in development and humanitarian contexts with children and partners to help families, communities, and governments identify and use innovations to ensure all children survive, learn and are protected.
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 realize 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
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Health & Nutrition Specialist 
آخر موعد للتقديم 21 - Mar - 2020
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

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