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Job Title
Health and Nutrition Program Officer

To work for
Action Against Hunger



Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

- Collaborate with authorities and AAH partners (SARC, Ministries, Sector...) to implement public health and nutrition activities.
- Implement activities, monitor progress, and recommend improvements.
- Participate in new proposals for intervention in health and nutrition program areas in collaboration with field teams.
- Liaise with finance and logistics departments to establish, develop and monitor budgets for programs.
- Create, organize and lead training sessions, and identify the training needs among the team members and partners (SARC, Ministries).
- Build on good practice, experience and assessments in the framework of Action Against Hunger's organizational development strategy.
- Analyze public health and nutrition risks, needs and capacities and prioritize interventions for Action Against Hunger.
- Identify gaps in the delivery of health and nutrition services and emergency interventions, recommending appropriate actions and innovative approaches to improve the situation.
- Facilitate implementation of effective, evidence-based policies, public health and nutrition programs and interventions in emergency and post-emergency situations, health promotion and education.
- Participate in sector and partners coordination meetings.
- Ensure compliance principles and the Humanitarian Program Cycle in delivering Action Against Hunger’s health and nutrition response.

- bachelor’s degree in medicine, nursing, or public health
- 5 years’ experience in nutrition and health in Syria, including knowledge of national regulations and requirements for primary healthcare centers, and management of health workforce teams.
- 2 years of experience in humanitarian sector, or training in emergency response or disaster management in the context of public health.

Specific Vacancy Requirements
- Knowledge of Primary health care, reproductive care, care practices, health care management.
- Excellent command of Arabic and English.
- Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), web-based services.
- Applications will be assessed and vacancy might be closed before the end of the announcement as per qualifications availability.

Salary and Benefits
As per Syria Mission Salary Scale.

- Candidates may be contacted for other suitable positions within Action Against Hunger.
- Due to the high-number of application received, only potential applicants will be contacted.
- The organization is committed to the principles of non-discrimination and diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people.

About us
An international Non-governmental, Neutral and independent Humanitarian Organization, which combat to deliver humanitarian assistance in the crises areas all over the world.

It has been working in Syria since 2009 with the Iraqi refugees and then in 2012 with the Syrian population affected by the current crises in the country.

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Posted On
Dec 08, 2019

Expiry Date
Jan 07, 2020

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