Head of Health and Nutrition – Afghanistan

The Opportunity

Conserve the Youngsters has massive and expanding Health and fitness and Nutrition projects. The overall portfolio is about $10 million, functioning in 13 provinces of Afghanistan, both of those specifically and by means of associates.
The Head of Well being and Nutrition will have direct oversight of the whole Overall health and Diet portfolio, controlling a workforce of Programme Administrators (budget holders) and supporting the broader workforce of Challenge Managers and Coordinators (direct implementors). The article holder will be predicted to check development of all projects against funds and implementation designs, guaranteeing all substantial-chance awards are effectively managed, and make certain superior-excellent, on-time shipping of all results. Successful monitoring and analysis must be carried out, and all donor reporting need to be higher-good quality and on-time. In which assignments are carried out with companions, s/he will also be anticipated to produce quality partnerships in line with Conserve the Kid’s partnership rules.
This role operates within just a complex matrix administration construction, and the write-up holder will be envisioned to coordinate with various levels of this structure, together with the Head of Provincial Place of work, Sector Managers, Programme Professionals, and the Complex group. Additionally sturdy functioning interactions have to be created with Provide Chain, human Sources and Finance, to ensure the sleek jogging of the initiatives, and to facilitate dilemma resolving.
The Head of Wellbeing and Diet will invest a least of 50{7b6cc35713332e03d34197859d8d439e4802eb556451407ffda280a51e3c41ac} of their time in the Provinces, working directly to capacity establish the programme professionals, and make sure the task design becoming implemented feeds int the wider SC-Af strategic route. They will function intently with the Deputy Head of Business in each Province, who is responsible for programme oversight.
The enhancement of expertise in finances administration, job cycle management, and undertaking supply inside the job staff will be a critical aspect of this job. Whilst day to working day administration of the assignments is performed by the team, the Head of Wellbeing and Diet will help the proposal enhancement process, make sure supply is in line with our technique and establish the ability of the crew.
In equally the Provinces and in Kabul the Head of Wellness and Diet will characterize SC-Af externally. They are envisioned to closely adhere to the hottest adjustments in our engagement with the de facto authorities, which include becoming knowledgeable of changes in worldwide trends that have an effect on our means to programme. They should be able to negotiate on our behalf with out detrimental our reputation or compromising on our humanitarian principles. On top of that, the Head of Overall health and Nourishment will negotiate with SCI Customers and with our Donors, supplying updates and making sure the continuation of our operate and funding. Last of all, the article holder will play an active function in the coordination mechanisms in state, which includes attending clusters at Provincial stage, and coordinating with the Health and fitness and Nutrition Complex advisors on attendance at Kabul stage coordination mechanisms.


Capacity making, Programme Implementation and Checking
* Deliver strategic advice and sturdy management to Well being and Diet teams in the field and companion focal points to make certain the delivery of programme targets and technically audio decision-creating procedures
* Produce capability making in all factors of Programme management to each Province and Kabul workers, on technological and typical undertaking administration.
* Coordinate with the Technological Advisors for Health and for Diet to ensure technological trainings are carried out.
* Ensure that helpful monitoring and general performance management methods are in location for accomplishing agreed programme activity targets, finances allocations and economic expenses, ensuring that worth for revenue can be properly demonstrated to the donor and things to do and expenditures are compliant with donor needs
* Preserve economical and efficient running devices that are compliant with all Save the Little ones Minimum Running Expectations throughout the consortium, which include security and stability administration and child safeguarding
* Lead the preparing, review and regular revision of the thorough implementation program, chance mitigation approach and procurement plan, taking into account agreed milestones, log frame and finances
* Check venture progress by means of subject visits and meetings with venture staff members across the state, including communities, associates, community and provincial governing administration and other crucial stakeholders
* Lead on revisions of main implementation paperwork (milestones, logframe, spending plan, DIP)
* Be certain that vital threats are recognized at the start of the challenge(s) and reviewed and mitigated all over the venture cycle
* Make sure that security stories are straight away documented to the Protection & Security Workforce when regarded
* Working with the Technical advisors assure the top quality of the implementation
Spending plan Administration
* Guarantee the powerful and donor-compliant administration of the challenge spending budget by shut collaboration with lover focal details and the Finance office
* Put together and apply regular pipeline analyses and monthly expending targets
* Identify likely variances of expenses vs . funds, and advise ideal adjustments at AIR conferences
* Justify spending variances 10{7b6cc35713332e03d34197859d8d439e4802eb556451407ffda280a51e3c41ac} in quarterly donor reports

Reporting and Documentation
* Engage in a foremost position in the finalisation of donor narrative and money experiences, the submission of finances revisions, and other donor-essential documentation
* With the assistance of the Meal staff, and the ACCM group, generate donor development reports and document situation scientific studies of successes, problems, lessons uncovered and other project-linked opinions
* Coordinate with the Media and Communications team for the publication of greatest procedures and classes figured out for a assortment of external stakeholders and audiences

Human Source Management
* Assure that the programme is appropriately staffed throughout Afghanistan, which include the suitable combination of knowledge across complex and operational areas
* Make sure that all immediate reports have updated occupation descriptions, do the job plans, goals, advancement objectives and crystal clear lines of communication and reporting
* Support the capability making of staff members in English report writing, spending plan utilisation indicator monitoring and the preparing of detailed implementation programs

* Ensure that Memorandums of Understanding are secured with related line ministries in a timely way
* Be certain that acceptable capacity-strengthening initiatives are afforded to companions as section of ongoing venture implementation

* Coordinate correctly with other NGOs and UN companies that are working in Health and fitness and Diet
* Manage oversight of Help save the Young children Afghanistan’s pharmaceutical materials in nation
* Endorse and thrust for the consciousness and utilisation of Baby Safeguarding reporting mechanisms
* Liaise with the PDQA office to input into funding proposals
* Help the Wellness & Nourishment Technological Adviser to make certain that all pursuits are documented to relevant Cluster(s)
* Characterize SC-Af externally to donors, UN, other NNGO/INGO and to the de facto authorities

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Observe)
* retains self accountable for creating decisions, controlling sources successfully, attaining and part modelling Preserve the Little ones values
* holds the workforce and associates accountable to supply on their responsibilities – providing them the flexibility to deliver in the greatest way they see in good shape, giving the necessary improvement to boost performance and applying proper effects when results are not reached.
* sets bold and difficult plans for on their own and their staff, will take accountability for their very own personal development and encourages their team to do the similar
* widely shares their individual eyesight for Save the Young children, engages and motivates other people
* foreseeable future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
* builds and maintains successful interactions, with their group, colleagues, Associates and exterior associates and supporters
* values range, sees it as a resource of aggressive strength
* approachable, very good listener, effortless to converse to.
Creative imagination:
* develops and encourages new and modern options
* prepared to just take disciplined hazards.

* honest, encourages openness and transparency demonstrates highest concentrations of integrity

* Degree or equal in a Wellness or Diet relevant industry

Experience AND Abilities

* Demonstrable encounter of acquiring and controlling important donor contracts and grants in excess of $5mil
* 7+ many years of distant job administration encounter
* Practical experience of task and money administration
* Capacity and willingness to invest time in the discipline
* Sturdy abilities in coordinating and collaborating with many others in partnership
* Verified observe report of resolving complex challenges through assessment, definition of a apparent way ahead and ensuring invest in-in
* Training, facilitation, briefing and presentation skills
* Practical experience in proposal improvement for institutional donors this sort of as OFDA, ECHO, DFID etc.
* Demonstrated experience of constructing and foremost a staff of senior staff members with different backgrounds and know-how
* Laptop or computer techniques, i.e. Microsoft suite
* Fluency in Dari and/or Pashto

* Understanding of existing traits, things to do and very best well being and nutrition procedures in Afghanistan
* Encounter in Clusters
* Favourable interactions with MoPH, DoPH and so on.
* Previous working experience in NNGOs/INGOs, UN and so on.

Application Information and facts

Please implement applying a deal with letter and up-to-date CV as a one doc. Be sure to also include particulars of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A duplicate of the total role profile can be observed at www.savethechildren.web/careers

Closing Day for Software: 10 July 2022
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