Health and Nutrition Team Leader, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique - Maputo
Save the Children
The Health and Nutrition Team Leader, is responsible for managing a team of health professionals and overseeing the implementation of Save the Children's Maternal Child Health and Nutrition program in Mozambique.
Program Development and Fundraising : Maintain strategic overview of donor programmatic trends, ensure trends are captured in strategy, programs and activities
Ensure regular communication with donors
Ensure development of high quality proposals and budgets that are reflective of the needs of beneficiaries
Implement high quality Maternal Child Health and Nutrition Programs: Coordinate with health and nutrition team in Maputo and grant management division to monitor grants implemented at the provincial and central levels
Ensure best practices are shared
Advocacy, networking and campaigning: Lead and coordinate the Save the Children Every One campaign in Mozambique
Coordinate relationships with the Ministry of Health, ensuring that Save the Children provides regular technical support to the Ministry in areas such as Newborn health for example; maintain links with stakeholders, task forces, civil society network, attend relevant meetings
Provide advice and support to health and nutrition interventions related to emergencies, participate in UN Emergency Health Cluster Coordinate with Save the Children regional and global advocacy teams to ensure key health advocacy issues are discussed in international forums
Research, Analysis and documentation: Harmonize Monitoring and Evaluation systems for the Save the Children Mozambique program;
Ensure excellence in documentation of health and child survival programs; lead documentation of program learning;
Provide senior level guidance on key research areas and areas of innovation; inform senior management regarding potential new directions for health and child survival programming.
BA and MA in Public Health or a related degree
Minimum 8 years of experience in designing, implementing and managing health and nutrition programs in an international development context
Demonstrated experience in developing effective working relationships with senior stakeholders from government agencies, international organizations and academic institutions at a national, regional and global level
Strong writing skills, proven skills in effective proposal writing, successful track record in securing funding for programs
Excellent supervisory skills, communication skills and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Working knowledge of Portuguese, preferred
Ability and willingness to travel within Mozambique and outside of Mozambique if required
Employee Type:Full-Time Regular
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.
Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more.
We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.
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