Save the ChildrenClosing Date : 2019-06-21
Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda
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Organization: Save the Children
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 21 Jun 2019

Head Health and Nutrition (National Position):
We are currently recruiting for a Head of Nutrition to lead the Health thematic area at our Uganda Country Office. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with energy, talent, and commitment to helps us achieve positive and lasting change for the most marginalized and vulnerable children.

In this role you will takes overall responsibility for the strategic direction, growth and coordination of Save the Children International s work on health and nutrition (including health and nutrition in development and emergency contexts, human resources for health, policy advocacy and community/children mobilisation in the Uganda Country Programme).

In order to be successful, you will have, be and or bring:

* At least 8 years of relevant technical health and nutrition experience including at senior level.
* Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical maternal and child health projects including in fragile and insecure environments context and with International NGOs.
* Proven experience in writing up high quality donor reports and proposals.
* Knowledge of current global and regional debates on universal coverage and quality of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition policies and models, global targets and evidence based strategies for achieving maternal, newborn and child health.
* Demonstrated ability to work in health and nutrition program in collaboration with national health ministries and international partners.
* Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindset.

The Organisation:
Save the Children is a federated Membership based organization, which employs approximately 25,000 people across the globe, and works 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 realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

Application Procedure:
Please apply using an up-to-date CV and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy

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