Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. Around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.
Save the Children in a federated Membership based organization employing approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in 117 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 rights of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We work together, with our partners, to inspire the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
USAID Advancing Nutrition is the Agency’s flagship multi-sectoral nutrition project, led by JSI
Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), and a diverse group of experienced partners, including Save the Children. Launched in September 2018, USAID Advancing Nutrition implements nutrition interventions across sectors and disciplines for USAID and its partners. The project’s multi-sectoral approach draws together global nutrition experience to design, implement and evaluate programs that address the root causes of malnutrition. Committed to using a systems approach, USAID Advancing Nutrition strives to sustain positive outcomes by building local capacity, supporting behaviour change and strengthening the enabling environment to save lives, improve health, build resilience, increase economic productivity and advance development.
USAID Advancing Nutrition’s work in Mozambique will prioritize strengthening host government capacity to plan and manage nutrition programming, including strengthened human resource capacity to plan and manage nutrition programming as well as improved systems for coordination of multi-sectoral nutrition planning, programming, and evaluation. The project will also provide technical assistance to the USAID bilateral Transform Nutrition project in areas to be determined. Save the Children will serve as the project’s implementation lead in Mozambique, and the project will be known as USAID Promovendo a Nutrição.
The Nutrition Advisor will: provide technical support to the Nampula Provincial Health Directorate to strengthen HR capacity; support the development, revision, and roll out of training curricula and tools, and the implementation of the project’s provincial-level nutrition portfolio and other MOH strategies and policies; support on-the-job trainings for government and partner staff; and provide other technical support as requested.
The position will work under the direct line management of the USAID Advancing Nutrition Chief of Party, and is expected to work closely and coordinate with other project staff and government counterparts.
Execution of technical activities. Excellent relationships with USAID, USAID implementing partners, Ministry officials, local government officials, and community leaders.
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children any form of abuse.
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Interested candidates must submit the Certificate of Education, BI, CV, and the letter of motivation in Portuguese and English at the following addresses: Save the Children International, Save the Children International, Rua de Tchamba Nº398, Maputo or to the electronic address Email: [email protected], and Nampula Office-Save the Children, Rua de Sofala, nº-62, de Nacala-Porto cidade Alta, Rua 132, Talhão 278 or [email protected]until October 16th , 2019.
“We are an equal opportunity employer, we encourage the candidacy of women. Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all its employees and programs are absolutely safe for children.
We apply strict procedures to ensure that only suitable candidates to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny. ”
SAVE THE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL DOES NOT CHARGE ANY KIND OF FEE AT WHICHEVER STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND DOES NOT ACT THROUGH RECRUITMENT AGENTS.
NB: Only the selected candidates will be contacted.