Project and Technical Coordinator MMS at Nutrition International

Nutrition International

Job Title: Project and Technical Coordinator MMS

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reports to: Deputy Country Director

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Overview

  • At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference. Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 600 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
  • If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you.

Know Our Team:

  • Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting, and review processes.
  • The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.
  • The Project and Technical Coordinator will guide and facilitate the implementation, project planning, monitoring, and reporting on this project and other future projects that may fall under this portfolio.

About the Role
In this role you will be:

  • Responsible for coordinating NI’s MMS implementation research project in Nigeria.
  • The Project and Technical Coordinator will guide and facilitate the implementation, project planning, monitoring, and reporting on this project and other future projects that may fall under this portfolio.
  • The Project and Technical Coordinator will build and maintain strong productive relations with multiple stakeholders, including NI’s regional and headquarter teams, NI consultants, Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the MMS Technical Advisory Group (TAG), and potentially UN agencies, other NGOs, research bodies, and other global and regional stakeholders.
  • The Project and Technical Coordinator will be responsible for effective and efficient project management and oversight, providing regular reporting and advising on remedial actions, as required.

About You

  • You will have a Master’s Degree from a recognized University in Management, International Development, Public Health, Nutrition or other related area.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in coordination of programs in Nutrition, Public Health, or a related field essential, including coordinating finances and human resources and 5 years’ experience conducting research or coordinating research project.
  • At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in networking with international partners and country government, desirable

What We Offer

  • A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities.
  • We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.

Application Closing Date
27th September, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Senegal.
  • We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
  • All our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.