Health and Nutrition Adviser

Health and Nutrition Adviser
Deadline for applications: Sunday, September 30, 2012
Contract:
Location: Beirut
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Job Description

 

Vacancies Announcement

 

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need around the world. Save the Children has been operating in Lebanon since 1999 and is recognized for its commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration.  Save the Children currently implements programs in Child Protection, Education, CRC and Emergency Response throughout Lebanon.

 

Save the Children is seeking qualified candidates to fulfill the following positions, on 5month/ 6 months  contracts, with possible extentions,   for its Lebanon Country Office, in the following locations Beirut, Tripoli, Akkar and Bekaa:

 

Health and Nutrition Adviser – Beirut   (Re-advertised)

To support the development of an emergency health response in the field. This may include responsibilities for conducting rapid health and nutrition assessments, contributing to the health sector component of the emergency response strategy and initiate/lead the first response. It will include writing strategies / proposals / concept notes and representation at Sectoral meetings both in Beirut and regional level.

Job Requirements:

  • Health professional ideally with postgraduate qualification in public health
  • Minimum 2 years field experience in humanitarian work in health
  • Proven experience of writing donor proposals, strategies and reports with various donors
  • Proven experience in emergency health assessments, health responses and maternal and child health programmes

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

Please note that the closing date for applications is Sep 30th.

 

The selection committee will review all applications as they are received. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered. No further information will be given over the phone.

 

Please note: due to the critical nature of this recruitment, applications will be reviewed as they are received and successful candidates contacted on an on-going basis. 

 

STARTING DATE: Immediate.  We’re looking for people who can start as soon as possible or within the next few weeks.

 

Each application package should include the following:

  • Job title for the role you are applying for in subject header of the email (Please specify the Field area for positions with multiple options)

example: Social Worker Kubayyat Area.

  • Cover letter with the applicant’s current contact information
  • CV (including detailed work experience, education/degrees)  –  3pages maximum
  • Professional References (minimum of three, with complete contact information)
  • Kindly do not send supporting certificates and documents at this stage
  • Letter and CV should be saved into one Word or PDF document and sent to Lebanon.vacancies@savethechildren.org

 

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.  All applicants will also be subject to Save the Children’s usual Child Safeguarding Policy and reference checking process.

 

 

Experience required: Education degree: Masters Degree Field of education:
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Cover letter required? Yes
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