CMNR Program Manager Job 2023 at Nairobi by Mercy Corps

CMNR Program Manager Job 2023 at Nairobi by Mercy Corps Career. Mercy Corps, an international NGO operating in Kenya, is currently searching for a highly qualified CMNR Program Manager to join their team.

CMNR Program Manager Job 2023 at Nairobi by Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities. The organization claims to have assisted more than 220 million people survive humanitarian conflicts, seek improvements in livelihoods, and deliver durable development to their communities. In 2019, senior staff resigned following public disclosure of the organization’s longtime inaction over its co-founder’s sexual abuse of his daughter.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Case Management For Nutrition Resilience (CMNR) Program Manager

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Mercy Corps

Last Date to Apply

  • 16th March 2023

Job Location

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Reporting To:

  • Director of Implementation and Nutrition Resilience

Education Requirement:

  • Advanced university degree required, preferably in Nutrition, Public Health, Nursing or social work.

Experience Required

  • Minimum seven years’ experience in a project management role in relation to integrated management of acute malnutrition and/or nutrition or public health programming, including expertise in case management system and referral network design, assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; familiarity with SMART survey, IMAM/ Health surge model and use of organizational network analysis in relation to referral networks a plus.
  • Experience implementing IMAM protocols and multi – sectoral nutrition projects.

Role and Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee quality improvement initiatives and learning exchanges related to CMNR with GOK and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop scopes of work and oversee consultancies and short-term technical assistance as needed in relation to CMNR.
  • Provide timely inputs to Nawiri weekly, quarterly, annual planning, monitoring, reporting, and budgeting processes.
  • Promote a culture of accountability and learning through regular monitoring and learning visits; documentation of project results and impacts including media stories, promising practices, lessons learned and case studies among others.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the planning, assessment, and implementation of activities to strengthen case management for nutrition resilience, including improving multi -directional referral mechanisms to nutrition-specific and nutrition – sensitive services within and outside the program
  • Lead the roll out and dissemination of updated guidance, standard operating procedures, and relevant job aids to facilitate case management for nutrition resilience at the household and community levels.
  • Support the development of a multi-dimensional household case plan tool and process guide based on MC-Nawiri’s ‘Five Pillars of Nutrition Resilience’.

Competency and Technical Skills:

  • Capacity to work closely with, understand, and support diverse partners including but not limited to government actors, civil society, and faith-based organizations, as well as health care providers, other frontline nutrition – sensitive service providers, CHVs and community resource persons.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage complex and sensitive organizational relationships, particularly between health facilities and community-based providers of social services.
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English.

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