Nutrition & Health Manager At Action against Hunger

Duration : 12 Months extendable due to performance and fund availability
Start date : 22-May-2023

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • The Nutrition & Health Deputy Program Manager is responsible for designing, overseeing and coordinating the nutrition, health, mental health and care practices programs, as well as liaising with various external partners.

Key activities in your role will include

  • To support the Deputy Country Director in country analysis and strategy definition.

  • To develop and update the nutrition and health sector strategy and programmatic approach.

  • To ensure the nutrition and health strategy and programmatic approach are in line with humanitarian and technical standards, and Action Against Hunger nutrition-security approach, technical policies, position papers, guidelines and protocols.

  • To monitor the evolution of the context and nutrition & health humanitarian needs, operational context, local and international response capacity and priorities, for analysis and identification of potential priority interventions, target geographical areas, target population groups and actions.

  • To identify and design nutrition and health programs, interventions and activities.

  • To give technical assistance and orientation to the technical and operations staff from Action Against Hunger and partners.

  • To ensure that the commitments to donors are respected in the implementation of the activities on the field. -To ensure the quality and timely implementation of the planned activities.

  • To follow and support field activities through visits, phone calls and emails.

  • To capitalize the experiences and develop good practices and success stories.

  • To train, manage and conduct regular performance evaluation of the rest of the nutrition and health staff.

  • When necessary, to participate in the recruitment of nutrition and health staff, including review of job descriptions. -Ensure cross-cutting issues (gender, MHPSS, social protection) are mainstreamed in health actions in coordination and consultation with other technical departments.

  • To promote inter-sectoral coordination with WASH and FSL programming and strategies.

  • Any other task required to achieve the project objective or fall within the mandate of Action Against Hunger.

  • To participate in coordination meetings with external stakeholders and health and nutrition sector working groups.

  • To represent Action Against Hunger for internal and external coordination at the capital level for issues related to health and nutrition.

  • To act as focal point on nutrition and health related issues.

  • To liaise with the health and nutrition technical staff in HQ.

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

  • Nurse / Nutritionist / Medical Doctor / Public Health specialist with experience in humanitarian contexts.

  • Experience in Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Primary health care, Care practices.

  • 3 year of previous related experience in nutrition and health including MHPSS.

  • At least 3 years of experience in humanitarian settings.

  • Fluent in English both written and verbal

  • Based in Chisinau with frequent travels to different districts within Moldova

Our remuneration package:

We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

  • Formal work contract: Long Term

  • Base: Chisinau (Moldova)

  • Salary: according to Action Against Hunger salary scale and to candidate’s previous experience.

This packaged includes:

  • Non-accompanied position.

  • Expatriate insurance (health, live, repatriation, travel, etc.)

  • Break flights/trips to defined area: (break per diem: 215 EUR)

  • Yearly holiday return flight ticket

  • Accommodation and housing expenses (in shared guest house)

  • Travel costs to and from the mission.

  • 25 working days of paid leave per year.

How to apply

Eligible candidates are invited to apply the earliest possible as we are screening applications on a rolling basis.

Only the applications received through our website will be taken into consideration.

Apply HERE


Action against Hunger is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work such as but not limited to sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and/or financial misconduct; We expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through endorsing our code of conduct and other related policies and only those who share our values and code of conduct will be recruited to work for us.


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