Vitamin A Emergency Response Senior Manager, Program Operations Job in Canada
Nutrition International , Canada

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1 Year
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Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 23, 2021
Last Date
May 23, 2021

Job Description

Employment Type: Contract, Full-time (18 months)

Location: Ottawa

Deadline for submission: February 10, 2021

About us

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 400 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. Please consider applying for the position below.

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.

About you

You have a bachelor’s degree in nutrition, public health, international development and/or a related field. You have 7 years of progressive work experience working with NGOs, UN agencies or similar working on public health, food security and/or nutrition related programs with at least 3 years of experience working in developing countries in Asia or Africa. You are an excellent communicator and are able to collaborate across units and geographies to achieve excellent results.

About the role

In this role you will:

  • Support the design and management of our Vitamin A emergency response program.
  • Ensure the program is delivered on time, within budget, within scope, to a quality standard, and in line with Nutrition International’s new Vitamin A strategy.
  • You will be working with headquarters and regional office counterparts and will ensure the timely and smooth start-up of the project (e.g., finalize key program documents, such as the project charter, risk assessment strategy, stakeholder engagement plan, budget, logic model, PMF, etc.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits, flexible work hours, work from home and four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays). We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, USMCA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement). 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.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.

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