Nutrition International
National Project Manager - Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation
Posted date 23rd November, 2023 Last date to apply 10th December, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Project Management
Status Closed

Employment Type: Project, Full Time

Title: National Project Manager - Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Deadline for submission: December 10, 2023

About us

Nutrition International (NI) is a global organization dedicated to delivering proven nutrition interventions to those who need them most. Working in partnership with countries, donors, and implementers, our experts conduct cutting-edge nutrition research, support critical policy formulation, and integrate nutrition into a broader development agenda. For more than 30 years now, we have focused on delivering low-cost, high-impact, nutrition interventions to people in need, driven by our mission to achieve a world where everyone, everywhere, is free from malnutrition and able to reach their full potential. Our work is guided by a dedicated and talented team of experts working globally, regionally and within countries to end malnutrition worldwide.

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 / Project

Nutrition International is embarking on a new three-year project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to support Government of Pakistan’s (GoP) plans for the transition and scale up of Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation (MMS) at national level.  This project blends Nutrition International's operational and technical expertise across the country, regional and headquarters. It builds on years of maternal nutrition programming both in Pakistan and across the globe.

About you

Youare a Postgraduate in nutrition, public health, international development and/or a related field.

Around 10 years of cumulative project management experience with NGOs, UN agencies or similar organizations with at least 5 years of experience working in Pakistan on complex development programming.

Fluency in English& Urdu is required. And Knowledge of other regional languages like regional languages like Pashtu, Sindhi, Baluchi, etc is an advantage.

About the role

This position reports to the Country Director and is responsible for the strategic planning, design, development and implementation of the project and MMS delivery, ensuring delivery in a timely and cost-effective manner. The position holder will bring expertise in public health project management. The position holder will manage project sub-partners and liaise with policy and decision-makers at the national and provincial levels to gain high-level support for the project. The position will ensure continued engagement with stakeholders at national and state level to nurture the enabling environment for MMS. 

In this role you will be responsible to:

·         Articulate project scope, goals, activities, and deliverables and ensure they are understood by project staff, implementing partners and stakeholders.  This includes the accountability for the project charter, GANTT chart and overall project workplan and budget.

·         Guide the implementation of project activities and ensure that NI project staff and implementing partners execute the project according to the approved project plan.

·         Work with GTS to develop knowledge products throughout the project, including synthesizing learnings from the feasibility studies, supporting soft and hard launches of technical reports and other key outputs, and disseminating findings at multiple opportunities with key stakeholders in partnership with the GoP.

·         Support the MEAL Officer to ensure that a project wide MEAL plan is in place and understood by all project stakeholders.

·         Develop quarterly cash flow projections and monitor actuals and review variance analysis monthly to ensure the project operates within its budget parameters.

·         Ensure that all project positions are staffed in a timely manner and that new staff receive appropriate orientation to the project.

·         Build and strengthen relationships with key project stakeholders and implementing partners to ensure that the project is harmonized with other donor-funded projects/programs and facilitates government leadership and ownership.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attachedJob Description

What we offer

Nutrition International offers a highly competitive market pay, including health and wellness benefits, medical insurance, accidental insurance plan, flexible work hours, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays), and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.

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. 

NI is a non-smoking work environment.

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How to apply?

Nutrition International is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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The closing date for receiving applications is December 10, 2023.

Only short-listed candidates will receive an acknowledgment and will be called for personal interactions. The starting salary for this position is PKR4,842,404 /- per annum.

We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Telephone inquiries WILL NOT be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.


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