Position & Obligations

The Well being and Diet Challenge Supervisor will develop, lead, monitor and consider the assigned well being and vitamin undertaking(s), with help from sector advisors. Develop lead implementation and guarantee ample monitoring and analysis for efficient administration and reporting on the undertaking actions consistent with the aims, timeframe and price range with a concentrate on vitamin system strengthening, coaching and coordination. Present technical help and management, handle and practice vitamin employees to fulfill high quality requirements in vitamin supply, anticipate, plan, and contribute to the event of latest vitamin undertaking proposals and reviews.

Challenge Overview

Emergency vitamin, well being, WASH and meals safety tasks focusing on displaced, conflict- and drought-affected susceptible populations in central and southern Afghanistan.

Office & Circumstances

Area based mostly place in Uruzgan, Afghanistan.

Beginning Date / Preliminary Contract Particulars

As quickly as attainable. Full time, 12-24 months.

Key Exercise Areas

Well being and Diet Challenge Administration

  • Handle the assigned well being and vitamin undertaking(s) to fulfill the undertaking aims inside price range and inside the allotted timeframe and report promptly any operational considerations to line supervisor and nation Well being and Diet Advisor (e.g. projected failure to fulfill aims; elevated beneficiary wants; projected over or underneath spending on undertaking price range).
  • Present robust management of the assigned well being and vitamin undertaking groups, working to make sure each quick and long-term constructive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, native vitamin authorities (the place relevant) and native vitamin employees
  • Contribute to improvement and implementation of an efficient well being and vitamin intervention together with knowledge assortment and reporting and monitoring instruments, job aids and knowledge high quality assurance processes.
  • Oversee proactive planning for accountable exit in session with nation Well being and Diet Advisor, different well being and vitamin employees and subject managers.
  • Set clear aims and indicators for well being and vitamin actions in collaboration with the nation Well being & Diet Advisor, well being and vitamin employees, subject managers and, the place applicable, with the native communities.
  • Repeatedly monitor and supervise vitamin actions, evaluating progress by outputs and impacts utilizing each quantitative and qualitative knowledge, and involving the well being and vitamin staff(s) (and the place relevant native well being authorities) in evaluation and taking applicable motion as wanted to make sure continued progress.
  • Present enter into the combination of beneficiary participation and accountability in all points of the undertaking.
  • Guarantee correct and well timed reporting of actions in response to Medair, donor and different relevant time frames and codecs.
  • Contribute to new proposals, linked to the assessed wants and gaps and the Medair nation technique, along side the nation well being and vitamin advisor and related subject managers.

Employees Administration

  • Line-manage the Well being & Diet Supervisor(s) of the assigned undertaking(s), together with day-to-day administration, improvement and coaching, value determinations, and so on. It might even be essential to line handle different well being and vitamin undertaking employees.
  • Facilitate common conferences to help info sharing between undertaking employees, to make sure all employees members are conscious of undertaking aims and present work plans and to offer the chance for suggestions.
  • Present teaching and technical supervision to employees with the intention to develop possession and full accountability for well being and vitamin actions.
  • Assess the coaching wants of well being and vitamin employees and be certain that applicable coaching is carried out and new abilities are used within the subject.

Monetary Administration

  • Handle the price range for the assigned undertaking(s) and guarantee all bills are in response to price range and meet the Medair requirements with regard to monetary administration, together with accountability and good governance.

Communication and Coordination

  • Develop and keep applicable, common, clear and supportive communication buildings with the assigned well being and vitamin staff, Medair in-country and GSO well being and vitamin managers and advisors and different related stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, neighborhood leaders, native and nationwide authorities officers, UN companies and different NGOs), with the target of making certain good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Take part in well being and vitamin coordination conferences, Medair inside coaching, and different working teams or conferences as required, representing Medair and feeding again to the well being and vitamin employees and subject managers on related points.


  • Help the logistics actions of well being and vitamin employees, notably in relation to the buying of medicines, provides and gear for the assigned well being and vitamin services and actions.
  • Liaise, as needed, with the vitamin, well being, logistics and finance employees to make sure objects are procured, transported, saved, managed and accounted for appropriately.

High quality Administration

  • Promote and use the Medair intranet and different working procedures, making certain that every one standardised codecs are used and pointers are adopted.
  • Guarantee well being and vitamin tasks are carried out consistent with donor proposals and necessities and in accordance with Medair, donor, nation and worldwide requirements i.e. Sphere and CHS requirements, WHO suggestions, and so on.

Area – Staff Life

  • Replicate the imaginative and prescient and values of Medair with staff members, native employees, beneficiaries, and exterior contacts.

This job description covers the principle duties which can be anticipated. Different duties could also be assigned as needed.


  • Greater degree qualification, ideally in vitamin or in one other related subject equivalent to nursing/midwifery/physician/community-based coaching.
  • Sturdy working information of English (spoken and written).


  • 2 years post-qualification skilled expertise in a related subject.
  • Administration expertise in a vitamin / well being context.
  • Means and willingness to handle undertaking implementation.
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration abilities. Drawback fixing capability.
  • Information of humanitarian rules, Sphere and HAP Requirements and different worldwide humanitarian pointers and protocols. Information and expertise of vitamin / major well being care rules and administration.
  • In a position to prioritise clearly and oversee a number of duties.
  • In a position to take the initiative in undertaking choices. In a position to implement procedures.
  • In a position to set clear aims for employees and to delegate
  • Dedicated to consultative and servant-minded management.
  • Staff-player with good inter-personal abilities
  • Willingness to help others and to share workload
  • Aptitude for neighborhood mobilisation and capacity-building
  • Expertise in coaching / mentoring / teaching employees.

All new deploying worldwide employees to Medair’s nation programmes (and different roles which require subject journey) needs to be absolutely vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificates as proof.

Learn how to apply

Please guarantee you’re absolutely conscious of the:

a) Medair organizational values

b) Medair is dedicated to safeguarding the safety of beneficiaries, volunteers, employees and companions, and notably kids. Due to this fact, we don’t make use of employees whose background we perceive to be unsuitable for working with kids. Medair employees are required to present the utmost respect to, and adjust to, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices.

c) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which types a part of the recruitment choice course of for subject positions).

Software Course of

To use, go to this emptiness on our Medair Page.

Please don’t make a number of purposes. We is not going to assessment e-mail purposes. Solely English-language purposes / CVs will likely be reviewed.