Head of Nutrition and Health Department

The Action Contre La Faim (ACF) Mozambique team is recruiting a Head of Nutrition and Health Department for its coordination office in Pemba.


Your main objective is to guarantee the quality, relevance and scaling of the Nutrition and Health strategy interventions at the mission, in conformity with ACF, international standards, and national policies.

Job Description

More specifically, you will be in charge of:

  • Contributing to the definition of the country strategy and the Nutrition & Health departement’s positioning;
  • Coordinating the identification of needs, and formulating the project proposals;
  • Designing, developing, and evaluating actions in the field of nutrition and health;
  • Monitoring and coordinating programmes in the fields of nutrition and health;
  • Managing technically the Nutrition and Health team;
  • Representing Action Contre la Faim and its positioning at the local level, including coordination and collaboration with other actors.


  • You have a medical/paramedical background with a specialization in nutrition, public health, or general medicine, and at least 5 years of experience in humanitarian contexts, including at least 3 years in a coordination position;
  • You have a demonstrated  experience in the management of malnutrition, healthcare organizations support, and in the implementation of humanitarian responses in an emergency context (with emphasis in community-based prevention activities as well as in maternal and child health);
  • You are ideally, familiar with nutrition survey methodologies (SMART, NCA, SQUEAC, etc) and in the setup of cholera control and IMCI interventions;
  • You are recognised for your communication skills with partners and authorities, with proven writing skills (project writing, reporting, etc)
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) and Portuguese.

How to Apply

If interested, please apply directly online following this link:

Expiration date:April 27, 2022




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