AAH is lookinf for Health and Nutrition Project Manager

AAH is lookinf for Health and Nutrition Project Manager

Duration : 8 months
Start date : 15-May-2024

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

Key activities in your role will include
  • 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.
  • Identify and design nutrition and health programs, interventions, and activities.
  • Ensure the nutrition and health programmatic approach is in line with humanitarian and technical standards, and Action Against Hunger nutrition-security approach, technical policies, position papers, guidelines, and protocols.
  • Provide technical assistance and orientation to the technical and operations staff from Action Against Hunger and partners.
  • Ensure that the commitments to donors, including reporting, implementation deadlines, monitoring, and other requests, are respected in the implementation of the activities in the field.
  • Ensure that all the administrative and logistic processes related to the projects are performed on time allowing the proper implementation of the project.
  • Ensure the quality and timely implementation of the planned activities.
  • Perform a follow up of the budget allocated to the projects under her/his responsibilities.
  • Follow and support field activities through visits, phone calls and emails.
  • Capitalize the experiences and develop good practices and success stories.
  • Train, manage and conduct regular performance evaluation of the personnel under her/his responsibility.
  • When necessary, participate in the recruitment of nutrition and health staff, including the review of job descriptions and technical tests, as well as the performance of interviews.
  • Ensure cross-cutting issues (gender, MHPSS, social protection) are mainstreamed in health actions in coordination and consultation with other technical departments.
  • Promote inter-sectoral coordination with WASH and FSL programming and strategies for the implementation of the projects under her/his responsibility.
  • Any other task required to achieve the project objective or fall within the mandate of Action Against Hunger.
  • Participate in coordination meetings with external stakeholders and health and nutrition sector working groups.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger for internal and external coordination at the capital level for issues related to health and nutrition.
  • Act as focal point on nutrition and health related issues.
  • Liaise with the health and nutrition technical staff in HQ.
  • Support the Country Director in country analysis and strategy definition.
Do you meet the profile required criteria?


  • A first level university degree in project management, public health, health science, management, project evaluation and design, or another field relevant to the position.
  • At least 3 years of experience in humanitarian settings.
  • Fluent in English, Romanian and Russian, both written and verbal.
  • Based in Chisinau with frequent travels to different districts within Moldova.
  • Experience in Health, Primary health care, Care practices, Mental Health or Psychosocial Support projects related in humanitarian contexts. 


  • Advanced university degree (Masters level or above) in project management, public health (MPH, DrPH), health science, management, or business administration (MBA).
  • Project Management Certification (Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Project Manager (CPM), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), PRINCE2, Professional in Project Management (PPM), or similar).
  • Experience with Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies and nurturing care.
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.


Interested candidates must send their resume at recruitment_aah_moldova@md.acfspain.org

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.