Nutrition Manager Vacancy at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
- IRC entered Nigeria in October 2012 in response to a widespread flood disaster. IRC’s Emergency Response Team, with local partner CISCOPE (Civil Society Coalition for Poverty Eradication), implemented a project to support livelihoods and improve WASH in Kogi State from February to May 2013. This was followed by a 3-month nutrition and food security program in the same location from October 2013 to January 2014.
- The IRC is now in the process of establishing long term presence in Nigeria. Offices were established in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States, in North East Nigeria and are providing critical humanitarian assistance to conflict affected people.
- The Nutrition Manager is the focal point for IRC’s primary Nutrition care services in MMC and Jere –Borno State and will supervise Nutrition officers and senior nutrition officers in the other areas of intervention; s/he reports to the Nutrition Coordinator.
- The Nutrition Manager will directly supervise the implementation of HERON grant and ensure a quality Nutrition programming, in accordance with national and international standards.