Program Support Management Officer (Portuguese) - Volunteer in Mozambique

Program Support Management Officer (Portuguese) - Volunteer in Mozambique
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Cuso International
  • Professional Services
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Seniors
  • Ontario - Hamilton Area - Toronto
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
  • Alberta - Calgary Area
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
  • Quebec - Montreal
  • Alberta
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario

Location Maxixe, Mozambique

Start Date  Aug - Oct 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 8 Months

Language Requirements English, Portuguese

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only


The Volunteer’s Role

This is an exciting opportunity for you to contribute to a regional nutrition program led by CARE Canada!

As Program Management officer, you will work closely with the SANI Deputy project Manager and the rest of Mozambique team to implement, monitor and evaluate this gender sensitive nutrition intervention aiming to improve household nutrition practices. Your work with local partners (local NGOs) as well, providing you experience for administrative, finance and program management.

CARE’s Southern African Nutrition Initiative (SANI) aims to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age and children under 5, while working with local health authorities and communities in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia. Specifically, SANI is expected to contribute to the improved health of approximately 230,000 individuals directly, and over 345,000 individuals indirectly.

As a volunteer, you will:

-Develop, share and support the creation of material including reports, successes stories, standard operating procedures while bring in contact with CARE SANI Mozambique and partners

-Support the Program Manager regarding program logistics and administration while also including other Cuso International volunteers

-Support the implementation of activities in any of the program’s components where necessary (Nutrition, Agriculture, Gender, WASH)

Essential Academic Qualifications:

-Degree in International Relations/Development/Affairs and Project Management

Essential Professional Background:

-Experience in management,planning, reporting, human resources, or related fields

-Supervisory experience required

-Experience in Project management and/ or organizational development


Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation (more details below)


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