Associate Director, Nutrition & Health

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Associate Director, Nutrition & Health

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
February 27, 2018

Job Category: Program/Project

New York, NY

Description

 

YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY ...

leading the development and implementation of health and nutrition interventions, leading the nutrition and health strategy within a multi-sectoral approach, and facilitating global health & nutrition initiatives on behalf of the organization.

Responsibilities

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE

  • Facilitating technical and management support to the global Nutrition & Health team.
  • Overseeing the provision of technical support to specific research projects and other health and nutrition interventions.
  • Leading the Nutrition & Health team in the identification and promotion of good practices and in setting and overseeing program quality.
  • Leading Action Against Hunger engagement with US and global initiatives and platforms and public-facing events.
  • Facilitating the design, implementation and resourcing of global Nutrition & Health initiatives.

Requirements

DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

You are a dedicated and experienced professional

  • You are postgraduate in Human Nutrition, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, Medicine, or related field (Master’s preferred).
  • You have at least 10 years’ experience working in Nutrition & Health programs overseas with an international humanitarian organization.
  • You have experience managing and supervising a diverse and multifunctional team.
  • You have experience working in humanitarian contexts, emergency and post-crisis, in all the steps of the Project Cycle Management.

You know Nutrition & Health programs very well

  • You have good working knowledge of CMAM and IMAM, SMART, SQEAC, KAP, IYCF, iCCm, etc.
  • You have applied research or technical development experience developing guidance, support tools, and methodologies.
  • You have knowledge of the main humanitarian donors and their reporting requirements.
  • You can present ideas and arguments, providing distance support, training and influence.

You have genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles and strategic objectives of Action Against Hunger

  • You have flexibility and ability to work cooperatively with subordinates, colleagues, supervisor and external stakeholders.
  • You are passionate about humanitarian work.
  • You are willing and able to travel both nationally and internationally.

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