Concern Worldwide recruits 01 Health and Nutrition Advisor
About the role: This is a twelve-month replacement role with unaccompanied terms based in Bujumbura with significant time in field support with a salary €40,043 to €44,449.
The Nutrition and Health Advisor will report to the Programme Director and work closely with the Country Director, Programme Coordinators, and Project Managers. The Nutrition and Health Advisor will line manage the SUN Officer. The Nutrition and Health Advisor will also liaise with external partners including the Ministry of Health, the Nutrition Sector Lead in Burundi ( UNICEF), and the SUN Government Focal Point.
We would like you to start in October 2019.
Your purpose: The Nutrition and Health Advisor is responsible for providing technical and strategic support to nutrition and health programming for Concern in Burundi. This role includes providing technical advice for all nutrition and health related project activities to ensure high quality project implementation; this includes supporting established nutrition and health programmes in Kirundo and Cibitoke, and the recruitment process of the nutrition and health staff.
The Nutrition and Health Advisor will be responsible for a project, which aims to revitalise the civil society network of the Scaling Up Nutrition movement in Burundi.
The Nutrition and Health Advisor will act as the nutrition focal point for a food security and nutrition project funded by the EU consortium and implemented in consortium with WHH and IRC in Kirundo, Cibitoke and Muyinga. In addition to supporting quality implementation of nutrition activities, they will liaise with other consortium nutrition focal points and ensure the harmonisation of the nutrition activities across the three organisations.
The Nutrition and Health Advisor will play a key role in understanding, through liaising with external nutrition and health stakeholders and other sources of information, the nutrition and health priorities as well as the evolving socio-economic context in the country and suggesting adaptations to the projects as the situation changes. In particular, the Nutrition and Health Advisor will monitor and suggest measures to prepare for and adapt to outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola, malaria or cholera.
The Nutrition and Health Advisor will have specific responsibility to develop new projects aimed at reducing chronic high levels of chronic malnutrition amongst vulnerable communities (including refugees and internally displaced people).
Project management (Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)):
New project development:
Capacity building of nutrition and health staff:
Nutrition and health coordination and technical representation:
|Expériences / Formation du candidat||Essential|
|Experience||5 à 10 ans|
|Secteurs d’activité||Alimentation / Nutrition|
|Salaire / Indemnité||€40,003 to €44,449 and benefits|
|Comment postuler||To apply: |
Les candidatures en anglais et français sont les bienvenues.
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All applications should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length.
All candidates who are short-listed for a first round interview will be notified via email after the application deadline.
|Date de fin de validité||18/09/2019|