Technical Advisor Nutrition (1), Rohingya Response

The role:

The overall responsibility of this position is to lead the designing, planning and coordination of emergency nutrition interventions under Rohingya Response Program. S/he will be also responsible for ensuring policy engagement, advocacy outcomes and strengthen the relevant capacity of the response. The incumbent will also contribute for building strategic relationships with other key nutrition stakeholders including UN agencies and the Government of Bangladesh as appropriate to ensure that the specific needs of children are being addressed. S/he will update a guiding strategy for emergency nutrition response, develop and/or support to produce high quality nutrition concept notes and proposals to mobilize resources, will do advocacy for the needs of the response as a whole, prioritizing the nutrition needs of children. The role will also work with SC nutrition team to update the response plan, master budget and log frame in line with the updated strategy. S/he will review M&E plans and M&E reports of ongoing emergency nutrition interventions and ensure on time submission of program and donor reports in complying with SC and donor requirements. The advisor will also work closely with the MEAL team to ensure accountability mechanism is in place and that it is considered during program design stage as well as document and share the lessons learnt from implementation of the response.

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least 5-6 years’ experience, particularly in track record of success on nutrition programming, including CMAM and/or IYCF and C-MAMI, especially in emergency response.
  • S/he is expected to have demonstrated experience in maintain donor relation, proposal development, program design, budget formulation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Hands on experience of working with cluster, SAG and chairing TWG in emergency will get preference.
  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, maintain a positive team dynamic, excellent interpersonal-skills/ ability to represent the organization with local authorities and community leaders.
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken ability in English and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) are other pre-requisites
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Nutrition or Public Health. Considering quality experience education may relax. 

Contract length: 12 months with possibility of extension

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

The Organization:
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

If you are interested, please send your CV along with details of your current remuneration and salary expectations at jobs.bangladesh@savethechildren.org

(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: November 17, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
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