Associate Director, Nutrition & Health

Action Against Hunger - USA | New York, New York

Job Summary

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.

Qualifications

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.

How to Apply

Please apply with resume and cover letter to:
https://careers.actionagainsthunger.org/index.php/positions/view/481/ 

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