Associate Director, Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience

Action Against Hunger-USA | New York, New York

Job Summary

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

leading the Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience strategy within a multi-sectoral approach, and overseeing global Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience initiatives on behalf of the organization.

Responsibilities

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE
  • Leading the design, implementation and resourcing of global Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience initiatives.
  • Leading and overseeing the global Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience team.
  • Leading efforts to achieve the objectives of the organization’s technical strategy related to other Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience interventions.
  • Leading the Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience team in the identification and promotion of good practices and in setting and overseeing program quality.
  • Overseeing the provision of dedicated technical support to specific research projects.
  • Overseeing Action Against Hunger engagement with US and global initiatives and platforms and public-facing events. 

Qualifications

DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

You are a dedicated and experienced professional

  • You are postgraduate in Human Nutrition, Food Security, Water Hygiene & Sanitation, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, Medicine, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • You have at least 10 years' experience working in Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience 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 Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience programs very well

  • You have worked in a technical advisory position related to one or several fields of Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience with an International humanitarian organization (country, region or headquarters).
  • 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/482/ 

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