Senior Technical Advisor

Action Against Hunger USA, New York, United States

Skill RequiredProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
17th January, 2018


Job Description

YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY .

working as a member of the Technical Department and a specific focal point for a portfolio of countries. You will inform the development and implementation of Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience interventions, will advise the Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience strategy within a multi-sectoral approach, and will advance global Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience sector development and learning.

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE

  • Advising Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience programs in Cambodia and Haiti.
  • Facilitating dedicated technical support to specific research projects and other Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience initiatives.
  • Providing support to the Associate Director, Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience in the identification and advancement of good practices and in setting and overseeing program quality.

DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

You are a seasoned humanitarian professional with technical expertise in one or more Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience programs

  • You have a Post-Graduate degree (Master’s Degree or higher preferred) in Human Nutrition, Food Security & Livelihoods, Water, Hygiene & Sanitation, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, Medicine, or related field.
  • You have at least 7 years’ experience working in programs overseas with an international humanitarian organization.
  • You have excellent knowledge of one (or more) technical field related to Human Nutrition, Food Security & Livelihoods, Water Hygiene & Sanitation, or Public Health.

You have an extensive experience

  • Working in different countries/contexts, emergency and post-crisis, in all the steps of the Project Cycle Management;
  • Working as a technical advisor or similar position with an International humanitarian organization (country, region or headquarters);
  • Working with the main humanitarian donors, knowing proposals and reporting requirements.

You are flexible, adaptable, dynamic and enthusiastic

  • You are motivated to work within the humanitarian sector and to link it to other initiatives (research, external communication, outreach, etc.).
  • You can present clear ideas and arguments, providing distance support, training and influence.
  • You are proactive, autonomous, and reliable.

Source:https://careers.actionagainsthunger.org/index.php/positions/view/484/


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