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Médecins Sans Frontières Spain is looking for a Nutrition Referent Advisor

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Nina Potapova

Médecins Sans Frontières Spain

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3 Mar 2017, 09:15


S/he will contribute to define medical-nutritional interventions and strategies, also protocols to implement quality nutritional programmes to treat acute malnutrition in different contexts of nutritional situations (food insecurity, crisis, etc.), and to design alternative models to tackle acute malnutrition (or others types of undernutrition) in contexts where malnutrition is endemic, recurrent or seasonal in coordination and collaboration with other staff(s) or referents involved.

The successful applicant will be based in Barcelona. The work will be carried out in the framework of the Strategic plan 2014-2017, the operational policy and OCBA annual plans as well as the Medical department plans, working in close collaboration with other technical advisors involved to contribute to a more transversal, integrated and holistic support to the polyvalent medical staff in the cells and the teams in the field and operations department in general at HQ level. S/he will be responding to the needs of OCBA missions.


Education and experience
•Medical Doctor with Nutrition postgraduate/experience; Nurse with nutrition postgraduate/ experience; or Nutritionist.
•Minimum three-years field experience working in nutrition program in developing countries with MSF or other humanitarian agencies and/or NGOs. Experience in emergency response, an added value
•Experience in planning, implementing, analysing and diffusing nutritional assessments, evaluations, surveys (SMART) and respective mortality studies.
•English, French are all essential to manage the portfolio of the countries. Spanish language skills is an added value or eagerness to learn Spanish.
•User skills of Excel, ENA for Smart and NutVal

•Availability to travel two to three-week visits to the field (approximate frequency: 4/year), including MSF international meetings.

•Commitment to MSF’s Principles
•Cross-cultural Awareness
•Behavioural Flexibility
•Analytical Thinking
•Strategic Vision
•Results and Quality Orientation
•Service Orientation
•Initiative and Innovation
•Teamwork and Cooperation

•Position based in Barcelona–Spain, at the Médecins Sans Frontières OCBA Headquarters.
•Full time job
•Minimum commitment with the position of 3 years
•Annual gross salary: 35,608.10 € (divided in 12 payments) + Secondary Benefits based on MSF - OCBA Reward Policy
•Starting date: 27th of March 2017

To apply, all applicants should please send their CV and cover motivation letter under the reference “Nutrition Referent Advisor” to

Please submit your CV and cover letter in ONE file and name the file with your LAST NAME.

Closing date: March 7th, 2017

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