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Regional Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor - East and Southern Africa

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Save the Children UK

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3 Dec 2018, 10:42

Save the Children is seeking a Regional Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor for East and Southern Africa. This post is based in Nairobi or another EA location, with up to 30% travel.

As the Regional Humanitarian Nutrition Adviser you will be a member of the Regional Technical Team, the Save the Children Emergency Nutrition Working Group (ENWG) and will play an important role in coordinating and working closely with other technical staff in Kenya and SCI Regional Office staff in East and Southern Africa.

In addition you will:
• Provide technical oversight to a large and dynamic humanitarian nutrition portfolio in the ESA Region, to support the delivery of quality humanitarian nutrition programmes
• Deploy to the field at short notice to set up new humanitarian nutrition programmes, and provide technical and project management support to country level Nutrition Specialists for humanitarian response including advisory visits as needed.
• Provide quality and adaptive Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) tools and support to country programmes to ensure understanding of high quality programming, operations and advocacy in humanitarian nutrition programmes
• Support country programmes and head office in the recruitment of humanitarian nutrition staff and ongoing mentoring to support staff development in humanitarian nutrition settings
• Identify opportunities and progress existing partnerships with external health and nutrition institutes in the region, and UN agencies, to increase humanitarian nutrition capacity in the region
• Represent Save the Children in various technical and nutrition advocacy initiatives and partnerships and lead on specific areas of advocacy and representation directly related to humanitarian nutrition programming
• Liaise with the relevant external regional stakeholders including donors, learning institutes, UN and NGO representatives identifying opportunities, synergies and partnerships for SC’s humanitarian nutrition work.

Please apply by 19 December here:

If you have questions concerning this role please reach out to Megan - Humanitarian Nutrition lead SCUK -

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