Regional Nutrition and Health Specialist – Kenya

1. Career SUMMARY

As a member of Motion Against Hunger Horn and Eastern Africa Regional Crew and inside of the Know-how and Innovation Hub, the Regional Diet and Wellbeing Expert will provide the world wide technical approach, advise the development and implementation of nourishment and overall health interventions and initiatives in Horn and Eastern Africa. Exclusively, the key obligations are:

  • Maximizing impact in region courses by supporting core programming, furnishing desire-driven assistance to area-centered system & job implementation and management.
  • Advise discovering, capitalization and uptake of Motion Against Starvation programming and ordeals.
  • Engaging strategically to affect nutrition and health sector insurance policies, techniques of key stakeholders centered on evidence which include external coordination, representation and communication at regional stage and globally as wanted.
  • Supporting the mobilization of crucial methods by the design of country and regional programming, integrating innovative ways and utilized finest methods in the location of nutrition and wellness.
  • To suggest talent acquisition on the identification, collection and orientation of complex industry staff members.

2. Vital Career Responsibilities

a) State System Help:

  • Suggest on the style and design and implementation of higher quality nutrition and wellness wants assessments.
  • Recommend on the nutrition and overall health elements of region methods, methods and selections.
  • Operational and advisory assistance to diet and wellbeing technological sections of donor’s proposals designed by region teams, making certain technological relevance, coherence, feasibility and ideal budgeting
  • Exhibit compliance with Action Versus Hunger technological policies and suggestions.
  • Advise country groups on current or proposed Nutrition & Wellbeing systems to assure relevance, influence, sustainability and quality of the intervention.
  • Produce on-the-position support to state packages when asked for by the field and/or HQ, adhering to a clear Conditions of Reference proposed by the region staff.

b) Specialized assistance, organizational learning and uptake

  • Inform as needed Motion Towards Starvation strategic initiatives, such as Motion Against Hunger complex technique.
  • Stand for the technological, expertise and improvements hub discussions in the Horn and Japanese Africa and guarantee coherence, interaction and integration with other pool crew users from other sectors and departments
  • Help in the documentation, capitalization and dissemination of plan activities and lessons learned.
  • Boost Action Towards Hunger guidelines, manuals and situation papers.
  • Determine and have interaction with other agencies &/or partners in Nutrition & Wellness in the Horn and Jap Africa, and Zambia to guarantee up-to-day programming, instruments, complex developments and innovations.

c) Regional representation, coordination and exterior interaction

  • Stand for Action Versus Starvation technological experiences and positioning in regional coordination, doing the job teams and specialized fora
  • Recognize funding options for nourishment and overall health programming at regional amount which lead to Action Towards Starvation in general tactic and enhancement
  • Detect and have interaction with worldwide companies, donors, academic institutions and initiatives at regional amount to more Motion Towards Starvation mandate, profile and technique
  • Contribute to External Relations (ER)/ conversation attempts, push releases and other documentation at regional degree.
  • Facilitate health and diet info, encounters and circumstance scientific studies to the Knowledge innovation hub, ER/communications for general public communications, web page resources at regional and international stage.

d) Source Mobilization and Program Progress:

  • Performing in partnership with crucial gamers from company improvement, regional and state groups participate and assist purposes/proposals for strategic grants and contracts for place, regional and world programming that integrates progressive techniques and greatest tactics in the space of nourishment.
  • Construct and produce associations for strategic collaborations and partnerships with essential stakeholders, which includes tutorial and coverage establishments in line with Motion Against Starvation USA’s specialized strategy.
  • Have interaction with private fundraising and conversation teams to mobilize company and private funding to support the mission of the organization.
  • Critique and give inputs to principle notes and proposals from nation teams to guarantee evidence-primarily based audio complex nutrition ways and interventions are included.

e) Human Resources – Assortment, Placement and Orientation:

  • Advise in the recruitment of diet and wellness complex subject practitioners by providing a technical evaluation of every single candidate’s expertise & knowledge (which include screening CVs, assessing technological exams, conducting technical interviews, sharing documentation and notes with HR for the databases and placement purposes).
  • Suggest and tell the advancement and technical sign off of nutrition and health and fitness Occupation descriptions for nation and regional connected technological positions.
  • Recommend HR to determine which offered candidates are technically skilled for open positions.
  • Advise HR in the enhancement and servicing of a nourishment and well being specialized fieldworker pool, including sharing details about nourishment and wellbeing staff (availability, technological capacities), and, at HR’s ask for, providing other Action Towards Starvation HQs with complex suggestions.
  • Aid briefing/debriefing of diet and wellbeing complex staff for Action In opposition to Starvation region systems.
  • Identify the on-likely learning and improvement wants of the nutrition and wellness complex state coordinators, and help in giving or supporting their skilled progress.

3. SUPERVISORY Obligations.

The Regional Diet and Health and fitness Professional will supervise Regional Nutrition and Wellbeing Managers, Regional Pharmacists as properly as technical oversight for all place Nourishment and Overall health Focals.

4. FISCAL Duty.

Focal for all Nutrition and Wellbeing associated programs/assignments as properly as make sure 100{7b6cc35713332e03d34197859d8d439e4802eb556451407ffda280a51e3c41ac} implementation of these things to do inside of price range, scope and time to contain related region venture oversight.

5. Physical Demands.

  • Although carrying out the obligations of this job, the employee is expected to sit for lengthy intervals and to focus on function, together with typing, and switch out weighty volumes of operate accurately, inside shorter time frames underneath annoying scenarios in the context of a reasonably noisy business office with numerous interruptions. Must be able to proofread possess get the job done accurately so that only insignificant corrections are necessary on an rare basis.
  • To travel to the field, the staff ought to attest to a level of actual physical conditioning able of enduring physically tricky, very stressful scenarios which may include things like the necessity to walk prolonged distances, to take in a confined diet regime and/or to reside in most likely unpleasant housing or tents.
  • The bodily needs explained listed here are representative of individuals that ought to be satisfied by an staff to effectively perform the essential features of this job. Fair lodging might be designed to empower people with disabilities to complete the essential functions.

6. Doing work Problems, Travel AND Surroundings.

  • The obligations of the position involve standard task attendance world wide, regional as properly as industry visits, attendance to external conferences and conferences
  • Ought to be offered to get the job done and vacation outside the house usual office several hours or on the weekends as essential or needed.
  • Ought to be equipped to travel coach fare for typical domestic and international small business vacation as well as to the region job sites.
  • Even though going to the discipline, the employee could be uncovered to precarious configurations less than superior stability challenges and/or quite essential dwelling circumstances and outdoors weather conditions circumstances, as perfectly as to infectious conditions.

7. Expected Skills.

  • Publish-Graduate diploma (Master’s Diploma or larger) in Human Nourishment, General public Health and fitness, Sociology, Anthropology, Medication, or applicable Degree in Nourishment/Community Wellness with minimum 10 years’ related working experience.
  • A bare minimum of 6 years’ previous get the job done in Nourishment & Health programs abroad with an global humanitarian corporation.

8. Demanded Techniques AND Expertise.

  • Encounter functioning in humanitarian contexts, unexpected emergency and submit-crisis. Familiarity with all steps of the Task Cycle Administration
  • Outstanding information of technological fields connected to Nourishment and Wellness which could involve diet relevant General public Well being, Local community Mobilization, Monitoring & Analysis.
  • Excellent working information of CMAM and IMAM, Intelligent, SQEAC, KAP, IYCF, iCCM, or other NUT programming.
  • Applied knowledge of malnutrition causal framework, epidemiology, research, and conduct modify most popular.
  • Very good working awareness of numerous laptop software package and nutrition similar packages.
  • Genuine interest in and determination to the humanitarian ideas of Action From Starvation
  • Capability to symbolize the group in just the Motion From Hunger network and externally to other humanitarian actors, funding companies and private donors.
  • Have to have powerful organizational skills and be able to pay back notice to composing and reviewing in-depth proposals and experiences, as properly as making ready and enhancing technical rules and coaching elements.
  • Skill to acquire initiative and prioritize various jobs with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal capabilities, capacity to get the job done each independently and as a member of a crew

How to implement

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