Senior Technical Advisor – Health and Nutrition – Malawi

The Chance

The Senior Technical Advisor: Health and fitness and Nutrition is responsible for top Help you save the Kid’s Well being and Nourishment Programme in Malawi which contains programming to minimize the prevalence of teenage being pregnant and make improvements to entry and high-quality of newborn, boy or girl, adolescent and maternal well being & nutrition, and sexual reproductive well being and rights. This contains creating multi-year thematic approaches and annual plans, creating and making programmes and securing funding, developing sturdy exterior relations, and making and utilising superior excellent and very well-articulated venture evidence and investigation for studying, for advocacy and for the ongoing advancement of the Wellbeing and Diet portfolio.

The Senior Specialized Advisor: Wellness and Nourishment is also accountable for marketing programme excellent. S/he ensures cross operation, coordination, standardization of software implementation in distinctive assignments, and that the top quality of systems are of nationally/internationally acknowledged and subsequent proposed criteria. S/he signifies Preserve the Children values and principles in interactions with personnel and exterior audiences. These values and ideas incorporate determination to the mission of Conserve the Young children, workforce orientation, excellent management and management enhancement, introducing units and techniques to reinforce employees inspiration and productivity.

In the celebration of humanitarian emergencies, the job holder will be envisioned to operate outside the house the regular function profile and be able to fluctuate functioning several hours appropriately and deliver management, complex shipping of humanitarian reaction and assistance government programs to reply and face up to the humanitarian situation in Malawi.

In order to be thriving you will provide/have:


  • MSc/MPhil/MPH, Nursing, Medicine, Infectious Illnesses, International Well being or any related discipline in Wellness or equivalent suitable topic or equal discipline management experience.

Practical experience AND Expertise


  • Bare minimum 7 years of progressive programme administration practical experience performing in growth/crisis reaction contexts, with unique knowledge in Maternal New child Youngster and Adolescent Well being programming. Knowledge in Diet and Early Childhood Improvement programming in Malawi will be highly valued.
  • Know-how in creating local community, health care and/or social behavioural alter methods. Familiarity with technological techniques acknowledged by the Ministry of Well being in Group Health and fitness strategy in Malawi.
  • Expertise in Federal government of Malawi’s guidelines and approach development (purpose environment, examination, tactic formulation, method implementation and evaluation). This consists of but not constrained to the HSSP II, Little one Wellness System, Neighborhood Health Tactic, Malaria Method, Wellness Policy, HIV/AIDS, Safe and sound motherhood, Kangaroo Mothercare, the Diet Plan, and so forth.
  • Have perfectly designed abilities in establishing possible and efficient monitoring techniques for maternal new child and child wellbeing and other public wellness-centered interventions.
  • Have properly made area supervision expertise focusing on trouble identification, troubleshooting, on the position schooling and mentorship to monitor the technological top quality of interventions.
  • Expertise functioning with/on exploration with ability to get ready analysis papers, shows and scientific articles or blog posts dependent on major exploration, secondary examination or contributory assessment
  • Know-how in Success Based mostly Administration, which consists of general performance-monitoring ideas, concentrate on setting and concentrated implementation.
  • Effectively-developed capabilities in participatory techniques to gender mainstreaming, wellness, poverty reduction, rural livelihoods and growth.
  • Have area expertise on capacity constructing for neighborhood-primarily based establishments (CBOs, NGOs, Youth groups, Girls groups and Female Initiatives in Education) in HIV/AIDS, MCH, malaria, nourishment, Clean and gender mainstreaming
  • Have really very good understanding in functioning with susceptible groups at local community amount.
  • Have capabilities in donor money administration, liaison and grant software i.e. President Malaria Initiative (PMI), PEPFAR, The Worldwide Fund, European Union, FCDO, USAID, The UN Companies, etcetera.
  • Exceptional time administration, organizational and interpersonal expertise
  • Experience in handling a group, and capacity to guide, inspire and establish technological experts
  • Superior working experience in training, and capacity developing of workforce and overall health and nourishment workers
  • Expertise of the countrywide context, methods and guidelines to allow advocacy at national / regional stage in buy to hold responsibility bearers to account to realise children’s legal rights, which include the correct to health and fitness services and foods.
  • Proficient at networking, representation and partnership advancement in buy advertise discovering, fortify civil modern society and mobilise assets.
  • Capable to create and use details and proof to innovate, produce, understand and share what works and what does not function for small children
  • Fantastic plan layout, proposal creating, checking and evaluation abilities, like creating pathways to sustainable affect at scale.
  • Working experience of supporting humanitarian preparedness, reaction and recovery
  • Knowing of award management, specifically for essential institutional donors in the Well being and Diet sector
  • Outstanding conversation capabilities, the two written and spoken, with superior interpersonal capabilities and potential to talk at all levels
  • Politically and culturally delicate with attributes of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Commitment to the aims and ideas of Help you save the Kids. In distinct, a superior comprehension of the Conserve the Kids mandate and little one aim and an ability to ensure this proceeds to underpin our support.

We present a aggressive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

We utilize close to 25,000 men and women across the globe and work on the floor in about 100 international locations to support kids influenced by crises, or these that require much better healthcare, education and learning and baby security. We also campaign and advocate at the highest ranges to realise the proper of youngsters and to guarantee their voices are read.

We are doing work towards 3 breakthroughs in how the planet treats young children by 2030:

  • No boy or girl dies from preventable leads to prior to their 5th birthday
  • All young children understand from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against small children is no for a longer period tolerated

We know that great folks make a terrific organization, and that our staff play a very important job in supporting us obtain our ambitions for small children. We value our people and present a significant and worthwhile career, together with a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere wherever ambition, creativeness, and integrity are really valued.

Application Details:

You should connect a duplicate of your CV and go over letter with your application, and include details of your existing remuneration and wage expectations. A copy of the total job profile can be uncovered at

We require to maintain children secure so our variety approach, which incorporates rigorous track record checks, demonstrates our determination to the safety of kids from abuse.

All staff are anticipated to carry out their duties in accordance with our international anti-harassment plan.

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