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Nutrition Specialist - Malawi

Lilongwe (Malawi)

IESC – the International Executive Service Corps – is a US based not-for-profit with a focus on supporting private enterprise in developing countries. We have worked in partnership with local people in 130 countries - mainly with the generous support of USAID - designing, implementing, managing and evaluating a wide range of market driven solutions along the entire value chain of a company or industry.

IESC is seeking a nutrition specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded program in Malawi focused on agricultural value chain development. It is anticipated that the program will sustainably reduce rural poverty and malnutrition through the integration of equitable market-led value chain development and nutrition interventions. This position will be full-time and based in Malawi.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the overall coordination, implementation, technical guidance and quality of the nutrition component of the program;
  • Ensure that the nutrition component utilizes standardized protocols, policies and guidelines, and best practices for nutrition interventions;
  • Monitor evolving needs to target beneficiaries and adjust programmatic priorities as needed;
  • Support the Chief of Party in liaising with other relevant stakeholders, including the Government of Malawi, international agencies and other NGOs;

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, public health, international development, social sciences or related field required; advanced degree preferred;
  • Minimum five years of experience in designing, implementing and managing donor-funded programs focused on nutrition interventions;
  • USAID or other donor experience required;
  • Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa required; experience in Malawi highly preferred;
  • Malawi nationals highly encouraged to apply;
  • English fluency required.

Visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IESCORG&cws=1&rid=143 to apply.

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  • Organization: IESC – International Executive Service Corps
  • Location: Lilongwe (Malawi)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-31

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