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FAO Malawi assists governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to address hunger and malnutrition, and provides technical support for the sustainable development of their agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors and to respond to crises. The Nutrition Specialist will be hired to provide technical support to all relevant projects implemented within FAO Malawi.
The Nutrition Specialist will be under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative, the Assistant FAOR (Programme) and the day-to-day supervision of the Head of Technical Section and close collaboration with relevant officers in the Project Coordination Section and the relevant Lead Technical Officers (LTO).
The Nutrition Specialist will be the focal point for all FAO Malawi nutrition programming issues, supervise implementation of nutrition interventions and provide relevant technical guidance through close collaboration with government departments dealing with nutrition.
Tasks and responsibilities
The incumbent will work more specifically\:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
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