Complementary Feeding in Emergencies (CFE) Consultant

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The role of the CFE consultant will be to provide support to the IFE-CG Facilitator in delivering on the workplan activities under the responsibility of ENN. This will include: 1. Building on existing work to date, identify key priorities and actions that are needed in the world of CFE to set priority actions and suggested timeline as a roadmap for action. The action plan /roadmap is intended to be a working document used as the basis for a future collective piece of work by the IFE CG to develop a CFE programming guidance 2. Drawing on the members of the IFE Core Group, establish a project bound technical advisory group (TAG) that will operate until June 2023. It would provide technical support and advise to the consultant in their development of a roadmap (activity above). This will also include a further definition of what an on-going CFE working group could be, including a draft ToR for this working group and suggested governance processes 3. In close consultation with the CFE sub-working group or TAG, and in line with the identified priorities and gaps in the CFE roadmap, the CFE consultant will identify where the immediate needs are for improved stopgap guidance. S/he will synthesize and analyse programming insights to support the development of CFE stop-gap guidance to support advocacy, planning, policies, research, and the implementation of interventions to improve the diets of young children in emergency contexts. This activity will be informed by the Field Exchange special series on CFE and the existing case studies on CFE


• Post graduate level qualification in Nutrition/Community Nutrition or Public Health or Medicine discipline • Demonstrable field/applicable experience across several relevant aspects of nutrition programming in low- and middle- income countries: CFE is essential, others include CMAM, MAMI, IYCF, Maternal Nutrition, Adolescent Nutrition • Experience of in-depth knowledge management, and / or projects that focus on ‘learning’ • Strong knowledge of the current key topics and challenges in the nutrition sector, including MAMI, Adolescent, IFE, maternal and beyond • Excellent communication, presentation, written and analytical skills • Experience of establishing and maintaining good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at national and global level • Excellent attention to detail and ability to synthesise and make sense of complex data and information, including experience of secondary data analyses, systematic literature reviews and report-writing. • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated, takes initiative, innovates and drives progress • Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills • Good cross-cultural awareness • Ability to independently manage a diverse and busy workload, prioritising effectively, and able to work both autonomously and as a member of a dispersed and diverse team • Experience managing a workpiece/sub-project from start to finish, including supporting other members of the team within that project • Demonstrable experience of working on projects funded by government and international donors


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