Nutrition Technical Lead

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Full Time
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Date Posted
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Save the Children

ROLE PURPOSE: The Nutrition Technical Lead will provide overall strategic direction in the design, management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the USAID-funded Food Security, Nutrition and Resilience Food Security, Nutrition and Resilience (FSNR) activity in Liberia. The Food Security, Nutrition, and Resilience (FSNR) activity aims to improve Liberia’s food and nutrition security and households’ resilience. FSNR is a five-year activity that will target smallholder farmers, subsistence farmers, cooperatives, women, and youth groups in rural and peri-urban communities within USAID/Liberia’s zone of influence (Lofa, Bong, Nimba, Margibi, Grand Bassa, and Montserrado).

SCOPE OF ROLE: Save the Children is seeking a Nutrition Technical Lead for an upcoming Food Security, Nutrition and Resilience opportunity. This senior leadership position will provide overall strategic direction in the design, management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the project. The Nutrition Technical Lead reports directly to Chief of Party and ensures implementation of high impact, quality programming, and proven interventions that meet stated goals and reporting requirements.

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

At least seven years of experience designing, implementing, or supporting nutrition programming, preferably in Liberia. Prior experience delivering large-scale nutrition (nutrition specific and sensitive) or multi-sectoral projects of similar or related nature, size, and complexity and demonstrated experience working with large inter-disciplinary teams. Strong technical skills in multi-sectoral nutrition programming, including food security and agricultural market systems. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead and work effectively in team settings. Strong working familiarity with USAID requirements, regulations, and policies. Demonstrated ability to address social behavior change issues in improving household nutrition status. Experienced and up-to-date in nutrition research, indicators, monitoring and evaluation tools/approaches. Experience leading nutrition-specific formative research studies. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
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