Technical Advisor, Community Nutrition

Job Type
Full Time
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Date Posted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Company Information
Project Concern International PCI

Job Description
The primary goal for the Technical Advisor is to ensure the overall technical and programmatic quality and growth of PCI’s Community Nutrition programming.  The Technical Advisor will be based in PCI’s Washington, D.C. office and collaborate with staff located in PCI’s San Diego and field offices. The position will support nutrition activities that fall within PCI’s Health and Nutrition as well as Food, Nutrition and Livelihood Security Portfolios.
Specific areas of responsibility include support to all PCI nutrition activities including modalities to improve community health programming on nutrition, infant and young child feeding, home garden strategies, school feeding activities, nutrition research activities, development of rations for emergency responses, supplementary and school feeding activities, and integrated collaboration on nutrition-smart agriculture activities.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in nutrition, registered dietician, MPH or equivalent required; At least 6 to 8 years relevant professional experience, including international nutrition programming; Three years relevant overseas work experience, particularly with community-based health and nutrition programming; Three years’ experience managing complex programs within a non-profit or community agency in a developing country context; Experience or familiarity with US government grant proposal preparation and regulations, ideally with USAID PEPFAR experience; Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, including ability to effectively communicate across cultures; Excellent program development and grant writing experience, with a track record of successfully leading proposal development efforts; Experience and ability in capacity building, mentoring and the provision of technical support; Ability to work independently and as part of a team; Fluency in English required, proficiency in Spanish preferred; Computer literacy required; familiarity with all MS applications and spread sheet software required; statistical analysis ability a plus.