World Vision (WV) is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.
Here’s where you come in:
As Senior Technical Advisor, Health and Nutrition you will provide sectoral and technical leadership in Health and Nutrition programming across the region to contribute to child wellbeing. You will define the technical guidance, standards for operationalizing the technical approaches and programs to ensure that ministry performance is aligned to global industry practice. The aim is also to work with Regional office, Support office and National office resource development teams to mobilize adequate resources to effectively scale up health and nutrition programs in East Africa.
Master’s Degree in Health, Public Health, Nutrition or related field.
10 years of experience in public health programs in developing countries.
An in-depth knowledge of health and nutrition issues that affect the East Africa region, with significant Health & Nutrition experience in the region.
Proficient in English language.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel both, domestically and internationally, up to 30% of the time. 14zb
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World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 27 June 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.