Associate, Food Policy and Financing

Location
Geneva, Switzerland or London, UK
Salary
Competitive
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The Program Services Team and its Food Policy & Financing cluster overseas GAIN’s global and regional food fortification, urban nutrition and innovative finance projects. It focuses on building, improving and sustaining national fortification programs, as well as improving the quality and safety of other nutritious foods at the food processing stage. Food fortification is a critical intervention helping countries achieve their nutrition goals and is a pillar of GAIN’s strategy to improve food systems. GAIN supports national and regional nutrition strategies to integrate this intervention where existing food supplies and limited access fail to provide adequate levels of nutrients in the diet.

GAIN is looking for an Associate to work closely with the Director, Food Policy & Financing, the Program Services Team and the broader organization, as well as external partners and stakeholders, to manage the successful delivery of projects with a priority focus in French-speaking regions including Haiti and West Africa and global projects managed out of Brussels.

The Associate, Food Policy and Financing will provide managerial, policy and technical support to the GAIN’s West Africa Quality Food Project, in collaboration with World Food Program (WFP) to ensure program management, deliver on program commitments and follow work plan and Budget.
S/he will have the opportunity to provide technical assistance to the design and to support country teams to implement fortification projects, in Pakistan and Mozambique. The Associate will also manage the technical inputs on GAIN’s Haiti fortification project.
Good project management skills and strong experience supporting to write and submit donor and financial reports is required. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills in multicultural, multi-lingual environments.
Excellent command of English and knowledge of Microsoft Office Package is essential. Good comand of french will be preferred.

Job Description
JD_Associate_Policy_and_Finance.pdf
Closing Date
27 Oct 2017

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