Senior Technical Specialist, Social Marketing

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GAIN’s purpose is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition. In particular, we aim to improve the consumption of safe and nutritious foods for—at a minimum—1 billion people over the next five years and target major improvements to food systems, resulting in more diverse and healthier diets for vulnerable people in countries where we work.

The Social Marketing Technical Specialist will provide technical support to the GAIN Mozambique programmatic portfolio, with special focus on the Complementary Feeding project, the CPSP Demand Generation output, as well as the Pro-Consumers piece of the Large-Scale Food Fortification project.

In this demanding yet rewarding role, he/she will work in close collaboration with the programmes team in Mozambique office and HQ to design the strategies and implementation of demand generating activities. The Social Marketing Technical Specialist will actively work with the technical specialists and technical leads of partners (e.g. MOH and DPS), assist with social marketing activity implementation and monitoring and addressing all supply/materials needs for all social marketing-related activities with consortium partners.

The ideal candidate will be highly experienced in social marketing and behaviour change principles and practices, and will have managed and delivered community level project implementation.  He/she will also have demonstrated success in implementing results‐oriented behaviour change programmes, preferably in partnership with multiple program partners.

Ideally, he/she will hold a professional university degree in Marketing or Communications or have an equivalent combination of education and behaviour change implementation work experience.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and as an inclusive employer we are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our employees worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

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Closing Date
28 Jun 2018

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