Overweight, obesity and diet-related NCDs Related Expert Consultant

London, UK or Geneva, Switzerland
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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.


We are seeking to contract a consultant to develop the following deliverables between December 2018 and March 2019:

  • Guidelines on implementing policies/strategies on addressing overweight, obesity and diet-related NCDs by multinational companies
  • Suggestions on concrete technical initiatives to address overweight, obesity and diet-related NCDs with a focus on possible technology/expertise transfer towards private sector entities located in low- and middle-income countries
  • Overview of national regulations related to the prevention of overweight, obesity and diet-related NCDs in Nigeria, Indonesia, Pakistan, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Guatemala. 

The consultant is expected to have: an advanced university degree in food technology, food engineering, nutrition; experience working for the food and beverage industry and proven experience in the analysis and/or implementation of technology transfer in the food and beverage industry.

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.

Job Description
Closing Date
26 Nov 2018

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