Senior Associate, Food Fortification (Innovations)

London or Utrecht
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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Senior Associate (Innovations) to join to join their Food Fortification team. The role will be based in London or the Netherlands and is offered on a two-year contract basis.

About GAIN

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

About the role

The Senior Associate, Food Fortification (Innovations) is a key member of the food fortification programme team. Working closely with the Programme Lead, the post holder will play a critical role in driving innovations across the fortification value chain through leveraging new and scaling up existing innovations to address the agenda for food fortification. You will manage the successful delivery with a focus on new programmes, leading cross functional teams on development and provide technical inputs on the design and implementation of GAIN’s food fortification programmes in Asia and Africa.

In addition to this, you will be responsible for building and identifying key partnerships and opportunities for fundraising alongside preparing high quality-analysis and research.

About you

You will have experience in project/programme management with experience of working within the food and/or nutrition sector. With demonstrable experience of driving creative solutions, whether through systems design or innovations, or utilization of new technology, you will be effective at relationship building with the ability to communicate across a matrix and multi-cultural environment. A strategic thinker, you will have a proven ability show initiative and achieve programme objectives.

About our offer

In addition to competitive salary, GAIN offers an attractive pension scheme, 25 days holiday (plus public holiday), flexible working, home working and professional development opportunities. We will support you to grow in your career and offer this within a supportive and collaborative environment.

For more detailed information please see the attached job description and to apply, click the "Apply Now" link.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued.  We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.


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