Sahel Community Therapeutic Care of Malnutrition Coordinator, Senegal 

Dakar, Senegal

Helen Keller International


  • At least a Masters' Degree in Nutrition, or Public Health with a focus on nutrition. A Doctoral degree is preferred.

  • At least 3 years' experience implementing CTC, ideally including some experience in an emergency setting.

  • Strong track record in undertaking and supporting data collection, analysis and report and article writing, including publication in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Background and experience with fund raising is an advantage
  • Excellent technical skills in CTC and other nutrition programs, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Ability to undertake extensive field travel (approximately 35-50%).

    Communication and language skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with external contacts, as well as internal colleagues.
  • English and French fluency, both oral and written. Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents, and to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management and public groups.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit:

    (1) cover letter;

    (2) current curriculum vitae in English;

    (3) a short writing sample (2-3 pages) in English and in French.

    All correspondence should include physical and e-mail addresses as well as contact telephone number(s).

    Email applications are preferred and should be sent to:, with copy to and to

    Human Resources at

    Please note SAHEL in the header.

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