Save the Children Senior Nutrition Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Save the Children Senior Nutrition Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Role Purpose:

  • Ethiopia has registered remarkable progress in reducing the burden of malnutrition over the past decades. Despite improving trends, however, undernutrition remains very high in Ethiopia.

  • To accelerate the nutrition gains and address the challenges, the Ethiopia government has developed and endorsed food and nutrition policy in 2019 that hinges on the principle of attaining food and nutrition security as a constitutional human right.

  • This has leveraged government commitment that is backed by a policy framework to enhance multi-sectoral responsibility and accountability to ensure that its citizens are food and nutrition secured.


  • Master's Degree in Nutrition or other related disciplines, BSc degree with exceptional and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu.

    Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in technically lead, managing and implement large-scale nutrition development projects,

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations

  • Solid experience in designing and technically support the implementation of nutrition programming that ensure programmes/projects towards impact, scale and sustainability.

  • Experience in providing technical leadership for nutrition development programmes

  • Experience and skill in building capacity and provide mentorship nutrition program managers, specialists, officers and coordinators

  • Experience and skill in identify and documenting learnings, best practices, and facilitate learnings

  • Experience in developing donor relationships, working with/guiding national level technical working groups, working with government partners, with partner agencies.

  • Good knowledge of the Ethiopian health and nutrition systems and policies

  • Strong result orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets

  • Good skill in communicating, organizing group discussion, and presentation

  • Good computer skill (MS
    word, MS excel, MS access and other data generating tools)
    Solid experience working with Government of
  • Ethiopia especially with more than one ministry is preferred.

  • Demonstrated skills working in partnership with CSOs, international donors and agencies.

  • Significant expertise providing technical assistance to national level nutrition policies, strategies or other multi-sectoral programs and staff working on nutrition.

  • Training, negotiation, mentorship, facilitation and team building skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Amharic, able to communicate professionally with a wide range of contacts; able to show tact and discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.

  • Commitment to Save the Children values

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Senior Nutrition Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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