Nutrition Health and HIV AIDS Expert

2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 12:01 PM)
Madagascar
Type
Consultant

Overview

Job Title: Nutrition Health and HIV AIDS Expert

Department/Location: Madagascar, Antananarivo

Reports To: Team Leader

Type: Consultancy

 

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Nutrition Health and HIV AIDS Expert for the United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) to advise a team conducting Evaluations of WFP’s operation in Madagascar.  The evaluation will benefit the WFP country office and will take into accounting past and present activities in order to inform the development of new Provisional Strategic Plans on connection with the MAP’s Integrated Roadmap and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal. The period of performance is expected to be from around February 2018 through July 2018.  This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate nutrition, health, HIV/AIDS WFP, nutrition & monitoring assessments
  • Assessment of capacity development and gender analysis
  • Participate in establishing partnerships
  • Participate in team meetings, key informant interviews, group meetings, and site visits.
  • Draft the sections of the report relevant to his/her expertise and role in the team.
  • Participate in presenting the report to WFP or other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for addressing pertinent comments provided by WFP or other stakeholders.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Technical food security expertise or experience working on food security activities, preferably in Madagascar is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant health issues affecting the targeted population (i.e. HIV and AIDS) and how that intersects with food security issues is required.
  • Previous experience conducting nutrition assessments is required.
  • Experience implementing monitoring systems within nutrition, health, or HIV/AIDS programs is required.
  • Knowledge of WFP’s shift to food assistance and WFP strategic position in nutrition is required.
  • Experience evaluating or implementing WFP School feeding operations is required.
  • Familiarity with WFP Nutrition Policy and capacity development, and partnerships is required.
  • Must have working knowledge of WFP’s gender analysis and inclusivity practices.
  • Fluency in French is required.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of previous experience in emergency health and nutrition programming is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, statistics, global health, public health, or a related field is preferred.
  • Madagascar knowledge and experience is required.
  • Experience in humanitarian assistance is desirable.
  • Excellent organization and writing skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver a quality written product is required.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing French is required.

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Global Affairs, Public Health, International Development or Monitoring and Evaluation, or in a related field is required. Master’s degree in preferred.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment, with some time spent in the field.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

 

Travel:  International travel may be required.

 

No phone calls please.  All candidates will be contacted, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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