For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have led the global fight against hunger. We save the lives of children and their families. We are there for them before and after disaster strikes. We enable people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and build prosperous communities. In 2017, Action Against Hunger reached over 20 million people.
In the UK we have grown well over the last 20 years, increasing our income and staff numbers accordingly. We are now placed to continue this growth and meet our ambitions for 2020 and beyond.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within Action against Hunger's Nutritional Department; so please read this advert and attachment fully and we hope you feel that this is a role for you.
The Nutrition Assessment Adviser will work within the Nutrition Unit of the Operations Department at Action Against Hunger UK. The Adviser will support the unit in the planning, implementation and follow-up of nutrition assessments (Link NCA, SMART, SQUEAC/SLEAC, Community assessment, etc…) worldwide.
The person will also support any work within the unit’s mandate, in close cooperation with MEAL services, as part of the organisation’s growing consultancy model. The jobholder will support the unit in the dissemination, correct understanding and utilisation of nutrition assessment methodologies among/by key stakeholders in the development and humanitarian sector. They will apply analytical skills, strong technical experience and enjoy a flexible and adaptive working environment, while supporting the positioning of Action Against Hunger as a key reference on nutrition assessments.
We are always looking to recruit passionate and dedicated individuals who are keen to join our team and contribute to the fight against child hunger. For more detailed information on the role, please download the attached pdf Job Description.
Location: UK (London). International travel approx. 70 % of time. Only candidates with the right to work in the UK may apply.
Deadline for applications: 9th August 2019 at 5pm. (Interviews will take place on: 15th and 16th August 2019).
Apply online by clicking the Apply Now button below; do not forget to attach your CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages), telling us why you are applying for the role, and demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification.
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates. Thank you for your understanding.