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Associate Director, Technical DevelopmentProgram : Program coordination
Type of position : ACF headquarter position
Language : English
Starting date: 2020-02-21
Closing date : 2020-03-20
Length : Maternity Leave Cover for 12 months
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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.

The primary objective of the Associate Director, Technical Development is to provide leadership and implementation of a portfolio of technical activities, focused on driving the generation, dissemination, uptake, and use of evidence for prevention and treatment of wasting. This will include playing a critical role to support best practice and robustness of the evidence generated as well as helping to transform evidence into policy and programmatic changes on a global scale. Supported by the UK-based Technical Secretariat Team, which includes expertise on research design and implementation, economic evaluations, coordination and partnership, and dissemination, uptake, and use.

The role will involve significant external representation and engagement with senior stakeholders across priority nutrition agencies and donors, and coordination of external partners to build and strengthen partnerships. It will also involve working within Action Against Hunger as a No Wasted Lives Coalition member and in alignment with the organisation’s SAM2020 Agenda to continue proposal development and fundraising to support the expanded development of this exciting initiative.  For more detailed information on the role, please download the attached Job description.

The post will be based in Action Against Hunger-UK’s London office, candidates must therefore demonstrate their right to work in the UK.

Closing Date: 5pm, 20th March 2020 Interview Date: TBC

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