Regional Diet Advisor, Africa
Dakar, Senegal most well-liked
Different international locations in Africa the place Helen Keller has a presence will likely be thought of.
Guided by the exceptional legacy of its co-founder, Helen Keller, Helen Keller Intl companions with communities striving to beat longstanding cycles of poverty. By delivering the important constructing blocks of fine well being, sound diet and clear imaginative and prescient, we assist tens of millions of individuals create lasting change in their very own lives. Working in additional than 20 international locations – throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and america – and along with a worldwide neighborhood of supporters, we’re guaranteeing each individual has the chance – as Helen did – to succeed in their true potential.
Helen Keller is in search of a Regional Diet Advisor with public well being experience in program design, implementation analysis, program administration, and coordination associated to well being programs and/or meals programs for diet. The Regional Advisor will oversee the technical high quality of a portfolio of nation and regional diet and meals programs applications, present specialised assist, coordinate technical assist from different advisors, and monitor and make sure the well timed supply of high-quality venture deliverables for the assigned portfolio. The Advisor can be anticipated to actively take part in enterprise and proposal growth.
People with Africa continent experience and expertise in a number of of the next areas are inspired to use: Well being Programs for diet, Meals Programs for Diet, Market-based Interventions for improved diet, Meals and Diet Safety, and/or Resilience.
Reporting to the Vice President, Diet, the Regional Advisor will work carefully with all members of the worldwide crew to assist diet, well being and meals programs tasks. The Regional Advisor will even coordinate with Helen Keller’s finance, operations and compliance groups.
As a Regional Advisor, the place co-supervises senior nation workplace venture employees inside his/her assigned portfolio and can liaise with donors and companions. The Advisor will take part in senior degree session concerning the administration of the assigned portfolio of tasks. Helen Keller has a matrixed reporting construction. Common communication and a spirit of teamwork amongst colleagues, each hierarchically and laterally, are important to make this construction thrive.
This place will even coordinate technical assist all through the assigned portfolio, working with a crew of senior leaders and friends to assign, coordinate and handle technical assets to nation applications together with proposal growth groups. This includes managing communication inside the crew and to nation applications, representing and assigning others to characterize Helen Keller in related fora, and throughout departments to make sure alignment. S/he will even coordinate with senior employees and finance to assign and monitor useful resource allocation.
Scope of the Place
The place has two major areas of accountability:
- Present technical steerage for an assigned portfolio. Work carefully with the worldwide Diet Group, nation workplace technical and administration employees and/or multi-country program managers to supply program technical steerage to make sure efficient and high-quality design and planning, implementation, monitoring and documentation of that portfolio; and connecting the crew to further assist, assets and consultants, as wanted. S/he’ll information and assist put together technical shows and experiences, scientific abstracts, and peer-reviewed publications. S/he will even present knowledgeable enter to new venture proposals.
- Coordinate technical assist. Evaluate and coordinate the availability of technical assist with nation groups, multi-country applications and/or proposal groups in partnership with peer coordinators and the Vice President, Diet. Determine technical wants and gaps of applications, draw on technical experience throughout the group to satisfy these wants, coordinate and follow-up with point of interest for every venture who’s tasked with offering direct assist. This place will even coordinate common conferences of nation workplace and international technical employees in addition to Helen Keller illustration at exterior conferences.
The place is predicated in Dakar, Senegal (different Helen Keller international locations could also be thought of) and is anticipated to require 30-40% worldwide journey for the monitoring & analysis, high quality assurance, planning conferences, and trainings; for conferences with donors and implementing companions; and to attend international scientific and technical conferences.
- As a member of the worldwide program crew, take part in strategic planning and course setting for our applications, lending your distinctive perspective and experience to the method.
- Take part in worldwide work teams as assigned to develop international insurance policies and/or optimize programs and procedures.
- Collaborate with native and international colleagues:
- within the growth of high quality, evidence-based technical instruments and guides used to extend capability of and assist to our tasks; and
- to recommend strategic subjects for operational analysis and play an energetic function within the writing and modifying of articles for submission to peer-reviewed publications.
- Produce up-to-date, evidence-based technical and coverage briefs, and develop and handle the creation of evidence-based program requirements with key stakeholders.
- Mannequin collaboration on your matrixed crew: successfully seek the advice of and inform colleagues to maximise effectivity and data sharing and combine steerage and course from subject material consultants in your division and elsewhere within the international group to maximise efficiency.
- Act as a focus for an assigned portfolio of tasks.
- Present high-quality technical help to assigned portfolio: co-lead program design and growth of actions and instruments by engagement within the work planning course of by contributing strategic pondering in addition to detailed implementation planning and budgeting of actions guaranteeing consistency with venture course and technique.
- Information implementation groups to realize high-quality venture deliverables and guarantee they meet venture goals and donor necessities.
- Have interaction with inside and exterior subject material consultants to solicit well timed assist as wanted.
- Advise nation places of work on greatest practices for implementation of program actions, together with evaluations to measure the influence of program actions.
- Develop and/or backstop nation office-led analysis and analysis actions, in addition to the preparation of abstracts and journal articles.
- Work with program colleagues on strategic high quality enchancment initiatives inside the portfolio and monitor progress.
- Meet with donors and implementing companions; characterize Helen Keller in worldwide conferences.
- Work with employees to realize objectives and guarantee accountability to beneficiaries, companions, colleagues and donors by offering ongoing suggestions in a context of mutual respect.
- Mentor oblique experiences and have interaction in common peer to look efficiency conversations.
- Contribute to recruitment and ongoing supervision and analysis of program employees in assigned portfolio and contribute to an environment conducive to skilled progress and growth.
- Work with the Exterior Relations division and/or the Enterprise Improvement unit to help nation places of work with the event of proposals, briefs, and success tales to be shared with inside and exterior audiences.
- Independently develop paperwork for evaluation by crew, and act as peer editor for colleagues.
- Practice in-country employees and companions on subjects inside space of experience. Take part in evaluation of coaching supplies and processes.
Technical Assist Coordination
- Evaluate and consider nation workplace wants for technical help and suggest assignments of focal factors for every venture, for approval by senior program employees.
- Monitor finance experiences to make sure help is being delivered as deliberate; discover variances and suggest course corrections, as wanted.
- Plan and chair common conferences of assigned focal factors to facilitate coordination of further assets, as wanted.
- Take part in coordination conferences of world employees supporting applications.
- Plan and facilitate conferences of world and nation workplace technical employees.
- Coordinate project of Helen Keller representatives to key technical conferences. Seek the advice of with crew to prioritize and strategize and with Exterior Relations to align messaging and communications assist.
- Grasp’s Diploma in public well being plus at the least 8 years of related work expertise; or equal mixture of schooling and expertise.
- Particular technical experience and coaching expertise in an space related to Helen Keller programming similar to Well being Programs for diet, Meals Programs for diet, Market-based Interventions for improved diet, Meals and Diet Safety and Resilience.
- Sturdy interpersonal abilities and social-emotional intelligence; expertise working with cross-cultural groups.
- Expertise in quantitative and qualitative evaluation, program monitoring and analysis, creating and monitoring budgets and data of economic processes.
- Expertise implementing applications in Africa is required; expertise in a number of international locations strongly most well-liked.
- Understanding of the synergy between the programmatic, operational, and monetary elements of public well being initiatives.
- Expertise working with a spread of in-country companions, together with USAID missions, authorities, implementing companions and native organizations.
- Expertise with analysis design, knowledge assortment, evaluation and manuscript preparation a plus.
- Superb oral and written English and/or French language abilities, together with the power to shortly synthesize complicated technical and programmatic points into concise communications, with a capability to navigate the opposite language strongly preferable.
- Extremely pc literate with data of Microsoft software program merchandise, together with robust Excel abilities, required; use of knowledge evaluation software program similar to STATA is most well-liked.
- Skill and willingness to work beneath strain with a optimistic perspective, as part of a matrixed international crew. Collaborative, versatile and solution-oriented.
- Skill to prioritize workload, assume accountability for work, and observe duties by to completion.
- Demonstrable respect for all individuals no matter faith, ethnicity, class or gender, with a excessive consolation degree working in a various setting with a demonstrated dedication to excessive skilled moral requirements.
- Private dedication to Helen Keller’s mission and objectives and the values embodied by Helen Keller Intl’s co-founder, Helen Keller: compassion, grit, rigor, and optimism.
- Skill and willingness to:
- flex work hours to accommodate a number of time zones; and
- undertake worldwide journey (roughly 12-16 weeks of journey per yr).
PLEASE NOTE: all employees should be vaccinated towards COVID-19 as a way to journey internationally.
The way to apply
Certified candidates ought to submit a canopy letter and resume to HKI.Recruitment@hki.org noting the job title within the topic line. Purposes will likely be accepted till the place is stuffed.
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