Nutrition Working Group Coordinator – NES Forum

Nutrition Working Group Coordinator

The Opportunity


The role of the Nutrition Working Group Coordinator – NES Forum will ensure coherence

and consistency in the humanitarian nutrition response in North East Syria. This position will work

closely with key stakeholders, support nutrition partners on a daily basis, and represent nutrition actors

in the NES Forum. The main purposes of the role include:

 

· Liaise closely with all NES Nutrition stakeholders, especially the nutrition cluster lead based in

Qamishli.

· Support partners to deliver quality nutrition services, identify gaps and avoid potential duplication.

· Ensure appropriate capacity and guidance is provided to the partners.

· Work with partners on platforms for information and experience sharing.

· Foster close collaboration with other sectors to facilitate multi-sectoral activities in the response

for better impact.

· Be accountable to the affected population through effective, transparent and inclusive consultative

and feedback mechanisms.


EXPERIENCE AND QUALFICATIONS

. Experience working in leadership and/or coordination rolls in the context of nutrition or health.

· Experience of representation and ability to represent Save the Children effectively in external

forums.

· Excellent communication and influencing skills with experience in advocacy.

· Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.

· A high level of written and spoken English.

· The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and

sometimes insecure working circumstances.

· Demonstrates commitment to Humanitarian Principles

· Demonstrates commitment to Principles of Partnersh


Job description:

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Date advertised: 7 Aug 2019

Closing date: 20 Aug 2019 - 23:59 EEST

Location: Amuda, Syrian Arab Republic

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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