HKI serves as the Nutrition lead for the program and is seeking a Senior Nutrition Manager, who has specific experience in integration of nutrition into other programs, to be based in the project office, to provide overall nutrition technical and strategic leadership.
The Senior Nutrition Manager will report to the Senior Advisor, Service Integration with a functional reporting line to HKI’s Africa Regional Nutrition Advisor (based in Dakar, Senegal), for nutrition strategy. The Senior Nutrition Manager will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with other technical leads and project country staff. External collaboration includes representatives of partner organizations, Ministry of Health and other key stakeholders, as well as donors.
Regular communication and a spirit of team work among colleagues, both hierarchically and laterally are essential to make this structure thrive.
The Senior Nutrition Manager will provide overall technical leadership for the project, working closely with other leads to develop strategies for integrated service, policy, and training across nutrition, family planning, and newborn care. S/he will provide technical assistance and guidance in three focus countries (Burkina Faso, Niger, Côte d’Ivoire) for the project, while supporting broader diffusion and support across all nine francophone countries in West Africa.
The Senior Nutrition Manager will provide technical assistance to integrate nutrition policies, services, best practices, communication tools, training modules, and monitoring and evaluation frameworks at the country level. The incumbent will also be responsible for representing HKI and managing relationships with project partners and stakeholders at the regional and country level.