Ouagadougou, Kaya, Boulsa or Kongoussi, Burkina Faso
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical support for all project nutrition activities
Support integration of nutrition-sensitive activities across agriculture and market systems activities
Support design, implementation, and evaluation of impact studies on market-driven nutrition-sensitive pathways and functional literacy.
Ensures integration of that youth and women’s empowerment strategies are integrated across Yidgiri interventions.
Supports identification of innovative approaches and best practices for increasing marketing and consumption of nutritious foods in local markets
Draws out the experience and evidence generated by field programming to develop into case studies as a contribution to the global evidence base.
Contributes to partnership efforts with Nutrition Director
Support staff capacity building efforts
Supports reporting and other documentation as needed
Supports the preparation of communications materials for nutrition
Master’s degree or equivalent training in nutrition science, dietetics, public health;
At least 5 years of progressive professional experience working on nutrition- agriculture programs focused on reducing malnutrition by improving the diets of women and children in rural poor households;
Experience with nutrition-sensitive agriculture and market systems programs
Experience conducting nutrition analyses, assessments, and
Experience working on nutrition-sensitive programming in Burkina Faso or similar West African contexts
Experience working on projects with food transformation components, including but not limited to value-added processing, particularly for improved nutrition or shelf-life; processor and market food safety, sanitation, and hygiene; food vendor and local food market standards and policies; and or food retailing and marketing strongly preferred;
Demonstrated successful experience collaborating across programs and strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to productively interact with a wide range and levels of organizations (government, private sector, other development project teams, NGOs, etc.); and
Strong verbal and written skills in English required; proficiency in another language is preferred.
Strong working knowledge of donor (USAID, BHA, USDA, DFID, GIZ, WB, et al.) priorities and regulations;