Minggu, 21 Juli 2013

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. GAIN is a Swiss based international organization that mobilizes public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition.  The organization is delivering improved nutrition to an estimated 670 million people in more than 30 countries, half of whom are women and children.  Nutrition products are as varied as fortified cooking oil and iodized salt in Indonesia, flour in Africa, soy sauce in China and biscuits in India, as well as specialized products for infant and young child nutrition, and interventions to protect the most vulnerable affected by emergencies or chronic illness.


The Project Director will report to the Country Director. S/he will ensure that the interventions by the different executing agencies are coordinated so that overall project milestones and goals are met. S/he will be expected to provide technical support on as required.

The Project Director will also be expected to advice GAIN’s country office on strategic issues that will contribute to the implementation of the MIYCN (Maternal,Infant and Young Child Nutrition) country level strategy.  This will include working with all levels of government, civil society, private sector and academia to facilitate a supportive stakeholder and policy
environment and contributing to or organizing technical gatherings to raise our profile.

Project Management
· Plays a catalytic role in the implementation of the MIYCN project by fostering strong collaboration with implementing agencies.
· Accountable for the overgeneralize project management and timely delivery of the milestone reporting and responsibility for technical and financial documentation for all GAIN, donor and Government of Indonesia requirements.
· Collaborates with the Country Director, Initiative Director and Portfolio Management and Delivery team on program strategy, communications and implementation of all project components including effective performance management of sub-contractors and technical consultants.
· Collaborates with Monitoring, Learning and Research (MLR) team to develop a framework to closely monitor program impact and successful implementation of the research to populate the learning agenda.
· Visits the field monthly to ensure that project progress is on track and to design and implement risk mitigation plans if required.

Demand Creation and Delivery
· Contribute to the process of development of a public service message together with research teams, GAIN and a communications agency.
· Responsible for coordinating between HQ and the communication agency for implementing the communications strategy and associated reporting.
· Educate and influence key opinion leaders, medical professionals and Associations on the importance of increasing uptake of fortified foods by pregnant women and children 6-24 months.

Policy and Advocacy / Stakeholder Management
· Collaborates with Country Director,GAIN Director’s and the Policy & Advocacy global team to mobilize civil society, private sector and community networks to align with the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement and the SUN Business Network (SBN)
· Represents GAIN at project review meetings with the government and donor, technical groups and seminars /conferences and facilitating alignment with key stakeholders.
· Contributes to the development of the knowledge base on GAIN’s portfolio, including the gathering of national and regional trends in MIYCN policies as they relate to nutrition.


  - Minimum of fifteen years of experience including five years in   international development, with an existing network in Indonesia.
  - Demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams in   time-bound programs.
  - Strong understanding of public health required.
  - Experience of delivering an integrated nutrition / IYCN program highly   desirable.
  - Experience  working in a public/private partnership environment   desirable.
  - Private Sector experience desirable.

Skills& Attributes:
· Excellent project management capabilities.
· Proven leadership and management capabilities.
· Strong communication and advocacy skills.
· High level of professionalism and integrity.
· Clear and systematic thinking that demonstrates good judgment, expert problem solving, and creativity.
· Computer literacy with good Excel, MS Word,Outlook, and Power Point skills.
· Fluent written and verbal English and Bahasa Indonesia. Bahasa Java is a plus.


>  A Master’s Degree in nutrition, food science, health or a suitable equivalent is required.
> Diploma or equivalent certification in project management or business administration is highly desirable.

Other requirements:
· Indonesian citizen preferred.
· A willingness and ability to travel in challenging environments.


If you are interested, please, send your CV and cover letter via:

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