Solidaridad Regional Expertise Centre
Nutrition Expert
Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV / AIDS, Nutrition
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 21 2021

Description

Vacancy Announcement for the Position of “Nutrition Expert” for the project “Good Farming-Good Food” at Solidaridad Regional Expertise Centre

Location: Bhopal, India

About Solidaridad

Solidaridad Regional Expertise Centre, (hereafter: Solidaridad), is a not-for-profit organization. Solidaridad India is part of the global Solidaridad network, which has its Secretariat in the Netherlands and is a major international driver of sustainable and fair production and consumption practices in different agri-food sectors like Coffee, Tea, Cocoa, Fruit & Vegetables, Cotton, Textiles, Gold & Industrial Minerals, Soy, Palm Oil, Sugarcane, Livestock/ Leather, Dairy and Aquaculture including leather. Solidaridad has a network structure consisting of nine Regional Expertise Centres on five continents with advanced knowledge of all supply chain levels.

For more information visit: http://www.solidaridadnetwork.org

The Good Farming-Good Food project is developed in a Public-Private Partnership mode. The project seeks to support 50,000 farmer families in five districts of Madhya Pradesh to become more resilient to possible stresses, improve productivity and help the farmers to diversify to nutritional crops. The project also seeks to improve the availability of safe produce of soy and vegetables at farm and household level by improving the acceptability and consumption of nutritious foods through sustained behaviour change. The project is targeted to be implemented in the five selected districts of Madhya Pradesh.

Reporting

The position will be reporting to General Manager- Soy & Palm Oil

Job profile:

The position is responsible for managing and implementing the nutrition related activities of the programme. The Nutrition Expert is responsible to facilitate the administration of concrete and sustainable results in the project.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management

• Provide technical knowledge and support under the food and nutritional security aspects
• Develop training materials and manuals for knowledge building of field functionaries and project partners
• Assist in planning and implementation of activities focused on nutrition awareness creation, training of trainers and field training programmes
• Co-operate with and ensure regular contacts, dialogues with the targeted communities, relevant Government agencies i.e. Mid-day Meal and Integrated Women and Child Development (ICDS) department and stakeholders within the project’s environment in order to enhance and maintain good working relationships
• Prepares appropriate input to the various project/program reports/ MIS/ publications including annual reports etc.
• Support to senior management to organize events at District/state/national level
• Monitor project’s progress concerning to targeted KPIs and deliverables of project
• Any other task as assigned by the supervisors from time to time

Partner and stakeholder engagement

• Responsible for implementation of activities by partners
• Ensuring high quality day to day working relationship with partners and addressing issues in a timely manner

Qualification and Experience
• Master’s Diploma/Degree in Nutrition/Public Health or equivalent in the related field
• Minimum 3-4 years of specific post qualification experience in the relevant field
• An excellent understanding of Nutrition & Food Security issues
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Willing to travel in remote field areas

Salary and Benefits

Solidaridad Asia will pay a competitive salary and matching benefits including provident fund, LTA, health insurance and pension based on skills and experience.

Solidaridad is an equal opportunity employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates can send in their CVs to Ms. Heena Bhasin at heena.bhasin@solidaridadnetwork.org not later than 21st June 2021 with subject line indicating “Nutrition Expert-Bhopal”.

Only candidates with relevant qualification and experience would be shortlisted. The ones who do not qualify in the short-listing won’t be intimated. The further short-listed candidates would be interviewed by a panel of internal and external experts.
Job Email id: heena.bhasin@solidaridadnetwork.org