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ADVISOR (M/F/D) IN THE GLOBAL PROGRAM “FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY, ENHANCED RESILIENCE” [BOBO-DIOULASSO]   DETAILS

JOB NAME

Advisor (m/f/d) in the Global program “Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience” [Bobo-Dioulasso]


POSTED BY: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
REF:GIZ 905
Date Published:23 August 2023
Date of Expiration:19 February 2024 EXPIRED
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LOCATION OF THIS JOB
 Burkina Faso |  BOBO-DIOULASSO in Burkina Faso
INDUSTRY
Development Agency
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
MAIN JOB DESCRIPTION
Job-ID: V000055370
Location: Bobo-Dioulasso
Assignment period: 10/01/2023 - 12/31/2025
Field: Rural Development
Type of employment: full- or part-time
Application deadline: 09/10/2023

ABOUT US
• Your professional and personal development is important to us. At GIZ, you will be offered global work opportunities and an atmosphere that is characterised by diversity, respect and genuine equal opportunities. Gender equality promotion is a matter of course for us. Our benefits are also impressive in terms of work-life balance and family friendliness. Flexible working hours that fit your life situation, comprehensive onboarding and internal health management are an integral part of our corporate culture, along with the opportunity to use childcare facilities and parent/child offices.
• GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, social background, age or sexual orientation.
• GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.
• Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

CONTACT
HR-Service Center
+49 6196/79-3200
recruiting@giz.de

JOB DESCRIPTION
Worldwide, nearly 2 billion people are at risk of food insecurity, and around 690 million people suffer from hunger and malnutrition, especially in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. To address these challenges and fight the causes, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development commissioned various global projects including the Global program 'Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience', which is active in 10 countries. The Burkina Faso country program is aiming to improve the nutritional situation of vulnerable people and reinforcing nutrition governance through a multisectoral approach. Fields of action include the promotion of nutrition governance regarding Large-Scale Food fortification (LSFF) to reduce micronutrient deficiencies in Burkina Faso as well as in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region through cooperation with the West African Health Organization (WAHO).

YOUR TASKS
1. Advise the WAHO on conceptual issues related to LSFF to strengthen standards and regulations of fortified foods including labelling
2. Provide technical advice and support to WAHO in the evaluation of learning experiences with LSFF from ECOWAS countries and in their utilization
3. Support capacity strengthening and advisory services to WAHO
4. Assist WAHO in communicating and feeding back lessons learned to the national alliances for fortification in ECOWAS countries, with particular focus on mainstreaming ECOWAS and Burkina Faso policies
5. Coordinate with relevant stakeholders of the project
6. Monitor activities by the project in support of WAHO
7. Develop papers, presentations, and publications
8. Organize meetings and conferences to exchange and communicate lessons learned and best practices
9. Support the project team in the field of governance and communication/advocacy
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS JOB

YOUR PROFILE
1. Degree in the field of public health, nutritional sciences or comparable fields of study
2. Many years of professional experience, of which at least 5 in advising governmental or supra-regional institutions in the field of health or food/nutrition security
3. Professional experience with health/nutrition policies and governance in the ECOWAS region
4. Sound technical expertise in large-scale food fortification as well as with implementation modalities on national and regional levels
5. Strong conceptual and analytical skills as well as high consulting competence
6. High diplomacy and negotiating skills
7. Business fluent in English and French

LOCATION INFORMATION
We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Burkina Faso.
The GIZ offers an additional benefits package for deployments in fragile security situations. You can find further information in the Guide to the Collective Agreement on Assignment Conditions in Fragile Contexts.
The security situation is tense. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment. The freedom of movement is restricted. It is not possible for life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment.
Further information on country-specific advice from the Federal Foreign Office at https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en.

NOTES
This position is suited to a full or a part-time position.
The willingness for frequent business trips is required.
Please observe the provisions of the country-specific vaccination regulations for entry and work in the country of assignment - in particular also regarding COVID-19.
To ensure and further strengthen GIZ's ability to deliver, the willingness to operate in changing conditions in Germany as well as abroad is of high corporate interest.
Please understand, that we can only accept and process applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.


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