The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a highlight motivated individual with experience in supporting international development projects to join the Behaviour Change Unit as a Junior Associate. This role is based in Mozambique, working from our partner offices in Nampula province.
GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.
Reporting to the Transforming Nutrition (TN) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Coordinator, the Junior Associate will support the implementation of several donor funded nutrition projects in Nampula.
Role specifics include;
You will need to have a solid understanding of project management principles as well as experience in effective networking and communication with partners. You should be motivated to deliver against agreed project milestones and be able to demonstrate great organisational skills to manage your workload. You musty have experience working in the international development sector, preferably with a focus on nutrtion and / or education.
GAIN has a fair and competitive salary structure that allows for annual progression subject to good performance. In addition, GAIN offers a total of 37 days holiday per year (including annual leave, public holidays and additional office closure days), an attractive pension scheme and competitive insurance cover including health, travel and life assurance.
We are committed to the health of our staff, especially in these challenging times, and have developed a programme of wellbeing that includes flexible working, additional leave allowances, wellbeing days, mindfulness coaching and access to independent and confidential counselling.
GAIN also has a strong commitment to professional development. We will support you to grow in your career through both formal and informal training, and are committed to providing opportunities through internal recruitment, secondments and promotion. All of this is delivered in a supportive and collaborative environment.
For more detailed information please see the attached job description. To apply, follow the “Apply Now” link.
This advert closes on 21st September 2021. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.
Applicants must have the existing right to live and work in Mozambique. Please note that GAIN are currently unable to sponsor working visas.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.
21 September 2021