Nutrition and Health Expert

Mid-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 22 November 2017

Job Description


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in team meetings, key informant interviews, group meetings, and site visits.
  • Draft the sections of the report relevant to his/her expertise and role in the team.
  • Participate in presenting the report to WFP or other stakeholders.
  • Responsible for addressing pertinent comments provided by WFP or other stakeholders.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Technical food security expertise or experience working on food security activities, preferably in Ethiopia.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant health issues affecting the targeted population (i.e. HIV and AIDS) and how that intersects with food security issues.
    • Experience providing food assistance in refugee camps preferred.
    • Oral and written proficiency in Amharic preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of previous experience in emergency health and nutrition programming;
  • Prior experience conducting monitoring and evaluation assessments of international development programs required;
  • Ethiopian experience required;
  • Experience in Humanitarian Assistance desirable;
  • Excellent organization and writing skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver a quality written product;
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English required.

Education: Master’s degree in public health, nutrition or related sciences required.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment, with some time spent in the field.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Travel: International travel may be required.

No phone calls please. All candidates will be contacted, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

About the Organization

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has implemented over 200 projects and has worked in over 100 countries, including conflict and post-conflict zones. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, economic growth, and democracy & governance.

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