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Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

http://www.gainhealth.org

Overview

Today at least one in three people on the planet are consuming nutritionally poor diets. Poor diet is a driver of malnutrition in all its forms: from undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies to overweight and obesity. Six out of the top 11 risk factors in the global burden of disease are related to poor diet. Working with partners, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) aims at making healthier food choices more affordable, more available, and more desirable. GAIN’s purpose is to improve nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable. GAIN is a global, Swiss-based foundation that mobilises public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition. GAIN’s programs in Africa and Asia enable better diets via nutritional products, such as fortified staple foods, including cooking oil and flour, and condiments like salt and soy sauce. The organization also support improved maternal and infant health by promoting breastfeeding and specialised products for infants over six months and young children. In addition, they partner with local businesses to improve the quality of food along agricultural value chains. Ending malnutrition and building a healthy diet is a collective responsibility. By building alliances that deliver impact at scale, GAIN believes malnutrition can be eliminated within our lifetimes. GAIN’s work to improve the consumption of safe and nutritious food is based on three strategic objectives:  - Increase consumer demand for safe and nutritious food - Increase accessibility, availability and affordability of safe and nutritious food - Strengthen the enabling environment to improve the consumption of safe, nutritious foods GAIN’s Programs GAIN has a unique and proven record of facilitating practical solutions that increase the safety and nutritional value of foods in ways that work for consumers, businesses and governments. In addition, the organization’s commitment to linking action to evidence means they are well positioned to draw on and contribute to knowledge generation and mobilization about what works, why and how—based on our work and that of our partners. GAIN brings this practical and evidence-based approach to the broader challenge of sustainably transforming food systems. To date, GAIN has contributed to making fortified food available to more than 1 billion people. GAIN’s performance indicators include:  - improved diet diversity for infants, women and households; - nutrient adequacy (not just improvement); - actual consumption of foods that have been adequately fortified; - affordability of safe, nutritious foods; and - measurable improvements in the enabling environment to improve the consumption of safe, nutritious food.

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Careers

1Current job
225Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Communications Manager
    Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • Junior Associate, Country Programme
    India
  • Senior Associate, Program's Learning Agenda Component
    Mozambique
  • Technical Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Mozambique

Staff at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have experience in

Sectors

  • nutrition
  • personnel / human resources
  • development
  • reproductive health
  • international development

Funders

  • bill & melinda gates foundation (b&mgf)

Countries

  • united states
  • india
  • bangladesh
  • ghana
  • tanzania

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • (headquarters)
  • Rue de Vermont 37–39
  • Tanzania
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Plot No.113, Ada Estates Burundi Street, Mwindu Lane, Kinondoni
  • United States
  • GAIN NoSCA, LLC 729 15th Street NW, 8th Floor Washington D.C.
  • Singapore
  • 354 Tangllin Road #03-13/14
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Muguga Green Road, Hse #331B Box 13733 – 00800
  • Mozambique
  • Maputo
  • Av. Francisco Orlando Magumbwe, Nº 993
  • United Kingdom
  • Churchill House, 142-146 Old Street London EC1V 9BW
  • Afghanistan
  • 302, Street 6, (Navoi Street) Lane 3, Police District 10 Qala-e- Fatehullah Khan Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Arthur van Schendelstraat 550 3511 MH Utrecht
  • Pakistan
  • Islamabad
  • House No. 14 Street 37, Sector F-7/1
  • Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa
  • Bole Sub City Kebele 03-05 House n°162 TK International Building
  • Bangladesh
  • Flat No. A – 3 (3rd Floor) Suvastu Asmi Nazeela Monor House # NE(B) 2/1, Road # 71 North Gulshan 2, Dhaka-1212
  • Denmark
  • Copenhagen
  • Svanemøllevej 41, 2900 Hellerup
  • India
  • New Delhi
  • D-2, Commercial Tower Edenpark Hotel (Qutab Hotel) Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg Qutab Institutional Area
  • Nigeria
  • Abuja
  • 2nd Floor, Abia House Plot 979, First Avenue Off Ahmadu Bello Way Central Business District
  • Indonesia
  • Jakarta
  • Menara Palma 5th Floor, Suite 502-B Jl HR Rasuna Said Kav. 6 Blok X-2

Experience

Primary sectors

Private Sector Development
Public Administration
Nutrition
Market Research
Commodities
Monitoring / Evaluation
Research & Development
Procurement Process
Community Participation / Employment
Administration

Contract Awards

Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Supporting Local Businesses

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Supporting The Sustainable Elimination Of Iodine

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Ranfose Abitid Nitrisyon pou Fè Ogmante Sante (RANFOSE)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Support for the Establishment of the Treatment for Acutely Malnourished Children

Other - Government Notices, United Nations (UN), Children's Investment Fund Foundation - CIFF

Provide for General Operating Support

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

To Develop A New Global Coalition And Strategy

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)