Nutrition Working Group Coordinator - NES Forum

Nutrition Working Group Coordinator - NES Forum

The Opportunity

The role of the Nutrition Working Group Coordinator - NES Forum will ensure coherence and consistency in the humanitarian nutrition response in North East Syria. This position will work closely with key stakeholders, support nutrition partners on a daily basis, and represent nutrition actors in the NES Forum. The main purposes of the role include:

· Liaise closely with all NES Nutrition stakeholders, especially the nutrition cluster lead based in Qamishli.

· Support partners to deliver quality nutrition services, identify gaps and avoid potential duplication.

· Ensure appropriate capacity and guidance is provided to the partners.

· Work with partners on platforms for information and experience sharing.

· Foster close collaboration with other sectors to facilitate multi-sectoral activities in the response for better impact.

· Be accountable to the affected population through effective, transparent and inclusive consultative and feedback mechanisms.


· Experience working in leadership and/or coordination rolls in the context of nutrition or health.

· Experience of representation and ability to represent Save the Children effectively in external forums.

· Excellent communication and influencing skills with experience in advocacy.

· Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.

· A high level of written and spoken English.

· The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances. · Demonstrates commitment to Humanitarian Principles Demonstrates commitment to Principles of Partnership

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of international terms and conditions only.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

· No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

· All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

· Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Location: Syria, Syria

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Thursday 31 October 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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