Deadline: 8 May 2016
Oxford Policy Management (OPM) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Public Health Nutritionist in Oxford, United Kingdom.
The Public Health Nutritionist will be responsible to take on large management and business strategy responsibilities and Principal Consultants are thought leaders in their area of specialization.
OPM is committed to helping low- and middle-income countries achieve growth and reduce poverty and disadvantage through public policy reform.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Public Health Nutritionist will perform the following functions-
- Develop technical and financial proposals for tenders related to nutrition and food security projects – initially with oversight and support by the senior consultants and later independently.
- Undertake a broad range of technical work on OPM Nutrition Portfolio consultancy assignments.
- Manage projects to a high-level of quality, professionalism and rigor.
- Contribute to the Nutrition Portfolio’s intellectual capital development initiatives including capacity building, publications, and innovation and developing technical resources to be used across the company.
- Foster good relations with clients, including partner government ministries.
- Take a proactive approach to personal and career development by keeping abreast of latest developments within the portfolio and technical areas, and taking opportunities to attend internal and external courses as appropriate.
- Ensure Nutrition Portfolio projects are delivered to maximize OPM’s social (i.e. non-profit) impact objectives.
Applicants must have-
- Post-graduate level of education in a relevant discipline (public health, nutrition, epidemiology, health economics, development economics or other appropriate social science discipline).
- Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation or evaluation of social science research with a focus on nutrition and food security programmes / policies / interventions.
- Demonstrated policy-focused research record and evidence of publishing original work in the area of nutrition, and engaging research with policy.
- Ability to be both a team player and to use their own initiative to priorities work and handle various demands appropriately.
- Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to be flexible and take on new challenges.
- Experience working in developing countries and / or transitional economies.
- Experience of consultancy assignments.
- Experience of developing project proposals, preparing project budgets over £100,000 GBP.
- Experience of project management, including the management of large project teams.
- Ability to work in at least one relevant foreign language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit OPM.