Deadline: 25 September 2021
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Nutrition Advisor in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The duration of this post is 8 months.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Key Job Responsibilities
The National Nutrition Advisor will perform the following functions-
- Provide inputs to the formulation of the implementation and monitoring plan for the Plan of Action (PoA) of the National Food and Nutrition Security Policy (NFNSP) 2020 with a focus on strengthening nutrition actions within poverty reduction, vulnerability, gender, nutrition-sensitive social protection and resilience issues so and maximise the outcomes for healthy diets and nutrition.
- Conduct national and field consultations to disseminate the PoA, especially the sections concerned with food consumption, utilization and nutrition, food safety, hygiene gender, and resilience.
- Support the sub-national level implementation of the PoA through strengthening support across the multi sectoral institutional arrangements to enable policy synergy at sub-national levels with close harmonization with BNNC.
- Participate in multi-stakeholder dialogues to identify food and nutrition security policy related initiatives, action agendas and nutrition relevant research needs in collaboration with inter-ministerial different committees related to PoA.
- Support dissemination of the nutrition related research outputs produced by MUCH and enable uptake of research results to improve diets and impact child nutrition.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced University Degree in food science and nutrition, human nutrition, Development/Health Economics or other relevant field is essential.
- Minimum 7 year’s relevant experience.
- Working knowledge of English, fluency in both Bangla and English.
- Nationality of Bangladesh.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit FAO.