The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.
The Country Director (CD) is responsible for leading, managing, representing and setting the overall direction of GAIN’s strategy, partnerships and programs. Based in-country, the CD must ensure that the country strategy implementation is in line with GAIN’s vision, outcomes, policies and procedures. As the most senior representative for GAIN in the country, the CD is responsible for high level representation to the government, donors, the private sector and the UN. The CD has overall responsibility for security management and health and safety for GAIN staff within the country.
They will lead and manage all aspect of GAIN`s Country office, including operations and financial management, compliance with local laws, fiscal planning, human resource planning and the creation of a shared vision among all staff.
Tasks and responsibilities
Program Design and Implementation
Resource mobilization, advocacy and communication
People & Organizational Development
Financial and Operations Management
Key organisational relationships
What GAIN Offers
How to apply
Closing date: 5th September 2021 @ 23:59 BST
Please click on the ‘apply for job’ button to submit your application. For this role, kindly submit a MS Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing your motivation and how you are suited to this role.
Please name your submitted files with the following reference: GAIN_CDE
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.
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