International Rescue Committee (IRC) is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:
Job Title: National Nutrition Advocacy Coordinator
Requisition ID: req37329
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Sector: Program Administration
Open to Expatriates: Yes
About International Rescue Committee (IRC): The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
- Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Public Policy, or another closely related field strongly desirable.
- At least 7 years of experience in global health or humanitarian policy, advocacy, or research uptake required.
- At least three (3) years of health or nutrition policy, advocacy, research uptake, or communications required.
- Demonstrable technical understanding of nutrition and/or public health
- Deep knowledge of the national context and stakeholders
- Prior experience working directly with stakeholders in the Ministry of Health and with national partners and civil society organizations.
- Advocacy experience achieving national policy change strongly desired
- Expertise in communications: proven ability to develop materials and presentations for external audiences.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to communicate with many and diverse audiences; you listen intently and actively to all audiences; your communications are direct, simple, and respectful.
- Strong negotiation, influencing and networking skills.
- Fluency in English required, knowledge of local languages an asset.
How to Submit Your Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
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