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Samaritan's Purse

Sr. Technical Advisor, Nutrition Programs [608]

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 02/01/2011
Categories: Health Care - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Boone, NC - Immediate need for an individual to serve as the Senior Technical Advisor for Nutrition with the International Health Team and the Technical Advisory Unit.

assess, review and advise on all nutrition and nutrition related health matters, serving as a resource to Samaritan’s Purse Projects, Regional Directors, and Country Directors. Responsibilities include expanding and improving the Samaritan’s Purse tool box for responding to nutrition related emergencies as well as programs that target longer term nutritional issues that affect populations. Assess and document emergency relief efforts connected to nutrition. Research nutrition related technical areas specific to needs of the field and disseminate information to field offices and other technical staff. Liaise and discuss technical and program developments with other non-government organizations (NGO), partner organizations, vendors and government agencies involved in nutrition efforts around the world. Assist in finding and securing funding for nutrition related projects. Travel to field sites on request.

The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

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