Leadership Development and Advocacy Advisor

  • Contract
  • Senegal
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Nutrition International

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Deadline for submission: September 2 2022

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our team of over 600 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting and review processes. The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Currently, Nutrition International is seeking applications for Leadership Development and Advocacy Advisor to be based in, Senegal.

About you

Post-graduate degree in Social Sciences, Legal and/or Political Science, Public Relations, Communication or related field; At least five (5) years of relevant professional experience, including development and implementation of advocacy strategies. Understand advocacy program and campaign fundamentals (design, execution, monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge of the public policy framework, Knowledge of the context of sectoral policy development and the development of Multi-Year Expenditure Planning Documents (MYEPs),Knowledge/experience in participating in key mechanisms to influence the agenda of multilateral organizations and donors. Strong knowledge of various policy and advocacy approaches. Very good experience working with coalitions and networks, including those of civil society in Senegal;

About the role.

In this role you will be:

Developing and implementing advocacy strategies and initiatives that support the institutionalization process of nutrition at all levels;

Ensuring that the proposed CNDN advocacy initiatives address all key issues and reach all targets. As such, he/she will develop a rigorous approach to action planning as well as mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating results

Supporting the teams of the Executive Secretary of CNDN and the sectoral ministries in programming, resource mobilization and networking in the framework of the implementation of the Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Nutrition (PSMN).

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.

How to apply

To apply for this position and for a complete job description, log into: https://apply.workable.com/j/FE9697F407. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and CV by September 2 2022 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.


Closing date: 9/2/2022