Foods and Diet Security Advisor – Colombia

Foods and Diet Security Advisor – Colombia

Purpose is an Irish global humanitarian organisation started in 1977 and at present operational in 14 countries functioning across the crisis to resilience trajectory. Goal stands with regional populations and actors to aid them to defeat crises and on the journey to for a longer period-time period solutions. For Intention, crises are outlined as when nearby programs are not able to respond or proceed to purpose when confronted with shocks and stresses. Purpose functions to recognize these shocks and stresses such as conflict, weather modify, environmental degradation, immediate unplanned urbanisation, weak or unstable governance, inequality and compelled displacement all of which interact and threaten the health, basic safety, security and nicely-remaining of influenced populations.

Description of the position

The Food stuff & Nutrition Safety Advisor will add to the accomplishment of GOAL’s global method: From Disaster to Resilience, and is accountable for supporting GOAL’s world-wide programme addressing food items and diet insecurity applying a techniques solution. The place is based mostly in any Purpose region of procedure in which the applicant has the proper to do the job, with up to 20% journey to assist Nation Places of work (COs) and stand for Purpose with critical stakeholders. The Food stuff & Nutrition Safety Advisor situation sits inside GOAL’s international Programme Specialized Workforce (PTT) and reports straight to the Head of Complex Team, doing the job intently with the other PTT Advisors, COs, Head Office environment Food and GOAL’s Innovation Lab. The PTT has four key goals, detailed beneath and as they apply to this situation.

Essential tasks

Objective 1. System and Design for Meals and Diet Stability

The Food and Diet Protection Advisor contributes to GOAL’s international tactic and supports place offices to undertake comprehensive comprehending of context certain foodstuff & diet techniques and to use this for design and style and adaptive management of programming, coherent with world ideal exercise.

  • Tutorial world and place techniques on meals and diet protection, guaranteeing obtain to world-wide most effective apply and evidence.
  • Guidance the use of discovering and evidence to build GOAL’s built-in foods and nourishment programming for sustainable transform.
  • Present technological guidance for food stuff and diet contextual assessment, crisis preparedness & response.
  • Engage technically with related external food items and nutrition actors (such as for-gain) in relation to tactic enhancement & programme design and style.

Aim 2. Donor Positioning and Proposal Advancement

The Food and Nutrition Stability Advisor works to position Aim to detect, analyse and reply to funding opportunities and be ready to develop solid specialized proposals/bids which are coherent with each donors’ and GOAL’sorganisational global targets.

  • Discover funding options via specialized networks and guidance evaluation for go/no go selection generating.
  • Lead/aid the improvement of technical content material for new proposals.
  • Liaise with donor specialized advisors and answer to technological queries from donors
  • Interact with inside stakeholders on technical aspects of funding possibilities

Aim 3. Quality Food stuff and Diet Safety Programme Shipping

The Food items & Nourishment Protection Advisor supports state offices to produce significant high-quality, revolutionary and adaptive meals and diet security programming, including in emergencies.

  • Technological programme backstopping in meals and nutrition protection
  • Specialized opinions and guidance on evaluations of food and nutrition safety programming
  • Aid place and worldwide teams to use studying and best observe in adaptive administration of food stuff and nourishment security programming
  • In-place and remote technical aid for crisis preparedness, anticipatory action and crisis response.
  • Guidance groups in understanding the linkages among foods and diet stability, gender equality and social inclusion, and integrating these things to consider in programming.
  • Provision of schooling, mentoring and other assist for place groups in precise locations relating to foods and nourishment protection.

Objective 4. Evidence & Mastering

The Meals and Diet Stability Advisor will seize learning from programming and analysis and share internally and externally to contribute to the world food and diet stability evidence base and converse GOAL’s programmatic innovation and successes, in collaboration with the Programme Innovation Lab (PIL) and World Meal Group.

  • Supporting COs to seize, doc and share finding out and programme results.
  • Aid the improvement of a world wide investigation portfolio in foods and Nutrition Security.
  • Technological illustration and engagement with international foodstuff & diet networks such as the World-wide Foods Stability Cluster Funds and Markets Functioning Group.
  • Decoding and reflecting on facts for re-design and style & progress in direction of programmatic goals

Needs (Particular person Specification)

  • At minimum 7 decades past intercontinental NGO encounter at a senior level, preferably together with considerable intervals implementing Foodstuff and Nourishment Safety programming.
  • Broad food & nutrition programme sector working experience
  • Official schooling in M4P (marketplaces for the inadequate) methodology or equal approach
  • At the very least 3 years’ working experience in sector programs programming
  • Working experience in proposal and report writing with a demonstrated means to secure donor funding.
  • Experience incorporating gender equality and social inclusion in food items and diet safety programming, by built-in and targeted ways.
  • Expertise and awareness in making use of funds and/or voucher modalities to help food and diet protection results
  • Great interpersonal expertise.
  • A willingness to journey to programme web pages.


Teaching and practical experience in marketplace evaluation in emergencies these types of as EMMA (Crisis market mapping), Quick Sector Assessment (RAM), 48 hour evaluation etcetera.

PMSD (Participatory marketplace programs advancement instruction)

Licensed in M4P (current market improvement for the poor) training and encounter

General phrases and conditions

This Position Description only serves as a guidebook for the situation out there. Goal reserves the right to adjust this doc.

How to implement

Be sure to implement as a result of the Aim web-site at: Professions – Aim Worldwide