Ongoing Recruitment at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based basis launched at the UN in 2002 to deal with the human struggling attributable to malnutrition. Working with each governments and companies, we goal to rework meals techniques in order that they ship extra nutritious meals for all people. We goal to make more healthy meals selections extra fascinating, extra out there, and extra reasonably priced. GAIN’s mission is to advance vitamin outcomes by bettering consumption of nutritious and protected meals for all people, particularly these most susceptible to malnutrition.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

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Job Title: Head of Policy and Advocacy

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: C6 – Head of Department
Direct Reports: 1 – 5
Travel Required: Up to 30%

Details

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based basis launched at the UN in 2002 to deal with the human struggling attributable to malnutrition. Working with each governments and companies, we goal to rework meals techniques in order that they ship extra nutritious meals for all people. In specific, we goal to make more healthy meals selections extra fascinating, extra out there, and extra reasonably priced. GAIN’s mission is to advance vitamin outcomes by bettering consumption of nutritious and protected meals for all people, particularly the most susceptible to malnutrition.
  • The Food Systems Summit shall be held in September/October 2021, it’s hosted by the UN Secretary General and involving all UN member states. It has a declared deal with system change addressing interconnected challenges: environmental sustainability, planetary boundary limits particularly local weather change, and growing inequalities round entry to meals security and wholesome diets. The FSS additionally takes place in a year which is able to see the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit in December 2021 through which GAIN is actively concerned, and which has a particular deal with vitamin dedication inside meals techniques.

Overall Purpose

  • A essential part of the Food Systems Summit shall be nationwide planning processes to develop coherent plans. One part of the FSS technique is a set of meals techniques dialogues hosted by each member state to this finish.
  • The Head of Policy and Advocacy shall be accountable for making certain that the interventions led by GAIN and by its totally different companions are coordinated in order that general venture and coverage milestones and objectives are met. They shall be anticipated to offer technical help to venture workers as required.
  • The inclusion of nutritious and protected meals as a serious theme is effectively aligned with GAIN’s technique to make nutritious meals extra reasonably priced and accessible for all. The FSS is subsequently a serious alternative to advance our technique and deserves a particular effort to hyperlink and align many points of our programmes, studying and influencing. Country stage participation, by means of the influencing work led by the Country Director and the Head of Policy and Advocacy is the key to its success.
  • The postholder lead GAIN Nigeria’s wider influencing agenda and help nation workplace administration and management as a part of the Senior Management Team

Tasks and Responsibilities
Lead GAIN’s coverage work in nation and perform the following duties:

Food Systems Summit:

  • Tracking and mapping nationwide preparations for the Food Systems Summit, and the N4G Summit
  • Act as a technical and organisational useful resource to facilitate and help nationwide meals techniques dialogue/s and different planning mechanisms to develop a nationwide meals motion plan and/or plans and commitments made at the Summits
  • Engage in, and the place acceptable, contribute and facilitate the preparations for the nationwide commitments
  • Facilitate GAIN experience derived from its nationwide programmes and its world experience into nationwide session and planning see [www.gainhealth.org].
  • Be the principal nation hyperlink to the cross-GAIN working group on the Summit
  • Lead on inside communication to coach and inform fellow GAIN colleagues on the targets of the summit and every GAIN workers member can contribute.
  • Integrate and align the Food Systems Summit coverage and advocacy work into GAIN’s nationwide marketing strategy.

Influencing Agenda:

  • Monitor, attend and interact to characterize GAIN, the place acceptable, in key national-level and country-level coverage fora and conferences.
  • Lead on exterior engagement with key stakeholders in authorities, non-public sector, UN, donors and civil
  • society together with academia, media, and different improvement practitioners; to enhance help for GAIN’s mission and improve sources allotted to vitamin in Nigeria.
  • Synthesize and disseminate data and proof from GAIN Nigeria programmes that may assist drive the agenda for nutritious and protected meals in Nigeria.
  • Create alternatives to unfold key messages arising from GAIN Nigeria programming by means of e.g. media, social media, and positioning occasions.

Country Team Management and Leadership:

  • As a member of the GAIN Nigeria Senior Management Team, contribute to general nation group administration to help the supply of the nation workplace marketing strategy
  • Recruit, handle and develop high-performing workers to create and keep an efficient and motivated group.
  • Contribute to and in some circumstances lead proposal improvement and useful resource mobilization efforts to construct the nation workplace venture portfolio and develop the scope of our work in Nigeria

Key Organizational Relationships

  • GAIN Nigeria Country Director & the GAIN Nigeria group
  • 1-5 direct reports
  • The Policy and Advocacy group
  • Food Systems Summit Team
  • Programme Services Team, Knowledge Leadership, Communications, Nutrition Connect and implementation focal factors
  • Key companions together with authorities, communities, non-public sector, UN, civil society organizations, donors, analysis establishments

Job Requirements
Skill Profile:

  • Significant skilled expertise of coverage improvement and planning work inside a authorities, INGO or non-public sector setting that entails public non-public engagement
  • Key understanding of meals techniques transformation approaches
  • Ability to investigate complicated coverage challenges and chart sensible ways ahead
  • Relationship administration expertise, together with the means to function comfortably at senior ranges with authorities, enterprise, civil society and donors.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a spread of various stakeholders from enterprise, farmers, civil society, academia, customers, and so on.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation expertise with good analysis expertise

Desirable:

  • Currently partaking in meals coverage dialogue at excessive ranges in native context
  • Capacity to work intently with nationwide stakeholders to progress the Food Systems Summit influencing agenda and GAIN’s Action Track 1 work
  • Familiarity with a few of GAIN’s advocacy instruments: Food Systems Dashboard, Enabling Business to Advance Nutrition Index (EBANI), Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI), and so on.

Education:

  • Masters Level qualification in a related self-discipline e.g. public well being or vitamin, enterprise or public administration, public coverage or associated subject or equal mixture and stakeholder engagement, venture administration work expertise.
  • Diploma or equal certification in venture administration or enterprise administration is extremely fascinating. Preferable: PRINCE2 (Foundation and/or Practitioner), Scrum Master, Agile PM.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and an area language required
  • Willingness and skill to journey, inside and outdoors of Nigeria
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Pragmatic, dynamic and autonomous particular person.

What Gain Offers

  • Salary: Starting wage as much as 13,716,145 each year (relying on expertise). An elevated beginning wage could also be out there for distinctive candidates
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Manager, Advancing Nutrition Project – Biofortification

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: D4 Project Manager
Direct Reports: 1 – 5
Travel Required: Up to 40%

Overall Purpose

  • The GAIN Advancing Nutrition in Staple Crop Value Chains in Nigeria venture proposes a set of nutrition-sensitive interventions to help the BMZ/GIZ Green Innovation Centre (GIC) in Nigeria to strengthen companies and the worth chains of cassava, maize, potato and rice by means of focused enterprise help actions, workforce vitamin interventions and elevated manufacturing and use of biofortified crops.
  • GAIN proposes to ship an built-in suite of actions to help the GIC in Nigeria to strengthen their precedence worth chains and enhance meals and vitamin security by means of improved diets for farmers, farm staff, different staff in companies in these worth chains, and amongst the wider inhabitants in Nigeria.
  • The biofortification part of this venture will help and strengthen present actions underneath the GIC to make them extra vitamin delicate over the subsequent 5 years in at least 4 focal states. The initiative is meant to realize the elevated consumption of nutritious meals by smallholder farmers, their households, and the wider inhabitants, strengthen the cassava, maize, potato and rice worth chains in Nigeria to offer extra, protected nutritious meals to customers, improve the use of nutritious styles of the goal staples in processed meals, and enhance the productiveness and effectivity of farmers and different companies to enhance the manufacturing of nutritious meals in the goal worth chains
  • The submit holder will help the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains and shall be straight accountable for the implementation and oversight of the biofortification part. They will apply social and business advertising instruments to convey these nutritious staples to scale in the implementation states.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Project Management and Oversight:

  • Deliver venture administration in accordance with the GAIN tips.
  • Support the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains for Commercialization to handle the improvement of venture workplans and budgets and observe progress, together with direct provision of standard updates to the Workstream world leads, funders, and nation group management.
  • Provide technical oversight to the implementation of actions that strengthen companies and advance vitamin in goal crop worth chains.
  • Work with GAIN’s management to offer efficient monitoring and monitoring actions, outputs, outcomes and affect and cling to the reporting necessities of the venture.
  • Provide mediation to resolve any venture implementation points together with variations between stakeholder and inside teams.

Knowledge Management:

  • Ensure venture outputs are effectively knowledgeable and updated by maintaining a tally of the related literature to make sure that the venture stays totally knowledgeable by advances in the subject.
  • Maintain a reference doc repository.
  • Maintain excessive stage liaison with authorities stakeholders and different organizations engaged on complementary initiatives in the nation context to share data and best apply.
  • Plan and lead the creation of communications supplies and seize classes realized with help from the Communications Lead.
  • Take half in and lead webinar displays and so on. to share GAIN’s expertise.

Donor Relations:

  • Prepare and be accountable for periodic donor reports and help world collation of wider programme reports and updates.
  • Support the identification of recent funding alternatives to fund the venture as a part of a long-term technique.
  • Support useful resource mobilisation efforts for GAIN Nigeria programme, based mostly on the marketing strategy and wider strategic targets.

Gender Focus:

  • Ensure the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative working by means of venture design and implementation to repeatedly strengthen gender focus.
  • Keep observe of gender outcomes, guarantee the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative.
  • Synthesize and disseminate data and proof from GAIN Nigeria programmes that may assist drive the agenda for nutritious and protected meals in Nigeria

People Management:

  • Support the recruitment of key workers (direct reports) and encourage group members to realize venture objectives, adhere to their tasks and venture milestones.
  • Monitor workers performance and full performance opinions.

Key Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains for Commercialization
  • Close working with the colleagues engaged on the EatSafe Project, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F), Commercialization of Biofortified Crops (CBC), and the SUN Business Network (SBN)
  • Regular engagements with world Workstream Leads and colleagues in different GAIN Country Offices delivering related initiatives.
  • External companions together with authorities, complimenting organizations and donors
  • Line manages 1-5 direct reports.
  • Close collaboration with the venture groups in GAIN Nigeria
  • Other Nigeria Country Office workers

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum degree stage qualification associated to meals science, vitamin, well being, agriculture, enterprise administration or appropriate equal.
  • Master’s stage {qualifications} in the above or equally related subject of research/experience extremely most well-liked

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and command of English (written and spoken)
  • Project administration qualification desired
  • Ability/fluency in a number of of the main Nigerian languages an asset

Competencies:

  • Strong venture administration expertise
  • Excellent communication expertise, each written and verbal
  • Ability to current generally complicated info to a various viewers.
  • Ability to construct relationships and affect at a excessive stage.
  • Able to work successfully inside a multi-cultural, matrix-style organization.
  • Analytical expertise, capable of assessment knowledge and current significant reports.
  • Able to successfully prioritize and multi-task, usually working underneath stress to realize deadlines.
  • Computer literate, with the means to make use of MS Office Suite and different bespoke techniques to help efficient supply

Experience:

  • Proven venture administration expertise in creating demand in the meals or agricultural worth chains.
  • Experience of working with authorities at municipal, and state ranges.
  • Experience or deep understanding of the non-public sector particularly MSMEs
  • Understanding and a few expertise/technical data of well being techniques
  • Demonstrated success in constructing sturdy working relationships with inside and exterior stakeholders.
  • Working with stakeholders from enterprise, civil society, authorities, donors at nationwide worldwide stage
  • Experience in stimulating demand for meals and agricultural commodities by means of business and or social advertising strategies.

What Gain Offers

  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Salary

  • Starting wage NGN 7,012,999 – 8,004,527 each year (relying on expertise). More could also be out there for distinctive candidates.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Manager, Advancing Nutrition Project – Workforce Nutrition

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: D4 Project Manager
Direct reports: 1 – 5
Travel required: Up to 40%

Overall Purpose

  • The GAIN Advancing Nutrition in Staple Crop Value Chains in Nigeria venture proposes a set of nutrition-sensitive interventions to help the BMZ/GIZ Green Innovation Centre (GIC) in Nigeria to strengthen companies and the worth chains of cassava, maize, potato and rice by means of focused enterprise help actions, workforce vitamin interventions and elevated manufacturing and use of biofortified crops. GAIN proposes to ship an built-in suite of actions to help the GIC in Nigeria to strengthen their precedence worth chains and enhance meals and vitamin security by means of improved diets for farmers, farm staff, different staff in companies in these worth chains, and amongst the wider inhabitants in Nigeria.
  • GAIN’s Workforce Nutrition (WFN) venture underneath the Advancing Nutrition in Staple Crop Value Chains in Nigeria goals to develop an efficient and environment friendly set of vitamin interventions for staff, which companies in agricultural and industrial provide chains can implement. The vitamin strategy will match with core enterprise, leveraging current coaching buildings and enterprise communications, and providing a sustainable mechanism to offer ongoing vitamin programming. The programme design will present companies a win-win by means of bettering the well being and loyalty of their workers and provide chain actors.
  • The submit holder will help the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains and shall be straight accountable for the design and implementation of this part of the venture. The post-holder shall be anticipated to develop sturdy relationships with related companions, exploiting synergies inside GAIN and with exterior stakeholders to make sure continued, efficient venture supply. They shall be accountable for influencing, offering management and reconciling stakeholders’ pursuits in the venture making certain that the agreed venture actions are carried out inside venture timelines.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Project administration and oversight:

  • Deliver venture administration in accordance with the GAIN tips.
  • Develop vitamin delicate coaching and Social Behavior Change communication supplies and implement all through the venture cycle.
  • Support the Senior Project supervisor to handle the improvement of vitamin delicate workplans and budgets and observe progress, together with direct provision of standard updates to the Workstream world leads, funders, and nation group management.
  • Provide technical oversight to the implementation of actions that strengthen companies and advance vitamin in goal crop worth chains.
  • Work with GAIN’s management to offer efficient monitoring and monitoring actions, outputs, outcomes and affect and
  • Provide mediation to resolve any venture implementation points together with variations between stakeholder and inside teams.

Knowledge administration:

  • Ensure venture outputs are effectively knowledgeable and updated by maintaining a tally of the related literature to make sure that the venture stays totally knowledgeable by advances in the subject.
  • Maintain a reference doc repository.
  • Maintain excessive stage liaison with authorities stakeholders and different organizations engaged on complementary initiatives in the nation context to share data and best apply.
  • Plan and lead the creation of communications supplies and seize classes realized with help from the Communications Lead.
  • Take half in and lead webinar displays and so on. to share GAIN’s expertise.

Donor relations:

  • Prepare and be accountable for periodic donor reports and help world collation of wider programme reports and updates.
  • Support the identification of recent funding alternatives to fund the venture as a part of a long-term technique.
  • Support useful resource mobilisation efforts for GAIN Nigeria programme, based mostly on the marketing strategy and wider strategic targets.

Gender focus:

  • Ensure the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative working by means of venture design and implementation to repeatedly strengthen gender focus.
  • Keep observe of gender outcomes, guarantee the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative
  • Synthesize and disseminate data and proof from GAIN Nigeria programmes that may assist drive the agenda for nutritious and protected meals in Nigeria.

People administration:

  • Support the recruitment of key workers (direct reports) and encourage group members to realize venture objectives, adhere to their tasks and venture milestones.
  • Monitor workers performance and full performance opinions.

Key organizational relationships:

  • Reports to the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains
  • Close working with the colleagues engaged on the EatSafe Project, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F), Commercialisation of Biofortified Crops (CBC), and the SUN Business Network (SBN)
  • Regular engagements with world Workstream Leads and colleagues in different GAIN Country Offices delivering related initiatives.
  • External companions together with authorities, complimenting organizations and donors.
  • Line manages 1-5 direct reports.
  • Close collaboration with the venture groups in GAIN Nigeria
  • Other Nigeria Country Office workers

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum degree stage qualification associated to Food Science, Nutrition, Health, Agriculture, Business Management or appropriate equal
  • Master’s stage {qualifications} in the above or equally related subject of research/experience extremely most well-liked

Other necessities:

  • Excellent communication and command of English (written and spoken)
  • Project administration qualification desired
  • Ability/fluency in a number of of the main Nigerian languages an asset

Competencies:

  • Strong venture administration expertise
  • Excellent communication expertise, each written and verbal
  • Ability to current generally complicated info to a various viewers
  • Ability to construct relationships and affect at a excessive stage
  • Able to work successfully inside a multi-cultural, matrix-style organization
  • Analytical expertise, capable of assessment knowledge and current significant reports
  • Able to successfully prioritize and multi-task, usually working underneath stress to realize deadlines
  • Computer literate, with the means to make use of MS Office Suite and different bespoke techniques to help efficient supply

Experience:

  • Proven expertise in Social Behavior Change Communication analysis and implementation in meals and agricultural worth chains.
  • Experience of working with authorities, enterprise, civil society, and donor organizations/stakeholders at nationwide and worldwide ranges
  • Experience of working with authorities at municipal, and state ranges.
  • Experience or deep understanding of the non-public sector particularly MSMEs
  • Understanding and a few expertise/technical data of well being techniques
  • Track report of success in constructing sturdy working relationships with inside and exterior stakeholders.
  • Experience in stimulating demand for meals and agricultural commodities by means of social advertising.

What Gain Offers

  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Salary

  • Starting wage NGN 7,012,999 – 8,004,527 each year (relying on expertise). More could also be out there for distinctive candidates.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Manager, Supporting Markets for Nutritious Foods

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: D4 Project Manager
Direct reports: 1 – 5
Travel required: Up to 40%

Overall Purpose

  • The Supporting Market for Nutritious Foods Project goals to construct resilient and sustainable markets in the meals and Agricultural worth chains to deal with challenges that affect on the meals techniques of low-income international locations particularly throughout pure disasters.
  • The venture goals to offer emergency enterprise steering and grants to SMEs offering protected, nutritious meals; maintain and reinforce the beneficial properties of Large-Scale Food Fortification; preserve meals market infrastructure open, however safer; safe office vitamin safety for meals system staff and their households; present advisory and sensible help to governments to assist preserve essential coordination mechanisms functioning and assist meals techniques preserve working; and ship analysis into impacts and mitigation.
  • The Project Manager will lead the design and implementation of the venture in Nigeria. The post-holder shall be anticipated to develop sturdy relationships with related companions, exploiting synergies inside GAIN and with exterior stakeholders to make sure continued, efficient venture supply. He/she shall be accountable for influencing, offering management and reconciling stakeholders’ pursuits in the venture making certain that the agreed venture actions are carried out inside venture timelines.
  • The Project Manager will help the Senior Project Manager, Supporting Markets for Nutritious Foods (SMNF) implement initiatives underneath the SMNF portfolio.
  • They will collaborate with inside and exterior stakeholders to set strategic route of the venture, work intently with key meals and Agri- companies, and market stakeholders to construct sustainable and resilient markets alongside the meals and agricultural worth chains in Nigeria.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Project administration and oversight:

  • Deliver venture administration in accordance with the GAIN tips.
  • Support the Senior Project supervisor to handle the improvement of venture workplans and budgets and observe progress, together with direct provision of standard updates to the Workstream world leads, funders, and nation group management.
  • Provide technical oversight to the implementation of actions that strengthen companies and advance vitamin in goal crop worth chains.
  • Work with GAIN’s management to offer efficient monitoring and monitoring actions, outputs, outcomes and affect and cling to the reporting necessities of the venture.
  • Provide mediation to resolve any venture implementation points together with variations between stakeholder and inside teams.

Knowledge administration:

  • Ensure venture outputs are effectively knowledgeable and updated by maintaining a tally of the related literature to make sure that the venture stays totally knowledgeable by advances in the subject.
  • Maintain a reference doc repository.
  • Maintain excessive stage liaison with authorities stakeholders and different organizations engaged on complementary initiatives in the nation context to share data and best apply.
  • Plan and lead the creation of communications supplies and seize classes realized with help from the Communications Lead.
  • Take half in and lead webinar displays and so on. to share GAIN’s expertise.

Donor relations:

  • Prepare and be accountable for periodic donor reports and help world collation of wider programme reports and updates.
  • Support the identification of recent funding alternatives to fund the venture as a part of a long-term technique.
  • Support useful resource mobilisation efforts for GAIN Nigeria programme, based mostly on the marketing strategy and wider strategic targets.

Gender focus:

  • Ensure the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative working by means of venture design and implementation to repeatedly strengthen gender focus.
  • Keep observe of gender outcomes, guarantee the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative.
  • Synthesize and disseminate data and proof from GAIN Nigeria programmes that may assist drive the agenda for nutritious and protected meals in Nigeria

People administration:

  • Support the recruitment of key workers (direct reports) and encourage group members to realize venture objectives, adhere to their tasks and venture milestones.
  • Monitor workers performance and full performance opinions.

Key organizational relationships:

  • Reports to the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains
  • Close working with the colleagues engaged on the EatSafe Project, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F), Commercialization of Biofortified Crops (CBC), and the SUN Business Network (SBN)
  • Regular engagements with world Workstream Leads and colleagues in different GAIN Country Offices delivering related initiatives
  • External companions together with authorities, complimenting organizations and donors
  • Line manages 1-5 direct reports.
  • Close collaboration with the venture groups in GAIN Nigeria
  • Other Nigeria Country Office workers

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum degree stage qualification associated to meals Science, Nutrition, Health, Agriculture, Business Management or appropriate equal
  • Master’s stage {qualifications} in the above or equally related subject of research/experience extremely most well-liked

Other necessities:

  • Excellent communication and command of English (written and spoken)
  • Project administration qualification desired
  • Ability/fluency in a number of of the main Nigerian languages an asset

Competencies:

  • Strong venture administration expertise
  • Strong problem-solving expertise and skill to steer throughout smallholder farmers and different companies.
  • Excellent communication expertise, each written and verbal
  • Ability to current generally complicated info to a various viewers.
  • Ability to construct relationships and affect at a excessive stage.
  • Able to work successfully inside a multi-cultural, matrix-style organization.
  • Analytical expertise, capable of assessment knowledge and current significant reports.
  • Able to successfully prioritize and multi-task, usually working underneath stress to realize deadlines.
  • Computer literate, with the means to make use of MS Office Suite and different bespoke techniques to help efficient supply

Experience:

  • Proven venture and or enterprise administration expertise in the same capability.
  • Experience in livelihood initiatives in Nigeria
  • Experience of working with authorities at municipal, and state ranges.
  • Experience or deep understanding of the non-public sector particularly MSMEs
  • Understanding and a few expertise/technical data of well being techniques
  • Demonstrated success in constructing sturdy working relationships with inside and exterior stakeholders.
  • Working with stakeholders from enterprise, civil society, authorities, donors at nationwide worldwide stage
  • Experience in stimulating demand for meals and agricultural commodities by means of social advertising.

What Gain Offers

  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Salary

  • Starting wage NGN 7,012,999 – 8,004,527 each year (relying on expertise). More could also be out there for distinctive candidates.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Manager, Advancing Nutrition Project – Business Support

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: D4 Project Manager
Direct reports: 1 – 5
Travel required: Up to 40%

Overall Purpose

  • The GAIN Advancing Nutrition in Staple Crop Value Chains in Nigeria venture proposes a set of nutrition-sensitive interventions to help the BMZ/GIZ Green Innovation Centre (GIC) in Nigeria to strengthen companies and the worth chains of cassava, maize, potato and rice by means of focused enterprise help actions, workforce vitamin interventions and elevated manufacturing and use of biofortified crops. GAIN proposes to ship an built-in suite of actions to help the GIC in Nigeria to strengthen their precedence worth chains and enhance meals and vitamin security by means of improved diets for farmers, farm staff, different staff in companies in these worth chains, and amongst the wider inhabitants in Nigeria.
  • The Project Manager will help the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains and shall be straight accountable for main the design and implementation of the Business Support part of the venture.
  • The post-holder shall be anticipated to develop sturdy relationships with related companions, exploiting synergies inside GAIN and with exterior stakeholders to make sure continued, efficient venture supply. He/she shall be accountable for influencing, offering management, and reconciling stakeholders’ pursuits in the venture making certain that the agreed venture actions are carried out inside venture timelines.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Project Management and Oversight:

  • Deliver venture administration in accordance with the GAIN tips.
  • Develop vitamin delicate coaching and Social Behavior Change communication supplies and implement all through the venture cycle.
  • Support the Senior Project Manager to handle the improvement of vitamin delicate workplans and budgets and observe progress, together with direct provision of standard updates to the Workstream world leads, funders, and nation group management.
  • Provide technical oversight to the implementation of actions that strengthen companies and advance vitamin in goal crop worth chains.
  • Work with GAIN’s management to offer efficient monitoring and monitoring actions, outputs, outcomes and affect and cling to the reporting necessities of the venture.
  • Provide mediation to resolve any venture implementation points together with variations between stakeholder and inside teams.

Knowledge Management:

  • Ensure venture outputs are effectively knowledgeable and updated by maintaining a tally of the related literature to make sure that the venture stays totally knowledgeable by advances in the subject.
  • Maintain a reference doc repository.
  • Maintain high-level liaison with authorities stakeholders and different organizations engaged on complementary initiatives in the nation context to share data and best apply.
  • Plan and lead the creation of communications supplies and seize classes realized with help from the Communications Lead.
  • Take half in and lead webinar displays and so on. to share GAIN’s expertise.

Donor Relations:

  • Prepare and be accountable for periodic donor reports and help world collation of wider programme reports and updates.
  • Support the identification of recent funding alternatives to fund the venture as a part of a long-term technique.
  • Support useful resource mobilisation efforts for GAIN Nigeria programme, based mostly on the marketing strategy and wider strategic targets.

Gender Focus:

  • Ensure the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative working by means of venture design and implementation to repeatedly strengthen gender focus.
  • Keep observe of gender outcomes, guarantee the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative.
  • Synthesize and disseminate data and proof from GAIN Nigeria programmes that may assist drive the agenda for nutritious and protected meals in Nigeria.

People Management:

  • Support the recruitment of key workers (direct reports) and encourage group members to realize venture objectives, adhere to their tasks and venture milestones.
  • Monitor workers performance and full performance opinions.

Key Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to the Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains
  • Close working with the colleagues engaged on the EatSafe Project, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F), Commercialisation of Biofortified Crops (CBC), and the SUN Business Network (SBN)
  • Regular engagements with world Workstream Leads and colleagues in different GAIN Country Offices delivering related initiatives.
  • External companions together with authorities, complimenting organizations and donors.
  • Line manages 1-5 direct reports.
  • Close collaboration with the venture groups in GAIN Nigeria
  • Other Nigeria Country Office workers

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum degree stage qualification associated to meals science, vitamin, well being, agriculture, enterprise administration or appropriate equal
  • Master’s stage {qualifications} in the above or equally related subject of research/experience extremely most well-liked

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and command of English (written and spoken)
  • Project administration qualification desired
  • Ability/fluency in a number of of the main Nigerian languages an asset

Competencies:

  • Strong venture administration expertise
  • Excellent communication expertise, each written and verbal
  • Strong problem-solving expertise and skill to steer throughout smallholder farmers and different companies.
  • Ability to current generally complicated info to a various viewers
  • Political consciousness, and skill to construct relationships and affect at a excessive stage.
  • Able to work successfully inside a multi-cultural, matrix-style organization
  • Analytical expertise, capable of assessment knowledge and current significant reports
  • Able to successfully prioritize and multi-task, usually working underneath stress to realize deadlines
  • Computer literate, with the means to make use of MS Office Suite and different bespoke techniques to help efficient supply

Experience:

  • Proven expertise in Social Behavior Change Communication analysis and implementation in meals and agricultural worth chains.
  • Experience of working with authorities, enterprise, civil society, and donor organizations/stakeholders at nationwide and worldwide ranges
  • Experience of working with authorities at municipal, and state ranges.
  • Experience or deep understanding of the non-public sector particularly MSMEs
  • Understanding and a few expertise/technical data of well being techniques
  • Track report of success in constructing sturdy working relationships with inside and exterior stakeholders.
  • Experience in stimulating demand for meals and agricultural commodities by means of social advertising.

What Gain Offers

  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Salary

  • Starting wage NGN 7,012,999 – 8,004,527 each year (relying on expertise). More could also be out there for distinctive candidates.

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline seventh March, 2021.

Job Title: Senior Project Manager, Supply Chains for Commercialisation

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: C5 – Senior Project Manager
Direct reports: 1 – 5
Travel required: Up to 40%

Overall Purpose

  • The provide Chain for Commercialization Programme portfolio goals to develop and strengthen provide chains for nutritious and protected meals by means of improved entry to agricultural inputs, improved market linkages, help to companies to deal with different provide chain gaps that can hinder entry to markets and commercialization of nutritious and protected meals.
  • The submit holder will oversee programmatic choices comparable to the Commercialization of Biofortified Crops and the Advancing Nutrition in Staple Crop Value Chains in Nigeria in addition to different initiatives to strengthen agricultural provide chains by supporting the improvement of an environment friendly provide chain system from farm to market whereas working with key worth chain actors to enhance accessibility and availability of nutritious and protected meals particularly in states the place GAIN Nigeria is implementing initiatives.
  • The Senior Project Manager shall be straight accountable for the supply of all initiatives underneath the program portfolio to realize GAIN Nigeria’s Business Plan. They shall be accountable for main groups underneath this initiative and can convey wonderful venture administration expertise. They will present technical management, handle sources and deal with the strategic and day-to-day actions that help the achievement of the venture’s targets. The post-holder shall be anticipated to shortly develop sturdy relationships with related companions, exploiting synergies inside GAIN and with exterior stakeholders to make sure continued, efficient, and well timed venture supply. They shall be accountable for influencing, offering management, and reconciling stakeholders’ pursuits in the venture making certain that the agreed targets and goals are achieved.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Project administration and oversight:

  • Deliver venture administration in accordance with the GAIN tips.
  • Provide high-level oversight and management, integrating all workstreams underneath this initiative right into a coherent venture, together with planning useful resource allocation, holding full view of overlaps between workstreams.
  • Lead and handle the improvement of venture workplans and budgets and observe progress, together with direct provision of standard updates to the Workstream world leads, funders, and nation group management.
  • Provide technical oversight to the implementation of actions that strengthen companies and advance vitamin in goal crop worth chains.
  • Provide mediation to resolve any venture implementation points together with variations between stakeholder and inside teams.

Knowledge Management:

  • Work intently with the Knowledge and Learning Lead and guarantee venture outputs are effectively knowledgeable and updated by maintaining a tally of the related literature to make sure that the venture stays totally knowledgeable by advances in the subject.
  • Maintain a reference doc repository.
  • Maintain excessive stage liaison with authorities stakeholders and different organizations engaged on complementary initiatives in the nation context to share data and best apply.
  • Plan and lead the creation of communications supplies and seize classes realized with help from the Communications Lead.
  • Take half in and lead webinar displays and so on. to share GAIN’s expertise.

Donor Relations:

  • Manage donor relationships; lead and provoke donor engagement and calls in relation to the nation venture implementation.
  • Coordinate, put together and be accountable for periodic donor reporting cycles and handle world collation of wider programme reports and updates.
  • Lead the identification of recent funding alternatives to fund the venture as a part of a long-term technique.
  • Support useful resource mobilisation efforts for GAIN Nigeria programme, based mostly on the marketing strategy and wider strategic targets.

Gender Focus:

  • Ensure the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative working by means of venture design and implementation to repeatedly strengthen gender focus.
  • Keep observe of gender outcomes, guarantee the initiative is gender-sensitive, and the place possible, gender-transformative.
  • Synthesize and disseminate data and proof from GAIN Nigeria programmes that may assist drive the agenda for nutritious and protected meals in Nigeria

People Management:

  • Line handle quite a lot of senior direct reports together with supporting work plan improvement and performance administration.
  • Develop group members with the intention to maximize their contribution to the group and organization;
  • Coach, information and mentor leaders inside programme group and the division in order that they’re efficient as leaders and managers in managing their groups.
  • Ensure the recruitment, administration and improvement of excessive performing group in keeping with the calls for of the programmatic technique

Key Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to the Country Director (and subsequently, the Head of Programmes)
  • Close working with the colleagues engaged on the EatSafe Project, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Nutritious Foods Financing Facility (N3F), Commercialisation of Biofortified Crops (CBC), and the SUN Business Network (SBN)
  • Regular engagements with world Workstream Leads and colleagues in different GAIN Country Offices delivering related initiatives.
  • External companions together with authorities, complimenting organizations and donors.
  • Line manages 1-5 direct reports.
  • Close collaboration with the venture groups in GAIN Nigeria
  • Other Nigeria Country Office workers

Job Requirements
Competencies:

  • Strong management, motivational, analytical and problem-solving expertise and skill to steer throughout smallholder farmers and different companies.
  • Demonstrated success in main initiatives and venture administration workers to realize prime quality outcomes
  • Excellent communication expertise, each written and verbal
  • Ability to current generally complicated info to a various viewers.
  • Ability to construct relationships and affect at a excessive stage.
  • Able to work successfully inside a multi-cultural, matrix-style organization.
  • Analytical expertise, capable of assessment knowledge and current significant reports.
  • Able to successfully prioritize and multi-task, usually working underneath stress to realize deadlines.
  • Computer literate, with the means to make use of MS Office Suite and different bespoke techniques to help efficient supply

Experience:

  • Proven observe report in venture administration for agribusiness to enhance Agricultural market linkages inside a global improvement setting.
  • Experience of working with authorities at municipal, state and nationwide ranges.
  • Experience or deep understanding of the non-public sector particularly MSMEs
  • Understanding and a few expertise/technical data in meals techniques
  • Understanding and a few expertise/technical data of well being techniques
  • Prior expertise working inside a donor-funded setting and of donor reporting.
  • Demonstrated success in constructing sturdy working relationships with inside and exterior stakeholders.
  • Working with stakeholders from enterprise, civil society, authorities, donors at nationwide worldwide stage
  • Experience in working throughout sectors to ship complicated initiatives/programmes.
  • Experienced in report writing and the means to investigate and make suggestions for the enchancment of technical reports and enterprise paperwork (enterprise plans, market analysis and so on.)
  • Experience organizing and facilitating conferences with public officers.
  • Experience of state and national-level governance techniques and politics.

Education:

  • Minimum degree stage qualification associated to meals science, vitamin, well being, agriculture, enterprise administration or appropriate equal
  • Master’s stage {qualifications} in the above or equally related subject of research/experience extremely most well-liked

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and command of English (written and spoken)
  • Project administration qualification desired
  • Ability/fluency in a number of of the main Nigerian languages an asset

What Gain Offers

  • Salary: Starting wage as much as NGN 11,035,919 (relying on expertise). The next beginning wage could also be out there for distinctive candidates.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Head of Programmes

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Classification: C6 – Head of Team
Direct reports: 1 – 5
Travel required: Up to 35%

Overall function

  • The GAIN Nigeria workplace is now searching for a dynamic Head of Programmes (HoP) to help the Nigeria Director in fulfilling the imaginative and prescient and technique of the meals and vitamin portfolio, in addition to contribute to securing future funding to make sure sustainability.
  • The Head of Programmes (HoP) shall be accountable for overseeing the design, improvement, and profitable implementation of the GAIN Nigeria Programme Portfolio. They are accountable for making certain that GAIN’s programmes and initiatives are of fantastic technical high quality, delivered on time and on price range and coordinated.
  • As a part of the senior administration group of the GAIN Nigeria workplace, the HoP assists in making certain organizational effectivity and effectiveness by means of participation in decision making, advising on strategic programmatic areas, fixing issues, communication and implementation of agreed choices.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Strategic management:

  • Support the Country Director with the improvement, implementation and high quality administration of the Nigeria technique so it maximizes affect to reworking native meals techniques for higher vitamin.
  • Support the Country Director with the planning and monitoring of progress of the implementation of the Nigeria technique, together with the improvement and assessment of annual enterprise plans, to help the imaginative and prescient set out in the Nigeria technique.
  • Working with the Country Director in constructing relationships with exterior constituents – for the functions of advocacy, influencing, and figuring out acceptable accomplice organizations.
  • Supporting the Country Director in the constructing of a powerful sourcing community and long-term pipeline of programme investments and affect grants.

Programme Design and Implementation:

  • Lead the program group to conceptualize and operationalize impactful interventions to enhance vitamin outcomes in Nigeria, together with offering management in GAIN design and implementation QUADS.
  • Lead and supply administration help to the implementation of all initiatives and making certain efficient and profitable supply of the venture milestones and outcomes, making certain an acceptable programme or venture administration framework in keeping with GAIN’s Project Management Process.
  • Ultimately accountable for making certain the prime quality and well timed supply of donor reporting (narrative and monetary) for all initiatives, in addition to compliance with GAIN’s inside reporting processes.
  • Ensure that respective donors’ contractual necessities, and all related legal guidelines and laws of NIGERIA, are totally adhered to by the group, by overseeing the improvement and implementation of acceptable plans to fulfill necessities.

Financial Management:

  • Oversees and ensures efficient supply of programmes in keeping with budgets.
  • Work with the Head of Policy & advocacy and the Head of Operations to coordinate the programmes portfolios’ monetary execution and reporting.
  • Manage and monitor expenditure towards budgets for strategic and annual programmatic plans in adherence to monetary tips whereas making certain worth for cash.
  • Carry out common price range monitoring and forecasting to make sure spend inside the agreed price range parameters.

Resource Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication:

  • Acts as an advocate for non-public sector engagement in vitamin in Nigeria, on behalf of GAIN.
  • Plan, information and showcase GAIN Nigeria programmatic service supply, analysis and achievements.
  • Ensure that studying from the programme experiences are effectively documented and the proof is used to additional inform programming, in addition to advocacy and coverage and useful resource mobilization work.
  • Engaging with exterior stakeholders by means of a constructive, proactive and strategic strategy to model constructing and efficient illustration of GAIN’s programmatic work in Nigeria.

People Management:

  • Line handle quite a lot of direct reports together with supporting work plan improvement and performance administration.
  • Develop group members with the intention to maximize their contribution to the group and organization;
  • Coach, information and mentor leaders inside programme group and the division in order that they’re efficient as leaders and managers in managing their groups.
  • Ensure the recruitment, administration and improvement of excessive performing group in keeping with the calls for of the programmatic technique.

Key Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to Nigeria Director, GAIN Nigeria.
  • Line administration and mentoring of GAIN Nigeria Project Managers.
  • Close collaboration with the Head of Operations, Head of Policy and advocacy, and technical specialists.
  • Liaises often with GAIN Programme Services Team and Knowledge Leadership groups.
  • Government, Donors, NGOs, Private Sector, Academia and others

Job Requirements
Competencies:

  • Excellent administration, management, planning and strategic expertise.
  • Ability to make use of initiative, multi-task, and work effectively underneath stress to fulfill deadlines.
  • Excellent communication expertise, presenting clear and structured arguments with sturdy interpersonal and negotiation expertise, capable of capable of win donors’ dedication to a typical imaginative and prescient and clearly said objectives.
  • Excellent people administration and management expertise,
  • Ability to work as a part of, and lead, a multicultural group.
  • Strong expertise in creating methods, conceptualizing applications and demonstrating affect on a big scale.
  • Excellent networking, influencing, negotiation and advocacy expertise
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving expertise.

Experience:

  • Substantial administration expertise in main worldwide/financial improvement initiatives in multi-cultural environments working with and thru governments, the non-public sector, civil society, and different partnerships.
  • Strong expertise in donor reporting, designing, establishing and coordinating, monitoring, analysis and affect evaluation techniques and processes.
  • Experience in constructing efficient private networks at a senior stage, exhibiting observe report on profitable fundraising with statutory, non-public and company donors.
  • Strong people administration and management expertise inside a multicultural setting
  • Demonstrated in‐depth understanding of program points and coverage work at organizational, nationwide and worldwide ranges. Understanding of key tendencies in worldwide and humanitarian improvement.
  • Broad understanding of the nutrition-food techniques nexus, public well being and neighborhood improvement.
  • Demonstrated success in constructing and managing multi-disciplinary groups

Education:

  • Masters’ degree stage ideally in Nutrition, Food Science/Technology, Agriculture, Public Health, or Development

Other Requirements:

  • Fluent in written and verbal English.
  • Proficiency in native languages extremely fascinating
  • A willingness and skill to journey in-Nigeria and abroad as and when required

What Gain Offers

  • Starting wage as much as NGN 13,716,145 (a better beginning wage could also be out there for distinctive candidates)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working setting
  • Professional improvement alternatives

Interested and certified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 14th March, 2021.

Note: Early purposes are inspired. GAIN reserves the proper to shut this advert early should we obtain appropriate candidates forward of the cut-off date.


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