Food and Nutrition Security Advisor – Colombia

Food and Nutrition Security Advisor – Colombia

GOAL is an Irish worldwide humanitarian organisation based in 1977 and at present operational in 14 international locations working throughout the disaster to resilience trajectory. GOAL stands with native populations and actors to help them to beat crises and on the journey to longer-term options. For GOAL, crises are outlined as when native programs are unable to reply or proceed to operate when confronted with shocks and stresses. GOAL works to know these shocks and stresses; together with battle, local weather change, environmental degradation, fast unplanned urbanisation, weak or unstable governance, inequality and compelled displacement all of which work together and threaten the well being, security, safety and well-being of affected populations.

Description of the function

The Food & Nutrition Security Advisor will contribute to the achievement of GOAL’s international technique: From Crisis to Resilience, and is accountable for supporting GOAL’s international programme addressing meals and diet insecurity utilizing a programs method. The place is predicated in any GOAL nation of operation during which the applicant has the best to work, with as much as 20% journey to assist Country Offices (COs) and symbolize GOAL with key stakeholders. The Food & Nutrition Security Advisor place sits inside GOAL’s international Programme Technical Team (PTT) and studies on to the Head of Technical Team, working carefully with the opposite PTT Advisors, COs, Head Office MEAL and GOAL’s Innovation Lab. The PTT has 4 key goals, detailed beneath and as they apply to this place.

Key tasks

Objective 1. Strategy and Design for Food and Nutrition Security

The Food and Nutrition Security Advisor contributes to GOAL’s international technique and helps nation workplaces to undertake detailed understanding of context particular meals & diet programs and to make use of this for design and adaptive administration of programming, coherent with international greatest follow.

  • Guide international and nation methods on meals and diet safety, making certain entry to international greatest follow and proof.
  • Support the usage of studying and proof to develop GOAL’s built-in meals and diet programming for sustainable change.
  • Provide technical assist for meals and diet contextual evaluation, emergency preparedness & response.
  • Engage technically with related exterior meals and diet actors (together with for-profit) in relation to technique improvement & programme design.

Objective 2. Donor Positioning and Proposal Development

The Food and Nutrition Security Advisor works to place GOAL to establish, analyse and reply to funding alternatives and have the ability to develop robust technical proposals/bids that are coherent with each donors’ and GOAL’sorganisational international targets.

  • Identify funding alternatives by way of technical networks and assist evaluation for go/no go resolution making.
  • Lead/assist the event of technical content material for brand spanking new proposals.
  • Liaise with donor technical advisors and reply to technical queries from donors
  • Engage with inner stakeholders on technical parts of funding alternatives

Objective 3. Quality Food and Nutrition Security Programme Delivery

The Food & Nutrition Security Advisor helps nation workplaces to ship prime quality, progressive and adaptive meals and diet safety programming, together with in emergencies.

  • Technical programme backstopping in meals and diet safety
  • Technical evaluations and assist on evaluations of meals and diet safety programming
  • Support nation and international groups to make use of studying and greatest follow in adaptive administration of meals and diet safety programming
  • In-country and distant technical assist for emergency preparedness, anticipatory motion and emergency response.
  • Support groups in understanding the linkages between meals and diet safety, gender equality and social inclusion, and integrating these issues in programming.
  • Provision of coaching, mentoring and different assist for nation groups in particular areas regarding meals and diet safety.

Objective 4. Evidence & Learning

The Food and Nutrition Security Advisor will seize studying from programming and analysis and share internally and externally to contribute to the worldwide meals and diet safety proof base and talk GOAL’s programmatic innovation and successes, in collaboration with the Programme Innovation Lab (PIL) and Global MEAL Team.

  • Supporting COs to seize, doc and share studying and programme outcomes.
  • Support the event of a world analysis portfolio in meals and Nutrition Security.
  • Technical illustration and engagement with international meals & diet networks together with the Global Food Security Cluster Cash and Markets Working Group.
  • Interpreting and reflecting on information for re-design & progress in direction of programmatic targets

Requirements (Person Specification)

  • At least 7 years earlier worldwide NGO expertise at a senior stage, ideally together with substantial durations implementing Food and Nutrition Security programming.
  • Broad meals & diet programme sector expertise
  • Formal coaching in M4P (markets for the poor) methodology or equal method
  • At least 3 years’ expertise in market programs programming
  • Experience in proposal and report writing with a confirmed means to safe donor funding.
  • Experience incorporating gender equality and social inclusion in meals and diet safety programming, by way of built-in and focused approaches.
  • Experience and information in making use of money and/or voucher modalities to assist meals and diet safety outcomes
  • Good interpersonal abilities.
  • A willingness to journey to programme websites.


Training and expertise in market evaluation in emergencies similar to EMMA (Emergency market mapping), Rapid Market Assessment (RAM), 48 hour evaluation and many others.

PMSD (Participatory market programs improvement coaching)

Certified in M4P (market improvement for the poor) coaching and expertise

General phrases and circumstances

This Job Description solely serves as a information for the place out there. GOAL reserves the best to alter this doc.

How to use

Please apply by way of the GOAL web site at: Careers – GOAL Global

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