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    Full-time Position
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      December 22,2021
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    Junior Associate, Workforce Nutrition - SYS-796

    Utrecht, Netherlands

    From EUR 33,481 – EUR 35,879 per annum, depending on experience.

    Contract Type
    Fixed Term

    12 Months

    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Junior Associate, Workforce Nutrition to provide administrative and technical support to the Workforce Nutrition team, based in Utrecht, Netherlands.
    About GAIN
    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.
    About the Role
    GAIN’s Workforce Nutrition programme aims to improve the nutrition of workers and farmers in low- and middle-income countries or communities. The programme focuses on improving the access and demand for healthier diets using existing business structures as entry point (workplaces or supply chains).
    Reporting to the Associate Workforce Nutrition, the postholder will work closely with GAIN Workforce Nutrition global team. This position will support with all activities relating to the Workforce Nutrition programme, including both administrative and technical support to the Workforce Nutrition team.
    This position will require regular engagement with Workforce Nutrition Project Managers in GAIN country offices as well as technical, private, and public sector partners.
    Key Responsibilities include;

    • Providing administrative support to the Workforce Nutrition team, including coordination of programme meetings, project documentation, contract management and financial management
    • Coordinating and contributing to donor reporting and proposal development
    • Conducting desk research and support development of briefs, communication materials, tools, and resources for the programme
    • Assisting in promotion, coordination, development and learning of the Technical Support Programme
    • Supporting monitoring, data gathering and learning across GAIN Workforce Nutrition programmes and coordinating cross-learning activities across countries.

    About You
    The ideal candidate should have proven experience in an administrative or coordinator role in a project management capacity with knowledge of finance and contract administration. Experience working within food and nutrition, international development and / or relevant private sector experience would be an advantage.
    You should be a team player with a keen interest in working in a fast-paced dynamic, international organisation. You will possess excellent IT and communication skills as well as the ability to your initiative, prioritize and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
    About our Offer
    The starting salary on offer for this role is from EUR 33,481 – EUR 35,879 per annum, depending on experience.
    GAIN has a fair and competitive salary structure that allows for annual progression subject to good performance. In addition, GAIN offers a total of 37 days holiday per year (including annual leave, public holidays and additional office closure days), an attractive pension scheme and competitive insurance cover including health, travel and life assurance.
    We are committed to the health of our staff, especially in these challenging times, and have developed a programme of wellbeing that includes flexible working, additional leave allowances, wellbeing days, mindfulness coaching and access to independent and confidential counselling.
    GAIN also has a strong commitment to professional development. We will support you to grow in your career through both formal and informal training, and are committed to providing opportunities through internal recruitment, secondments and promotion. All of this is delivered in a supportive and collaborative environment.

    This advert closes on 7th January 2022. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.
    Applicants must have the existing right to live and work in The Netherlands. Please note that GAIN is currently unable to sponsor working visas.
    The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

    Closing Date
    7 January 2022

    Job Type: Full-time

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