Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Job Vacancy: Senior Associate - Copenhagen, Denmark

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) was launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. GAIN is a global, Swiss-based foundation that mobilizes public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition. GAIN aim to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition. We target major improvements in the food systems, resulting in more diverse and healthier diets in the countries where we work.

In Copenhagen GAINs office is setup with the purpose to leverage resources and expertise from Nordic organizations. The GAIN Nordic Partnership was launched in 2015 as a multi-sector platform with the ambition to facilitate scalable and inclusive business modes, which enhance the nutritional value of food in developing countries. The platform brings together companies, civil society, academia and the public sector to bridge knowledge and goals. GAIN Nordic is a forum for collaboration, action and knowledge sharing.

The GAIN office in Copenhagen is currently engaged in resource mobilization as well as delivery and reporting of projects funded by Nordic resources in Ethiopia and Zambia. Furthermore, the office is leading GAINs global project on innovation under a larger program Making Markets Work.

The Senior Associate GAIN Nordic will be responsible to support the delivery and development of GAIN Nordic Partnership programs managed from Denmark with participation of partners, from Nordics governments as well as partners in countries where GAIN works. Key role will be to lead the delivery of the project in Zambia where GAIN is the lead service provider for the private sector partners.

Furthermore, the Senior Associate GAIN Nordic will support to resource mobilization activities and engagement with partners in Denmark to generate new opportunities.

Closing Date: 04 February 2019