Organization:Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
GAIN’s purpose is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition. In particular, we aim to improve the consumption of safe and nutritious foods for—at a minimum—1 billion people over the next five years and target major improvements to food systems, resulting in more diverse and healthier diets for vulnerable people in countries where we work. GAIN Indonesia has been operational in the country since 2012 and has received funding to continue and upscale its country programs at least until 2020.
We are seeking to deploy a Junior Associate- SUN Business Network, to support the coordination and management of SBN member companies, providing technical support where necessary. You will be required to communicate and coordinate periodic meetings with members and to maintain and develop relationships between SBN members, Government and B2B companies. As a Junior Associate, you will provide technical and operational assistance to the SBN Coordinator and the GAIN Country Director, contribute to concept development and fundraising proposals and carry out research at the request of the SBN Coordinator. As part of the role, you will support the strengthening of the SBN Nigeria Platform and management of communication channels including the SBN website and all social media platforms with support from the GAIN Communications Lead. You will be required to support SBN Coordinator and others to ensure that all SBN activities are completed according to the implementation timeframe and budget.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in the Government and Private sector engagement and be able to support addressing business issues in Nigeria as well as building successful public / private partnerships. The ability and experience in business development in the Nigerian context is preferred. Negotiation skills with the ability to support the management contractors/vendors to deliver high quality results is a key duty of the position and therefore someone with significance negotiation skills would be required.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and as an inclusive employer we are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our employees worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.
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