Health & Nutrition Technical Advisor

at Save the Children
Published July 3, 2022
Location Hanoi, Viet Nam
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full Time  



Key Responsibilities


Technical Leadership:


Provide technical leadership for Health and Nutrition programming and advocacy for the Country Office, in particular in areas of maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition; adolescent sexual reproductive health, school health and nutrition and any emerging child health issues, for example due to climate change.


Set the strategic approach in relation to the wider country strategy


Capacity build, mentor and build a supportive health and nutrition community across the Country Office, in conjunction with other colleagues in WASH and other thematic sectors.


Ensuring Programme Quality (Design & Implementation):


Work closely with new business development colleagues to identify and pursue funding opportunities that allow for both integration into broader programmes and standalone health and nutrition projects; engage with technical partners, donors and colleagues across Save the Children


Lead the technical scoping, planning, and design and co-responsible for proposal writing during new programme development, and ensure that we design and deliver high quality integrated health and nutrition programmes for children with public health resources, building on global best practice. Ensure that gender, disability and resilience considerations are reflected in our programme design and implementation.


Work with Child Rights Governance colleagues to ensure that a rights based approach is reflected in our programme design and implementation (in line with our ), with a strong focus on child participation


Promote a Health Systems Strengthening approach as the overarching framework, that supports working in collaboration and partnership with governments and national bodies, local partners and working towards impact, scale and sustainability.


Provide oversight and guidance to the programme implementation teams to ensure that thematic programme components are technically sound, implementation methods are consistent with national and global strategies, acknowledged good practice (e.g. Save the Children Common Approaches); and are likely to achieve scale, as well as equitable and sustainable results.


Promote and monitor integrated programming in a way that increases overall impact of health and nutrition programmes at the community level.




Networking & External Engagement:


In alignment with Country Office strategy and leadership, engage in strategic positioning with donors, partners and government in-country, and ensure that Save the Children is a partner of choice in Health and Nutrition programming and advocacy.


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