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Senior Horticultural Nutrition Advisor

Published on 29.06.2020


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Position : Senior Horticultural Nutrition Advisor

The successful appointee will have access to start-up resources and some ongoing support and will be encouraged to apply for his/her own skills, knowledge and experience. This position is fully responsible for leading the work on nutrition across all project components; and to identify the determinants of dietary diversity and the nutrition gap in rural households: Availability of foods (either homegrown or from markets)affordability of food (on local markets),feeding habits based on taste, social status of food and/or traditions/beliefs, etc.

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Applicants should possess the following Educational, Experience qualifications and requirements​​​​​​


An MSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (nutrition/ agriculture/ post-harvest handling & processing/household science, etc.) or a BSc with very solid work experience in the field and/or private sector


  • A minimum of 10 years of work experience on (horticultural) nutrition
  • A strong focus on practical nutrition interventions (work on policy issues is less relevant)
  • Broad experience in nutrition: covering work with households, informal groups (like FFSs) and institutions (extension service, A-TVETs or universities)

Additional Information

Duration of Contract: 2 years with a strong possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability

Expected Start date: As soon as possible

Job criteria for job ad : Senior Horticultural Nutrition Advisor
Job category :
R&D, project management
Industries :
Services other
Social, public and human services
Sports, cultural and social action
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Addis Ababa
Experience level :
More than 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 5

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