Job Title: Consultancy
Employer: Save the Children
Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Application Deadline: 17th April 2014
Partnership for Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA) is a growing and dynamic civil society platform for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) with over 280 members located in all regions of Tanzania with mission to advance advocacy efforts and implementing nutrition interventions through strengthening the capacity, increase mobilization and coordination of CSOs, private sector organizations, the media and other development partners facilitate a more effective national and local response to malnutrition. It is currently hasted by Save the Children International, Tanzania programme office.
PAN ITA is looking for a consultant with positive attitude, clean and proven consultancy records to support the Parliamentary Group Championing Nutrition, Food Security and Child Rights (PGNFSCR) to develop and agree on a set of nutrition recommendations deriving from Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) which is to be integrated into political parties' election manifestos and position paper for engaging with Members of Parliament in influencing development plans and budgets on behalf of Save the Children and PANITA.
The consultant will support the PGNFSCR to develop a set of nutrition recommendations deriving from Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) to be integrated into political parties' election manifestos and position paper lor engaging with Members of Parliament in influencing development plans and budgets. The consultant is expected to review and analyze relevant national and international research, policy information and documents that will facilitate the development of the two documents among other responsibilities.
Qualification and Experience:
• Masters or higher degree in fields such as nutrition, public health, economics and policy analysis with wide knowledge of policy and budget analysis, Experience in development of political manifesto and policy briefs is desirable. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability and experience in producing timely high quality written documents. The consultant must have ability to interact and liaise with Members of Parliament, donors, CSOs and government officials.
How to Apply:
To request for complete terms of reference (ToR) please send an email to: Tanzania.Jobs@savethechildren.org
Submit your applications letter and CVs together with testimonials and with at least a sample of similar previous work should be submitted on email to: Tanzania.Cd@savethechildren.org.