Overview of the role
The Senior Nutrition Director is responsible for the overall strategic development, implementation, monitoring and accountability of Save the Children’s work in nutrition. The Senior Nutrition Director (Nutrition Team Leader) works in collaboration with the Vice President of Global Health, Associate Vice President of Global Health and the Global Health Senior Leadership Team members to define the strategic direction, ensure program quality, identify and seek funding opportunities, and guide the Department of Global Health’s (DGH) efforts to achieve results at scale. The Senior Director is a key member of the DGH Senior Leadership Team and plays a leadership role in advancing all nutrition work in support of the Agency’s strategic plan. At the global level, the Senior Director will also serve as a key advocate and spokesperson for nutrition on behalf of Save the Children. The incumbent will lead a team of technical advisors and specialists to ensure program quality; oversee program learning and innovation; lead global and in-country advocacy and policy initiatives; collaborate effectively and mobilize resources towards objectives of improved nutrition.
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