2017-33 – Nutrition Specialist, FSN-11

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement 2017-33 – Nutrition Specialist, FSN-11

The Nutrition Specialist provides technical expertise and management leadership to strengthen the quality and effectiveness of USAID/Bangladesh’s nutrition programs, including integration of nutrition with maternal and child health (MCH) activities. The Nutrition Specialist serves in the Office of Population, Health, Nutrition and Education (OPHNE) and provides policy, technical, programming and budgetary guidance to the Office and the Mission as a whole on clinical and community-based nutrition activities. S/he serves as a liaison between the OPHNE, USAID’s Economic Growth Office, Office of Food, Disaster, and Humanitarian Assistance, Government of Bangladesh (GOB), and other donors on jointly supported nutrition programs. The incumbent provides across-the-board expert advice on the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of nutrition activities.  The Nutrition Specialist will engage in senior level communications with the GOB concerning policy, strategy, preparedness, and budgetary requirements and decentralized management for combating under-nutrition. The incumbent works with counterparts in the key ministries involved in nutrition, including Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Food and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and with provincial government, district/local governments, major faith-based organizations, local and international NGOs, Bangladeshi Universities, and Bangladeshi research institutes. 

Applications for Employment:

Application Form AID-302-3

Note: We appreciate your interest in USAID. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Additionally, only candidates that are interviewed will be notified if the position is filled.


Issuing Country 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:00am