Senior Nutrition Advisor
Credence Management Solutions
About the organization
Credence is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held government technology and services companies and is repeatedly acclaimed as a Washington Post Top Workplace. As evidenced by our awards and certifications, we have the capability and maturity, as well as the agility and responsiveness, to tackle our customers’ most challenging mission needs.
Our teams solve agency-wide IT challenges, including DevSecOps and AI solutions; protect our nation’s critical systems from cyber attacks; engineer innovative warfighting systems; train fighter pilots; and support global health and humanitarian assistance programs that save lives and alleviate suffering. Our technology solutions drive innovation, efficiencies, and savings to benefit the mission in tangible ways.
For each project, our goal is to exceed customer expectations, and for each employee, to foster excellence and promote wellbeing—ideals best exemplified by our corporate philosophy:
One measure of success. Yours.
The Senior Nutrition Advisor will primarily support the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, Center for Nutrition as a Credence Institutional Support Contractor (ISC).
The Senior Nutrition Advisor provides senior level thought leadership, and strategic guidance and expertise, including leading and supporting the preparation and/or review of health strategies and plans to address needs at the global level. The Senior Nutrition Advisor promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and synergies, as well as collaborates with other USAID Offices, Missions, USG agencies, donors and multilateral agencies. Ending global hunger requires a comprehensive food systems approach, which takes into account the many integrated parts of food’s journey from cultivation to consumption.
The Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) 2022 - 2026 reinforces, expands, and updates FTF’s approach of enhancing the production, affordability, and marketing of nutritious foods that reduce malnutrition and improve diet quality. Through this strategy, the aim is to contribute toward a 20% reduction in poverty and stunting in the areas where USAID works. With this goal in mind, the Senior Nutrition Advisor assists with strategic program planning on nutrition and food fortification. The Senior Nutrition Advisor provides technical and operational guidance and support to Missions and other operational units programming in this area.
Serve as subject matter expert and advanced program/technical advisor to USAID and its partners.
Provide high level strategic guidance and expertise relating to food fortification, including leading with incorporating large scale food fortification into strategies and plans to address nutrition needs at the global and country level.
Facilitate designing, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, coordinating, and reporting on large scale food fortification activities to ensure they are efficiently and effectively implemented in a manner that achieves USAID objectives.
Collaborate with multilateral and bilateral donors, USG interagency partners, implementing partners, NGOs, and civil society groups.
Recommend approaches and strategies on large scale food fortification and nutrition sensitive approaches within food systems to country programs to ensure consistency with current practice, international standards, and recommendations.
Lead facilitation of technical support for field activities through work planning; assisting in developing programmatic approaches, and monitoring project implementation, performance, and results in country programs.
Lead technical discussions, research, and analysis activities on nutrition sensitive programs as necessary to make substantive technical contributions.
Advise on the development, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative large scale food fortification and/or nutrition sensitive program approaches.
Contact email: [email protected]
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