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CASCADE Programme Associate

Closing: May 17, 2024

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Published: May 13, 2024 (16 days ago)

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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a CASCADE Programme Associate to provide operational, administrative, and coordination support to the GAIN CASCADE programme across countries. This role will be offered on fixed-term contract for two (2) years, subject to availability of funding and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

GAIN in consortium with CARE implements the Catalyzing Policy Action for Healthy Diets and resilience (CASCADE) programme, to improve food security and contribute to the reduction of malnutrition of at least 5 million women of reproductive age and children in Benin, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Mozambique.

The CASCADE programme has two strategic objectives: 1: To increase access to and consumption of healthy diets among household members in the six programme countries, particularly women of reproductive age and children. Strategic objective 2: To increase resilience to price and climate change-related shocks and stresses of household members in the six programme countries, particularly women of reproductive age and children. CASCADE programme will operate in six countries until December 2026.

Supporting the Programme Lead you will keep track of the countries project status, challenges, opportunities, stories, and timely delivery of projects across the countries. The role will provide operational, administrative, and coordination support to the GAIN CASCADE programme.

About You

  • The ideal candidate should have proven experience with project operations and administration support functions. The candidate should be well organised with a keen attention to detail and ability to review documents for accuracy combined with strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate information to a diverse audience.
  • The postholder should demonstrate experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders coordinating country, technical and professional services to contribute to effective management and delivery of a programme. Report writing skills are required in addition to experience managing programme data and information.


Responsibilities

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a CASCADE Programme Associate to provide operational, administrative, and coordination support to the GAIN CASCADE programme across countries. This role will be offered on fixed-term contract for two (2) years, subject to availability of funding and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

GAIN in consortium with CARE implements the Catalyzing Policy Action for Healthy Diets and resilience (CASCADE) programme, to improve food security and contribute to the reduction of malnutrition of at least 5 million women of reproductive age and children in Benin, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Mozambique.

The CASCADE programme has two strategic objectives: 1: To increase access to and consumption of healthy diets among household members in the six programme countries, particularly women of reproductive age and children. Strategic objective 2: To increase resilience to price and climate change-related shocks and stresses of household members in the six programme countries, particularly women of reproductive age and children. CASCADE programme will operate in six countries until December 2026.

Supporting the Programme Lead you will keep track of the countries project status, challenges, opportunities, stories, and timely delivery of projects across the countries. The role will provide operational, administrative, and coordination support to the GAIN CASCADE programme.

About You

  • The ideal candidate should have proven experience with project operations and administration support functions. The candidate should be well organised with a keen attention to detail and ability to review documents for accuracy combined with strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate information to a diverse audience.
  • The postholder should demonstrate experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders coordinating country, technical and professional services to contribute to effective management and delivery of a programme. Report writing skills are required in addition to experience managing programme data and information.


  • Providing support to the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes of CASCADE projects.
  • Supporting the quality and timely delivery of countries projects by ensuring project managers are well informed of processes, deadlines and requirements and connected with relevant resources from elsewhere in GAIN.
  • Contributing to the tracking of CASCADE project workplan activities on an ongoing basis and escalating any issues and challenges to Programme Lead to ensure resolution.
  • Assisting in drafting internal communications and ensuring good communication within programme team across countries.
  • Supporting coordination between country teams, technical teams and professional services to contribute to the effective management and delivery of the CASCADE programme.
  • Contributing to a culture of mutual accountable partnership with other teams within GAIN and CARE that supports CASCADE programme implementation.


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