Intern, Knowledge Leadership

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 07 February 2020

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is pleased to be recruiting for an Intern who is willing to support the programmatic, monitoring and learning activities of the Better Diets for Children (BDC), the Project DISRUPT and other Knowledge Leadership activities. The role will be based from Geneva, Switzerland.

About GAIN

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

About the role

The Intern will be supporting the various evaluations and learning activities of Better Diets for Children (BDC) and the analysis and dissemination of the baseline survey results for the BDC projects that aim to promote egg consumption in young children of Nigeria and Ethiopia. Role specifics include;

  • Support monitoring activities of the Egg Campaigns in Nigeria. This includes liaising with country team on a periodic basis to ensure adequate and timely collection, interpretation and use of data.
  • Support development of a GAIN working paper series on egg consumption of young children in Nigeria and Ethiopia.
  • Support the planning and implementation of a study using the Delphi method to identify innovations with the potential to leapfrog development and provide access to affordable, safe and nutritious foods in emerging markets in an environmentally sustainable way by 2030.
  • Support the broader Knowledge Leadership team which may include supporting the planning of GAIN’s Annual Staff Gathering, drafting meeting minutes, conducting literature reviews or undertaking analyses to support the advancement and progress of the Environment Working Group and the Monitoring Working Group, among others.

About you

You should be a self-starter able to show initiative and prioritise your workload with a commitment to quality and accuracy. You should also possess some basic experience with monitoring activities, data collection, research and preparation of papers and reports.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

This vacancy is archived.

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