Technical Lead – Food Security and Nutrition

World Vision
  • Location
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 19

Position description

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As Technical Lead for Food Security and Nutrition, you will be responsible for providing overall leadership to the Health & Nutrition, WASH, Livelihood and Climate Action technical units. Special focus and experience are required in sustainability elements of climate resilience and market linkages.

You will be responsible for the development of capacity-building plans for the team; namely Technical Programme Officers (TPOs), Senior Technical Specialists (STS), Technical Specialists (TS), and Community Development Facilitators (CDF), who are responsible for implementing the technical programme. You will be the external face of the Integrated Nutrition Programme and with support from relevant parties (Program Quality Director, National Director, Resource Acquisition team, STS, etc.) will be required to build and manage strategic and influential external relationships with government, institutional donors, and key implementing partners.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s Degree in Livelihood Development, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Nutrition, Public Health, International Development or relevant social science, or similar disciplines.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Livelihood/Market Linkage/Climate Adaptation and Resilience programme design, implementation and monitoring, and evaluation in a development context.
  • At least 5 years programme management experience in an international development organisation
  • At least 3 years of experience in a senior NGO management role in a developing context
  • Fluency in English required, knowledge of the Khmer language an asset, or willingness to learn
  • Periodic in-country and international travel is required, not to exceed 20% of the time. 


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