Country Director, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)


Title: Country Director, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a full-time Country Director in Tanzania to be responsible for leading, managing, representing and setting the overall direction of GAIN’s strategy, partnerships and programs.

Based in-country, the Country Director (CD) must ensure that the country strategy implementation is in line with GAIN’s vision, outcomes, policies and procedures. As the most senior representative for GAIN in the country, the CD is responsible for high-level representation to the government, donors, the private sector and the UN. The CD has overall responsibility for security management and health and safety for GAIN staff within the country. They will lead and manage all aspects of GAIN`s Country office, including operations and financial management, compliance with local laws, fiscal planning, human resource planning and the creation of a shared vision among all staff.

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About GAIN

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (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 the most vulnerable to malnutrition.

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About You

The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader with extensive experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams and developing projects in a multi-cultural environment at international level in the private sector, food industry or within international development organisations.

You will demonstrate substantive experience of risk, programme, financial and operational management and will possess a broad understanding of the nutrition-food system nexus, public health and community development.

As an entrepreneurial individual, you will have a proven track record in fundraising and business development and you will possess excellent relationship skills with the ability to work collaboratively, building strong and respectful relationships with colleagues and partners and to contribute to GAIN’s overall strategic development.

GAIN has retained Oxford HR to assist with this appointment. To apply for this role, please send a CV together with a short supporting statement detailing your suitability for the role to gain-cd-tanzania@oxfordhr.co.uk

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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.

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