Humanitarian Programme Coordinator - Health and Nutrition | Jobs

Salary negotiable depending on skills and experience, plus benefits Permanent post Based in London, Secretariat with regular overseas travel (Other available locations are in HelpAge regional offices in Nairobi, Amman or Kathmandu and HelpAge USA office in Washington DC)


HelpAge International's vision is one of a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives.

Older people are some of the most vulnerable people in conflicts and disasters. As population ageing transforms developing as well as developed countries, more and more older people best search sites are affected by humanitarian crises. Yet too often, humanitarian responses fail to provide them with the assistance and protection they need and to which they are entitled.

This is an exciting opportunity to join HelpAge International - the only international humanitarian and development organisation dedicated to older people to ensure that older people receive essential and life-saving healthcare and nutrition support. Even if you have a lot of other priorities for instance, sports, extracurricular activities, etc., still you need to complete a senior project to graduate successfullyBy providing strategic direction, leadership and best nutrition coordination to HelpAges programmes and policy work, you will help to make the international humanitarian system more inclusive of older people and more principled and impartial in its response to the most vulnerable.

The ideal candidate will have a higher degree or post-qualification in health, and knowledge of life-course vulnerabilities and determinants of health with a focus on older people. You will also search engines have substantial experience of developing and implementing health and nutrition programmes in conflict and disaster settings and of providing technical advice and support to teams, including needs assessments, programme design and monitoring and advocacy. You will have the ability to write clear reports, concept notes and guidance documents and will also be able and willing to travel 100 days a year, sometimes at short notice.

Closing date: 25 October 2015

Start date: ASAP

HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer