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Reference: 71699

Date Added: 28 June 2019
Closing Date: 14 July 2019

Job Title: Associate, SUN Business Network

Working For: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Location: London

Salary: Up to circa £35,000 per annum, depending on experience

Job Details

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is recruiting for an Associate to work on accountability of business in nutrition and support to the national SUN Business Networks (SBN). This role is located in London, UK.

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.

The SBN aims to reduce malnutrition in all its forms through mobilising business to invest and innovate in responsible and sustainable actions and operations. It provides a neutral platform to broker partnerships and collaboration between business at national, regional and global level. There are more than 400 members – mostly Small and Medium Enterprises - with networks established in 18 emerging economies.

The Associate will work closely with the SBN global team, national coordinators and external stakeholders to improve the alignment of accountability mechanisms that assess the impact of businesses on nutrition.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct desk research to aggregate data and commitments of existing aligning accountability mechanisms in the field of nutrition; to address gaps of current accountability mechanisms.
  • Write reports and blogs on business accountability in nutrition
  • Support the delivery of national SBN results frameworks and national database. Identify and address accountability gaps at national level

The candidate for this role should have a background in conducting research with good project management experience and the ability to work in a multi-stakeholder setting. We are particularly keen to speak to candidates who have an interest in the contribution that business can make to international development, especially nutrition.

Closing Date: 14 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews anticipated to take place mid to late July

Application Details

For more information, or to apply, please visit the GAIN careers website through the following link:


Website: https://www.gainhealth.org/

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