Go to website

Reference: 80211

Date Added: 11 September 2021
Closing Date: 21 September 2021

Job Title: Head of Hunger and Nutrition

Working For: Save the Children

Location: UK Office (Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London or Manchester

Salary: £51,300

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The job of Save the Children's UK Head of Hunger and Nutrition (Global Policy, Advocacy and Research) is varied and fulfilling.

• Are you an enthusiastic and experienced policy advocate?
• Are you a brilliant people manager?
• Do you have the ability to conduct policy research and communicate clearly with different audiences?
• Do you have expertise in the field of global hunger and nutrition?
• Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive, but thrives, and can go on to change the world?

If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!

Job Purpose

As Head of Hunger and Nutrition (Global Policy, Advocacy and Research) you will directly impact on Save the Children's Survive Global Breakthrough which aims to ensure that no child dies from preventable causes before their fifth birthday by 2030. Addressing the barriers to ending hunger and malnutrition for all is central to us achieving this goal.

You will lead and drive Save the Children UK’s policy, advocacy and research on hunger and nutrition, with focus on equity and child rights, to influence key global and national policy makers to achieve policy and system change.

You will lead a team of expert policy and advocacy advisers to meet their goals in the key areas of our hunger and nutrition work, including on infant and young child feeding, access to health and nutrition services, adolescent nutrition, famine prevention and access to safe, nutritious and sustainable diets. An important aspect of your role will be to ensure your team’s wellbeing, continued professional development and learning.

For more information about the job please visit our website. 

Closing Date: 21 September 2021

Interview/Start Dates

We intend to hold first round interviews for this position on Wednesday 29th September. Interviews will be held online.

Application Details

To apply please visit our website via the link below: 


Website: https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/

Additional Notes