|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Nutrition International||Full Time||Executive (Dept. head, director)||N/A||2019-04-21||2019-06-20|
Are you looking for a chance to change the world? Are you someone who often asks ‘why not’, and has the vision to see what could be? If so, we are looking for people like you to join our global team.
Nutrition International (formerly the Micronutrient Initiative) is passionate about tackling one of the world’s greatest health issues: malnutrition. Recognized as global experts, we work around the world to create effective and sustainable solutions for hidden hunger. Nutrition International has headquarters in Ottawa, Canada and regional offices in New Delhi, India to oversee Asian operations and in Nairobi, Kenya to oversee African operations.
Nutrition International is a not-for-profit organization governed by a dedicated international Board of Directors and led by an internationally recognized team of technical experts, program designers, advocates, analysts, evaluators, implementers, educators, resource managers and nutrition champions.
At an exciting time of growth and opportunity for the organization, we seek a Vice President for our Global Technical Team. This permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours per week) will be located at our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.
Overview of the Position
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President, Global Technical Services (GTS) leads the quality assurance of Nutrition International’s research and programs, and the dissemination and translation of new knowledge to influence and improve national and global policies and practice. The VP also provides key inputs for strategic positioning and ensures that NI is appropriately represented at important conferences, workshops and other global nutrition platforms.
The department is composed of two sub-units: Quality Assurance and Technical leadership, and NTEAM. The former is focused mostly on NI’s implemented programs while N-TEAM provides external technical expertise to governments and other stakeholders. The VP oversees and supervises this team of 30+ staff which includes the Deputy Director, GTS, and the Director of the N-TEAM unit, and has global leadership responsibility for all technical staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure that Nutrition International attracts and retains high‐performing professionals in all roles within the portfolio by effectively developing, managing, and mentoring staff.
Planning and Management
Quality Assurance and Technical Leadership
Policy, Procedures, Strategy and Guidance
Generate New Knowledge and Evidence
What we offer:
Nutrition International offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive extended health, dental and vision benefits package, RRSP plan, Pension Plan, Life and Disability coverage, a learning and development allowance, and health and wellness allowance. In addition, reasonable relocation expenses including flights to Ottawa for the employee and dependents, movement of household goods and temporary accommodation will be covered up to a maximum of $25,000.
The base salary for this role will be between $161,000 - $188,000 CAD.
180 Elgin Street, Suite 1000
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K2P 2K3
Tel: +1 613.782.6800
Fax: +1 613.782.6838
Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, NAFTA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement).
Click on Apply to submit your application. This position is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Telephone inquiries WILL NOT be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted. Nutrition International is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Workplace accommodations are available should you be contacted regarding this competition. Please advise Human Resources of any accommodation requirements at that time.