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Health & Nutrition Technical Advisor

Save the Children Indonesia


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The Health & Nutrition (HN) Technical Advisor (TA) is responsible for providing strategic and technical advice, leadership, and guidance on maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition (MNCHN) in Indonesia and contributing to Save the Children's global goals.

The role is responsible for:

  • Strategic Planning: Leading our Indonesia Country Strategy to advocate for maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition (MNCHN) and strive for the reduction of stunting, malnutrition, and wasting and improvement of nutritional outcomes across the country.
  • Program Design and Development: Led and contributed to the program design and proposal development to secure funding for Indonesia's HN programs.
  • Advocacy for and with Children: Leading advocacy efforts to further policy and legislative reforms for maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition (MNCHN)throughout the country.
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning / MEAL: Leading the HN Community of Practice in Indonesia to enhance collaboration and the dissemination of best practices, evidence, and learning; focusing on internal coordination and external advocacy on critical issues like maternal and child malnutrition, stunting, wasting, while also engaging civil society and monitoring the impact of public financial management on child-focused investments.
  • Technical Leadership: Providing technical guidance to enhance the implementation of high-quality HN programs throughout the country and to grow a cadre of HN Specialists.



  • Master's degree in Public Health, Nutrition, or equivalent health/medical-related degree; however, an additional two years of professional experience may substitute for the Master's degree requirement.
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in developing and implementing maternal and child health and nutrition programs in developmental contexts.
  • Proficiency in tools such as political economy analysis, gender analysis, and child rights situation analysis, with methodologies to enhance maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition and prevent gender-based health disparities.
  • Expertise in incorporating child rights-based approaches in program design and implementation.
  • Knowledgeable in methods and practices for advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls to prevent maternal, newborn and child malnutrition.
  • Experience collaborating with national and local health authorities, NGOs, UN Agencies, institutions, development partners and academia on HN issues.
  • Demonstrated ability in facilitating child participation and advocating for children's rights in professional settings and collaborations.
  • Familiarity with the project management cycle and budgeting processes.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English, including the development and presentation of concept notes, funding proposals, and tenders for developmental and humanitarian programs.
  • Proficient in networking, representing, and forging partnerships to foster learning, strengthen civil society, and mobilize resources, focusing on donor and high-level engagement for pursuing funding and thematic portfolio.
  • Exceptional analytical, interpersonal, collaborative, problem-solving, presentation, and negotiation abilities.
  • Excellent computer proficiency, including the ability to operate fundamental software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint with ease and efficiency.


  • Competent in using data and evidence to innovate, implement, and share effective solutions for children's welfare.
  • Proven ability to create innovative, high-impact programs with a focus on achieving systemic change.
  • Comfortable working autonomously with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively within a team, and able to integrate feedback constructively.
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic thinking skills, with an aptitude for seizing opportunities and cultivating partnerships.
  • Highly adaptable, capable of interpreting and acting upon various levels of strategic, transactional, and operational information.
  • Resilient when facing a dynamic and challenging work environment, maintaining performance under pressure.
  • Skilled in navigating complexity and managing ambiguity effectively.
  • Dedicated to Save the Children's mission, values, and principles, including a commitment to rights-based approaches.

Apply Before 12/03/2024


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