As part of the MERIAM consortium, Action Against Hunger is currently seeking to hire a consultant to lead the development of a literature review identifying best practices and approaches in nutrition surveillance and early warning. More specifically, this consultancy will review the most up-to-date thinking around nutrition surveillance and nutrition-related early warning systems, including a global review of success factors, as well as specific country-level reviews of how systems have been implemented in the initial MERIAM priority countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda).
The literature review is expected to be carried out by an international consultant with:
— Knowledge of and experience with nutrition surveillance and early warning systems, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.
— Experience in conducting literature reviews.
— Good communications skills, especially in terms of conveying technical content to a variety of audiences.
— Ability to write clear and useful reports.
— Fluency in English; Proficiency in French preferred.
— Ability to manage the available time and resources and to work to tight deadlines as necessary
Contract period is expected to be from mid-April to July 1st, 2017.
For more information please see attached ToR: TOR_MERIAM-Literature-and-Practice-Review-FV.pdf (60 downloads)