New Rapid Response Team Information Management Officer hired

Categories: IM/KM news / News / RRT News / Comments OffPosted on: October 31, 2014

Simon Karanja has been hired as a new Rapid Response Team (RRT) Information Management Officer for the GNC.  Simon has 10 years experience as an Emergency Nutrition Specialist with various NGOs in Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Congo DR working mainly with refugees, conflict and in drought contexts.. Worked as Nutrition Specialist for UNICEF in Somalia and Uganda specializing in Nutrition in Emergencies.  Simon is currently working for WorldVision.

The Global Nutrition Cluster’s Rapid Response Team (RRT) is a partnership between the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) and four GNC partners. The purpose of creating the RRT is to increase the capacity of the GNC to support cluster coordination and information management functions through rapidly deployable Nutrition Cluster Coordinators’ (NCC) and Information Management Officers’ (IMO) technical capacity in humanitarian situations. This enables timely and coordinated response which then ensures improved emergency nutrition interventions.

The RRT of the GNC currently consist of one Cluster Coordinato (Paul Wasike) and two information management officers (Anna Ziolkovska and Simon Karanja). Another three positions are currently being under recruitment process (two cluster coordinators and one information management officer).

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