Pooled Fund Grants Project Coordinator

Hosted Entities Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat
Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5119/17959
Level ICS-10
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN portfolio
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Temporary Appointment
Contract level TA - P3
Duration 12 months initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 21-May-2019 to 05-Jun-2019


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Launched in September 2010, the purpose of the SUN Movement is to catalyze collective action and create an enabling environment to end malnutrition in all its forms. With 60 SUN Countries and four Indian States at the helm, the SUN Movement represents an unprecedented country-led effort to bring together stakeholders-from governments, national and global civil society organisations, businesses, the UN system, researchers and scientists across different sectors - and provide them with a collaborative space to convene, mobilize, share, learn, advocate, align and coordinate actions and approaches to improve nutrition.

 SUN countries, supported by all stakeholders in the Movement, are committed to creating an enabling environment for scaling up nutrition by strengthening four strategic processes as set out in the SUN Movement Strategy and Road-map 2016-2020: expanding and sustaining an enabling political environment; prioritizing effective actions that contribute to good nutrition; implementing actions aligned with national common results frameworks; and effectively using, and significantly increasing, financial resources for nutrition. The SUN Movement Coordinator, UN Assistant Secretary General, oversees the day-to-day implementation of the Strategy and Road-map, leads the SUN Movement Secretariat and represents the SUN Movement globally. 

Since 2012, the SUN Movement Secretariat has developed as a small coordinating mechanism. It has a catalytic role, and seeks to link together countries and networks in the SUN Movement to ensure that support, requested in countries to intensify actions and achieve nutrition objectives, is received in a coordinated and coherent way.  It also ensures that the Movement’s progress is tracked efficiently and communicated clearly. The Secretariat is headed by the Director of the Secretariat who is responsible for ensuring that the Secretariat catalyses, facilitates and supports effective action across the overall SUN Movement.

The SUN Movement Pooled Fund was established in 2017 with the aim to strengthen the capacity of non-governmental systems in SUN Countries. The Pooled Fund is a catalytic and last resort source of grants to support multi-stakeholder platforms in SUN Countries, in order to increase the effectiveness and impact of national efforts to end malnutrition in all its forms. 


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Contract type: Temporary Appointment (TA) Contract level: P3 Contract duration:...

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