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Vice President, Global Technical Services

Nutrition International

Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa (and around the world) - Nutrition is the difference between attending school and learning. It is the difference between fighting a disease and surviving it. It is the difference between giving birth and giving life. Everyday, Nutrition International works hard to create this difference, striving for better and faster ways to bring improved nutrition to the people of the world who need it most.

Over the past 25 years, Nutrition International has grown from a small Canadian initiative into a global nutrition organization reaching millions of vulnerable people in more than 60 countries around the world. Today, Nutrition International brings over 25 years of on-the-ground development experience to one of humanity’s most enduring problems. Since its inception, Nutrition International has focused on forging powerful partnerships with countries and donors around the globe to ensure vulnerable populations, especially women, adolescent girls and children, get the vitamins and minerals they need to survive and thrive.

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President, Global Technical Services leads on the quality assurance of research and programs, and the dissemination and translation of new knowledge to influence and improve national and global policies and practices. The VP provides key inputs for strategic positioning and ensures that Nutrition International is appropriately represented at important conferences, workshops and other global platforms. The VP oversees and supervises a team of 30+ people, and has global leadership responsibility for all technical staff.

As the ideal candidate, you have deep and broad experience and expertise monitoring, evaluating and managing nutrition or public health related programs in developing countries. You are a credible and competent professional, inspiring the trust and confidence of your staff, peers and board of directors. A skilled communicator, you possess the ability to translate highly technical content into clear messages to diverse audiences in an authentic and compelling manner. Throughout your career you have demonstrated political acuity and great skill supporting and serving both management and governance at the most senior levels. Your international experience leading people and programs, and managing issues and risks across borders will be highly valued in this truly global role.

If you are interested in being part of a mission-focused organization that is improving the lives of millions around the world, please forward your CV and cover letter in confidence to John Caminiti and Collin Ritch at jcaminiti@boyden.com and critch@boyden.com. Please include “VP GTS, Nutrition International” in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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