The University of Toronto, Bruyere Research Institute, and Nutrition International were recently awarded a grant under the Canadian Collaborative for Global Health, and are now seeking a stakeholder engagement specialist for their lab, Addressing gender and nutrition data gaps through the operationalization of the Gender-Transformative Framework for Nutrition. The job description and application requirements can be found below.
Collaborating partner organizations are working towards an operational toolkit based on the Gender-Transformative Framework for Nutrition (GTFN). In close collaboration with the project team, your responsibilities would include the following three outputs:
− Stakeholder Analysis Exercise: Lead an equity-focused stakeholder analysis exercise and provide key
considerations for the identification of Steering Committee members based on established governance
structure – an Advisory Committee may also be explored.
− Stakeholder Consultation Exercise: Lead a stakeholder consultation exercise that applies equity principles to obtain preliminary insights into stakeholder priorities and preferences regarding the content and format of a GTFN toolkit. The activities of this exercise should aim to identify assumptions and context-specific considerations, and remove potential biases and blind spots of our research team through an intersectional approach between end-users, relevant community members and stakeholders.
− Stakeholder Engagement Plan: Lead the development of an equity-focused stakeholder engagement plan for future phases of the project that is co-created with project stakeholders. The plan should include an evaluation framework to assess the effects of the stakeholder engagement plan on the project’s stakeholders and outcomes.
Representation and Coordination
− Attend regular meetings (by virtual platforms) with Technical Staff;
− Capture any relevant lessons learned.
• Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement, preferably in the health sector;
• Demonstrated experience in qualitative methods;
• Post-graduate degree in International Public Health/Gender Studies/Epidemiology/Nutrition or a
combination of relevant training and work experience;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills including demonstration of cultural awareness, diplomacy and tact;
• Demonstrated knowledge in health equity, particularly gender equity;
• Desired knowledge of intersectionality and its practical incorporation when engaging with a diverse group of stakeholders;
• Ability to work independently and to multi-task;
• Strong analytical, interpersonal and coordination skills.
Start-End Date: June 2022-October 2022
Job location: Remote/Virtual
If interested, please send your resume and cover letter and an overview of your approach to achieving the three outputs to [email protected]. In the subject line, please indicate Stakeholder Engagement Specialist. Application closes June 24th at 5 pm EST
June 14, 2022
June 24, 2022
University of Toronto, Bruyere Research Institute, and Nutrition International
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