Humanitarian-Development Health & Nutrition Advisor

Job Type

Part Time




919 18th Street NW
Suite 350
United States


 The Humanitarian-Development Advisor- Part-time, will work with multiple global partners in the humanitarian and development space. The advisor will leverage the Humanitarian Development Task Force network to incorporate discussions, learnings and guidance from relevant initiatives, convene the Technical Advisory Group with CORE Group and other partners, support case study development and implementation, and operational guidance development, represent CORE Group in global fora including the Global Health/Nutrition Clusters and facilitate dissemination of case studies and operational guidance. 

Partners may include but are not limited to governments (MoH focal points and healthcare workers) country-level civil society organizations and iNGOs, USAID/OFDA, CORE Group members, WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, IASC Global health/Nutrition Clusters, academic institutions, and others. Countries may include South Sudan, Bangladesh and potential other countries. 

General responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following: 

Provide technical health and nutrition expertise for CORE Group’s Humanitarian-Development Task Force (HDTF) 

  • Coordinate with CORE Group and partners to develop, test, and disseminate case studies and guidelines on community-based global health programming to bridge the humanitarian-development divide 
  • Conduct a literature review to establish the evidence base for community health programming in the humanitarian-development nexus and case studies. 
  • Participate in Technical Advisory meetings and assist in the development of methodology for operational research and development of guidelines. 
  • Attend global meetings in relation to the project activities and focus, representing CORE Group. 

Monitor and oversee project activities

  • Conduct country visits to monitor case study activities and ensure the methodology proposed is being followed. 
  • Engage with and support a wide range of actors, including governments, NGOs and civil society organizations, to access and interpret data and information on humanitarian -development best practices through workshops and presentations. 

Contribute to the growing community of practice on the humanitarian-development nexus 

  • Contribute to thought leadership for HDTF speakers and topics, in conjunction with CORE Group HDTF co-chairs and CORE Group staff 
  • Work closely with CORE Group’s Knowledge and Communication Manager/Officer on targeted dissemination channels for materials; development of materials 
  • Contribute to reports, analytical tools and products 
  • Other duties as requested 

Only candidates who are eligible to work in the United States will be considered. Relocation package is not available. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. 



Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in written English is required.

Knowledge of French, Spanish a plus. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Use “HumanitarianAdvisor_Last Name” as the subject line – no phone calls please. Only potential interviewees will be contacted. CORE Group seeks to hire immediately.