Consultant: SNV Urban Nutrition Opportunities

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Last update: May 19, 2022 Last update: May 19, 2022


Deadline: May 30, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Netherlands Netherlands
Sectors: Other Other
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
English, French English, French
Work experience: From 5 years
Date posted: May 18, 2022
Expected starting date: Jul 17, 2022


Company Description

Stichting SNV Nederlandse Ontwikkelings Organisatie, (hereinafter referred to as “SNV Netherlands Development Organisation” or “SNV”) is a not-for-profit international development organisation, that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. SNV is established as a Foundation (Stichting) in The Netherlands. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our expertise in agriculture, energy and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to local contexts. SNV has over 1,300 staff in more than 25 countries in The Netherlands, Asia, Africa and Latin America. SNV depends 100% on project finance. This requires us to work efficiently and to deliver impact at scale. Annual turnover is around €130M-€140M.

Job Description

SNV is seeking experienced a consultant or consultancy familiar with the urban nutrition context and the related expertise and experience to address issues around the food retail environment to enhance accessibility and acceptability of healthy diets and food safety and explore circular bioeconomy for reduction of food waste and losses.


Consultants qualified in the field of nutrition, nutrition sensitive agriculture, food security and food systems and with experience in urban nutrition intervention design and implementation.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in one or more of the following disciplines Nutrition, Public Health, Agriculture, Marketing, Behavioural sciences, Social Sciences, Communication
  •  Knowledge of food systems and global evidence on nutrition and its triple burden
  •  Minimal five year of work experience in the nutrition field in both rural and urban settings
  • Experience working with both government and the private sector
  • Experience working in multisectoral and multi-disciplinary settings
  • Experience and knowledge in the fields of agriculture and livestock, value chain and market development, institutional development, gender and social inclusion, systemic change is an advantage
  • Experience in designing and facilitating participatory and interactive workshops
  • Demonstrated analytical, writing, and presentation skills
  • Aware of / sensitive to social and cultural diversity – have an inclusive attitude
  • Languages: Excellent command of spoken and written English; minimum basic working fluency in French.

Additional Information

The contract will be awarded to the applicant whose qualifications meet the eligibility conditions and who is judged to be the best on a technically and financially acceptable basis.

CLICK HERE for the complete process selection refer to part 3 to The Terms of Reference (TOR) for further explanation and information about this relevant assignment.

IMPORTANT - By clicking on the “I'm interested” button, you will be able to complete relevant information, upload your CV or resume and Cover Letter. Please attach this last important document on the second section “Additional attachments”.

Questions Arising from Documents

Additional questions that may arise from this specific assignment which answers were not found on the PDF document linked above should be directed to SNV Global Contracting & Procurement Team,, no later than the last day of submission of CV and Cover letter detailed below

Deadline for submission of the Cover Letter and CV: 23:59 CET Monday 30 May 2022

Notification of preselected consultants or consultancies: Tuesday 07 June 2022

Starting date of consultancy service: Friday 17 July 2022

Data Protection

It is understood and agreed that the data on prospective applicants will be used by SNV in determining, according to its sole judgment and discretion, the qualifications of prospective applicants to perform in respect to the tender lots described by the client. It will be kept secure in line with SNV’s commitment to EU GDPR 2018, and only used for programming purposes. It will be destroyed after seven (7) years in line with data requirements.