FT Nutrition Officer, P2 at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)


The United Nations Children's Fund is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children around the world. Their Headquarter is currently located at 14a Lugard Ave, Ikoyi, Lagos.

FT Nutrition Officer, P2 is needed at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

JOB TITLE: FT Nutrition Officer, P2

Job Number: 531523
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

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  • The Nutrition Officer reports to the Chief of Nutrition for supervision. The Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the nutrition programs/projects within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, and program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting of results.

Key Functions/Accountabilities
Support to program development and planning:

  • Conduct/update situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of nutrition related programs/projects. Research and report on development trends (e.g. political social, economic, nutrition, health) for higher management use to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through analysis of nutrition needs and areas for intervention and submission of recommendations for priority and goal setting.

Recruitment /Qualifications

  • A University Degree or higher in  Nutrition, Public Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Global/International Health and Nutrition, Health/Nutrition Research, Policy and/or Management, Health Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology or other health related science field is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care at the international level and/or in a developing country is required. Experience in health/nutrition program/project development in UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset
  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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Job Features

Job CategoryNGO / Community Services
Deadline20th May, 2020.
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