Nutrition Consultant, NO-C, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Ethiopian National Only)
Job Number: 530178 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Ethiopia
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
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Purpose: to provide technical assistance on complementary feeding, end-user monitoring tools and follow-up pending activities on CINuS under the DFID project.
How can you make a difference?
Support the section in developing a region-specific strategy in Oromia, Amhara, Tigray Somali and SNPPR for complementary feeding of children 6-23 months with list of interventions and approaches to be followed including partnerships to develop.
Follow the development of context specific SBCC material for the above regions.
Support implementation of innovative activities under the DFID project such as; inclusion of preventive nutrition supplies into the end-user monitoring tool and piloting it in CINuS woredas.
Draw human interest stories from the field and present to the donor in a written form.
Consolidate inputs from each region and prepare a high-quality annual progress report for submission to DFID.
Develop on-the-job training manual to be used by UNICEF nutrition officers, monitors and technical assistants to strengthen implementation of CINuS in UNICEF woredas.
Develop a standardized supervision checklist for CINuS woredas.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Education requirements: An advanced university degree in nutrition, public health, food security, international health and nutrition, and other related field of experience is required. *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
Employment experience: A minimum of 5 years of professional work experience, with progressively greater management in nutrition programmes at the national and regional levels. Proven track record of working in food security and nutrition programmes with UN, INGOs or other development agencies in developing countries. Relevant experience in working with varied donor funding instruments is an asset. Proven track record and knowledge in nutrition sensitive agriculture programs an asset.
Language requirement: Fluency in English and Amharic language is required.
Competencies: Knowledge of latest issues, development and trends in nutrition security, food security. Strong facilitation and management, monitoring and evaluation skills. Flexibility to travel at short notice, sometimes to difficult and hazardous locations.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are…
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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Closing Date Tue Mar 10 2020 21:55:00 GMT+0100 (Paris, Madrid)