8 Maio, 2020
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.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, nutrition
How can you make a difference?
The Nutrition Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the nutrition programmes/projects within the Country Programme, from development planning to delivery of results. In doing so, the incumbent implements a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of results.
To support the community nutrition specialized technical assistance through community PRN expansion and PIN scale-up in the context of cyclones recovery in Mozambique.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Degree in Public Health and/or Nutrition, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.
2. Work Experience:
Minimum two years of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation and especially monitoring and evaluation of nutrition programmes, documented by production of evidence and knowledge products. Professional work experience in a programme management function or a technical expert capacity in child survival & nutrition in developing countries. Familiarity with Emergency, and prior work in Mozambique, are a critical asset.
3. Language Proficiency
- Fluency on another UN language an asset
- Fluency in English and Portuguese required. Given the COVID19 context and teleworking norms, remote working is permitted.
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…
· Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
· Analyzing (II)
· Applying technical expertise ((II)
· Learning and researching (II)
· Planning and organizing (II)
View our competency framework at
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.
Opening Date Tue May 05 2020 11:15:00 GMT+0200 (South Africa Standard Time) South Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Sat May 09 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0200 (South Africa Standard Time)