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Generic Vacancy Announcement: Health and Nutirition Officer, NOA, Lebanon (Zahle, Tripoli, Qoubayat, BML, Tyre)

UNICEF Lebanon is looking to populate its pool for Health & Nutrition Officers to provide professional technical assistance and support for programme/project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and administration of programme/project activities of the aligned with UNICEFs Health & Nutrition programme goals and strategy. This includes data analysis, progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives.

For every child, a talent!

This is a Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA) for the Health and Nutrition Officer (NOA) Talent Group).

Talent Groups at UNICEF are exclusive lists of pre-vetted, highly qualified candidates intended to fast-track recruitment processes as positions become available. After a rigorous selection process, successful candidates will be placed in the Health and Nutrition Officer (NOA) Talent Group for UNICEF Lebanon for a period of 36 months. While placement in the Talent Group does not guarantee a position, it is an important resource for filling vacancies. Candidates placed into the Talent Group will be reviewed when a relevant position becomes available at and if found suitable, are offered placements through a direct selection process. Positions will be across UNICEF Lebanon’s offices.

For every child, health!

UNICEF Lebanon is looking to populate its pool for Health & Nutrition Officers to provide professional technical assistance and support for programme/project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and administration of programme/project activities of aligned with UNICEFs Health & Nutrition programme goals and strategy. This includes data analysis, progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives

How can you make a difference?

As Health and Nutrition Officer with UNICEF Lebanon you will work with a team of talented professionals ensuring that:

1. Accurate information, data analysis, and documentation are timely made available to support  situation analysis, sectoral input and reporting.
2. Technical assistance are provided to the development and implementation of integrated Health & Nutrition strategies and approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partners.
3. Work plan and objectives are effectively established and planned results are timely delivered through technical support and coordination in consultation with all relevant partners.
4. Project efficiency and effectiveness are enhanced through effective implementation follow-up.
5. Project implementation progress is monitored for adjustment and improvement of program delivery and sustainability. Gender/sex disaggregated data and inputs provided relevant to the Health & Nutrition programme.
6. Transparency is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for Health & Nutrition.
7. Effective partnership and working relationships are maintained for advocacy, technical coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
8. Up-to-date programme information is kept available and reports prepared and shared with relevant stakeholders as required to support the Health & Nutrition programme by the effective implementation of integrated monitoring system.
9. Emergency preparedness is maintained,  and in emergencies, emergency responses with effective coordination are provided and in line with the Core Commitments for Children (CCCs) in Humanitarian Action, partnerships with the Health and Nutrition humanitarian actors strengthened within the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC).
10. Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.

To qualify as a champion you will have…

1.Education
University degree in Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines is required.

2.Work Experience
One year of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health programmes is required. 

Field work experience is required.
Background/familiarity with Emergency is highly desirable.

3.   Language Proficiency 
Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

For every child, you demonstrate...
Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Male candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
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  • Grade: NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date: 2018-05-31

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