By continuing to browse this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy
  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Dhaka
  • Grade: NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Nutrition
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-14

What does it mean?

Click "SAVE JOB" to save this job description for later.

Sign up for free to be able to save this job for later.

Nutrition Officer (NOA), Dhaka; Only for Bangladeshi

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Under the close supervision of a Programme Specialist, contributes to programme planning, administration, implementation and evaluation of programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting.

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.

How can you make a difference?

PURPOSE OF THE POST:

Under the close supervision of a Programme Specialist, contributes to programme planning, administration, implementation and evaluation of programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Undertake ongoing field visits to UNICEF project sites for orientation to project activities and local conditions. Prepare routine reports on results of visits and the project’s progress.
  • Collect and assemble data and background relating to programmes/projects and provide updated information on programme/project financial and administrative status for analysis and report purposes. Analyze programme/project status and recommend appropriate adjustments.
  • Monitor the flow of supply and non-supply assistance to the local authorities. Draft supply and financial documentation. Collect and record information on supply/non-supply inventory, distribution and utilization.
  • Investigate queries regarding authorization, delivery or payment and follows up with finance, administrative, supply and programme staff on the processing of payments, advances to governments and liquidation of accounts. Ensure that activities are in line with plans of action.
  • Communicate with local authority counterparts on project details. Recommend courses of action to supervisor.
  • Make arrangements for visits to project sites for the government and other partners and provide information and briefing on project activities and status.
  • Draft programme budgets, ensuring consistency with internal financial management systems.  Draft and issue updated status reports.
  • Draft sections of donor, annual and other reports as required by HQ.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in in Social Sciences, Epidemiology, Information or a technical field related to the work of UNICEF.
    *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.
  • A minimum of one year relevant professional experience in National Health or Nutrition Information systems,  including research and data analysis.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Bengali is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are….

Core Values

  • Commitment  
  • Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Integrity 

Core Competencies

  • Communication [ll]
  • Working with People [ll]
  • Drive for Results [ll]

Functional Competencies

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts [I]
  • Analyzing [I]
  • Learning and Researching [II]
  • Planning and Organizing [II]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [I]

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and adva nce to the next stage of the selection process.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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.
Apply

What does it mean?

Click "SAVE JOB" to save this job description for later.

Sign up for free to be able to save this job for later.