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Nutrition Officer, P-2 (Temporary Appointment - 6 months), Lubango, Angola #113149 (Open to non Angolan nationals only)

Luanda (Angola) | Angola

  • Organization: UNICEF
  • Location: Luanda (Angola) | Angola
  • Grade: P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Nutrition
  • Closing Date: 2020-03-31

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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, Health

How can you make a difference?

Key end results

1. Accurate, complete and up-to-date information made available for effective budget preparation, programme and project design, implementation, management and evaluation, including inputs needed for addressing gender inequalities.

2. Project efficiency and effectiveness enhanced through effective implementation support.

3. Progress reports and project work plans timely prepared, and effective technical assistance provided in the identification of required supplies and equipment, and in the drafting of Country Programme Recommendation and other project documentation.

4. Appropriateness and completeness of financial and supply documentation as well as adherence to established allotments ensured.

5. Knowledge sharing with donors and media promoted.

6. Effective communication and networking achieved through partnership and collaboration, that builds shared understanding of strategies to address gender inequalities.

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

  • University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health & Nutrition, Health Sciences, International Health & Nutrition, Public Health & Nutrition Policy and Management, Family and Community Health & Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology, Health & Nutrition Education, Health & Nutrition Promotion and Disease Prevention, Public Health Preparedness, Health Emergency Preparedness, or other relevant discipline(s).

    Training in gender and in nutrition programmes that promote gender equality are an asset.

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health programmes. Professional work experience in a programme management function or a technical expert capacity in child survival & health care.
  • Experience in monitoring gender inequalities and in programming interventions that reduce thee disparities an asset.

  • Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in Englishis required.Knowledge of Portuguese, Spanish, Italian or another Latin based language is a strong asset. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) or a local language is an asset.
  • 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….

    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:

    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=530742

    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.
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