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National Consultant: Nutrition

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Nutrition
  • Closing Date: 2021-05-07

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to hire a Cambodian national to work as nutrition consultant. The consultant will work under the UNICEF health and nutrition section. If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in Cambodia, UNICEF would like to hear from you.

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.

For every child, communication

UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia/.

How can you make a difference?

The consultant will mainly support nutrition interventions prioritized in the MOH-UNICEF rolling workplan for 2021-2022 including Integrated Early Childhood Development (IECD) interventions.

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

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Nutrition, public health with experience on nutrition program management
  • Minimum Five-year experience in health and nutrition program management including national and subnational level experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiarity with multidimensional nutrition programming through all life cycles  
  • Extensive and relevant experience in development of job aids and tools in health/nutrition program  
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills in both English and Khmer;
  • Excellent communication in English and Khmer, coordination and facilitation skill
  • Experience in Cambodian context and within mother and child nutrition

Languages

  • Fluency in English and Khmer

Please find the details term of reference for this assignment Download File Term of Reference - Nutrition.pdf

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 UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

  • Applying technical expertise
  • Analyzing
  • Communications
  • Drive for result
  • Working with people
  • Teamwork and flexibility

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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.

Remarks:

Only Cambodian national will be considered for this position. Work Location: Kratie province. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual

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