• Graduate & Experienced Job Vacancies at UNICEF Nigeria

  • Posted on: 27 February, 2015 Deadline: 12 March, 2015
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  • UNICEF Nigeria is supporting the Government of Nigeria to strengthen prevention of and response all forms of violence against children. In particular, assistance will be provided to strengthen the child protection system, including through modelling the system in four States, in order to demonstrate the impact of a well-functioning child protection system, to develop a common model for operationalizing the Child Rights Act at State level and to develop standardized tools, including regulations, working protocols and training manuals to govern the system.

    The emergency in the northeast of Nigeria has led to large scale displacement of civilians with the Presidential Initiative for the North East (PINE) estimating 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the six states of the Northeast. The increasing number of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC), including children orphaned in the ongoing hostilities, is a growing issue of concern. There is a pressing need for the Child Protection Programme to scale up its interventions in North East to meet the needs of UASC, and in particular to support alternative care for UASC and the establishment and implementation of family tracing and reunification mechanisms.

    If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

    United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

    Nutrition Officer - Graduate

     

    Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-19-2015
    Location: Borno
    Contract Type: Fixed Term
    Duration: 2 Years

    Responsibilities

    • The incumbent of the post will be responsible for professional technical contribution to project design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation of Nutrition programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting, and commitment for enhancement of teamwork and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with country programme goals and strategy, with emphasis on addressing gender inequalities.

    Qualification and Competencies required

    • University Degree in one of the discipline relevant to the following areas: Public Health and Nutrition, Health Science, International Health and Nutrition, Public Health and Nutrition Policy and Management, Family and Community Health and Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology, Health and Nutrition Education, Health and 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 and asset.
    • One (1) years of relevant professional work experience. Field work experience, background/familiarity with Emergency.
    • Experience in monitoring gender inequalities and in programming interventions that reduces the disparities an asset
    • Fluency in English and local working languages of the duty station.
    • Public Health and Nutrition, International Health and Nutrition, Policy and Management,
    • Family and Community Health and Nutrition , Public Health, Health Emergency Preparedness
    • Nutrition Epidemiology, Nutrition Research, Socio-medical Sciences,
    • Health and Nutrition Education, Health and Nutrition Promotion and Disease prevention, Education Intervention in Health and Nutritional Care.

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    Nutrition Officer - Experienced

     

    Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-18-2015
    Location: Borno
    Contract Type: Fixed Term
    Duration: 2 Years

    Responsibilities

    • The incumbent of the post will be responsible for professional technical contribution to project design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation of Nutrition programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting, and commitment for enhancement of teamwork and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with country programme goals and strategy, with emphasis on addressing gender inequalities.

    Qualification and Competencies required

    • University Degree in one of the discipline relevant to the following areas: Public Health and Nutrition, Health Science, International Health and Nutrition, Public Health and Nutrition Policy and Management, Family and Community Health and Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology, Health and Nutrition Education, Health and 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 and asset.
    • Two years of relevant professional work experience. Field work experience, background/familiarity with Emergency.
    • Experience in monitoring gender inequalities and in programming interventions that reduces the disparities an asset
    • Fluency in English and local working languages of the duty station.
    • Public Health and Nutrition, International Health and Nutrition, Policy and Management,
    • Family and Community Health and Nutrition , Public Health, Health Emergency Preparedness
    • Nutrition Epidemiology, Nutrition Research, Socio-medical Sciences,
    • Health and Nutrition Education, Health and Nutrition Promotion and Disease prevention, Education Intervention in Health and Nutritional Care.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application, accompanied by an updated CV in English and a completed United National Personal History Form, which can be download below and sent to: nrecruit@unicef.org

    Note: Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.

    Click Here to Download the United Nations Personal History Form

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