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, a new ideaUNICEF’s Nutrition Sector works towards Goal Area 1 “Every child survives and thrives” and three specific nutrition-related results in the new Strategic Plan 2018-2021:
Achieving results in these areas will allow us to contribute to the broader Sustainable Development Goals Agenda, and specifically SDG Goal 2 to “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture”.
The Nutrition Section steers our ‘One Nutrition’ approach across the sector working in compact with Regional Offices and Country Offices to improve the nutrition of children, adolescents, and women, especially the most disadvantaged. Together, we aim to move the needle in four areas where progress is greatly needed, namely: Improving diet diversity in children aged 6-23 months, Improving nutrition of adolescent girls (and boys), improving nutrition of pregnant women and detecting and treating severe wasting in children early, in all contexts.
For every child, a new idea ……
To meet UNICEF’s ambitious agenda on wasting, by maximising the impact of key global partnerships on wasting (e.g. the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Office of Food for Peace (FFP)) whilst optimizing the design and implementation of wasting interventions at a regional and country level. The role will support the targeted delivery of technical and programmatic support to regional and country offices, whilst strengthening collaboration and strategic dialogue between UNICEF and its global partners.
How can you make a difference?
Support the implementation of UNICEF’s strategic goals on wasting
Support the design, implementation, and documentation of operational pilots to assess the impact of different approaches for addressing wasting.
Coordinate the global relationship between UNICEF and USAID-FFP, including with COs and Ros
To qualify as a champion for every child, you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respective, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability.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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
For more information on remuneration and benefits, please visitUNICEF’s Entitlements’ page. If you would like to find estimates for entitlements, you may use the online Salary Estimate Calculator
How to Apply
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=526332