UNICEF Nutrition Officer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

UNICEF Nutrition Officer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. UNICEF Zambia looking for “Nutrition Officer”. Applicants with A University Degree may apply on or before 05 August 2022.

UNICEF Nutrition Officer Jobs 2022

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 23 July 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Officer to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Position Nutrition Officer
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required At least 2 years
Application Deadline 05 August 2022

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2022

How can you make a difference: The Nutrition Officer reports to the Nutrition Specialist for close guidance and supervision. The Officer provides professional, technical, operational, and administrative assistance throughout the programming process through the application of theoretical and technical skills in collecting, analyzing, and presenting technical program information while applying organizational rules, regulations, and procedures to support the planning, implementation, and monitoring of the SUN-II Programme.

The Officer will be responsible for the SUN-II Programme operation in 5-6 districts out of the 17 SUN II districts in Zambia, and the role will include planning, implementation, as well as monitoring of Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWPB), coordination work, meeting programmatic needs to achieve results for children, and provides technical support to governments, provincial and district systems and implementing partners on multi-sectoral nutrition. The post is critical in supporting and facilitating the overall management (planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, capacity building and reporting results) for the SUN-II Programme from provincial and 5-6 districts.

Key functions/accountabilities:

  • Conduct, compile and update the programme sector profile through situation analysis, data collection and compilation for the planning, implementation and monitoring of SUN-II Programme and report regularly on progress, achievements to enhance programme management, efficiency and delivery of results
  • Support districts and provinces in result-based planning through proper need analysis and areas of interventions for priority and goal setting towards achievement of results
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical programme transactions; preparing materials and documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results-based planning (RBM), and monitoring and evaluation of results
  • Prepare required documentations and materials to facilitate the programme review and approval process
  • Conduct, compile and update the situation analysis for nutrition-specific interventions (interventions, training, supplies, training, technical or SBCC materials, recording tools) under the health sector for the planning, implementation and monitoring of nutrition-specific activities and report regularly on progress, achievements to enhance programme management, efficiency, and delivery of results
  • Support districts, provinces and NGOs in development of quarterly work plan for fund request

Qualification & Experience:

  • University Degree in one of the following fields is required nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, global/international health and nutrition, food and nutrition policy, international development, or another health-related science field.
  • 2 years’ experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, multi-sectoral nutrition, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition.
  • Experience in health/nutrition programme/project development in a UN system agency or organization is an asset
  • Experience in Planning and Budget Monitoring required.
  • Experience in Programme Monitoring of implementing partners.
  • Experience in coordinating and implementing multi-sectoral nutrition programme.
  • Experience in using MS Office functions and eTool will be an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of local language of the duty station is considered as an asset

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNICEF Nutrition Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 05 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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