Project Officer, Nutrition, UNICEF, Somalia

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Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position of Project Officer, Nutrition based in UNICEF Somalia, USSC, Nairobi with frequent travels to Somalia.

The successful candidate will be offered a Temporary Fixed Term Appointment for 9 months. Further extensions will be subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Qualifications and experience:

• Advanced university degree in Nutrition or other related field.

• Five years progressively responsible professional work experience in relevant work, including nutrition programme strategy development, health and nutrition programme implementation, administration, monitoring and evaluation. Work experience in Somalia an asset.

• Fluency in English and another UN language as required. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station an asset.


• Good technical knowledge on nutrition programming, analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Training ability.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications with updated UN Personal History Form (P.11), updated CV, copies of academic certificates to the following addresses.

UN staff are requested to provide last two Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs).

Please quote the vacancy number in your application.

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