UNICEF Consultant to Improving the Nutrition and Health Services of Children in the Early Childhood Development Programme Consultancy Jobs in South Africa

UNICEF Consultant to Improving the Nutrition and Health Services of Children in the Early Childhood Development Programme Consultancy Jobs in South Africa


  • 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, Training

    Background and Justification

  • The task includes the development of capacity building materials and toolkit for the ECD programme based on the nutrition guidelines for ECD programme targeted at ECD Practitioners and other staff members. Capacity building materials will include a training manual, PowerPoint presentation and job aids for effective implementation of the training package. the training manual will be based on the existing materials from UNICEF and National Department of Health (NDOH). The ECD Toolkit will include SOPs, menus, posters, recipes based on the nutrition guidelines for ECD programme. Copy-editing, design, and layout of the produced materials will adhere to the following standards:

  • Artwork: Illustrations/Photos: Artwork will be required for the cover page of the training manual and other tools. Photos may be used for the cover page of the training manual and the Toolkits. When photos are used in the documents, the following guidelines must be followed: Use of age appropriate photos, depicting the diversity and demographics of South Africa; Photos shall be obtained from either the UNICEF photo bank or National Department of Health (NDOH) or any other acceptable stock photo/image database; and All photos/images shall be subject to UNICEF’s prior approval.

  • Design and layout requirements: Design and layout of documents in accordance with UNICEF and NDOH requirements which will include branding and use of artwork.

  • Look and feel: UNICEF and NDOH must approve the “look and feel” before the service provider finalizes the materials. In the case where none of the initial “look and feel” samples is acceptable, the service provider shall, after discussion with UNICEF, provide additional “look and feel” samples for a final decision.

  • Formats: The service provider will provide the final products, via electronic communication (email)
    and using Dropbox or similar large file transfer systems, which shall include the following: Original version of graphically designed material; All artwork used in high resolution; Print- ready version of the document in PDF (high resolution); PDF versions for website and electronic distribution (low resolution); Detailed print specifications; and One printed hard copy of each of the tools ( training manual, and one sample of each of the toolkit materials).

  • All the existing materials and toolkits will be provided to the service provider.

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

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in

  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

  • At least 5 years of professional work experience in the development of toolkits and capacity building materials in health and nutrition related subjects.

  • Excellent writing skills

  • High-level copy-editing, design, and layout of professional publications

  • Results driven; able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to work under tight schedule, respond to multiple demands including within a changing environment. Innovative and resourceful mindset to make solutions work in adverse conditions.

    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

  • Nutrition, Medicine, Public Health, Social Sciences and Other relevant field.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Consultant to Improving the Nutrition and Health Services of Children in the Early Childhood Development Programme Consultancy Jobs in South Africa


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