Unicef Maternal Newborn Child Health State Lead Consultants in Adamawa and Bauchi States Jobs in Nigeria

Unicef Maternal Newborn Child Health State Lead Consultants in Adamawa and Bauchi States Jobs in Nigeria

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.


  • The state coordinator will work across all sectors (including Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Child Protection, PME, WASHÂ and Communication) to ensure co-ordination and technical support on the EU-MNCHN project as well as other related Health projects in their State ensuring the quality and timeliness of all project components and report to the Health Specialists at the Field office in Bauchi and the Chief of Field office.
  • The state coordinator will track project implementation and ensure completion of planned activities as per approved EU-MNCHN State operational plan
  • Oversee distribution and utilization of equipment and supplies; related to EU-MNCHN
  • The consultant will supervise the work of the other Child Survival Consultants and be responsible for providing guidance for implementation of the state specific work-plan linked to the One Main PHC and other Community structures
  • The consultant will be expected to prepare presentations for monthly EU-MNCHN TWG at the Field office and State level and provide all required summaries,
  • The consultant is expected to travel up to about 15 days in a month to the clusters, settlements and health facilitates for the purposes of monitoring implementation of the project's programme, supply and human resources.


  • Advanced degree in Medicine, Social Sciences, or Public Health and university degree or related technical field.
  • Eight years experience working on child survival issues or health projects.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN
    working language an asset. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station, an asset.
  • Knowledge of the latest developments and technology in related fields.
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions and very good training skills.
  • Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.
  • Willingness to travel to remote settlements within the state
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF's mission and professional values.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th June, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Unicef Maternal Newborn Child Health State Lead Consultants in Adamawa and Bauchi States Jobs in Nigeria

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