UNICEF Nutrition Consultant, (11 months), (Oromia Region) Jobs in Ethiopia

UNICEF Nutrition Consultant, (11 months), (Oromia Region) Jobs in Ethiopia


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.


How can you make a difference?


  • The incumbent will be expected to carry out the following tasks and other preventive nutrition activities with the guidance of nutrition specialist in UNICEF oromia:
  • Provide technical support to Oromia regional health bureau on implementation of CINuS activities
  • Ensure the timely implementation of CINuS activities are as per the regional AWP.
  • The consultant will participate to the weekly meetings with the Nutrition team and provide update on the implementation of CINuS activities.
  • Submit monthly progress report on implementation of CINuS against the work plans developed with Oromia RHB.
  • Provide technical support and monitor the overall implementation of CINuS activities in the targeted 25 woredas in Oromia region.
  • Support and follow up with implementation of GMP and IYCF “1000 days” activities in the CINus woredas.
  • Provide technical support and close follow up of ongoing implementation of VAS/de-worming for children under five and ensure implementation is on track.
  • Support implementation of adolescent girl nutrition activities that include supplementation of iron folic acid and de-worming.
  • Ensure that nutrition supplies for CBN are distributed to all woredas and collect report on utilization and management.
  • Support the CINuS woredas on nutrition data management and documentation of best practices for scaling up.
  • Compile, analyze and share nutrition information from different sources including the monthly administrative reports and quarterly progress reports.


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

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health &
    Nutrition, Health Sciences, International Health & Nutrition, Family Health & Nutrition and other related field experience is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) of relevant professional experience in experience in managing nutrition programmes at the national and regional levels.
  • Proven track record of working on nutrition programs with UN and NGOs or other development agencies in Ethiopia experience working in Oromia region is an asset.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Afan Oromo is required.
  • Work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Capability of handling multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  • Strong ability on logical analysis and problem solving/troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work within a team and independently when needed.


    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 8th October, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Nutrition Consultant, (11 months), (Oromia Region) Jobs in Ethiopia


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