UNICEF Nutrition Officer - Jobs in Nigeria

UNICEF Nutrition Officer - 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.


  • Support to monitor budget and track expenditure of dietary assessment and micro-nutrients survey activities.
  • Plan and facilitate technical support on bio-marker component of the survey, including timing technical inputs from CDC Atlanta to ensure quality outcome of the survey.
  • Prepare and consolidate various pieces of technical information, minutes of technical meetings and others as may be required.
  • Regularly document key action points and follow up with key stakeholders to ensure implementation of agreed actions.
  • Review funding request from survey's implementing partners and assist in ensuring appropriateness of financial, administrative and programmatic documentation and verify that project expenditures are consistent with work plans.
  • Support in preparing donor reports as it relates to the survey by ensuring implementing partners submit reports in a timely manner and reviewing of reports.
  • Monitor the survey implementation and recommending actions for UNICEF's action.
  • Track supplies (commodities)against planned, utilization and gaps to avoid pipeline break
  • Perform any other duty as may be required for the success of the micro-nutrients survey.


  • University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology Public Health and Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition or other relevant discipline(s).
  • A minimum of
    two years of relevant professional work experience. Experience in nutrition research; implementing nutrition surveys; micro-nutrients and dietary assessment. Good knowledge and hands on experience in analytical, research methodology and statistical skills is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) and local working language of the duty station are required.

    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 23rd June 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Nutrition Officer - Jobs in Nigeria

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