Job Opening for Nutrition Specialist at UNICEF Nigeria

Specialization: • Medical/ Health • NGO / Community Services

Industry: • NGO / International Agencies

Application Deadline: 15 August, 2016

Job Type: Temporary


If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

The New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) is an entry point for dynamic professionals interested in an international career with UNICEF. Aside from the qualifications indicated in the below job description for this post, all NETI Programme applicants must also meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Completion of an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) at the time of application;
  2. Proficiency in English and working knowledge of another official language of the United Nations;
  3. Readiness to be assigned to any UNICEF office worldwide, including hardship duty stations;
  4. At least 5 years of relevant work experience for functions at the P-3 level.

Job Title: Nutrition Specialist, P-3, NETI, Various Duty Stations – Generic Vacancy Announcement
Job Number: 498194
Location: Programme Division, UNICEF NYHQ
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff, Temporary Appointment
Key expected results

Nutrition Specialists (P-3) in all duty stations are expected to achieve the following key results:

  1. Support to program/project development and planning
  2. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results§
  3. Technical and operational support to program implementation
  4. Networking and partnership building
  5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building



5 year(s)




  • Nutrition• Public Health • Health Sciences • Nutritional Epidemiology

Interested applicants can click here to apply: http://bit.ly/1KrKqaO

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