Health and Nutrition Officer (Kosti) – UNICEF
Health and Nutrition Officer, NO-B, Temporary Appointment, (364 Days), Kosti , Sudan
|Contract type:||Temporary Appointment|
|Advertised:||28/12/2021 E.Africa Standard Time|
|Deadline:||09/01/2022 E.Africa Standard Time|
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, hope
Sudan, surrounded by the Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Libya and South Sudan, positioned next to East, West, South and North Africa, is surrounded by complex conflicts in an unpredictable, volatile and rapidly evolving region. Sudan is by size the third biggest country in Africa, with a diverse population of around 42 million people. Sudan’s children make up half of the total population, and the past two decades have seen their lives significantly improve: fewer girls and boys are dying before their fifth birthday, primary school attendance is increasing, immunization coverage is high and the country remains polio free. Still, millions of children continue to suffer from protracted conflict in Darfur, the Kordofan’s, and Blue Nile, from seasonal natural disasters, malnutrition and disease outbreaks, and from under-investment in basic social services. More than three million of Sudan’s school aged children are not in the classroom. UNICEF has been in Sudan since 1952 and continues with a presence in 12 of Sudan’s 18 states.
How can you make a difference?
Purpose of position
The Health and Nutrition officer will provide professional technical assistance and support for programme/project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and administration of programme/project activities, including data analysis, progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with Health & Nutrition programme goals and strategy.
Summary of Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
1.Accurate information, data analysis, and documentation are timely made available to support
situation analysis, sectoral input and reporting.
2. Technical assistance are provided to the development and implementation of integrated Health
& Nutrition strategies and approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and
3. Work plan and objectives are effectively established and planned results are timely delivered
through technical support and coordination in consultation with all relevant partners.
4. Project efficiency and effectiveness are enhanced through effective implementation follow-up.
5. Project implementation progress is monitored for adjustment and improvement of program
delivery and sustainability. Gender sex aggregated data and inputs provided relevant to the
Health & Nutrition programme
6. Transparency is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of
programme funds for Health & Nutrition.
7. Effective partnership and working relationships are maintained for advocacy, technical
coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
8. Up-to-date programme information is kept available and reports prepared and shared with
relevant stakeholders as required to support the Health & Nutrition programme by the effective
implementation of integrated monitoring system.
9. Emergency preparedness is maintained, and in emergencies, emergency responses with
effective coordination are provided and in line with the Core Commitments for Children
(CCCs) in Humanitarian Action, partnerships with the Health and Nutrition humanitarian
actors strengthened within the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC).
10. Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- University degree in Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.
- Two years of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health and nutrition programmes.
- Professional work experience in a programme management function or a technical expert capacity in child survival & health care. Developing field work experience.
- Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered as an added advantage.
- Fluency in English and Arabic languages is required.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
- Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1)
- Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
- Works Collaboratively with others (2)
- Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
- Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
- Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
- Drive to achieve impactful results (2)
- Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
** Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
*** Candidates found suitable for this post will be stationed in White Nile
Advertised: 28 Dec 2021 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 09 Jan 2022 E. Africa Standard Time
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