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Health & Nutrition Specialist at UNICEF, Sittwe, Myanmar

Deadline: 15 February 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health & Nutrition Specialist in Sittwe, Myanmar.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Health & Nutrition Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Timely sectoral analysis, input and support contribute to the Situation Analysis and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management.

  • Quality technical contributions are made to the development and implementation of Integrated Health & Nutrition strategies and approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partnership.

  • Work plan and objectives are strategically established, implementation support is effectively provided, and planned results are timely delivered through application of technical expertise.

  • Project implementation progress is monitored and evaluated for adjustment, acceleration and improvement of program delivery and sustainability.


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in Medicine, Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Water Sanitation, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.

  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

  • 5 years of professional work experience at the national and sub-national levels in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes related to Health and Nutrition as reflected in the tasks above.

  • Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in child survival & development, health and nutrition care.

  • Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach is an asset.

  • Fluency in Myanmar and English.

  • Nationality of Myanmar.


How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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