TwoNutrition Specialists (Emergency Response Team), UNICEF

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UNICEF is currently recruiting two Nutrition Specialists (Emergency Response Team) (P-4). Candidates that applied to the previous Nutrition ERT position (Requisition #512643) do not need to reapply as the applications will be part of this expanded pool.

Under the overall direction of Nutrition Senior Advisor, the ERT is responsible for support to development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UNICEF’s emergency preparedness and response in activities and results related to Nutrition; ensuring overall efficiency, effectiveness and delivery of results in accordance with UNICEF’s Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action as well as national and international humanitarian standards. This includes working with Headquarter, Regional and Country offices in developing plans and activities to strengthen UNICEF’s capacity to deliver effective nutrition support in emergency situations; provision of technical assistance to Regional and Country offices both in addressing acute emergencies and in programming to mitigate the nutritional impact of chronic and complex emergencies; and contributing to improved approaches and systems for emergency nutrition response within UNICEF. Primary focus of work will be in Level 3 emergencies.

When deployed (approximately 70% of the time), the ERT is responsible for collaborating with the country team to support optimal nutrition response, ensuring implementation of high impact nutrition interventions in acute and chronic emergencies as outlined in UNICEF’s technical guidelines and providing guidance and direction on emergency nutrition issues.

The application period will close on 7 August 2018 and the link to the advertisement is below:

Nutrition Specialist (Emergency Response Team), P-4, Nutrition Section, Programme Division – New York HQ with frequent travel to the field.

TwoNutrition Specialists (Emergency Response Team), UNICEF
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