UNICEF:Nutrition Specialist – Emergency Response Team (ERT) P-4, Nutrition Section, Programme Division – New York HQ # 00103437

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: May 8, 2018

Job no: 512643
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: United States
Categories: Nutrition, P-4

UNICEF is currently recruiting an Emergency Specialist Nutrition (P-4, ERT position). 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 16 May 2018 and the link to the advertisement is http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/512643

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