Nutrition Officer, Khulna, Bangladesh

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Bangladesh

Field location: Khulna, Bangladesh

Office: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund in Khulna

Grade: NO-B

Closing date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Job no: 516167

Position type: Fixed Term Staff

Location: Bangladesh

Division/Equivalent: Kathmandu(ROSA)

School/Unit: Bangladesh

Department/Office: Sylhet, Bangladesh

Categories: Nutrition

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.

Purpose for the job: The Nutrition Officer reports to the Chief of Field Office. The Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the nutrition programs/projects within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, and program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting of results.

UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on nutrition and related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Support to program development and planning

Program management, monitoring and delivery of results

Technical and operational support to program implementation

Networking and partnership building

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Describe in order of importance what incumbent does and how. Do not exceed more than 10-12 major duties. Indicate the percentage of time devoted to each duty or responsibility. Do not include duties of less than 5%.)