National Nutrition Specialist at UNOPS, Yangon, Myanmar

Deadline: 26 November 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Nutrition Specialist in Yangon, Myanmar.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The National Nutrition Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support the development and implementation of LIFT’s nutrition-related policy engagement in Myanmar.
  • Support LIFT-supported research (formative, operational, etc.) on nutrition.
  • Support the development of LIFT policy briefs and position papers related to maternal and child nutrition.
  • Ensure evidence of LIFT-supported interventions is rigorously maintained, documented, and disseminated internally and externally as appropriate to contribute to improvements in programming quality and advocacy efforts.
  • Provide inputs for the preparation of LIFT’s annual and semi-annual reports as well as other updates as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A Master’s degree in nutrition, public health or related field is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the above-mentioned areas in combination with an additional 2 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master’s Degree.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in nutrition is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of nutrition programme development and implementation in a developing context is required.
  • Experience working with major stakeholders such as government partners, donor agencies, and local partners is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.