Health & Nutrition Specialist at UNICEF, Taunggyi, Myanmar

Deadline: 26 December 2018

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

  • Timely sectoral analysis, input and support contribute to the Situation Analysis and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management.
  • Establish work plan and objectives, implementation support is effectively provided, and planned results are timely delivered through application of technical expertise
  • Monitor and evaluate project implementation progress for adjustment, acceleration and improvement of program delivery and sustainability.
  • Ensure UNICEF’s and Government’s accountability for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for Health & Nutrition.
  • Effective working relationships with internal and external counterparts are kept maintained for advocacy, technical coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
  • Timely prepare required programme/project reports in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in Medicine, Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Public Administration, Health Administration, Health Economics, or other relevant disciplines.
  • 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 international levels in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes related to Health and Nutrition.
  • Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in child survival & development, health and nutrition care.
  • Field work experience (for NO)
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts.
  • Apply Technical Expertise.
  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station (for NO) is considered an asset.
  • Nationality of Myanmar.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.