Kenya: Nutrition Information Management Specialist, P-4, Nairobi (Temporary Appointment), 364 Days

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Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Sep 2015

Purpose of the Position

The Nutrition Information Management Specialist will be responsible for facilitating, guiding and managing the nutrition information component from the Resilience Analysis Unit (RAU) as well as ensuring a technical capacity in nutrition information management for the Regional Nutrition Sub-Group.

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Key Expected Results

Provide the Resilience Analysis Unit and the Regional Nutrition Sub-group a nutrition technical capacity on nutrition information management, in:

a) Developing, maintaining and updating a regional database on the nutrition situation of vulnerable people, nutrition programming including resilience initiatives;

b) Leading and providing technical in the development and implementation of the nutrition component of the measurement, monitoring and evaluation of resilience of people;

c) Leading the development of the research agenda that captures the nutrition dimension within the concept of resilience and the nutrition related determinants of resilience;

d) Contributing to an integrated advocacy and the IGAD nutrition policy dialogue to promote resilience programming and monitoring;

e) Support capacity development for resilience analysis.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • Advanced university degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Epidemiology, statistics, and/or Medical Sciences;
  • Eight years of progressively responsible professional work experience in developing and/or humanitarian situations in developing countries some of which should be in the field of nutrition information and analysis; progressive responsible experience in managing project and/or offices and staff, programme formulation, planning, management and evaluation;

  • Previous experience in resilience related experience will be an asse

  • Fluency in English (verbal and written). Good written and spoken skills and knowledge of another UN language an asset;

Competencies of Successful Candidate

  • Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
  • Builds, maintains, and leverages a diverse network of contacts, strategic partnerships and alliances with donors, as well as other UN Agencies, NGOs, intergovernmental organisations, etc.;

  • Sets high standards for quality and consistently achieves project goals.

  • Analyses and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.

  • Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.

  • Set clearly defined objectives and produce comprehensive project plans for the organization.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should apply via e-Recruitment using the following links:

Internal Reference code and link: I-VN-2015-002429

https://careers.unicef.org/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_apply?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9NTVFQjg0MENCRjQ1MTA3QUUxMDAwMDAwOUU3MTBGMEYmY2FuZF90eXBlPUlOVA%3d%3d&sap-client=100&sap-language=EN&sap-accessibility=X

External Reference code and link: E-VN-2015-002431https://careers.unicef.org/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_apply?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9NTVFQjg0MjlCRjQ1MTA3QUUxMDAwMDAwOUU3MTBGMEYmY2FuZF90eXBlPUVYVA%3d%3d&sap-client=100&sap-language=EN&sap-accessibility=X

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