Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 29 Nov 2017
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 of the Assignment
To support the District Health Office deliver coordinated quality emergency nutrition services for the asylum seekers from DRC and host communities in Nchelenge district.
In collaboration with the District Health Office and the Camp Coordinator (Refugee Officer), the consultant will accomplish the following tasks:
Capacity strengthening of district health staff and community volunteers on community mobilization, treatment of acute malnutrition, IYCF counselling and micronutrient supplementation. This includes ensuring:
Supportive supervision and mentorship to trained health staff and community volunteers for quality nutrition services delivery to under five children, pregnant and lactating women and elderly:
Continuous monitoring of the nutrition situation and the delivery of nutrition services:
Active contribution to the multi sectoral emergency response coordination at district and national level
The key deliverables of this consultancy are:
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Years of relevant experience
Additional Knowledge Required
Competencies of Successful Candidate
To view our competency framework, please click here.
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
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 organization.
How to apply:
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 organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=508928
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