The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, is seeking to recruit a Nutrition Officer for their office in Patna.
The Nutrition Officer contributes to the overall effort of country programme implementation at state level within the framework of ICDS (Integrated Child Development Services) and micronuterients programmes under RCH Mission (NRHM). The incumbent takes responsibility for extending technical assistance in planning, implementing and monitoring of high impact interventions and provides support in system strengthening and promotion of childhood nutrition, with special focus to the most vulnerable and unreached population groups.
In addition, provide co-ordinated support and technical assistance to ICDS, Health and Education Departments and management of on-going programmes statewide, focusing establishing nutrition surveillance systems under revised Dular strategy with ICDS.
Minimum Requirements: University degree in any of the following: Nutrition, Public Health. Two years progressively responsible professional work experience in social development – preferably in child development and nutrition at state level, project administration, monitoring and evaluation. Fluency in English. Knowledge of local working language of duty station an asset.
For more details of the post, visit the UNICEF India website at www.unicef.in and click the “careers at UNICEF” at the bottom of the page.
Application consisting of a cover letter and an up-to-date CV should be sent by email to [email protected] by 15th June 2011. In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please clearly mention the Title and Location of the post (Nutrition Officer – Patna) in the subject line of your e-mail/application. Only applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged. This vacancy is open to Indian nationals only. UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).
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