UNICEF Nutrition in Emergency Specialist Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNICEF Nutrition in Emergency Specialist Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNICEF Kenya looking for “Nutrition in Emergency Specialist”. Applicants with a degree in Master Degree may apply on or before 11th Aug 2022.

UNICEF is a Christian international relief and development agency working globally to end poverty and injuries and to restore hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. UNICEF have the vision to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. We operate in more than fifty countries around the world.

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UNICEF Nutrition in Emergency Specialist Jobs 2022

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 5th Aug 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition in Emergency Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund
Position Nutrition in Emergency Specialist
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 11th Aug 2022

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the nutrition team on CMAM program and CMAM scale up micro-plan finalization and recommendation on faster scale up with quality. Review available data and make recommendation on quality improvement in the UNICEF’s CMAM response that can also be considered for scale up.
  • Support the TFCs /SCs on the routine treatment of a child with SAM with medical complications.
  • Support team on understanding the therapeutic milk improvements, planning for transition and building capacity to lead the transition.
  • Support IYCF program scale up through strengthening of the existing IYCF MSGs and its need-based scale-up.
  • Support efforts to improve the quality of counselling at the community level.
  • Support the Community-based program with special focus on the scaling up of the training and deployment of CHVs, especially in the high priority counties
  • Make field visits (subject to security clearances) to monitor the quality of services being delivered at the TFCs /SCs and OTPs.
  • Identify capacity building needs in the field, and support the Nutrition team in efforts to design resilience and early recovery interventions in the affected counties.
  • Review and facilitate partnerships at national and regional level with WHO, WFP, the ministry of health and the NGOs about UNICEF- supported nutrition activities, including UNICEF Emergency response plan, rapid nutrition assessments (when needed), Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition IMAM) Programme.
  • Work with emergency specialists assigned to the KCO Drought Response Hub to ensure the Nutrition programme is fully aligned to the office integrated approach to the drought response.
  • Contribute to timely preparation and submission of quality programme reports and emergency related documents.
  • Coordinate and contribute to review of program reports and emergency documents with nutrition team and partners to inform programme improvement.
  • Coordinate, in collaboration with MoH, effective management and distribution of nutrition supplies ensuring steady supply pipeline and no stock outs in facilities.
  • Any other work assigned by the Supervisor.

Position in Organization:

  • Consultancy: Nutrition in Emergency Specialist for Drought Response
  • Job no: 553642
  • Contract type: Consultancy
  • Duty Station: Nairobi
  • Level: Consultancy
  • Location: Kenya
  • Categories: Nutrition
  • Deadline: 11th Aug 2022


  • Master’s Degree in human nutrition, preferably with corresponding degree in Public Health, Food Security, Medicine or another related field.


  • At least five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in similar emergency contexts and chronic vulnerable situations, with either UN and/or NGOs.

How to Apply UNICEF Nutrition in Emergency Specialist Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/553642

The Closing Date: 11th Aug 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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