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Consultancy Assignment: International Nutrition Specialist for Improvement of Mother and Child Health Services in Uzbekistan

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks an International Nutrition Specialist to provide technical support and guidance to the project team and project partners on nutrition component of the IMCHS phase II project.


Please see Terms of Reference


• Postgraduate University degree in nutrition.  Initial academic background can also be a University degree in one of the areas: Public Health & Nutrition, Health Sciences, Public Health & Nutrition Policy and Management, Family and Community Health & Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology, Health & Nutrition Education, Health & Nutrition Promotion and Disease Prevention, or other relevant discipline(s);
• Solid analytical, result based planning and report writing skills;
• At least 10 years of progressive professional experiences in the field of nutrition and IYCF at community level;
• Good knowledge of UNICEF and WHO recommended tools and methodologies in field of IYCF;
• Demonstrated experiences in organizing and conducting nutrition training activities
• Proven knowledge on the new born and child survival packages;
• Experience of work with MoH or Health Institutes and partners in field of IYCF;
• Wide working experience with communities on nutrition and IYCF;
• Proven experience in needs assessments, developing indicators, capacity building, advocacy and policy development;
• Good knowledge of community health/nutrition education, including through PLA approach;
• Good communication skills in English;
• Working experience in former Soviet Union will be an asset
• Knowledge of Russian will be asset.

If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please send a CV, cover letter and signed P11 form to tshirvanova@unicef.org by 22 April 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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 the organization.





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