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About UNICEF: Employment

Technical Advisor, Child Survival and Development, P-5, Nairobi, Kenya Office

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 a TA for a Technical Advisor, Child Survival and Development, P-5, Nairobi, Kenya Office.


Please see Terms of Reference

Advanced university degree in Health Sciences, Public Health and/or Nutrition or related technical field

Ten years progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme planning and management in health, nutrition or related field, with emphasis on strategic planning. Previous UNICEF experience as Chief of YCSD, or Health and Nutrition will be an advantage. Familiarity with UN Delivering as One will be an additional advantage.

Additional requirements include:
-           Current knowledge in public health, child health, nutrition, HIV and AIDS
-           Ability to conceptualize, plan and manage programmes as well as impart knowledge, teach skills and guide teams
-           Excellent analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills
-           Ability to develop/nurture partnerships and networks for the fulfilment of the rights of children.
-           Fluency in English is a requirement

-           Communication  [III]
-           Working with People  [III]
-           Drive for Results  [III]
-           Leading and Supervising [III]

-           Formulating Strategies and Concepts [III]
-           Analyzing [III]
-           Relating and Networking [III]
-           Deciding and Initiating Action [III
-           Persuading and Influencing [II]
-           Technical Knowledge


Deadline: 12 February, 2014

Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae (CV), and Personal History Form (P-11 Form) to;

The Human Resources Manager
UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Email address:

Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/CSD/2014-007” in the email subject.

Interested candidates should also complete the Personal History (P11) form, which can be downloaded from the UNICEF Kenya website (https://www.unicef.org/kenya ).

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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