Nutrition Specialist (Food Systems, Overweight Prevention and School Age and Adolescent Nutrition), Nairobi

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  • Job ID 1007434
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

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The Nutrition Specialist will provide substantive support to the Regional Adviser Nutrition for the work of the Nutrition Section, in terms of authoritative technical assistance and advocacy, oversight on implementation of multi-country grants and quality assurance to the FS/OW/SACA-N aspects of nutrition programs in countries, contribution to the regional aspects of the nutrition section’s work on FS/OW/SACA-N, including development of tools and guidance, innovation, evidence generation, analysis and knowledge development, exchange and thought leadership. The Nutrition Specialist will also contribute to partnerships with regional economic commissions (RECs) in the region, as well as with other stakeholders including UN agencies, NGOs, donors, academia, technical institutions and others on FS/OW/SACA-N. The Nutrition Specialist will provide authoritative technical guidance and management support throughout the regional and country programming processes to facilitate the achievement of concrete and sustainable results in FS/OW/SACA-N programs/projects according to plans, allocation, results based-management (RBM) approaches and methodology and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

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