• Nutrition Support Officer at The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2017 Deadline: 24 August, 2017
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    The United Nations Office for Project Services is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners in the aid world.

    Nutrition Support Officer




    Required Skills
    • Health - Nutrition (2 years)
    • Executive/Management - Communications ( 2 years)
    • Health - Data collection, Validation and Reporting (2 years)
    • Accounting & Finance - Data Analysis and Interpretation (2 years)
    • Human Resources - Design and development of training programmes (2 years)
    • Human Resources - Training delivery (2 years)
    • Project Management - Management of food security projects (2 years)
    • Health - Health Programme Formulation (2 years)

    Desired Skills

    • Administration - Word Processing/Spreadsheets (Optional)
    • Administration - Coordination (Optional)
    Other skills
    • Applying Technical Expertise 
    • Learning and Researching            
    • Planning and Organizing                
    • Formulating Strategies and Concepts 
    • Analyzing 
    • Strong coordination skills 
    • Very good communication skills
    • Sound Computer skills    


    • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, International Affairs, Humanitarian Affairs, Management, and/or Social Science or related field is required. Masters degree will be an added advantage.


    • 2 years of relevant experience in nutrition sector with a combination of Bachelor's Degree is required.
    • Experience of serving within the UN system or international organisation will be an added advantage.
    • Knowledge of humanitarian reform principles, international humanitarian law, inter-connectedness and reform pillars & reform updates is desired.
    • Ability to live and work in a multi-national/multi cultural environment is an added advantage


    Fluency in written and spoken English is essential; working knowledge of additional UN or regional languages is considered an asset.


    Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement
    Contract level: LICA 8
    Contract duration: 6 months (renewable subject to performance and availability of funds)


    • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time (CET)
    • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
    • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
    • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.  

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) career website on www.impactpool.org to apply

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