UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2023 – Zambia NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2023 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Zambia looking for “Nutrition Specialist”.

Applicants with an Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 24th December, 2023.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 12th January, 2023 for qualified Zambians to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Specialist to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2023

Key function, accountabilities, and related duties/tasks:

With a focus on systematic and sustainable integration of quality nutrition service delivery in the health system, and in protecting, supporting and advancing the nutrition rights of women and children in emergencies, the Nutrition Specialist is responsible for the following:

  • Support to programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building.

Position in Organization:

  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Job no: 568166
  • Contract type: Temporary Appointment
  • Level: NO-3
  • Location: Zambia
  • Categories: Nutrition
  • Advertised: 11 Dec 2023 South Africa Standard Time
  • Deadline: 24 Dec 2023 South Africa Standard Time

Minimum Requirements:


  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required:  nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, global/international health and nutrition, health/nutrition research, policy and/or management, health sciences, nutritional epidemiology, or another health-related science field.


  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required: nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition.
  • Experience in health/nutrition programme/project development and management in the UN system is an asset
  • Experience integrating nutrition or related priorities in health sector planning, budgeting, service delivery (including procurement and supply chain management) and monitoring systems at national and/or sub-national level is required
  • Experience supporting nutrition interventions for emergency preparedness and response is an asset.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a local language is an asset.

How to Apply UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2023

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

Then to apply, go to https://secure.dc7.pageuppeople.com/apply/671/cw/applicationForm/initApplication.asp?lJobID=568166&sLanguage=en-us&sSourcePointer=cw&lJobSourceTypeID=796

The Closing Date: 24th December, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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