UNICEF Ethiopia new job vacancy

UNICEF’s work in Ethiopia

UNICEF has been present in Ethiopia for 65 years and its history is closely tied to Ethiopia’s gradual transformation into a modern economy with strong aspirations for middle income status by 2025.

UNICEF works to support national efforts to ensure the realization of the rights of children and women through improved child survival, development and protection. Over the past six decades UNICEF has established strong relations with the government of Ethiopia, bi-laterals, donors, development partners and civil society.

UNICEF is looking for qualified applicants for the following open positions.

Job Title: 

Nutrition Emergency National Consultants

Job Overview:

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Company’s Scale

Place of Work:  Mekelle, Ethiopia

Job Position:

  1. Nutrition Emergency National Consultants


  • Monitoring NGO partners on SAM treatment, IYCF and nutrition services. Minimum 10 OTP Field Visits conducted in a month and reports submitted using the ODK-based EUM.
  • Monitoring Nutrition supplies (RUTF, F75, F100) and reporting on stock balances at woreda level and any discrepancies.
  • Facilitating zonal nutrition review meetings and consultations with partners
  • Supporting partners with weekly and monthly nutrition data collection, analysis and reporting to the team members responsible in Shire and UNICEF Field office in Mekelle
  • Participating in weekly nutrition coordination meetings and assisting with notes taking and communication of action points with partners
  • In liaison with the Field Office in Mekelle, ensuring availability of the required nutrition supplies to the regional Health authorities and Nutrition partners in the Zones.
  • Undertaking weekly program monitoring visits to provide supportive supervision to frontline health workers on quality nutrition services and reporting.
  • As agreed with the Nutrition Specialist and the Nutrition Cluster Coordinator, coordinating capacity-building activities for partners and respective government authorities.
  • Performing any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

Job Requirement:    



  • A university degree in nutrition, public health, or technical field is required.


  • A minimum of 3 [Three] years of relevant professional experience in Nutrition, public health and/or in relevant areas, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level and/or in a developing country is required.


  • Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of MS Office is required.
  • Good interpersonal, networking, and communication skills.
  • Experience in situation analysis, capacity building, monitoring, and evaluation, preferably experience in emergency Nutrition intervention.
  • Experience in conducting assessments/Surveys.
  • Knowledge about the region, zones and woredas is a great asset.
  • In-depth analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent facilitation skills, training skills and ability to organize and implement training.
  • Ability to work in hard-to-reach areas, multi-cultural environment, and proven interpersonal skills. Experience in building successful relationships with government counterparts, UN agencies, CSOs and other relevant stakeholders
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergencies is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

How to apply

Interested applicants, who fulfill the above requirement, can submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to : https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/552705/four-4-nutrition-emergency-national-consultants-for-north-west-central-eastern-south-east-and-southern-zones-of-tigray-region-for-ethiopian-nationals-only 

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Deadline:  15 July. 2022.


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