UNICEF Thailand Country Office is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the post of Nutrition (Early Childhood Development) Officer, NO-B, Temporary Appointment (364 days). Application closing date is 25 May 2020. For more infomation and how to apply, please access the following link <https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=531614>
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Nutrition (Early Childhood Development) Officer
– Opens for Thai Nationals Only
Vacancy No. EAPRO/TCO-VA-2020/028
Job Level: NO-B
Contract Type: Staff contract – initially 364 days with possibility of extension
Position No: 113583
Duty Station: Thailand Country Office, Bangkok
Application Close: 25 May 2020
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, how can you make a difference?
Education and health factors play a major role in determining social and economic outcomes at the individual level and contributing to human capital development. UNICEF Thailand is committed to promoting holistic early childhood development (ECD) which includes positive, nurturing experiences, such as parenting support, early health and nutrition services, childcare and preschool across the different government ministries as well as the private sector. In addition, it is also exploring how to tackle new challenges, including the rising incidence of overweight and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), where the prevalence of diabetes and hypertension have tripled and quadrupled, and the role of nutrition in addressing the issues.
Under the overall ECD programme, the staff member will be responsible for the health and nutrition component and supporting family friendly workplace policies for children 0-3 years and their parents; and engaging with key stakeholders – both governmental and non-governmental - to advocate for holistic policy and programme development and increased investment for ECD. In addition, the staff member is also expected to provide technical assistance on the emerging overweight and diet related NCD challenge, including technical assistance, coordination, information sharing and communication function at the national level.
Reporting to the ECD Officer (with strategic oversight from the Chief of Education and technical assistance from the Chief of Adolescent Development and Participation), the Nutrition Officer will be responsible for:
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
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
(University degree with a minimum of two years professional experience in the field of work could be considered in lieu of Advanced University degree).
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in 1) Builds and maintains partnerships, 2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness, 3) Drive to achieve results for impact, 4) Innovates and embraces change, 5) Manages ambiguity and complexity, 6) Thinks and acts strategically, 7) Works collaboratively with others, and 8) Nurtures, leads and manages people.
The functional competencies required for this post are… Formulating strategies and concepts (I), Analysing (II), Applying technical expertise ((II), Learning and researching (II), and Planning and organizing (II)
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Successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package under the UN system.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Please send application no later than 25 May 2020.
All UN including UNICEF candidates need to send an application letter together with Personal History (P-11) and Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs) of the last two years.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
For gender balance in the workforce, Thai National male qualified candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
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