Re-advertisement: Nutrition Officer, NO-B, Makassar, Indonesia, Post# 114059


Job no: 534660
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: NO-2
Location: Indonesia
Categories: Nutrition, NO-2

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, Nutrition

The Nutrition Officer will provide professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the nutrition programmes/projects within the Country Programme, from development planning to delivery of results. In doing so, the incumbent implements a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of results.

Title: Nutrition Officer
Level: NO-B (National Professional Category)
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term, Post #114059
Duty Station: Makassar
Post Effective date: 1 January 2021

Re-advertisement: applicants who had previously applied will be considered and need not re-apply.

How can you make a difference?

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

Please refer to the Job Profile for detail breakdowns of the above key-end results

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A 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. Possessing a master’s degree will be an advantage.
  • A minimum of two 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 care. Additional years of experience will be an advantage.
  • Experience in nutrition/health programme/project development in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others

Download File GJP Nutrition Officer Level 2 Makassar IDS21010.docx

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. This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

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.


The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: 24 Sep 2020 SE Asia Standard Time
Deadline: 08 Oct 2020 SE Asia Standard Time