National Consultant

UN Children's Fund, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
16th September, 2018

Job Description

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.

Purpose of Assignment:

To engage Institute of Public Health and Nutrition (IPHN), Nutrition Cluster Infant and Young Child Technical Working Group (IYCF TWG), Other National and Sub-National Clusters in Bangladesh and other relevant stakeholders to finalize development of an operational guideline for supporting implementation of “Infant & Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) interventions” specific to Bangladesh context.

Qualifications or Specialized knowledge and work experience required for the assignment:

  • Advanced degree in Nutrition, Public Health, or related field
  • At least five years of work experience at international level in infant and young child feeding and nutrition
  • Sound understanding of the international standards on IYCF-E (e.g. Operational Guidance on IYCF-E, Sphere 2011, the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, etc.) as well as Bangladesh’s national policy and legislation (e.g Bangladesh BMS Act and its bylaws).
  • Experience in design and implementation of IYCF-E programs, including M&E
  • Experience in organizing and leading IYCF-E trainings
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Strong communication and training skills
  • Good inter-personal relationship skills even in diverse work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all Bangladeshi candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.


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