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Chief Nutrition at UNICEF Indonesia


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8+ Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree


  • Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Jakarta
  • Grade: Senior level – P-5, International Professional – Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-04


UNICEF, or the United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations that donate humanitarian and developmental support to children over the world. It was originally initiated in 1946 to give emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries devastated by World War II. UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to defend the rights of every child, especially those who are vulnerable. Its activities include giving immunizations, disease prevention, and treatment for children and mothers with HIV, as well as strengthening childhood and maternal health. UNICEF relies wholly on voluntary contributions from governments and private donors.


The duties for Chief Nutrition at UNICEF Indonesia are:

  •  Organizational leadership
  •  High level specialized advice and support
  •  Programme growth,
  •  Administration, monitoring and quality control of results
  •  Strong advocacy, networking and partnership-building skills
  •  Innovation, understanding management and systems strengthening approach
  •  Humanitarian nutrition preparedness and Response
    Please refer to the Generic Job Profile connected for detailed breakdown of the above key operations.

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The requirements for Chief Nutrition at UNICEF Indonesia are:

  •  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 domain.
  •  A minimum of 10 (ten) years of appropriate professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is demanded: nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care. Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is regarded an asset.
  •  Background in health/nutrition programme/project growth and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  •  Fluency in English is demanded. Understanding of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.


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