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Nutrition and Food Systems Specialist


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Job Description

8+ Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree


  • Organization: UNV – United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Accra
  • Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-11


The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program is a UN organization that encourages peace and development through volunteerism throughout the world. The program proposes volunteer opportunities in 150 countries and has volunteers from 160 countries with eclectic backgrounds and perspectives. UN Volunteers work in different fields such as disaster reply, society empowerment, and endurable livelihoods. If you are curious in serving in a UNV program, you can find a guide to UN volunteer jobs on volunteerforever.com.


  •  Donate to the preparation of activity-based work plans.
  • Donate to consultative discussions, and conferences, including proposals for agendas, identifying relevant participants, and practice of documents and presentations.
  • Partakes in activities such as structuring of training workshops, expansion of concept notes, and seminars; makes presentations on appointed topics/activities.
  • Support the organization of practicum workshops, and technical meetings on value addition, processing, and utilization of soybean at the home level.
  • Compose activity-based news, and develop transmission and policy briefs.
  • Asset to sensitize ranch households on the relationship between farming and nutrition.
  • Serve as liaison between FAO and other partners for information sharing.
  • Assist in the organization of workshops and internship activities under assigned projects.
  • Prepares and contributes to the preparation of activity-based and progress reports.
  • Perform any other responsibilities as may be demanded.

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  • 15 years of experience in writing/developing project recommendations and project reports.
  • Outstanding relationship managing skills with the proficiency to influence and get buy-in from people, not under direct supervision, and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
  • Proven capability to successfully manage connections and workloads in a work environment.
  • Master’s degree or comparable in Nutrition, International development, project management, Food security, and any other related discipline.

  • The required English understanding is proficiency.


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