Burkina : UNICEF recrute un Nutrition Cluster Coordinator

Nutrition Cluster Coordinator

P3, Fixed Term, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso #00116843 (Repost)
Job no: 551663
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Duty Station: Ouagadougou
Level: P-3
Location: Burkina Faso
Categories: Nutrition
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, a hero
Therefore, through this SJP, UNICEF Burkina Faso CO wants to recruit a Nutrition Cluster Coordinator in a FT position that focusses on situation analysis, nutrition surveillance in the emergency context.
 For every Child, a champion!
The Nutrition Cluster Coordinator reports to the Chief of Health and Nutrition (Level 4) for guidance and general supervision. The Coordinator supports the development and preparation of the CMAM and nutrition in emergency program/s and is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of progress of the CMAM and emergency nutrition programs/projects within the country program. The Coordinator provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results in maternal, infant and child nutrition programs/projects according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework. On behalf of the IASC Humanitarian Coordinator and UNICEF Burkina Faso Country Office as the lead agency for the IASC Nutrition Cluster and in collaboration with the MoH , the National Nutrition Cluster Coordinator will facilitate a timely and effective nutrition response at national and in the field and ensure that the capacity of national and local institutions is strengthened to respond to and coordinate emergency nutrition interventions that demonstrate results and impact achieved.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities
Support to program/project development and planning
Contribute to the design and update of situation analysis for the nutrition sector/s within the humanitarian context to ensure timely comprehensive and current data on maternal and child nutrition are available to guide policy humanitarian plans, design and management of nutrition programs/projects. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery.
Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of nutrition programs/projects. Formulate, design and prepare a sector of the nutrition programs/projects proposal, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
Establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s based on results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.
Coordinate and provide relevant inputs to the development and revision of the Flash Appeal/Humanitarian Response Plans. As a part of this process, ensure that gaps and duplications are identified and appropriately addressed.
Ensure that all partners adhere to existing standards and guidelines.
Clarify funding requirements, prioritization, and cluster contributions to HC’s overall humanitarian funding considerations (CRP/SRP, CHF, CERF, etc).
Ensure that OCHA identified priority inter-cluster and crosscutting issues, including gender, HIV and environment; are fully integrated into the nutrition cluster strategy and nutrition cluster partner projects, in line with IASC guidance and international best practices with specific focus on ensuring cross-cutting issues are addressed in nutrition survey plans, methodologies, etc
 Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector in nutrition programs.
Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
Actively monitor programs/projects through field visits, surveys and/or exchange of information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
Monitor and verify the optimum/appropriate use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity and ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
Prepare regular/mandated program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
Guide the work of the Information Management Officer to maintain a functional Nutrition Cluster Information Management system; which includes Monthly and Weekly Partner Reporting Nutrition Partner database and 4W Matrixes; Capacity Mapping database, Repository of Nutrition Surveys and Cluster Website.
Ensure regular monitoring of nutrition in emergencies activities and coordination against cluster indicators, including activity at operational level (quality, coverage, continuity and cost); and sub national and national level cluster coordination activities. Conduct analysis of best available information in order to benchmark progress of the emergency response over time.
Liaise with cluster partners and provide technical support to the cluster IMO in identification of quality gaps in regular reporting to the cluster. Take corrective actions, if needed;
Submit regular Cluster reports to OCHA and UNICEF in line with reporting requirements (monthly/quarterly).
Work with the Cluster partners to establish a solid cluster monitoring system
Technical and operational support to program implementation
Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on nutrition and related issues to support program development planning, management, implementation and delivery of results.
Participate in discussions with national partners/clients/stakeholders to promote nutrition and development issues especially in the areas of emergency preparedness and maternal, newborn and child survival and development.
Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic program materials for management use, information and/or consideration.
Participate in emergency preparedness initiatives program development and contingency planning and/or to respond to emergencies in country or where designated. Coordinate and support cluster partners in inter-cluster initial rapid needs assessments (IRNA), multi-cluster initial rapid assessments (MIRA), humanitarian needs overview (HNO), IPC analysis, etc, by identifying the appropriate partner for the assessments/surveys, ensuring that all partners using agreed cluster tools and provide relevant inputs (survey plans, tools, identification of needs, gaps, etc)
Support Sub-national Nutrition Cluster Focal points (MOH, UNICEF & NGOs) and nutrition partners in the states to participate in nutrition need assessments and response planning.
Coordinate all planned nutrition assessment through the chair of NIWG/ other groups by maintaining the database of all planned assessments and surveys.
Coordinate and collaborate with other sectors to ensure nutrition assessments are conducted using standardized tools and methods.
Coordinate cluster partners’ and IMO to ensure that partners’ survey/assessment plans, methodologies are in line with cluster priorities and standards, identify existing gaps and propose corrective actions;
Strengthen inter-cluster coordination at national and sub national level, particularly with Food Security & Livelihoods, WASH, Health and Education Clusters to facilitate a comprehensive approach to addressing the issue of nutrition in Burkina Faso by regularly liaising with IM focal points on the clusters and ensuring information collected by them is used to inform nutrition situation analysis.
Networking and partnership building
Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with nutrition sector government counterparts, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity and exchange knowledge/expertise to facilitate the achievement of program goals and social justice and equity for the rights of mothers, new-born and children.
Explore and identify appropriate new partners to engage in nutrition in emergencies (NiE) and facilitate the active engagement of these agencies in the cluster at national and/or at sub national level, focusing on partners with capacity to conduct rapid assessments, nutrition surveys, analysis, etc.;
Regularly liaise with the Sub-national Cluster Focal Points to identify progress, gaps, bottlenecks and challenges in implementation of nutrition surveys/assessments/analysis, and propose corrective actions
Organizing of and participating in regular cluster coordination meetings and information sharing in all crisis-affected states to ensure appropriate coordination between all nutrition humanitarian partner
Contribute in inter cluster and OCHA meetings and planning’s and advisory and advocacy committees meetings. Provide quality inputs on nutrition in the agendas.
 Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Apply/introduce innovative approaches and good practice to build the capacity of partners and stakeholders and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
Keep abreast, research, benchmark and implement best and cutting edge practices in nutrition management and information systems. Assess, institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned.
Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programs and projects.
Organize and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders to promote sustainable results on health related programs/projects.
To be qualified as a champion for every Child, you must….
Have an Advanced university degree in Nutrition and / or Public Health or other related emergency and/ or humanitarian fields
Have knowledge of the Cluster approach guidelines and terms of Reference (and knowledge of how to apply them).
Have a Minimum of five years of relevant progressive responsible professional work experience at the international level some of which preferably in a humanitarian context is required. Relevant experience in emergency nutrition program/project development and management in any UN system agency or NGO is an asset.
Have gender, and nutrition in emergencies skills/ experiences are additional assets.
Past experience as cluster coordinator is an asset.
Be fluent in French and good working knowledge in English. Knowledge of a local language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
 Core Values
 Core Competencies
Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1)
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1
Works Collaboratively with others (1)
Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
Drives to achieve impactful results (1)
Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
Functional Competencies
Analyzing (2)
Applying technical expertise (2)
Learning and researching (2)
Planning and organizing (2)
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
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.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.
Deadline: 09 Jun 2022 Greenwich Standard Time


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