Individual Consultancy on Child Health, Growth and Development Standards for UNICEF Moldova

Deadline for application: 
06 Nov 2016
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
Moldova
Organisation: 
UNICEF Moldova
Job type: 
consultant

UNICEF Moldova is seeking for Individual Consultancy on child health, growth and development standards

Objectives: to provide technical assistance in respective areas, with particular focus on child health, growth and development standards (Child Care Standards) aimed at improving child care, including home-visiting practices on the left bank of Nistru river.

The specialist will have following major areas of responsibilities: desk-review of best practices in Child Care standards, including home-visiting practices and parenting skills (health, nutrition, care for development and safety); provide assistance on revision of Child Care Standards on the left bank of Nistru river; identify the needs and provide support on informative materials for primary health care workers and parents on child care (immunization, breastfeeding, baby and young child feeding, early stimulation and safe environment, care for development); conduct training of trainers regarding the implementation of the revised and approved Child Care Standards for health professionals.    

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position and read more detailed information, please visit UNICEF web-page http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=499274.

Applications for this position must be received no later than on: 06 November 2016.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all backgrounds and minority groups, including persons with disabilities, to apply.

UNICEF is a global organization that seeks to improve the lives and health of children, especially the most vulnerable ones. UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. For more information about UNICEF and its work in Moldova, visit: http://www.unicef.md/ You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

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