New JPO vacancy at UNICEF for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open position with the United Nations Children's Fund:

UNICEFUnited Nations Children's Fund : Nutrition Officer (with WASH focus) (JPOJunior Professional Officer , P-2) – New York

This position is financed by SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation


  • Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations
  • Master’s degree in nutrition, public health, development studies, epidemiology, social science or any other relevant field.
  • 3 years’ professional experience in nutrition and one or more of the following areas is required:
    -    public health
    -    nutrition planning and management or
    -    maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care, sanitation and hygiene promotion
    UNICEF counts paid internship experience at 100%.
  • Experience in nutrition in a developing country is highly desirable
  • Skills with data, quantitative analysis and planning are preferred
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of a second UN language
  • Swiss nationality
  • Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews


  • 2-3 year assignment (1 year renewable fixed-term contracts). Re-assignment to a different duty station may be an option in year 3.


  • P2

Start date

  • Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

How to proceed

Carefully read

Then apply by uploading your P11 form, motivation letter, work certificates and university credentials as PDF document(s) to our online recruitment system.

  • Application Deadline: Closed (30 August 2020)
  • First round of interviews: September 2020 in Bienne/Switzerland (or by Skype)

Other JPOJunior Professional Officer vacancies

You can apply for as many JPO vacancies as you wish. Each selection process is managed separately; and qualified applications can be considered for several parallel JPO selection processes. 

Read more about the JPOJunior Professional Officer programmes

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