Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 04 Jun 2017
As per TOR
The selected consultant will support the nutrition team, UNICEF Viet Nam’s Child Survival and Development Programme to work with relevant stakeholders and effectively coordinate them in revitalizing the National IDDC programme through leading the information, coordination, implementation, monitoring and support of the planned interventions/activities.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Follow up and provide technical support to MOH, MARD and other stakeholders in preparing for and implementing the decree 09, focusing on mandatory iodisation of household salt and salt for food processing.
Follow up and provide support to establishment of effective and sustainable monitoring and evaluation system for national iodine deficiency control program.
Undertake field visits to monitor programme implementation, in particular iodization of consumption salt, use of iodized salt by food processors and legislation monitoring and enforcement and provide assistance to implementing stakeholders as requested.
Prepare monitoring and intervention reports and situation analysis updates.
Support UNICEF in preparation of programme funding proposals and donor reports.
Methodology & Expected Deliverables
To achieve the above-mentioned tasks, the assignment requires regular interaction with Department of Economic Cooperation and Rural Development/MARD, NIN and relevant partners at MOH, donors and technical partners. The main work will include 1) support the MOH and MARD in establishment of a multi-sectoral working committee for NIDDC programme 2) support to establishment of effective and sustainable monitoring and evaluation system for NIDDC programme 3) conducting field visits to monitor programme implementation, in particular iodisation of consumption salt, use of iodized salt by food processors 4) support for training on iodine laboratories facilitated by CDC experts 5) support NIN to incorporate appropriate iodine indicators into existing national nutrition surveillance system in 63 provinces and national nutrition survey.
Deliverables andTime frame:
As per TOR.
The national consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Policy Specialist of UNICEF and overall guidance of the Chief, CSD programme,UNICEF. The consultant will operate in close cooperation with the nutrition team, delegated staffs at relevant ministries, national institute of nutrition…as required.
Qualification/Specialised Knowledge and Experience:
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How to apply:
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