You are currently viewing International Medical Corps; Position : Nutrition Officer; Education : Diploma/ BSc in Nursing; Location : Afar, Berhale & Assayita; Deadline : December 20, 2020

International Medical Corps; Position : Nutrition Officer; Education : Diploma/ BSc in Nursing; Location : Afar, Berhale & Assayita; Deadline : December 20, 2020

Job Description:
Main duties and responsibilities:

Ø  Provide technical and logistical support to the woreda health sector for effective implementation of Positive Deviance hearth approach interventions activities and come up with innovative ideas for effective implementation.

Ø  Analyzing and reporting nutrition situation and prevailing trends

Ø  Facilitate TOT and volunteer trainings on Basic PD hearth approach

Ø  Strengthen GMP screening and link beneficiaries with PD hearth activities

Ø  Develop and adapt IMC IYCF/ECD materials to the local context based on previous materials and current child rearing practices and needs

Ø  Serve as the primary point of contact between IMC and local partners

Ø  Assist nutrition staff and lead mothers on counsel and strengthen the PD hearth project in the HPs and community level.

Ø  Educate other staff about key aspects and components of PD hearth and ECD/IYCF (e.g. child development, improvement of mother-child interaction, and group support focused on IYCF)

Ø  Send monthly reports and updates on the PD activities to head office

Ø  Promote gender equity and equality through each level of nutrition activities

Ø  Plan with HEWs and other health workers working in Health posts to conduct complimentary feeding demonstrations for effective, sustainable and efficient implementation of PD hearth and IYCF interventions

Ø  Provide technical support to MoH health staff on management on PDH

Ø  Actively participate in Baseline, SMART and IYCF surveys

Ø  Facilitate the procurement of materials based on the budget

Ø  Review pipeline and procurement plan regularly

Ø  Perform supportive supervision of PD hearth activities and ensure they are implemented as planned

Ø  Ensure the cards, GMP registration books and other necessary formats are filled and documented proper

Ø  Ensure the nutrition items are provided to the health facilities and reach to the intended beneficiaries

Ø  Establishing linkage with community leaders and representatives

Ø  Organize review meeting at each woreda to review the progress of health intervention at the woreda level.

Ø  Perform another Other duties as required

Job Requirements:
  • ·         Degree in nutrition or nursing or public health with 3 years of experience or diploma in nutrition or nursing or public health with 5 years of experience-  Renewed MoH professional license is important·         Experience on emergency nutrition and PHEM intervention like CMAM, IYCF, major epidemic diseases surveillance and epidemic/outbreak investigation and response·         Training on CMAM and  IYCF

    ·         Experience of facilitation of training and review meetings

    ·         Fluent in written and spoken English language

    ·         Knowledge of local language to the respective Woredas

    ·         Good computer skills (Word, Excel)

    ·         Ensure that IMC’s food security program and approach is in line with policies and strategies of the Government of Ethiopia’s as well

How To Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter by clearly stating the position that you are applying for and CV through On OR before December 20,2020.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

For More Health related Vacancies Click Here 

To Get alerts of latest Job Opportunities Go-to Our Telegram Bot 

Leave a Reply