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International Medical Corps; Position : Nutrition specialist; Education : BSc / MSc in Nutrition, Nursing or Public Health; Location : Tigray, Wolkait & Tsegede; Deadline : December 20, 2020

Job Description:
and number of national/and or expat staff supervised).

·         Prepare detail work plan, procurement plan and budget spending plan at the beginning of the program for nutrition and health programs.

·         Update procurement plans and revise budget pipelines regularly and on monthly basis 

·         Follow up and support the implementation of other grants and activities in the area conducted by International Medical corps

·         Ensure that the planned activities are implemented according to the work plan with in the planned budget and with good quality as per the national and international Medical Corps standards.

·         Organize and facilitate zonal level trainings, workshops and other meetings and support the woreda staff for the woreda level training, workshop and meeting facilitation.

·         Ensure planned activities including trainings are implemented as per the national guidelines and standards

·         Ensure the malnutrition management and prevention activities such as SAM management support, the linkage of SAM management with MAM management, IYCF behavioral change activities including Care Group and are implemented as per the plan and based on the standards

·         Participate in public health and nutrition project proposal preparation.

·         Compile and shared project bi-weekly report for Addis program team on time. Complied and send monthly as well us quarterly progress and statistics report and other needed updates for concerned body regularly and as needed on time.

·         Provide monthly program update for MANTF and ENCU meetings on time and as needed

·         Provide data and other program updates on time and as needed to the nutrition team in Addis office.

·         Conducted supportive supervision and provided on job training on the gap identified. Facilitated monitoring visit with zonal and woreda officials and share the report for Addis Program team. Facilitated and accompany the final government evaluation.

·         Strengthen health delivery system to improve malnutrition and disease prevention and control services.

·         Coordinate and undertake the nutrition and primary health monitoring surveys and health facility audit assessments.

·         Lead the efforts on capacity building of primary health delivery system (service, supplies and equipment) through trainings of health workers on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases (Malaria, pneumonia, Diarrhea, URTI, TB and HIV/AIDS), health information management system (HIMS) data collection, recording and reporting, on use of integrated comprehensive family planning services, Integrated Refresher Training (lRT) of HEWs; recording and documentation of medical consultations and referral pathways strengthening of cold chain systems for vaccines; provision of medical supplies and essential medicines for treatment of communicable diseases as well as contraceptives for family planning. Ensure strong linkage of nutrition and primary health care components and with other components such as WASH when available and needed.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Job Requirements:
  • ·   Ø  Master’s degree in Nutrition, Nursing or Public health from recognized learning institution plus 3 years of experience in related fieldØ  Bachelor degree in Nutrition, Public health/Nursing or related field of study with 5 years of experience in related field

    Ø  Experience on managing emergency Health and Nutrition intervention, particularly CMAM, IYCF projects

    Ø  Experience of facilitation of training review meetings and workshops.

    Ø  Experience on budget and manpower management and Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft applications

    Ø  Proficiency in written and spoken English

    Ø  Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines and develop good team spirit and support staff.

    Ø  Training on CMAM, IYCF. Ensure that IMC’s food security program and approach is in line with policies and strategies of the Government of Ethiopia’s as well

    Ø  Knowledge of the local language of the respective areas would be an added value

    COMMENTS: should be someone who is willing to travel to a very hard areas with limited access and work in demanding situation to meet deadlines

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.

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