SENIOR NUTRITION ZONAL COORDINATOR needed at SAVE THE CHILDREN 

Doctors Online Ethiopia, November 16 2021

 

SENIOR NUTRITION ZONAL COORDINATOR

 SAVE THE CHILDREN  PUBLIC HEALTH  FULL TIME

 Nov 15, 2021 –  Nov 25, 2021

 

 

Description

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepares annual plan and participate in annual budget development for the program and ensure that Growth through Nutrition activities are fully harmonized with Zonal, and Woreda annual plan.
  • Coordinate and technically support Zonal, Woreda, and local stakeholders to assess needs related to Nutrition and Livelihoods and support the implementation of Growth through Nutrition,
  • Develop terms of reference, facilitate training, review meeting and joint supportive supervision that will be conducted at Zonal and Woreda levels.Timely submit training reports, review meeting proceedings and
  • field travel reports to regional office for documentation.
  • Ensure multisectoral coordination of nutrition intervention at Zonal, Woreda and community levels
  • In collaboration with agriculture/livelihood coordinators, ensure the effective implementation and integration of Nutrition, WASH, Livelihood and SBCC components into the existing structures of the Agricultural/Health system
  • Ensure that the revised national nutrition program(NNP), nutrition guidelines, and minimum nutrition standard, WaSH in the context of nutrition & QI on nutrition specific services, SBCC specific to the program/nutrition, revised HMIS, and monitoring tools are implemented in respective target zones and Woredas
  • Provides technical support through regular and joint supportive supervision to Woreda health/agriculture office, health facilities and communities
  • Support and ensure that Nutrition agenda is focused in Zonal and Woreda level review meeting conducted in a regular basis
  • In collaboration with M&E coordinator, strengthen the capacity of Zonal, Woreda health office and community in nutrition and health information management system for decision making
  • Support Zone health Department in mentoring and follow-up of the trained HW and community in implementing planned nutrition and WASH activities at all level( zones, facility community)
  • Ensure health workers in selected health facilities for implementation of GROWTH THROUGH NUTRITION are trained as per national guideline
  • Ensure the provision of appropriate mentoring and on job training for Health workers at targeted Health facilities using agreed tools
  • Ensure that resources allocated reached the right beneficiaries, for the right objective in the right time
  • Ensure that Nutrition multi-sectoral coordination is strengthened, support the livelihood team to mainstream nutrition in to agriculture and program activities are coordinated at all levels
  • Ensure that all donor compliance and save the children rules and regulations are strictly followed during day to day program operations
  • Ensure that GROWTH THROUGH NUTRITION activities included in woreda annual implementation plans
  • Prepares periodic reports and submits to the concerned bodies in timely fashion ;
  • Performs other related tasks as required.
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Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALFICATION AND EXPEREINCE

  • Minimum educational requirement:  first degree in public health or nursing and demonstrated experience in nutrition, maternal and child health, WaSH, SBCC on nutrition, and livelihood programs
  •  Minimum experience required: four years for degree holders out of which minimum of 2 years’ experience in NGO with experience/knowledge of supporting USAID funded grants
  •  Good understanding of Health Sector Development Plan(HSDP IV), National Nutrition program (NNP) and other health related policies & strategies
  • Demonstrated skills in partnership building and interpersonal communication
  • Existing relationship with Zonal health and agriculture offices is preferred
  • Excellent and demonstrated skills in computer Microsoft office applications:: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlooks, emails
  • Excellent in reporting writing skills
  • Knowledge of local language is mandatory
How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at click here

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