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TSFP Nurse position open at Goal Ethiopia

TSFP Nurse position open at Goal Ethiopia, March 12 2022


Organization: Goal Ethiopia
Position: TSFP Nurse
Deadline: 03.21.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Borena Zone (Arero & Moyale Woredas), Oromia





Job Description:




Reference No:REC/066/22
Job title:TSFP Nurse
Location:Oromia Region, Borena Zone (Arero, Moyale Woredas)
Reports to:Woreda Project Manager
Number of Posts2 (Two)
Closing date:March 21, 2022

About GOAL

GOAL’s mission is to work with the most vulnerable communities to help them respond to and recover from humanitarian crises, and to assist them to build transcendent solutions to mitigate poverty and vulnerability.

GOALis a non-for profit organizationthat has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years across all the region of the country towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food and livelihoods, water and sanitation, nutrition, healthcare and education. GOAL implements a range of multi-sectoral development, resilience, recovery and humanitarian responses Programmes by being sensitive to cross-cutting issues including gender, accountably, child protection, HIV/AIDS.

We envision a world where poverty no longer exist, where vulnerable communities are resilient, where barriers to wellbeing are removed and where everyone has equal rights and  opportunities. GOAL Ethiopia’s main donors are Irish Aid, USAID/OFDA, EHF, ECHO and other private donors.

About the Position:

The TSFP Nurse will be responsible for the overall implementation of the TSFP/BSFP in Borena Zone, Oromia Region.

Key Areas of Accountability/Duties

·         Plan and organise TSFP/BSFP at designated distribution sites in discussion with SCPO.

·         Conduct screening in targeted areas to collect total beneficiary figures and confirm/amend log’s requests as necessary.

·         Schedule the distribution plan with the Woreda and Kebele administrative and health officials.

·         Work with the community mobilisers and registrar ensure engagement of community leaders, key community figures, community groups in facilitating the distribution.

·         Work with SCPO/CMAM Nurses to improve their ability to recognize signs of malnutrition, provide appropriate education to beneficiaries to help prevent malnutrition and refer individuals as appropriate.

·         Teach community mobilisers how to disseminate key education messages within their communities and propagate messaging through other community channels

·         Ensure appropriate referrals take place to and from other MoH supported sites (if operational)

·         Re-define team composition as necessary – either during distributions (to avoid bottle-necks) or after discussion during team meetings

·         Work closely with the teams to ensure all eligible children are registered correctly.

·         Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the various components of the programme.

·         Ensure referals and appropriate treatment according to the agreed protocols.

·       Monitor TSFP/BSFP rations and ensure they are distributed fairly and equally between beneficiaries.

·         Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence.

·         Ensure adequate availability of all food supplies for each distribution, input in to creation and maintenance of a monthly distribution plan and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned with SCPOs and logistics team and report weekly and monthly report to the SCPO of each district.

·     Submit daily BDRSS reports including tally forms for the TSFP/BSFP per distribution site.

·         Report any progress and any problems in a timely manner.

·         Regularly update kebele and woreda administration and health officials on the project.

•       Respect the dignity of the beneficiaries, carers and members of the community.

·         Assist in any other tasks when required.

Job Requirements:


Do you want to join an exciting organization that brings high level impact to the community and add value to your professional advancement?  Then join us if you have:

·         Diploma in clinical nursing and related field and having experience in TSFP/BSFP distribution for one to two years.

·          Have a demonstrated experience in emergency nutrition programme, notably TSFP/BSFP and running other feeding programme.

·         Have experience in MUAC screening, Case Identification and good knowledge of management of acute malnutrition (National Guideline).

Desirable quality, skill and competence

·         Strong knowledge of managing acute malnutrition as per the national Guideline

·         Good knowledge, understanding and implementation TSFP/BSFP

·         Ability to plan and organize work to meet individual, team and programme objective,

·         Training and facilitation skill for community workers and FDAs

·         Ability to effectively liaise with government, community leaders and other stakeholders,

·         Fosters working in teams & teamwork spirit.

·         Very good knowledge and practice of computer application,

·         Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken. Knowledge of local language,

·         Continually looks to improve personal skill, knowledge and work hence contribute to capacity building within the team and organization,

·         Willing to travel to remote areas and to camp in the field, ability to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in rural locations and live in basic conditions.

·         Flexible and creative approach; keen to take initiative where appropriate.

·         Accountability & responsiveness within areas of responsibilities,

·         Familiarity to local culture.

·         Passionate, strongly dedicated and highly committed to work for the improvement of the poor community

·         Resilience: Maintains focus and intensity and remains optimistic, persistent and professional even under adverse, stressful or difficult situations.

Note: This description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.


·         Skill: Excellent judgment and decision making, clear verbal communication, situational awareness, close monitoring, problem solving, critical thinking, active listening

·         Passionate, strongly dedicated and highly committed to work for the improvement of the poor community.

·         Resilience: Maintains focus and intensity and remains optimistic, persistent and professional even under adverse, stressful or difficult situations.


GOAL’s recruitment procedure is fair and transparent which is also in line with the organization’s commitment to its integrity, honesty and culture. GOAL is committed to ensure that, its performance complies with the terms and conditions of relevant agreements, applicable laws & regulations. Hence, pre-employment background checks will be conducted, and employees are required to read, understand, sign and implement different polices including safeguarding and child protection policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and abuse policy, sexual harassment policy, code of conducts and any other policy, rules and regulation of the organization.

GOAL Ethiopia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of people who involves in its work and demands all staff exhibit the highest commitment. GOAL Ethiopia will verify skills and commitment of the candidate in the assessment process and perform Background reference check.

How To Apply:


Interested and qualified applicants need to submit ONLY once their non – returnable application with CV for one vacancy. The vacancy reference number along with the title & Duty station need to be written in the application letter

Applicants can directly apply online using

GOAL strongly encourages female candidates to apply!

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and exam.

Shortlisted candidates will need to submit other supporting documents upon request at later stage.

GOAL is not able to contribute towards any costs incurred by candidates during the recruitment process.


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