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IYCF Officer Needed at World Vision Ethiopia

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IYCF Officer Needed at World Vision Ethiopia, May 18 2022


Organization: World Vision Ethiopia
Position: IYCF Officer
Deadline: 05.25.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Kombolcha, Amhara





Job Description:


Job Description:

Place of work: Eastern Amhara(Ataye & Antsokia)

Contract duration: 10 Months

Required Number:2

  • Ensure that TFP (OTP & SC) and TSFP (Food Distribution) sites established and activated for IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;
  • Build the capacity of HEWs and Nurses on IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;
  • Ensure the CMAM beneficiaries are well integrated with IYCF programs;
  • Support community assessments related to CMAM & IYCF and strengthen capacity of various health, agriculture, and other sectors’ front line workers to improve the quality of nutrition intervention.
  • Plan for IYCF promotion with HEWs and other health workers working at OTP and SC sites;
  • Advise the best feeding options/ practices and follow ups as appropriate.
  • Provide regular updates and monthly reports for the CMAM coordinator timely;
  • Utilize Woreda and Kebele level opportunities for IYCF promotion and support. Participate in the development of mother support groups and mother-baby areas
  • Provide mothers with practical advice on correct attachment and positioning when   breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary foods and respond to any concerns or local taboos associated with IYCF.


Job Requirements:


  • Qualifications: BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health colleges
  • Certificate: on acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training, Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training, Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS) and Trained on Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM required

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  • Required Professional Experience: Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program;Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications
  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
  • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Experience in cascading family MUAC approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good human relation skills.
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;
  • Strong adherence to World Vision values;
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity;
  • Prepared to live and work in an remote and uncertain security environment
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Local language
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How To Apply:

Interested applicants must require to apply before the closing date of this announcement Only to the link


World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.




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