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MHNT-CMAM officer- World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

MHNT-CMAM officer- World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, Movember 2 2023



Organization: World Vision Ethiopia

Position: MHNT-CMAM officer

Location: Gambela

Employment: Full time

Deadline: Nov 7, 2023






Job Description

S/He will mainly be responsible for the day to day implementation of the mobile health and nutrition services to IDPs and host communities on CMAM in systematic nutrition screening, active case detection, early referral and admission of acute malnutrition cases through routine nutrition screening and Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) programs as well as Extended Outreach Services (EOS) or Child Health Days (CHD) campaigns. He/she will support heath facilities (Primary Hospitals, Health Centers and Health Posts) in the treatment of acute malnutrition among nutrition priority groups, mainly Children U5 and PLW and referral linkage services in accordance with the national protocol and SPHERE standard. He/she will support and assist Woreda Health Offices and PHCUs in the piloting of Family MUAC approach. CMAM Officer is expected to support health facilities and ensure the IYCF promotion, counseling, and support for mothers at the Therapeutic Feeding Programs (TFP) and Targeted Supplementary Food Program (TSFP) in CMAM sites. The Officer has the responsibility to ensure high-quality IYCF activities with IYCF teams, closely coordinated an integrated with the Emergency Nutrition Response project. In addition, ensures the project’s activities fit within the framework of the National Nutrition Program and ensures good relations with local stakeholders.

  • Implement and Provide technical support for TSFP (food distribution), Site preparation (IDPs), and mobilization of community, and nutritional screening for both host & IDPs
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and provide technical support on stabilization Center and Outpatient Therapeutic Program sites every week;
  • Print, laminate and Provide the necessary OTP/SC guide lines and protocols for running OTP/SC, photocopy for other related activities;
  • Protect, promote and support Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program in the health system, including health facilities with due emphasis on enhancing the availability and integration of IYCF counselling services in coordination with IYCF team members .
  • Ensure the integration of IYCF to CMAM programming through strengthening of psychosocial & emotional sites & IYCF promotion & counseling with assigned team members
  • Required Professional Experience: Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program

Job Requirements

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification:

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

Certificates on:   Acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training

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.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement: Willingness to work in SC, OTP & TSFP centers.

Physical Requirements:100% travel to nutrition rehabilitation centers including over the weekends.

Language Requirements: Speak Amharic, English and the local language is advantageous.


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only


How to Apply

Interested applicants should follow the below application link to apply.–officer_JR26183-1

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