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2 Dec 2022

Nutrition Officer at Médecins Du Monde-France

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Job Description

Médecins du monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian organization which provides emergency and long-term medical care to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Médecins du Monde (MDM) is operating in Ethiopia since 1986 in different types of health projects. MDM–France invites qualified candidates to apply for the following position:

Job Summary

The Nutrition Officer will play a vital role withing MDM’s functioning. He/she will carry out Nutrition activities in the base, He/she will be base in Afar under the direct supervision of Field Office Coordinator.

Employment Term: 3 months contract with possible extension

Reported to: Field Office Coordinator

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Closely monitor the availability of Nutritional supplies (PPN and therapeutic milks) in the supported facilities and communicate with the program coordinator
  • Prepare weekly and monthly work plan for effective implementation of TFP (SC and OTP)
  • At the inception of the program carry out health facility capacity assessment and institutional mapping of TFP programs in collaboration with Woreda health office and project team
  • Strengthen referral linkage among CMAM component through availing standard referral forms at health facility level
  • Prepare regular mentoring and monitoring of health facilities with OTP and SC using standard supervision check lists
  • Regularly ensure performance outcome of the therapeutic feeding centers to meet standard
  • Facilitate nutrition education ate TFP and TSFP sites in close coordination with health facility government staffs
  • Provide technical support for health facilities of OTP and SC programs
  • Strengthen nutrition surveillance and data management system of the woreda and health facilities
  • In collaboration with Woreda health office, health facilities and the community regularly update outbreaks and any other aggravating factor for malnutrition through weekly situation update Strengthen integration of TSFP in the routine health care system
  • Strengthen referral linkage among CMAM component through availing standard referral forms at health facility and community level
  • Prepare regular mentoring and monitoring of health facilities using standard supervision check lists
  • Strengthen/ Support the Establishment of quality SC and OTP center and regularly mentoring
  • Under the delegation of the program coordinator conduct regular joint monitoring field visit with partners and follow up to address on identified gaps.
  • Participate in MUAC Screening campaigns at the woreda level
    Strengthen TFP and TSFP reporting and recording through regular supportive supervision and availing documentation materials and job aids
  • Weekly, monthly and quarterly progress report based on prepared work plan for TFP
  • Mentoring of IPC situations in the OTP and SC sites
  • Duty station: Ethiopia, Different areas of Afar (Teru Woreda Digdiga HC & Gulina Woreda Guarei HP/IDP)

Job Requirements

Educational Qualification

  • BSC / Diploma in public Health or Nursing

Work Experience

  • 2 years’ work experience for BSc degree and 4 years for Diploma relevant experience in implementing in humanitarian integrated projects in NGOs. On CMAM officer, supervisor, facilitator, or mentor positions

Skills and qualities required

  • TOT/Certificate on management of CMAM
  • NGO experience with similar position is preferred
  • Good interpersonal communication and facilitation skill
  • Respect for multiculturalism and Value
  • Mentoring and facilitation skill
  • Be able to work under pressure and towards tight deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Promote team synergy in a multi-cultural work environment
  • A resourceful person and self-starter


  • English: Fluent
  • Amharic: Fluent

Method of Application

Fill application form : Click Here

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application letter to  [email protected]
Use Nutrition Officer as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 10 December. 2022


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