Emergency Health and Nutrition Coordinator

World Vision Ethiopia is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Health and Nutrition Coordinator in Shire IDP, Tigray, Ethiopia.

Job Title: Emergency Health and Nutrition Coordinator

Job in Ethiopia by World Vision Ethiopia

Job Description

1.Manage and coordinate implementation of emergency Nutrition response

  • Implement effectively CMAM and IMAM nutrition programme in line with humanitarian standards under guidance of nutrition advisor
  •  Pilot family MUAC in selected kebeles
  • Assess local capacity and ensure programmes are integrated into existing health systems where appropriate
  • Maintain WV best practices for nutrition programs so as to deliver results according to relevant standards, policies and program strategy
  • Establish and maintain links with other relevant sectors in the AP (WASH, livelihoods, etc.)
  • Establish links with MoH and relevant cluster activities
  • Remain up to date with public health and nutrition policy and guidance and initiatives and ensure dissemination to subordinates  
  • Work with line WV staff and partners to guide technical interpretation of technical models
  • Coordinate all IMAM and CMAM trainings that will be planned for health workers and health extension workers. 
  • Provide technical support to World Vision IMAM/CMAM programme activities to ensure that the IMAM/CMAM programmes take place according to the project plans and is implemented with high quality. 
  • Follow up timely request, approval, procurement and distribution of the project logistics, supply and equipment’s
  • Follow up utilization of project commodities, logistics and equipment’s
  • Review and submit regular monthly reports and monthly CMAM database report (using CMAM Offline data base) to AP Manager and Head Office Emergency Nutrition Specialist
  • Take part in the project set-up, technical support visit, monitoring visits, surveys and evaluations
  •    Follow up project progress as per the plan of work closely with the APs and identify minimum support package as part of the project transition
  • Take part in CMAM project meetings, workshops, prayer and devotions that will assist for technical and spiritual development

2. Manage and coordinate implementation of emergency health response

  • Take leadership, support and guide project staff in  implementation of emergency health responses
  • Initiate action with limited assessment data and information based on context, using an approach which is flexible and thoughtful.
  • implement WV health emergency response models, and prioritize based on the assessment data  
  •  Plan and program collaboratively in conjunction with related sectors
  •  Design and manage program budget in collaboration with Finance according to donor requirements and WV standards
  •   Lead health team to meet programming standards and expectations for implementation of emergency interventions
  •   Develop health work plans to include regular face-to-face support of field staff     
  • Ensure effective supervisory mechanisms are in place
  •  Evaluate health responses on a regular basis and adapt them in line with findings
  •  Ensure regular program reporting system is in place

3. Networking, Partnering, and External Representation

  •    Liaise and established contacts at Zonal and woreda level with government health office, DRMFSS, NGOs, and UN agencies (WFP, WHO and UNICEF)
  •    Regular discussions at Woreda level concerning emergency health and nutrition response in WVE operational areas
  •    Regularly participate in cluster meetings and other related coordination meetings and ensuring effective information sharing and flow within WVE
  •    Create & maintain linkages with key implementing & operational partners in emergency Health and Nutrition programming.

4. Learning and Evidence Base Development, Dissemination and Knowledge Management

  •    Assist assessment in the field as part of field preparation, field supervision
  •     Identify best/promising practices and success stories for documentation and dissemination

5. Disaster Preparedness/HEA

  •  Maintain situational awareness of actual and potential hazards at local level and bring to attention of AP and head office
  • Guide community hazard vulnerability analysis in area of health and nutrition
  • Solve problems under emergency conditions

Job Requirements

  •        Must have BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study.
  •          Minimum five years working experience with NGOs in Emergency Health and Nutrition program.
  •          CMAM/SAM ToT training
  •         IYCF_E ToT,
  •         Know how in Accurately measure MUAC, length, height and weight of children under 5
  •          UNICEF Conceptual Framework for Malnutrition
  •        WV Health and HEA standards and policies
  •         WV Guidelines for MNCH in emergencies
  •         Understanding of IASC Cluster system, including function of Nutrition Cluster
  •          WV safety and security protocols
  •          WV response policies and protocols
  •          Red Cross/Red Crescent Code of Conduct
  •         WV’s disaster management cycle
  •          Sphere standards
  •          Fluent in oral and written in English and Tigrigna

How to ApplyInterested applicants must require to attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org and or via www.ethiojobs.net