AAH Logistics Manager- Capacity Building Jobs in Ethiopia

AAH Logistics Manager- Capacity Building Jobs in Ethiopia


We are looking a dynamic and results oriented Nutrition and Health Technical Advisor/HOD to help define the Action Against Hunger Health and Nutrition strategy and provide leadership and guidance to the health and nutrition teams.

About Us

Action Against Hunger-USA is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger.

We save the lives of malnourished children and we enable entire communities to be free from hunger.

With more than 8,000 staff in over 45 countries, our programs reached 21 million people in 2018.

About the Country Program

Action Against Hunger has been operational in Ethiopia since 1984 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-sectoral strategy where Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Mental Health and Care Practices activities are integrated to have a meaningful impact on people’s resilience.

Action Against Hunger currently operates in 5 different regions (Oromia, Somali, Amhara, Benesangul Gumuz and Gambella) with a portfolio of 20m USD/ year of emergency and resilience programs.

  • We have a country team of around 650 staff and 6 Regional Sub Offices. Our main donors in Ethiopia are: ECHO, Europaid, UNHCR, BPRM, SIDA, EHF, WFP and others.

    Key activities in your role will
  • Design, develop and evaluate Health and Nutrition actions
  • Collection and quality control of monitoring, follow up and evaluation of data
  • Regular health and nutrition situation analysis
  • Technical relevance and quality of health and nutrition proposals
  • Encourage the health and nutrition teams to identify new activities
  • Development of the Action Against Hunger –
  • Ethiopia Health and Nutrition strategy
    Assess and analyse the health and nutrition context in Ethiopia.
  • Initiate desk review/studies based on the analysis of data provided by other partners (NGO’s, UN agencies, GoB);
  • Engage with other Technical Advisers and Coordinators to develop an integrated multi-sectoral approach, proposals and budgets;
  • Building on good practice, experience and assessments in the framework of Action Against Hunger’s organisational development strategy;
  • Technically review and support Field Coordinators and Health and Nutrition Programme Managers in the preparation of work plans, reports, project presentations and other project related documents.
  • Monitor and coordinate Health and Nutrition programmes
  • Launch of Nutrition Assessments in liaison with Deputy Country Director-Programmes and the Health and Nutrition teams
  • Development of multi-sector projects and activities
  • Regular collection and analysis of data and development of recommendations.
  • Monitoring of quality of activities implemented and provide guidance to the health and nutrition teams
  • Provide technical support to the Survey Manager and health and nutrition teams to conduct Rapid Health and Nutrition Assessments (eg. rapid SMART, needs assessments, health facility assessments) and/or nutritional surveys (SMART and coverage assessments).
  • Validate the Assessment results and reports in collaboration with Nutrition Advisor and Survey manager
  • Validate the APR (quantitative) format developed by the health and nutrition teams in collaboration with MEAL department.
  • Validate the health and nutrition content of donor reports- ensure accurate and correct presentation of the activities implemented
  • Monitoring programme quality and development of recommendations using Activity Progress Reports qualitative and quantitative submitted by Health and Nutrition Teams
  • Follow up on the implementation of BNA (Bottle Neck Analysis) of different programme components in collaboration with Nutrition Deputy technical advisers and Health and Nutrition teams.
  • Development of consolidated monthly report and submission to Deputy Country Director
  • Support health and nutrition teams and MEAL department in the development of consolidated APR.
  • Ensure data-collection according SADD (sex, age, disability and diversity)
    Recruit external evaluators, develop their ToR and plan activities- as needed
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate in a timely manner evaluation outcomes (internal +external) in consultation with partners, stakeholders, other technical advisors, field coordinators and other relevant sources of information;
  • Extract critical lessons learned and good practices from final evaluations, program audits and monitoring reports.
  • Developing and maintaining relations with current and potential donors (visits to projects, presentations of Action Against Hungers and it work etc)
  • Represent Action Against Hunger in meetings with health authorities and other agencies and participate in national networks of nutrition
  • Influencing the definition of national, regional and local protocols through negotiation with representatives of partner structures with a
    view to disseminate Action Against Hunger’s technical expertise and standards as well as international standards
  • Development and follow up of individual action plans
  • Recruitment of health and nutrition programme managers, health and nutrition deputy programme managers, coordinators and experts
  • Provision of technical support and guidance to health and nutrition team at capital and field
  • Organize regular health and nutrition team (PMs and DPMs) meetings in capital or field
  • Identifying training needs among health and nutrition team members
  • Provide support to health and nutrition teams in the development and roll out of trainings for Action Against Hunger staff and partner staff and volunteers.
  • Conduct staff appraisals of health and nutrition team at capital
  • Provide evaluation of technical skills of health and nutrition teams in the field.
  • Ensure gender mainstreaming in the activities: this will require brief review of gender aspects in the activities, adaptation of activities, capacity building of the staff and recruitment of more female in the nutrition teams
  • Ensure protection mainstreaming in the activities
  • Represent Action Against Hunger and its positioning in the field of Health and Nutrition
  • Represent Action Against Hunger in dealings with national and international authorities on health and nutrition

  • You have a Master’s degree in Nutrition / Public Health / Nursing with minimum 5 years’ experience in similar position or Bachelor’s degree with minimum 10 years’ experience in similar position.
  • You have experience in developing programs and writing proposals for different donors (e.g. USAID, DFID, ECHO, GAC)- Mandatory.
  • You are seasoned humanitarian with experience in managing a large and diverse team with multiple grants.
  • You are knowledgeable and experienced on nutritional surveys and coverage assessments.
  • You have excellent analytical skills, report writing and presentation skills.
  • You possess experience in Health System Strengthening and health programming.
  • You are good at representation, coordination and advocacy.
  • You are able to work in complex environment.
  • You are passionate about leading ambitious programming that has impact
  • You are result oriented, with ability to meet deadlines and produce high-quality products.
  • You possess good analytical skills with ability to positively influence cross-departmental and cross sector working.
  • You have a strong cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • You have the ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming proposal development teams to meet deadlines.
  • You are fluent in English (business level), both verbal and written.
  • You have excellent writing and editing skills in English.
  • Our core values.
  • In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core values.
  • Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
  • Integrity- we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
  • Excellence- we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
  • Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

  • Action Against Hunger-USA values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -
  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance
  • For an all-inclusive list of benefits check the Action Against Hunger-USA Website

    How to Apply
  • Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button.
  • All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note.
  • Closing date for applications: 20th July 2019, 5 PM EAT.
  • We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran.
  • Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
  • For more information and job application details, see; AAH Logistics Manager- Capacity Building Jobs in Ethiopia

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