Cuso International Maternal And Child Nutrition Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

The Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age.


GROW project is a partnership among CARE Canada, Cuso International and McGill University.

In Ethiopia, the project will be implemented in East and West Hararghe Administrative Zones of Oromia Regional State and in Gewane and Argoba Special Woredas of Afar Regional States.

The implementation of the project is led by CARE Ethiopia in close partnership with the Government of Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureaus of Oromia and Afar Regional States.

Cuso International Head Quarter and the Ethiopia Country Program Office will involve in deploying volunteers,

to strengthen the institutional and community nutrition capacity of the different sectors engaged in the implementation of GROW project in the respective targeted zonal and district administrative areas.

Responsibilities

  • Based on the professional need assessment, design and implement health staff nutrition service capacity building activities
  • Assist in campaigning and counselling activities on appropriate Breast Feeding and Complementary Feeding, and development of local weaning foods
  • Capacitate the Nutrition Coordination Committee (NCC) to promote consumption of nutrient-dense foods (vegetables, fruits, ASFs, fortified foods, supplements
  • Promote gender equality, and optimal maternal and child care practices
  • Promote gender equality, and optimal maternal and child care practices

    Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • MSc. degree in public Health Nutrition, Applied Human Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Maternal and Child Nutrition

    Essential Professional Background:

  • Three years’ work experience in designing maternal and child nutrition interventions,
  • Demonstrated work experience in nutrition assessment and health staff capacity development
  • Hand on experience in design of nutrition counselling and campaigns

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 10th September, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Cuso International Maternal And Child Nutrition Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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