Cuso International Nutrition Economics Officer Job Vacancies in Ethiopia

Cuso International Nutrition Economics Officer Job Vacancies in Ethiopia

Closing date: 12 Jul 2019

Location Harar, Ethiopia

Start Date May 2019 – July 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 10 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to all nationalities outside of Ethiopia. Applicants must be eligible to obtain an entry visa and work permit for Ethiopia.

The Volunteer’s Role

Access to proper nutrition is a vital issue for women of reproductive age and children under the age of five 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. The GROW project is a partnership among CARE Canada, Cuso International and McGill University.

As a Nutrition Economics Officer, you will work closely with Haramaya University College of Health and Medical Sciences in Ethiopia. Your role will be to compare program analysis, make recommendations, assess the status and challenges of project groups, and examine how economic empowerment can help advance nutrition security.

Apply today and help
make a difference in the lives of women and children living in Ethiopia.

As a volunteer, you will:

Undertake periodical assessment on the status and challenges of the Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) program

Review and develop a nutrition-sensitive compliance tool

Propose viable nutrition sensitive income generating activities

Compare and contrast GROW VSLA and non-VSLA groups.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

Master’s in agriculture economics; rural development
Essential Professional Background:

5 years of experience working in economic strengthening
Support Package

Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

Accommodation while in placement

Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

How to Apply:
Cuso International Nutrition Economics Officer Job Vacancies in Ethiopia

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