FH Ethiopia Health & Nutrition Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

FH Ethiopia Health & Nutrition Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 221988

Category: Health Care

Location: Tach Gayint, Amhara

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the salary scale of the organization

Job Description

Internal /external Vacancy

FH Ethiopia

FH Ethiopia, would like to invite potential internal /external candidates to apply for the following position:

Position:
Health & Nutrition Officer (1)

Duty Station:
Tach Gayint Project (South Gondar Zone)

Duration of Contract: One-year contract , renewable (with 45 days probation period)

Purpose of the Job

Responsible to plan, implement, monitor, report, and generally be responsible for the effective implementation of FHE Health and Nutrition Program in DFAP in the area of Essential Nutrition Action (ENA), Essential Hygiene Action (EHA) and Maternal Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH).



Purpose of the Job

Responsible to plan, implement, monitor, report, and generally be responsible for the effective implementation of FHE Health and Nutrition Program in DFAP in the area of Essential Nutrition Action (ENA), Essential Hygiene Action (EHA) and Maternal Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH).

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities

Key Result #1 – Planning, Coordination and implementation

  • Plan, coordinate and ensure the implementation of the FH/E NEFAP health Program focusing on nutrition and hygiene & sanitation, targeting mothers and under five children and produce timely reports

  • Ensure that hygiene and sanitation related activities with emphasis to community led total sanitation (CLTS) are effectively implemented as planned.

  • Work jointly with the NEFAP agriculture and capacity building officer and water engineer to ensure effective implementation of the livelihood activities.

  • Develops appropriate IEC materials related to health in close discussion with the NEFAP Project Health Coordinator.

  • Gather health and Nutrition related information from Governmental, Non-Governmental and other appropriate sources at the district level and share it among project staff and FH/E.

    Key Result #2 – Capacity building and technical support

  • Plan, organize, and facilitate/conduct various training and educational sessions
    on ENA, MNCH and EHA for animators, health extension workers and to other key stakeholders.

  • Implement the Care Group Model to reach households with pregnant women and young children to share health and sanitation information and encourage behavior to enhance child wellbeing.

  • Manage staff under his/her supervision and provide technical support for staffs under his/her responsibility: hygiene and sanitation facilitators, community health animators and promoters.

    Key Result #3 – Monitoring, evaluation and reporting

  • Conducts regular monitoring of activities to ensure the effective implementation of the health and Nutrition program, and communicates timely with a possible recommendation in case of any deviation.

  • Facilitates and takes the lead in mini-KPC, anthropometry, barrier analysis and other surveys conducted at the operational area.

  • Guide staff under the supervision in periodic reporting of activities and results.

  • Ensure that periodic reports are prepared to the required standards and submitted to the immediate supervisor in a timely manner.

    Key Result #4 – Enhance partnership and networking

  • Establish and maintain smooth-working relationships with appropriate governmental (mainly health office), non-Governmental, faith based and community-based organizations working in related field at district, zonal and regional level.

  • Establish and strengthen grass root level networking particularly for hygiene and sanitation related activities (CLTS committees) and link the structure with the district hygiene and sanitation focal person for sustainability

  • Carry out any other relevant duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.


    Job Requirements

    Requirements:

  • Education - BSc. Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Environmental Health or related fields

  • Experience- Three years relevant work experience. NGO experience is preferred

  • Good communication skills in both spoken and written Amharic and English,

  • Networking and public relations and analytical skills,

  • Public speaking and dialogue facilitation skills

    How to Apply

    Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    Competent internal candidates can submit Only their application and updated CV’s to:



    recruitment_fhe@fh.org



    Candidates MUST refer the position title on the subject line of their email and applications

    FH Ethiopia Health & Nutrition Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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