Save The Children CMAM Officers Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children CMAM Officers Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 197894

Category: Health Care
Location: E/Wellega Zone; Haro Limu and Sasiga Weredas
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description


Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way.

In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

CMAM Officers



Place of Work

E/Wellega Zone; Haro Limu and Sasiga Weredas



Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization Scale

No. of Positions

2 (two)

Reports to

H & N Manager

Length of Contract

6 Months

Role Purpose:

The position holder is responsible for the four CMAM component implementation in the woreda and working closely with the Woreda, Kebele, community, and religious leaders, HWs, HEWs, and CHVs for the effective implementation and linkage of CMAM program with the community and facility.

In addition the position holder is also expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to CMAM implementation and will assist OTP/SC nurses, measurers and other team in the woreda to build strong CMAM implementation package.

He will also oversee overall health and nutrition implementation in the assigned Woreda and support IYCF services.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Makes sure that CMAM program is implemented according to the National protocol i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement
  • Facilitates the trainings under the project
  • Makes sure that the health staff have adequate training on the management of acute malnutrition per National manual
  • Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation
  • Supports and liaise with the health centre staff and provide on the job training and capacity building where required,

  • Creates and maintain relationship with local health and other authorities and try to link CMAM program with the existing health structure smoothly,
  • Makes sure that health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy,
  • Provides technical support and training where required to all team members, outreach team including health extension workers and community volunteers,
  • Works and liaise with any local health workers to integrate the CMAM program from the start,
  • Organizes monthly report of SC/OTP/SFP/Community mobilization and report on time to the Project Manager, Nutrition and provides updates when needed.
  • Coordinates the link of acute malnutrition cases with EOS/CBN/CHD/TSFP/PSNP and facilitates regular registration of Non-EOS beneficiaries and submits on monthly bases
  • Provides a daily/weekly/and monthly over view of drug items, SFP materials and wet ration stocks supplied to beneficiaries,
  • Manages the stock levels of therapeutic products, drugs and all other materials and alert the logistics in a timely manner as more materials are required.
  • Reports any problems in a timely manner to the Nutrition field coordinator,
  • Coaches and supervises the SFP, OTP, SC program officer
  • Responsible for effective logistic
  • Proper team management.
  • Upholds the image and values of SC at all times,
  • Performs other related tasks as required and tasks assigned by the organization.


  • Ensure monthly reporting systems are implemented in the satellite office.

    Child safeguarding (CSG)

  • Conduct activities in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse,

  • Ensure that all activities seen through a child safeguarding lens;

  • Be vigilant about observing possible child abuse/harm,

  • Ensure all partners and beneficiaries of Save the Children are aware of the child safeguarding policy and promote the message of child safeguarding to children, beneficiary families, and community members in general,

  • Conduct project risk assessment using given template and mitigation plans are addressed Report performance of child safeguarding activities per quarter
    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and certifications:

  • BA/Diploma in Nursing or Public Health (Senior Clinical/Public Nurse or above).


  • Minimum four years working experience for BA and six years’ experience for Diploma holders out of which two-year experience directly related to emergency health & nutrition related fields

    Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in CMAM and community mobilization/BCC

  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials.

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Local language.

  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), all and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

    Behaviours (Values in Practice)


  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

  • Child safeguarding;

  • Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programs are absolutely safe for children. We undertake rigorous procedures including background checks to

  • ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through or via on or before February, 13, 2019.

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A One-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

    Please make sure you state the code of the vacancy on the subject of your email.

    All applications should be reserved within 5 days of this advertisement

    We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.

    All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview

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