World Vision International NGO IYCF Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

World Vision International NGO IYCF Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description:

  • Ensure that TFP (OTP & SC) and TSFP (Food Distribution) sites established and activated for IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;

  • Build the capacity of HEWs and Nurses on IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;

  • Ensure the CMAM beneficiaries are well integrated with IYCF programs;

  • Support community assessments related to CMAM & IYCF and strengthen capacity of various health, agriculture, and other sectors’ front line workers to improve the quality of nutrition intervention.

  • Plan for IYCF promotion with HEWs and other health workers working at OTP and SC sites;

  • Advise the best feeding options/ practices and follow ups as appropriate.

  • Provide regular updates and monthly reports for the CMAM coordinator timely;

  • Utilize Woreda and Kebele level opportunities for IYCF promotion and support. Participate in the development of mother support groups and mother-baby areas

  • Provide mothers with practical advice on correct attachment and positioning when breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary foods and respond to any concerns or local taboos associated with IYCF.

  • Qualifications: BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health colleges

  • Certificate: on acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training, Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training, Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS) and Trained on Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM required

  • Required
    Professional Experience: Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program;

    Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication

  • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation and monitoring.

  • Experience in cascading family MUAC approach

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Good human relation skills.

  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;

  • Strong adherence to World Vision values;

  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity;

  • Prepared to live and work in an remote and uncertain security environment

  • Fluent in oral and written English and Local language

    How to Apply

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