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Position: TSFP/CMAM Data Base Officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Eastern Amhara - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

TSFP/CMAM Data Base Officer supports woreda health offices and PHCUs in systematic nutrition screening, active case detection, early referral, and admission of acute malnutrition cases through Targeted Supplementary Feeding programs (TSFP). He/she will support health facilities (Primary Hospitals, Health Centers, and Health Posts) in the treatment of acute malnutrition among nutrition priority groups, mainly Children U5 and PLW, and referral linkage services by the national protocol and SPHERE standard. He/she will support and assist Woreda Health Offices and PHCUs in the piloting of the Family MUAC approach. The position holder will support and assist woreda health offices and health facilities in the procurement of gap-filling TSFP supplies, job aids, and anthropometric equipment for the management of Acute Malnutrition in the TSFP program.

The TSFP Officer is expected to support health facilities in close coordination with other Nutrition teams to ensure TSFP integration with IYCF promotion, counseling, and support for mothers at the Therapeutic Feeding Programs (TFP) in CMAM sites.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supporting woredas and PHCU in planning and conducting nutrition screening activities, ensuring existence of functional referral pathways and linkages between communities and HF and vice versa; Promoting the availability of services to which beneficiaries can be referred, training of staff in nutrition screening and referral services.
  • Ensuring that HFs and FDPs are equipped with minimum supplies needed for nutrition screening activities, (e.g., MUAC tapes, registration and reporting format, referral forms, guidelines etc.) and promoting and supporting community mobilization and sensitization activities towards nutrition screening program.
  • Implement and provide technical support for TSFP (food distribution), Site preparation (IDPs), and mobilization of community, and nutritional screening for both host & IDPs.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and provide technical support on Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program sites every week.
  • Ensure linkage of OTP discharges, MAM children, and acutely Malnourished PLW to distribution of protection and TSF ration (If applicable).
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut and drug stock control balance form).
  • Ensure the integration of TSFP with IYCF -E & CMAM programming through strengthening of psychosocial & emotional sites & IYCF promotion & counseling with assigned team members.

Required Qualification:

  • BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities.
  • Minimum three years of working experience with NGOs in CMAM Data Base program Focusing on TSFP and BSFP prog.

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 remote and uncertain security environment
  • 100% travel to nutrition rehabilitation centers including over the weekends

Applicant Types Accepted:

  • Local Applicants Only