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Position: TSFP Officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Goro, Barbare and Gura -Damole woreda and Harana buluk woredas of Bale zone and Dawekachen woreda of East Bale zone - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over


Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting the country programs; are because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation of the TSFP program in the woreda. S/He will mainly be responsible for the bi-weekly/monthly implementation of the TSFP and outreach works in collaboration with the government most importantly the Woreda Health Office. Provide on-the-job training for HW/HEW provide consistent and high-quality technical support in establishing and strengthening IMAM and assist TSFP to strengthen the implementation of TSFP. S/He will monitor Community Health Workers and volunteers in strengthening the community mobilization and outreach component of the program.

Reports to: Health and Nutrition Coordinator

Dimensions: Several direct reports:1



Ensure smooth and accurate running of TSFP

  • Ensure that IMAM protocols are strictly followed and implemented
  • Responsible for ensuring that patients admitted, together with his/her caretaker are given information on how the center is organized/running, the reason for admission, and the treatment protocol.
  • Ensure that the objectives of the TSFP activities are reached
  • Ensure the smooth-running of the centers (Health posts, FDCs) under any expected circumstances and in case of any staff missing
  • Making sure of proper forecasting and provision of the food (premix) and other supplies for each center promptly
  • Ensure that reporting of food commodity flow is properly recorded and accurate
  • Ensure timely preparation of the list of new admission to be submitted to the program
  • Ensuring that all the relevant data are properly and accurately recorded on registration books and nutrition cards
  • Coordinate the activities closely with HEWs and nutrition staff.
  • Ensure that all program materials are well-maintained

Provide technical and organizational support to TSFP

  • Provide continuous and practical training to employed HEWs and FDA on nutrition
  • Collaborate with the existing health structures/OTPs to ensure the systematic screening of children who come for consultation and referral if needed.
  • Collaborate with the HEWs and woreda health staff as well as nutrition staff

Supervise the management of the supplementary food and equipment:

  • Check that the order forms are in conformity and valid them ;
  • To ensure that SFP rations are distributed to the right beneficiary and as per the protocol.
  • Check the coherence of the state of the stocks with the orders ;
  • Consolidate daily/weekly/ monthly consumption reports.
  • complete the stock report and check the balance
  • Take delivery of orders
  • Reporting to Health and Nutrition Coordinator
  • Elaborate weekly/monthly reports for the SFP activities.
  • Make distribution reports regularly (weekly/monthly)
  • At the end of every month, collect the monthly statistics of the center and compile them as the monthly report
  • Consolidate weekly/ monthly consumption reports
  • Make sure reports are accurate and complete
  • Report problems encountered to the Health and Nutrition Coordinator

Teamwork and collaboration with the other partner’s health structures and TSFP team

  • Work in strong collaboration with HEWs, HDAs, FDAs, and nutrition staff in terms of proper referral
  • Report problems encountered in the center or within the team
  • Propose solutions to solve any problem faced and report them to the Health and Nutrition Coordinator
  • Ensure good communication within the team
  • Prepare weekly team’s work schedule and submit it to the Health and Nutrition Coordinator

To guarantee hygiene in the distribution area

  • To ensure hygiene in the warehouse, storage, and distribution are properly maintained.
  • Make sure before leaving the SFP place that the wastes are properly collected.
  • Participate in the maintenance and cleaning of the SFP site

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)


  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and SCI Filed Offices 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 his/her self, takes responsibility for his or her development, and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-orientated, thinks strategically


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members, 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


  • BSC in Nursing, Public Health, or other related fields
  • 2 years of working experience with NGOs, including two years in OTP/TFU/TSFP settings.

Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training, and experience in the management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers, and development of training materials.
  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Local language.
  • Good human relations skills.
  • Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours