Organization For Welfare and Development in Action (OWDA)

Organization For Welfare and Development in Action (OWDA)


Position: OTP/Stabilization Nurse
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Danan district of Shebelle zone, Somali
Posted date: 1 week ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over

Organization For Welfare and Development in Action (OWDA) is an Ethiopian Residents Charity organization registered in FDRE Agency for Civil Society Organizations (ACSO) with Certificate No. 0421 and operating in Somali Region since 1999 GC. OWDA would like to announce the vacancy of the following position. 

Job description:

The position holder shall be in charge of the technical quality implementation of the OTP and SC sites of Danan district. She/he will mainly be responsible for the Daily/weekly/monthly implementation of the OTP and SC case management in collaboration with the government health workers working in the OTP and SC sites. She/he will provide on the job training for the Health Extension Workers and community volunteers supporting health facility in order to provide consistent and high-quality technical support in relation to establishing and strengthening CMAM. 


Main Responsibilities 

  • Support technically on a daily basis  for all OTP and SC sites in  the woreda
  • Plan and implement CMAM activities together with government health workers/health extension workers and Monitor the  implementation of OTP and SC sites;
  • Facilitate Nutritional Supplies are delivered at each health facility to ensure the availability of supplies when needed;
  • Facilitate training and work closely with district Health staffs at Health posts, Health center, and district level;
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly overview and reports of CMAM Program;
  • Ensure children discharged from SC are transferred to accordingly to continue their treatment;
  • Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants;
  • Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses on the management of CMAM to decrease the morbidity and mortality of children suffering malnutrition and diseases;
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts/HC (HEW quick reference, Lookup table, report format, tally sheet, Screening formats, and stock balance control;
  • Report on the progress of the project activities on monthly and bi-weekly updates;

Reports to: CMAM officer

Number Required:  2

Duration of Contract:  Six months (6)


Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge:

  • Degree in nutrition/nursing or public health with 2 years of experience or diploma in nursing with 4 years of experience in a humanitarian context;
  • Commitment  to  and  understanding  of  OWDA's  aims, values, and principles;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;

How to apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their electronic application letter and CV through or hardcopy to


Jijiga Offices before the above set deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply!!


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