Location: Hawassa, SNNPR
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.
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Nutrition International’s Operations unit is a dedicated team of program implementation experts who are responsible for contributing to the overall management of NI’s field operations in Asia and Africa.NI implements high impact and low-cost nutrition interventions in Ethiopia. Currently, Nutrition International Ethiopia is seeking applications for Senior Program Officer – Child Health and Nutrition (Lead and Regional Program Coordinator) to be based in Hawassa, SNNPR. Senior Program Officer’s role will be the technical lead for Child survival program (Vitamin A supplementation, VAS and Zinc/ORS interventions) in Ethiopia and to coordinate the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of integrated regional programs for SNNP Region of Ethiopia.
You will have a master’s degree in Public Health, Reproductive Health, Community Health or Nursing/Midwifery. At least 10 years experience in maternal health, Midwifery, Public Health and/or related field in Ethiopia. At least 5 years experience in supervising Child Survival programs and in the donor-funded program. Experience with micronutrient supplementation programs for expectant mothers is desirable. Experience in budget/grant management and tracking and in advocacy and external relationship management. Training in epidemiology and research methodologies is preferred. Excellent communication and team working skills. Good written and spoken English. Fluency in Amharic.
About the role
In this role you will be:
What we offer
A competitive market pay, health benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.
Selected candidates must have a current legal entitlement to work in Ethiopia. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.
For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.