Mar 06, 2018

CMAM Senior Project Officer/CMAM/SPO

  • Concern Worldwide Ethiopia
  • Somali, Ethiopia
Full time NGO Jobs/Nonprofit/Social Services Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

JOB TITLE:                                         CMAM Senior Project Officer/CMAM/SPO

Program Area:            Somali Region at Differenty 


Accountable To:                      Emergency Project Manager

Staffs Directly Supervising: Outreach Workers, Food distributors, OTP/SC Nurse



To implement the emergency nutrition programme as per in-country protocols and international standards

 Main Duties & Responsibilities (Including Training Role):

  • Ensure, that the OTP/SC components of the  emergency nutrition project is of good quality and is reaching international standards for performance with support from the project manager
  • Co-ordinate, manage and support  the outreach work of government Health Extension Workers to implement the government run OTP/SC services according to national guideline, international standards and  Concern policies
  • Support staff development through coaching and mentoring to enhance the capacity of project and MoH staff
  • In collaboration with MoH staff,  facilitate  SAM management  training to health centre / health post staff
  • Ensure the continual availability of food, medicine, and other supplies required for the project in the identified Woreda and ensure its proper management, including ordering, storage, and monitoring
  • Ensure  weekly and monthly reports are submitted to the project manager using appropriate format
  • Ensure and support the Woreda Health Office (WoHO) staff in reporting,recording and supply management of OTP and SC programmes
  • Ensure the OTP and SC programme to run through the existing MOH structure
  • Monitor and ensure quality of TSFP implementation
  • Ensure referrals and linkage between the TSFP and OTP/SC CMAM components
  • Facilitate and participate regularly at Woreda level health and nutrition taskforce meetings to be chaired by the Woreda health office and/or Disaster Prepardness and Prevention Office/DPPO
  • Ensure good collaboration and participation of WoHO and other relevant local agencies
  • Conduct frequent joint supervision visits to OTP, SC and TSFP sites with Woreda health office and other government sectors as needed
  • Participate in nutrition and coverage surveys and other assessments as needed
  • Liaise with health centre and health post staff on the planning, implementation and monitoring of OTP and SC in their locations
  • Facilitate proper management of OTP/SC stocks by MOH counterparts; monitor rates of consumption and ensure supplies are ordered  in timely manner
  • Prepare monthly progress reports and any other required documentation for submission to the Project Manager
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Project Manager
  • Perform any other duties appropriate to the position as assigned by the Project Manager



Job Requirements



  • BSc Degree in Public Health/Nursing with minimum of three years or Diploma in clinical nursing five years relevant experience
  • Profound experience in CMAM, particularly SAM management
  • Computer literate
  • NGO experience in emergency projects is an advantage
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • Good negotiation skill with government and other agencies


  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player with sensitivity to cultural diversity
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Local language is preferable 

How to Apply

Concern has a Staff Code of Conduct and Programme Participant Protection Policy which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organizations, and the standards of behaviour expected of them.  Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Staff Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions in these two documents

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy and copy of supporting documents to:

Concern Ethiopia, Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 2434,

Addis Ababa.

N.B.  Candidates are required to clearly indicate the position title they are applying for.  Failing to do so will result in rejection of applications.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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