Apr 13, 2018

Nutrition Project Team Leaders(5)

  • CARE Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia
Full time Healthcare Jobs in Ethiopia NGO Jobs/Nonprofit/Social Services Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Nutrition Project Team Leader

 CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.


Date: April 13, 2018

Vacancy No. 030/18

Salary: USD 992

No of positions; 5(Five)

Type of Employment- Temporary with possibility of Extension (6 months)

Duty base:  Borena, Afar, East Hararghe, West Hararghe and North Program Office

 Dead Line: 10 days from the date of advertisement

Language=  Local Language is advantageous


Objective: The purpose of the Project Team Leader (WTL) position is to provide overall leadership, coordination and supervision of developmental interventions and staff in the Woreda. S/he ensures Government and CARE’s project implementation; monitoring, evaluation guidelines and plans are followed in the woredas to effectively contribute to the achievement of project results and CARE's strategic objectives to address underlying causes of poverty and food insecurity, and gender inequality.   



 Planning and Implementation of Program Activities

§  Facilitates and ensures that the plan at Zone/woreda/PA/village level is prepared with full participation of the community and partners;

§  Ensures that planning and implementation of the project activities are in accordance with the program principles, approaches, and procedures of the organization;

§  Ensures targeting for project beneficiaries are made in participatory manner and coordinate implementation of therapeutic feeding program and target supplementary feeding program;

§  Works closely with woreda and zone partners in planning, implementing and monitoring and evaluation of the project activities;

§  Make sure that CMAM nurses have their plans broken down to annual, quarterly and weekly basis and same is done by  other staff members;

§  Supports the development of woreda and zone level plan including the activities of health, nutrition and food security projects as being the integral part of the overall woreda and zone plan;

 Monitoring and Supervision and Capacity Building

§  Supports and coordinates needs assessment, at Zone woreda partners, PA and village level community institutions, for the capacity building in relation to the projects implementation strategies, methodologies, and activities;

§  Organizes and facilitates joint participatory monitoring programs with the woreda partners and community groups, both technical and management bodies, document lessons and provide feedback to the project office;

§  Facilitates and encourages regular review meeting and project review schedules at woreda level and help the different institutions have its institutionalized commitment;

§  Supports and build the capacity of the front line staffs to have deeper understanding of the different technical areas of the projects, participatory monitoring and evaluation, cross cutting issues and including community empowerment, program approach and right based approach;

Ffacilitate Learning and Net Working

§  Establishes firm and institutionalized working relationship with local officials, community institutions and other stake holders;

§  Prepares regular project progress up dates at woreda level and discuss with representatives of the woreda;

§  Represents CARE at Zone and Woreda level as required;

§  Ensures that organizational core values, policies, procedures and program approaches are clearly understood and adhered to in the daily functioning of the Woreda office and that information to monitor project progress and organizational performance, including M & E data are collected and used for organizational learning, decision making, reporting, and for promoting innovations;



§  Develops appropriate reporting formats together with the LDM and other relevant technical staffs;

§  Collects monthly and quarterly performance reports from relevant project staffs;

§  Checks and confirm the correctness of the reported activities;

§  Prepare monthly, quarterly and final reports for the project and submit to the Project Manager. The report has to include the detail descriptions, challenges, problems faced and lessons learned in the reporting period.


Staff Supervision, Coaching and Team Building:

§  Supervises all project staffs, give technical and management support;

§  Support the development of high performing teams at the woreda and ensures that appropriate procedures and policies are followed.


Job Requirements




BSc Degree in Health science, Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health officer



5         years experience in community participatory project implementation or related activities.



Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, building partnerships, stress tolerance, building commitment, coaching, interpersonal skill, operational decision-making, planning and organizing, information  :




How to Apply


If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page)  and cover letter (not more than one page) to  HR.ETHJobs@care.orghardcopy/paper applications will not be accepted.


Note: On the subject Line, please clearly write the position you are applying

 “Nutrition Project Team Leader”. Your application will be automatically disqualified, if you fail to do so.


Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women

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