CMAM Assistant – Plan International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

CMAM Assistant – Plan International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, March 14 2024




Organization: Plan International Ethiopia

Position: CMAM Assistant

Salary: B2

Location: Adigrat and Gantafeshum, Tigray

Employment: Full time

Deadline: March 20, 2024





Job Description


The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

The Opportunity:

The CMAM Assistant is responsible for implementation of all CMAM related activities including TSFP, IYCF-E at local level using participatory and community based or outreach approaches. S/he is also expected to provide technical support Woreda Health extension Workers and other staff working in the area of under-five nutrition. S/he is also responsible for collecting child Health Data including growth monitoring and sharing for appropriate health expert for case identification based on the biometric information.

Please click here to review the full Job Description: Link

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understands and puts into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Ensures that the team members under supervision are properly inducted on and understands their role in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and GEI policies;
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day-to-day work.
  • Ensures that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Job Requirements


The Individual:

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge


    Qualifications/Experience Essential:

  • Diploma or Level IV in clinical Nursing, Midwifery and Human nutrition from a recognized nurse-training institute.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience.
  • Previous NGO experience is an Asset.

Qualifications/ experience desirable:

  • Profound experience in Maternal and Child Health service provision government health system.
  • Experience and/or strong professional links with work in this field in other countries
  • Specialist expertise in either Inclusion or Social and gender norm change
  • Knowledge of full CMAM and IYCF-E will be an added advantage.


  • Knowledge of Plan policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of international standards notably SPHERE and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct
  • Knowledge of the area and region where the post is located
  • Good understanding of emerging international humanitarian issues and aid effectiveness
  • Knowledge of child rights and gender programming
  • Good knowledge of field level realities of humanitarian NGOs work
  • Good understanding of the external operating environment including government policies, strategies, guidelines and operating procedures in managing under 5 nutrition program in the country


  • Ability to translate technical information into practical guidance and tools and effectively communicate this using print, electronic, and presentation media.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and manage a variety of tasks with accuracy.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Team-playing skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organize own work and work independently


  • Promotes high performance
  • Initiative and innovative
  • Communicates effectively
  • Belief in the potential of all children and people to succeed
  • Supportive and ethical
  • Excellent  team player, facilitator and practitioner of leading by example
  • Assertive and clear minded while communicating and giving direction
  • Positive thinker and forward looking
  • Child friendly, respectful and fully committed to enforcing child right conventions and laws

Languages required

  • English language is an official communication at any time.
  • The local language is an advantage criterion.


 We are open and accountable

We create a climate of trust inside and outside the organization by being open, honest and transparent. We hold ourselves and others to account for the decisions we make and for our impact on others, while doing what we say we will do.

We strive for lasting impact

We strive to achieve significant and lasting impact on the lives of children and young people, and to secure equality for girls. We challenge ourselves to be b old, courageous, responsive, focused and innovative.

We work well together

We succeed by working effectively with others, inside and outside the organization, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them to achieve their goals. We come together to create and implement solutions in our teams, across Plan International, with children, girls, young people, communities and our partners.

We are inclusive and empowering

We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge inequality in our programs and our workplace. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential.



How to Apply


The closing date for the application is March 20, 2024.

Qualified candidates should submit their application with the links provided below.

For internal applicants:

For external applicants:

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that:

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated links.
  • Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to Apply

More information about Plan International can be found on http://

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 



Application Link


 View On Source



For more vacancy alerts like this Vacancy Announcement by Plan International Ethiopia,  join us on Telegram



Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top