CMAM Officer- Action for Social Development and Environmental Protection Organization (ASDEPO) Vacancy Announcement

CMAM Officer- Action for Social Development and Environmental Protection Organization (ASDEPO) Vacancy Announcement, February 17 2024



Organization: Action for Social Development and Environmental Protection Organization (ASDEPO)

Position: CMAM Officer

Location: Waghimra Zone Ziquala and Tsegbiji Woredas, Amhara

Employment: Contract

Deadline: February 22, 2024





Job Description


Reports to: Nutrition Project Coordinator

Career Level: Mid-Level (3+ – 5 years’ experience

Employment Type: Contract

Contract duration: 4 months

Required Number: 2


Action for Social Development and Environmental Protection Organization (ASDEPO) is an Ethiopian indigenous, “Civil Society Organization” established in 2014. ASDEPO is mandated to operate in all regional states of the country and is engaged in different thematic program areas of intervention namely: Humanitarian Response, Education, Health, Women and Youth Economic Empowerment, Gender Based Violence and Child Protection, Migration/Human Trafficking, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), NTD’s Climate Change, Agriculture, Environmental Protection and Training in Gambella, Oromiya, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar and Somali Region.

ASDEPO fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. Under its mandate, the organization focuses on emergency humanitarian response, rehabilitation and post-conflict recovery.

Currently ASDEPO is implementing nutrition project focused on Emergency Nutrition response through CMAM approach in all region of Ethiopia.

Amhara region is one of our intervention area and currently looking for CMAM officer for Ziquala and Tsagbiji Woredas of Waghimira Zone, Amhara Region. Thus, ASDEPO is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a position for CMAM officer. The CMAM Officer will be responsible for the planning and implementation of comprehensive package of nutrition program at project areas of ziquala and tsagbiji woreda of wagimra zone in collaboration with the Nutrition project coordinator.

Job Description

  • CMAM officer based at each intervention Woreda (Ziquala and Tsegbiji) will be responsible for the management of overall implementation of the emergency nutrition and health response activities at woreda level, health facilities and at large in communities’ level.
  • The CMAM officer is expected to improve quality case management of children with SAM at stabilization canters (TFU) and OTP sites through conducting frequent supportive supervision and monitoring/coaching health professionals, ensuring availability of routine drugs and basic materials and supplies at health facility level and, timely requesting of supplies required supplies. The position holder will monitor performance of CMAM programs and improves referral linkage between OTP, SC, TSFP and IYCF.


  • Makes sure that CMAM program is implemented according to the National protocol i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement,
  • Makes sure that the health staff have adequate training on the management of acute malnutrition per national manual/protocol,
  • Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation at health facility level.
  • Facilitates the basic/refresher trainings, workshops, review meetings, community forums under the project
  • Share training/meeting reports to project coordinator
  •  Conduct regular checklist based supportive supervision on targeted health facilities.
  • Facilitate joint monitoring visits /joint supportive supervisions/ in integration with Woreda health office and zonal health department.
  • Generates’ and share supervision reports and feedbacks for project coordinator, zonal/woreda health office and health facilities.
  • Follow and ensures, action taken by all responsible parties on gaps identified during supervision,
  • Supports and liaise with the woreda health office staffs and provide on the job training/coaching and capacity building where required,
  • Working with the IYCF Officer, to ensure CMAM beneficiaries are referred to IYCF services when required.
  • Coordinates the link of acute malnutrition cases with EOS/CBN/CHD/TSFP/PSNP and facilitates regular registration of Non-EOS beneficiaries and submits on monthly bases,
  • Supports referral linkage of malnourished children of in between CMAM programs (OTP, SC and TSFP),
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies for each distribution, input in to creation and maintenance of a monthly distribution plan and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned with Nutrition project coordinator and logistics team,
  • Undertake individual evaluations with the team and improve gaps,
  • Creates and maintain smooth relationship with local health and other authorities and try to link CMAM program with the existing health service structure,
  • Makes sure those health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy
  • Provides technical support and training where required to all team members, outreach team including health extension workers, HDAs and community volunteers,
  • Works and liaise with any local health workers to integrate the CMAM program from the start.
  • Plan and organise OTP/SFP at designated distribution sites in liaison with project coordinator,
  • Provides a monthly over view of drug items, SFP materials and wet ration stocks supplied to beneficiaries
  •  Manages the stock levels of therapeutic products, drugs and all other materials and alert the logistics in a timely manner as more materials are required,
  • Collect, analyse and share data’s required for monitoring quality of CMAM programs based on SPHERE standards (average weight gain, average length of stay),
  • Provides technical report on emergency health and nutrition for strengthening surveillance and public health emergency management.
  • Participates in responses to public emergencies (disaster, outbreaks),
  • Reports updates on humanitarian situations on implementation areas,
  • Reports any problems in a timely manner to the project coordinator,
  • Control and facilitate vehicle movement within the project area in the field,

Quantity required: 2


Job Requirements


  • BSC or Masters in Nursing, Nutrition, or Public Health.
  • Minimum of five years working experience for BSc and three years and above experience for Masters Holders related to Nutrition and related public service implementations in Emergency and development approaches
  • Knowledge in area of emergence nutrition intervention context is preferred.
  • NGO experience is mandatory

Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in CMAM and community mobilization/BCC
  •  Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  •  Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Local language
  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), all and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply


All applications submit their job application letter, CV, two references, and all relevant official documents directly via

Applications will not be returned and will not be retained for future recruitment efforts. In order to ensure fairness to all applicant’s personal inquiries are not permitted.

Only candidates that are short-listed will be acknowledged and called for exam and interviews.

ASDEPO is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are committed to empower women and youth.”

Deadline for all applications:  February  22/2024



Application Email


 View On Source



For more vacancy alerts like this Vacancy Announcement by ASDEPO,  join us on Telegram

Leave a Comment

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

Scroll to Top