Community Nutrition Project Officers – Common Vision for Development Association Vacancy Announcement

Community Nutrition Project Officers – Common Vision for Development Association Vacancy Announcement; March 20 2024



Organization: Common Vision for Development Association

Position: Community Nutrition Project Officers

Location: in woreda centers of Lume, Gimbicho, Adha, Dugda, Adami Tulu, Arsi Negele, Shala and Siraro woredas


Date of Announcement: March 19, 2024

Deadline: March 28, 2024





Job Description


Internal/External Vacancy Announcement



CVDA has been re-registered and licensed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice, Charities and Societies Agency, on November 30, 2009 as an Ethiopian Residents charity in accordance with the Charities and Societies proclamation No. 621/2009 with registration No. 0588. As per 1113/2019 proclamation also re-registered on July 30, 2019.

CVDA has permission to work at the national level however so far operates marginal parts of Benshangule Gumuz Region,  Sidama region (Hawassa, Boricha, Dara, Dara Olticho, Bilate zuria, Derara, Hawassa Zuriya, Yirgalem, , Yergachefe, Aletawondo, Wondo Genet, Chuko & Boricha )  SNNPR Gedio zone ( Dilla, Bule, and Gedeb)  Gurage zone( Gumer and Cheha)  Silite zone (MirabAzernet & Alicho)    Oromia Region West Showa Zone(Muger), Borena Zone (Hageremaireyam, Yabello & Moyale), Guji Zone( Adola, Shakiso & Borena Negele), West Arsi Zone (Shashemene, Arsi Negele, Adaba, Nensebo, Kokosa, Shala, Siraro, and Kore woredas) Afar Region;  Zone 5; Delifage, Dewe, Telalek, Hadele Ele and Sumu Robi  Zone 3; Gewane and Gelalo  and City Government of Addis Ababa; Gulele and Kolfe Keraniyo sub city.

It is member of Consortium of Reproductive Health Association (CORHA), Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Association (UEWCA), Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative/EEITI/, Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition/ECSC-SUN/ and Afar Region Health Partner Forum.

The following are CVDA’s vision, mission and goals


CVDA envisions a poverty-free Ethiopia where equity and equality are ensured.


CVDA’s mission is to enhance socioeconomic development in health, education, agriculture, environment, livelihood, and WaSH, humanitarian responses, community-based peace-building, and good governance through holistic approaches and working with the community to contribute towards sustainable development and an improved standard of living in Ethiopia.


CVDA’s goal is to contribute to poverty alleviation through community-based approaches by implementing programs for development, good governance, and humanitarian responses in different regions of the country.


  • Health and Nutrition
  • Education:
  • Environment and Agriculture:
  • WaSH: Improve access and quality of water supply, sanitation, and hygiene.
  • Emergency Responses:
  • Enhance Peacebuilding, democracy, and good Governance

Main duty and Responsibility

  • Community Nutrition Officer  will have the following duty and responsibility but not limted to listed below:
  • Facilitate planned SBC and Community engagement trainings in target kebele and Woredas.
  • Disseminate and report SBC materials.
  • Support with pretesting of SBC materials
  • Facilitate the nutrition catchment-based mentorship assessments at PHCU level.
  • Ensure the availability of necessary nutrition commodities and supplies (VAS, IFA Deworming and so on ) at each respective woredas and facilities.
  • Facilitate in the Food Nutrition assessments and surveys in target woredas and kebele
  • Conduct participatory exercise to develop action plans to address multisectoral coordination gaps in target woredas.
  • Provide logistical and other support for woreda-level advocacy meetings on establishment of FN structure and manpower in food and nutrition strategy (FNS) implementing sectors at Woreda and Kebele levels
  • Facilitate the overall multisectoral coordination related activities of in the target Woreda.
  • Facilitate compilation and sharing of monthly and quarterly reporting format at all levels,
  • Work with Community Kebele and Woreda level stakeholder and LIP MEL/Nutrition Coordinator to document community, facility and woreda level activities and report according to standard procedure
  • Document best practices, minutes of performance review meetings and JSS and share the findings to zonal coordinators and regional managers.
  • Facilitate LME activities of the project including data collection, analysis and reporting of data, support all assessments designed in different woredas, Coordinate and conduct DQAs at the woreda level and health facilities, HMIS and eCHIS related training in the target Woreda.
  • Facilitate GYSI Activities including mapping and collaborating youth networks.
  • Ensure the Implementation of Community Nutrition GYSI integration strategy.
  •  Represent community Nutrition at Regional, Zonal and Woreda forums.
  •  Provide need based technical assistance to woreda health offices.
  •  Document and update the woreda profile.

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Duty Station: in woreda centers of Lume, Gimbicho, Adha, Dugda, Adami Tulu, Arsi Negele, Shala and Siraro woredas

Requred Number : 08


Duration of employment: One year possibility of extension based on performance and availability of fund.


Job Requirements



  • BSc Health Officer and related studies


  • A minimum of 3 years in Health, Nutrition, and related projects.

Skills Required

  •  Experience in Community Nutrition
  •  Training certification in attending Health and nutrition.
  •  Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources.
  • Knowledge of project areas and Oromifaa Language is Mandatory


  • Knowledge and understanding of Community Nutrition
  • Experience of facilitating community mobilization, coordination and conversations
  • Motor bike driving license.

How to Apply



Applicants should complete summary table listed below and should clearly state minimum salary expectation even the organization has its own salary scale. Also applicants applied for woreda level SA officer should mention for which woreda they are applying specifically. Applicants who did not comply this instruction will not considered for further selection

Application procedure: applicants should submit only application letter and CV through email: and cc to and &  Write on subject of the email; position,  & also attach summary sheet  with in 7 consucutive working days from the date  of  announcement. Or can  submit summary of your profile as per format below, copy of application letter, C.V stating 3 work related reference & minimum salary expectation and other confidential: Head office;   Bekele Eshte Tower, which is along Torhailoch Total road 5th floor, Room No.504  For further information contact 0113691051

You can deliver in had or submit through email.

Summary sheet of Application: Please fill this form and attach when you apply.

Name of applicant Position applied Qualification Field of study Year of graduation Year of Work experience Title of HIV project managed Salary expectation
NGO Gov’t


when you apply filling the above summary sheet and writing salary expectation is mandatory

Applicant applied for woreda nutrition officer position should state for which woreda they applied in the subject of application letter



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