IYCF Officer – World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

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IYCF Officer – World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, April 27, 2023

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Job Overview

Organization: World Vision Ethiopia

Position: IYCF Officer

Location: Guba Lafto, Amhara

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Experience Level: Mid Level (3 Years)

Number of Positions: Not Specified

Date of Announcement: April 26, 2023

Deadline: May 3, 2023

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Job Description

Place of Work: Guba Lafto

Contract Duration: Until December 31,2023

  • Ensure that TFP (OTP & SC) and TSFP (Food Distribution) sites established and activated for IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;
  • Build the capacity of HEWs and Nurses on IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;
  • Ensure the CMAM beneficiaries are well integrated with IYCF programs;
  • Support community assessments related to CMAM & IYCF and strengthen capacity of various health, agriculture, and other sectors’ front line workers to improve the quality of nutrition intervention.
  • Plan for IYCF promotion with HEWs and other health workers working at OTP and SC sites;
  • Advise the best feeding options/ practices and follow ups as appropriate.
  • Provide regular updates and monthly reports for the CMAM coordinator timely;
  • Utilize Woreda and Kebele level opportunities for IYCF promotion and support. Participate in the development of mother support groups and mother-baby areas
  • Provide mothers with practical advice on correct attachment and positioning when   breastfeeding, timely introduction of complementary foods and respond to any concerns or local taboos associated with IYCF.
  • Qualifications: BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health collegesCertificate: on acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training, Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training, Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS) and Trained on Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM requiredRequired Professional Experience: Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program;

    Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
  • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Experience in cascading family MUAC approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good human relation skills.
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;
  • Strong adherence to World Vision values;
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity;
  • Prepared to live and work in an remote and uncertain security environment
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Local language

World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement 2023

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Job Requirements

Qualifications: BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health colleges

Certificate: on acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training, Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training, Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS) and Trained on Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM required

Required Professional Experience: Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program;

World Vision Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement 2023

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How to Apply

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