Nutrition and Social Behavioral Change Officer – Action for Development (AFD) Vacancy Announcement

Nutrition and Social Behavioral Change Officer – Action for Development (AFD) Vacancy Announcement, March 7 2024



Organization: Action for Development Ethiopia

Position: Nutrition and Social Behavioral Change Officer

Location: Gedo, Hosaena, Dilla, Wolaita Sodo

Employment: Full Time

Deadline: 15/03/2024





Job Description

Job Summary  

  • Nutrition and SBC Officer is responsible for ensuring nutrition sensitive food/agriculture production, access and consumption of nutrition sensitive foods with targeted PSNP households in HRA project specific areas. Towards this end, the officer plays key role in awareness creation, capacity building interventions of the targeted communities and relevant stakeholders of the project. He/she will be responsible for delivering and coordinating of promotion works of nutrition sensitive agricultural production and consumption. Together with the project team and relevant stakeholders, he/she plays role in facilitating staff and partners’ capacity building in the area of assignment. He/she will work closely with the project regional, zonal and woreda teams and provides relevant capacity building and technical assistance to project partners in implementing pertinent project interventions; encourages active participation and networking with health extension workers, development agents and zonal and woreda health service structures, & facilities potential community groups to identify problems related to nutrition-sensitive agriculture production & consumption in PSNP households and seek solutions to address the identified challenges


Job Requirement


Qualification :

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Health Science, Sociology, Social Works, Development Studies, Business, Administration, Management, Leadership or other Social Science from recognized universities or colleges.
  • At least three and above years relevant experience; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID (United States Agency for International Development) Food Security and Resilience programs.; Strong understanding of social accountability technical, management, leadership and policy related issues; Excellent partnership, communication, advisory and the ability to interact effectively with donors, collaborating agencies, local and government partners; Computer literate, with strong knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Qty: 3
    Place of work:  Sodo Town, Wolayita; Hosana Town, Hadiya; Dilla Town, Gedeo.


How To Apply


Application:  Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should be sent to:

Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail

Application deadline:   15 March 2024

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Documents will not be returned.
  • NGO experience is advantageous
  • Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply



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