Nutrition Supervisor/ Pool – Medical Teams International Vacancy Announcement

Nutrition Supervisor/ Pool – Medical Teams International Vacancy Announcement, May 24 2023




Organization: Medical Teams International

Position: Nutrition Supervisor/ Pool

Employment: Full time

Location: Metema

Deadline: May 28, 2023




Job Description

Medical Teams International Calling:

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.


The main purpose of the job is to ensure quality Nutrition care services for vulnerable refugee and host populations in MTI operation in Ethiopia. This position will be responsible for ensuring adequate support of HC, HP, and communities where the project is located.


  • Respect the dignity of beneficiaries, caretakers, and members of the community at all times.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day coordination and management of outreach workers and food disturbers at field level
  • Compile data and information and accordingly report the progress to the Nutrition officer.
  • Identify and refer children from the distribution sites to OTP or SC sites.
  • Record, monitoring status data such as weight gains and feeding of children in the program.
  • Fostering good relationships with community, community elders, community leaders and other health personnel to encourage good information sharing.
  • Refer sever children who are under the SFP program to the OTP when necessary or visevers.
  • In coordination with community outreach workers provide education to the community members on nutrition and health related issues.
  • Involve in nutrition surveys as well as in other concern task when necessary.
  • Record and keep admission, discharge, and death data to be submitted every week or month.
  • Make sure that all equipment and materials kept clean and safe.


This position requires frequent travel to health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

NOTE:  The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position.  Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department, or organization. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Department:  Nutrition (Program)

Team: Support Staff

Reports to (position): Nutrition Officer

Location(s): Metema

Workdays & Hours: Monday-Saturday, 40-48 hours/week, occasional weekends, and public holidays

Travel: Regular travel to field area

If Manager of Staff, Positions Supervised: (directly & indirectly) TBD


Job Requirements


  • BSC degree on Health, Nutrition, or related field with more than 2 years’ work experience
  • Diploma in nursing or public health with more than 5 years’ work experience.
  • Training on the 2019 new SAM management Guideline is an added advantage.
  • One year of experience on a related program
  • TOT on 2019 National AM management protocol
  • 2 years of professional experience after qualification with valid professional licence
  • Experience in IYCF, BSFP/TSFP, OTP, and SC program is preferable.
  • Knowledge of development & humanitarian issues and concepts
  • Fluent spoken and written in Amharic and English.
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills
  • Proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations.
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Negotiation and representation skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving Computer literate, able to work efficiently in Microsoft office on standard or mobile platforms.
  • Humanitarian motivation
  • Emotionally and spiritually mature
  • Team player – practical, desire to support the field teams.
  • Willingness to pitch in and get the job done.
  • Understanding and sensitivity to cross cultural issues
  • Flexible and adaptable to ever changing environments.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Able to build new relationships and gain people’s trust quickly.
  • Integrity in representing Medical Teams Willing to travel to insecure environments.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to embrace and promote MTI’s mission and vision.
  • Ability to uphold and exemplify the organization’s core values.
  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner to donors, volunteers, and the public.

How to Apply

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should apply before May 28th, 2023

Email a cover letter and scanned copies of all relevant documents to Medical Teams International HR Manager:
Kindly write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, “Nutrition Supervisor  ”
All applications must include a CV and copies of all applicable educational and work experience documents to be considered valid. Applicants called for an interview will be required to produce the original and legally valid copies of all documents.
“We are an equal employment opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Courageous, Tenacious, Selfless and Not alone.”
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.
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