Project Health Coordinator – Mary Joy Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Project Health Coordinator – Mary Joy Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, March 18 2024



Organization: Mary Joy Ethiopia

Position: Project Health Coordinator

Location: Hawassa

Employment: Full time

Date of Announcement: March 15 2024

Deadline: March 30, 2024




Job Description


Mary Joy Ethiopia is a nonprofit development-oriented organization. MJE has been serving the community for the past 30+ years, dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable communities by advancing and implementing integrated development programs focused on livelihood enhancement, education, and health with cross-cutting issues of children empowerment, environmental protection, Adolescent and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS and inclusiveness.

About the project

Led by FHID360, Mary Joy Ethiopia is planning to implement Feed the Future Ethiopia Community Nutrition Activity that aims to improve the nutritional status of women and children through increased and sustained improvements in nine high-impact behaviors that have proven highly effective in reducing malnutrition. These objectives will be realized through enhanced individual and community agency and demand for services, improved access to quality nutrition services at the community level, and improved capacity and coordination among nutrition stakeholders across sectors,

The job description:

  • Coordinate planned SBC and Community engagement trainings.
  • Disseminate and report SBC materials.
  • Support with pretesting of SBC materials
  • Coordinate the nutrition catchment-based mentorship assessment at PHCU level.
  • Ensure the availability of necessary nutrition commodities and supplies (VAS, IFA Deworming and so on ) at each respective woredas and facilities.
  • Support in 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
  • Coordinate the overall multisectoral coordination related activities of in the target Woreda.
  • Monitor the activities of Project Health Officers.
  • Document and share success and case stories.
  • Coordinator and the development of assessment tools, compilation and sharing of  monthly and quarterly reporting format at all levels,
  • Work with Community Nutrition and LIP MEL/Nutrition officers’ team 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 regional managers and country manager.
  •  coordinate 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, coordinate HMIS and eCHIS related training in different woredas
  • Coordinate 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
  • Experience of managing budget and staffs.
  • Experience of managing project budget, coordinating reviewing project budget versus actual spending.
  • Identifying and monitoring project implementation risk.

No required: one

Duty Station: Hawassa


Job Requirements



  • MSc/MA/BSc/BA in Health science, Nutrition, Public Health, Agricultural economics, and related studies


  • A minimum of 3 years for MSc and MA  and 5Years for BA/BSC experience in coordinating and managing projects and out of which four years in Health and Nutrition.

Skills Required, Attitudes and Attributes:

  •  Experience in Community Nutrition
  •  Training certification in attending Health and nutrition.
  • Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources.
  •  Respect, accountability, excellence, adaptability, innovation, building partnership, communicating with impact, coaching, facilitating change, information monitoring, planning and organizing, leading through vision and value.


  • Knowledge of the local context and experience coordinating similar project(s)
  • Knowledge and experience managing community nutrition project, coordinating similar projects.

How to Apply


Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV by clearly stating the position that you are applying for and within 10 working days of announcement through

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: MJE is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc. are all encouraged to apply.



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