Project Nutrition Officer – Mary Joy Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Project Nutrition Officer – Mary Joy Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, March 18 2024



Organization: Mary Joy Ethiopia

Position: Project Nutrition Officer

Location: Sidama Region Woredas

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:

  • 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.

No required: Five

Duty Station: Sidama Region Woredas


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 and understanding of Community Nutrition
  • Experience of facilitating community mobilization, coordination and conversations
  • Motor bike driving license.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply

How 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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