Team Leader- Mobile Health and Nutrition Team; Project HOPE The People to people health foundation Inc. Vacancy Announcement

Team Leader- Mobile Health and Nutrition Team; Project HOPE The People to people health foundation Inc. Vacancy Announcement, January 5 2024



Organization: Project HOPE The poeple to people health foundation Inc.

Position: Team Leader- Mobile Health and Nutrition Team

Location: Gudetu Kondala Woreda, West Wollega Zone, Oromia Region, Oromia

Employment: Full time

Date of Announcement:

Deadline: January 14, 2024





Job Description


POSITION TITLE: Team Leader- Mobile Health and Nutrition Team


REPORTS TO:  Project Coordinator

DUTY STATION: Gudetu Kondala Woreda, West Wollega Zone, Oromia Region.

PROGRAM:                                     Integrated multi-sectoral response (Health, Nutrition, and Protection) to support conflict affected IDP Returnees in Gudetu Kondala Woreda, West Wollega Zone, Oromia Region.

MINIMUM HOURS OF WORK:  40 Hours per Week

SUPERVISEES: Emergency Health officer, Midwife, Social Mobilization Officer and MH/PSS officer.


 Program background:

Project HOPE Ethiopia has secured funding from Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund (EHF) to implement Integrated multi-sectoral response (Health, Nutrition, and Protection) to support conflict affected IDP Returnees in Gudetu Kondala Woreda, West Wollega Zone, Oromia Region. This project, jointly implemented with Fayyaa Integrated Development Organization (FIDO), will provide integrated life-saving emergency and essential Primary Health Care (PHC), Nutrition, and Protection services to conflict affected returnees. It will also restore relevant service delivery systems through static and outreach/mobile modality, facility rehabilitation and strengthening capacity of targeted sectors.

The core interventions of this humanitarian response project are to delivery of vaccination services, Sexual and Reproductive (SRH) services, treatment of sick children and adults, outbreak disease control including Cholera, Malaria and Measles case management, improved provision of maternal and newborn health, mental health services to returnees; prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition together with Maternal and Infant & Young Feeding in Emergencies (MIYCF-E) counselling for improved practices. Moreover, the project will deliver protection services to vulnerable groups of returnees and supports protection systems. The project will also enhance community engagement, establish accountability systems and also rehabilitate damaged health infrastructure to benefit both the returnees and the broader community.



MHNT Team leader is responsible to coordinate all Health and nutrition activities of the humanitarian Integrated multi sectoral response project including clinical services delivery, supervision and technical support of MHN team members, MHNT related resources and logistics management, reporting and for cordial and constructive coordination with the other actors in the sector, especially with health facility staffs, and other partners in the implementation sites.

The team leader is in charge of developing activity and movement plans for the MHNT, implementation of the plan based on proper analysis of the security situations and other risks. He/She will closely coordinate with other staff in and outside Project HOPE including HF heads, HCWs and community leaders to implement quality MHNT services.



Specific responsibilities of the MHNT Team Leader include but are not limited to:


  • In collaboration with emergency health officer, midwife and MHPSS officer, the team leader will handle planning and implementation of Emergency Health and Nutrition activities.
  • Ensures quality clinical consultations, treatment, referral and follow up activities by following the MoH and International (WHO) recognized protocols.
  • Delivers high quality curative and preventive health care services.
  • Ensure emotional and psychological support to patients and family members.
  • Applies medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat patients according to MoH Guidelines or international recognized protocols (WHO).
  •  Ensures all consultations with patients are in a dignified, confidential, and appropriate manner in keeping with the standards and principles set out by PH.
  • Lead and support the family MUAC in implementation kebelles
  • Follows up the evolution of the patients, through follow-up visits, consultations, and examinations.
  •  Provides emergency care, stabilization and referral of patients requiring secondary and tertiary care.
  • Facilitates safe referrals of patients following agreed referral pathway.
  • Distribute and monitor the rational distribution and management of medicines and equipment.
  •  Ensures Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) standards are adhered to at all times, apply proper IPC and PPE protocols, use masks gloves and gowns at all service delivery times.
  • Ensure delivery of high quality PHC clinical activities through Mobile/static clinics: non-communicable /communicable diseases including Malaria, Measles, Cholera, TB and HIV, child health, Expanded Immunization Program (EPI), Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH),SGBV,MHPSS and basic psychological first aid.
  • Closely monitor the emergency health project, implementation of health promotion and community engagement activities.
  • Train Health Care Workers, Health Extension workers and managers on essential health care services and topics ICMNCI, MISP-RH, MIYCF and Clinical management of rape including MHPSS trainings.
  • Immediately reports any reportable medical cases to Project coordinator.
  • Manages and report all adverse reactions experienced in the PHC mobile/static clinics.
  • Make sure that emergency Health program adheres to protocols, policies & guidelines, and donor requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance for staffs under supervision (health officers and to have quality project implementation.

Program Management

  • Follow all PHE standard logistics, finance and administration tools as recommended by the respective teams and supervisor.
  •  Ensure that all activities are implemented according to the work plan and that targets are met.
  • Security management and monitoring and reporting for all staffs, ensure all staffs including rental car driver received security training and handbook.
  • Ensure all staff have organizational ID at hand before travel.
  • Ensures coordination of MHNT and other Project supports to HEWs and volunteers.
  • She/he is responsible for developing spending plan and procurement plans alongside activity plan for all active grants of local health with officers and supervise budget spending.
  •  Pays particular attention to the gender and power dynamics related to community, patients and co-workers.

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Coordinate data collection and management by MHNT and other PHE staff and Maintenance of HMIS data.
  • Analyze weekly, monthly, and quarterly report submitted by officers for data quality and presentation of data for use, and she/he will be responsible to submit quality report to project coordinator.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, and final reports for review and submission to Woreda Health office, ZHD, and supervisor in Addis Ababa.
  •  Responsible to prepare weekly and monthly indicators report.
  • Supervise and evaluate response activities within local communities for operations.
  • Participate in in health / Nutrition needs assessment, site visits and review meetings with partners, HFs, WrHO, donor and conduct of project evaluations.

Human Resource Management

  • Supervise MHNT members in the target woreda.
  •  Conduct periodic performance evaluation of staffs.


l  Performs any other related duties that may be assigned by immediate supervisor or Senior Management Team (SMT).

Disclaimer: This job description summarizes the responsibilities assigned to the position; however, it does not contain an all-inclusive list.

Key Working Relationships

Internal- reporting to

–          Project coordinator.


–          Work with Health facilities and partners in the implementation area.



Job Requirements


  • BSc in public health/ Health Officer or BSc in Nursing or MD. MPH is desirable.
  •  ​Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience for BSc holders and 3 years for MD, of which at least one year is in a supervisory position managing diverse professionals.
  • Clinical and community-based service delivery experience in a primary health care setting desirable. Have an experience of community engagement activities.
  • Experience in humanitarian response preferably, as team leader.
  • NGO experience and experience in the locality is an advantage.


  • Ability to work under pressure, long work hours and high workload.
  • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written skills.
  •  Communication using local language (Affan Oromo) and English are a must.
  •  Self-motivated, transparent, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required.
  •  Skills and experience in staff management, project management and building effective team’s spirit.
  •  Ability to plan, prioritize, and supervise implementation of Health and nutrition projects.
  • Proven experience and skills in ensuring community participation and gender issues in humanitarian programming.
  • Experience in training of staff in health programming.
  • Ability to use computer- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and e-mail).
  • Excellent interpersonal communication.


–          Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, adaptability, building commitment, coaching, planning and organizing, pro-active problem solving.


How to Apply


Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter through ethiojobs ONLY on or before January 14, 2024, by 5:00 PM.

 Due to the urgency of the position, Project HOPE has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.


Qualified female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

EEO Statement

Project HOPE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, or status as a veteran. Project HOPE complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Project HOPE expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, or status as a veteran. Improper interference with the ability of Project HOPE employees to perform their expected job duties is not tolerated.





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  1. i am public health officer and have 7 yrs 8 month exprience on health center by different posetion like Dilecter PHCU and <5OPD ,adult and youth OPD andso have on NGO Data collection

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