Zonal Senior TSFP Officer – GOAL Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Zonal Senior TSFP Officer – GOAL Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, December 24 2023



Organization: GOAL Ethiopia

Position: Zonal Senior TSFP Officer

Location: Tigray (JEOP Nutrition Project)

Employment: Full time

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023





Job Description




Reference No: REC/126 /23
Job title: Zonal Senior TSFP Officer
Location: Tigray (JEOP Nutrition Project)
Reports to: Health and Nutrition Program Manager
Number of Posts 02 (two)
Closing date: December 31,2023


If the inherent capacities of vulnerable people are developed, the systems in which they live and work are strengthened, and positive global action is catalyzed, then communities facing crisis, poverty, and exclusion will achieve greater resilience and well-being.

Source: GOAL’s theory of change

About GOAL


GOAL’s mission is to work with the most vulnerable communities to help them respond to and recover from humanitarian crises, and to assist them to build transcendent solutions to mitigate poverty and vulnerability.

GOAL is a non-for profit organization that has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years across all the region of the country towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food and livelihoods, water and sanitation, nutrition, healthcare and education. GOAL implements a range of multi-sectoral development, resilience, recovery and humanitarian responses Programmes by being sensitive to cross-cutting issues including gender, accountably, child protection, HIV/AIDS.

We envision a world where poverty no longer exist, where vulnerable communities are resilient, where barriers to wellbeing are removed and where everyone has equal rights and  opportunities. GOAL Ethiopia’s main donors are Irish Aid, USAID/OFDA, EHF, ECHO and other private donors.

 About the Position:

 The Zonal Senior TSFP Officer is responsible for ensuring a coordinated and well-managed response for GOAL Ethiopia’s work in the Tigray Region, Overall, the Zonal Senior TSFP Officer is responsible for ensuring the programme is delivered to international standards and to standards as per agreements with CRS. In addition, the Zonal Senior TSFP Officer is responsible for safety and security, donor liaison, proposal and report writing, and budget management. The Zonal Senior TSFP Officer is responsible for cooperation with the relevant authorities, stakeholders, and donors.  

 Key Areas of Accountability/Duties

 ·         Coordinate and facilitate implementation of activities and prepare weekly Project activities updates for the area office.

·         Represent GOAL Ethiopia in Zonal and Woreda-level Cluster coordination meetings.

·         Facilitate training, and work closely with MOH staff at Health posts, Health centres and hospitals, and zonal and woreda levels.

·         Ensure overall program quality implementation of the CMAM/TSFP implementation at the Woredas level.

·         Ensure adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants in OTP/SC and TSFP are strictly followed by each woreda under his/her supervision.

·         Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Lookup table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut, and drug stock control balance form) in each woreda health facility.

·         Receive weekly reports from the health and nutrition officer and TSFP and compile and submit them for area managers.

·         Provides technical reports on emergency health and nutrition for strengthening surveillance and public health emergency management.

·         Conduct regular checklist-based supportive supervision on targeted woreda and TSFP distribution sites.

·         Facilitate joint monitoring visits /joint supportive supervisions/ in integration with woreda and zonal health office and DRMC.

·         Generates’ and share supervision report and feedback for health and nutrition officers, the woreda health office, and health facilities.

·         Follow and ensure, action is taken by all responsible parties on gaps identified during supervision,

·         Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies for each distribution, input into the creation and maintenance of a monthly distribution plan, and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned with the health and nutrition office and logistics team at the regional level.

·         Creates and maintains a smooth relationship with local health and other authorities.

·         Make sure that health professionals from the health facilities participate in the daily routine work for sustainability and a smooth phase-out strategy.

·         Provides technical support and training where required to all woreda under his/her supervision.

·         Work closely and smoothly with donors under his/her supervision area.

·         Performs other related tasks as required.


Job Requirements



Do you want to join an exciting organization that brings high level impact to the community and add value to your professional advancement?  Then join us if you have:

·         At least five years’ experience in TSFP/CMAM programs of which at least one year is in a conflict setting, managing complex emergency responses, with a focus on emergency health and nutrition, and working with host communities and IDPs.

·         Degree in a relevant discipline, such as Nutrition, public health, social sciences, or a related field.

·         Proven ability in supporting proposals writing to key humanitarian donors such as, CRS, IA, BHA&ECHO, etc.

·         At least three years at the host community and IDP management level with demonstrable ability to influence a team of technical and support staff overseeing a large and complex program.

·         Demonstrable previous experience in program implementation and review.

·         Experienced and confident in representation with government at all levels, with institutional donors (BHA, ECHO, etc) UN agencies, NGOs, and government departments.

·         Excellent management skills with the ability to quickly reprioritize activities to meet the demands of the program in a rapidly changing context.

·         Good interpersonal and facilitation skills with the ability to lead teams to reach consensus on complex and/or divisive issues.

·         Commitment to capacity building staff, Proven management ability to lead, motivate and develop staff

·         Excellent writing skills.

·         Enthusiastic and willing to work unsociable and/or long hours to meet the needs of the program.

Desirable quality, skill and competence

·         Prior work experience in Tigray, and Oromia regions of Ethiopia with a history of chronic and acute crises.

·         Prior experience overseeing the implementation of programs in large-scale emergency response contexts.

·         Technical knowledge in health, CMAM, WASH, Livelihoods, and nutrition.


Note: The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.


·         GOAL will pay a competitive basic salary based on the salary grading with addition benefits.

·         A chance to develop tangible experience.

·         Being part of a team who continue to make a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable people.



 GOAL’s recruitment procedure is fair and transparent which is also in line with the organization’s commitment to its integrity, honesty and culture. GOAL is committed to ensure that, its performance complies with the terms and conditions of relevant agreements, applicable laws & regulations.

GOAL highly promotes Equality, diversity and inclusion and works with women and men, People with disabilities, and employees of various ages including youth, supports their empowerment and appreciates their achievements constantly. GOAL also encourages applications from diverse candidates including women, people with disabilities, people with diverse backgrounds, and youth to apply.

GOAL has zero tolerance to discrimination on the basis of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, religion, race, economic status etc . we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

Hence, pre-employment background checks will be conducted, and employees are required to read, understand, sign and implement different polices including safe guarding and child protection policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and abuse policy, sexual harassment policy, code of conducts and any other rules and regulation of the organization. GOAL is strongly committed not to harm the people under its care.

GOAL Ethiopia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of people who involves in its work and demands all staff exhibit the highest commitment. GOAL Ethiopia will verify skills and commitment of the candidate in the assessment process and perform Background reference check.

You are welcome to include your sex (Male or female) and any disability issues in your CV (please note that this information will only be used to comply with affirmative action policy of the organization)




How to Apply



Interested and qualified applicants need to submit ONLY once their non – returnable application with CV for one vacancy. The vacancy reference number along with the title & Duty station need to be written in the application letter

·         Applicants can directly apply online using www.ethioiobs.net


GOAL strongly encourages female candidates to apply!

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and exam.

Shortlisted candidates will need to submit other supporting documents upon request at later stage.

GOAL is not able to contribute towards any costs incurred by candidates during the recruitment process.




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