CMAM Officer

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Category:
Development and Project Management, Health Care
Location:
Sasiga Woreda of East Wellega Zone, Oromia 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

·       Makes sure that CMAM program is implemented according to the National protocol i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement,

·       Makes sure that the health staff have adequate training on the management of acute malnutrition per national manual/protocol,

·       Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation at health facility level.

·       Facilitates the basic/refresher trainings, workshops, review meetings, community forums under the project

·       Share training/meeting reports to project coordinator

·       Conduct regular checklist based supportive supervision on targeted health facilities.

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

·       Generates’ and share supervision reports and feedbacks to project coordinator, zonal/woreda health office and health facilities.

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

·       Supports and liaise with the woreda health office staffs and provide on the job training/coaching and capacity building where required,

·       Working with the IYCF Officer, to ensure CMAM beneficiaries are referred to IYCF services when required.

·       Coordinates the link of acute malnutrition cases with EOS/CBN/CHD/TSFP/PSNP and facilitates regular registration of Non-EOS beneficiaries and submits on monthly bases,

·       Supports referral linkage of malnourished children of in between CMAM programs (OTP, SC and TSFP),

·       Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies for each distribution, input in to creation and maintenance of a monthly distribution plan and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned with Nutrition project coordinator and logistics team,

·       Undertake individual evaluations with the team and improve gaps,

·       Creates and maintain smooth relationship with local health and other authorities and try to link CMAM program with the existing health service structure,

·       Makes sure that health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy,

·       Provides technical support and training where required to all team members, outreach team including health extension workers, HDAs and community volunteers,

·       Works and liaise with any local health workers to integrate the CMAM program from the start,

·       Plan and organise OTP/SFP at designated distribution sites in liaison with project coordinator,

·       Organizes monthly report of SC/OTP/SFP/Community mobilization and report on time to the project coordinator and provide updates when needed,

·       Provides a monthly over view of drug items, SFP materials and wet ration stocks supplied to beneficiaries,

·       Manages the stock levels of therapeutic products, drugs and all other materials and alert the logistics in a timely manner as more materials are required,

·       Collect, analyse and share data’s required for monitoring quality of CMAM programs based on SPHERE standards (average weight gain, average length of stay),

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

·       Participates in responses to public emergencies (disaster, outbreaks),

Reports updates on humanitarian situations on implementation areas

·       Reports any problems in a timely manner to the project coordinator,

·       Control and facilitate vehicle movement within the project area in the field,

·       Upholds the image and values of SC at all times,

·       Performs other related tasks as required,

·       Generate quality Nutrition response, case and success stories

·       Abide to donor, organization and Governmental compliance issues without compromization.

Accepting additional role and responsibilities as assigned for best intrust of the beneficiaries 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE  

MINIMUM QUALFICATION AND EXPEREINCE

Qualifications

·       BSC or Diploma in Nursing, Nutrition or Public Health (Senior Clinical/Public Nurse or above).

Experience:

·       Minimum of three years working experience for BSc and four years’ experience for Diploma holders related to CMAM implementations.

Skills/Ability required:

·       Knowledge, training and experience in CMAM and community mobilization/BCC

·       Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

·       Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials.

·       Proficiency in spoken and written English and Local language

·       Strong computer (Microsoft skills), all and interpersonal skills.

·       Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

·       Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours.

·       Work experience in similar position is advantageous

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

·       Having NGO or INGO work experiences are desired

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

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