CMAM Officer

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

Job Description


·       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




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


·       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

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