Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies

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Company : General Job Post Account-16
Company Name/ Contact Person : Plan International
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Job Title : Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies
Date Posted/Updated : Friday, July 16, 2021
Application Deadline : Sunday, July 25, 2021
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Healthcare
Job Code : NA
Plan International
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Position: Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Specialist

Accountabilities and MAIN WORK ACTIVITIES:
Accountable for overall quality of programme and influence work in country in relation to IYCF-E in all Health and Nutrition project in emergencies response. The following are the key role and responsibilities of the post holder:
• Strategic Program/project management/assessment, proposal development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation (30%)
• Build the capacities of field base health and nutrition team to enable them to provide support and counselling to mothers and caregivers of children under 2 years of age, strictly abiding by COVID-19 protective measures for self, mother and child (30 %)
• Resources mobilizations and donor relationship management (20%)
• Coordination, Advocacy, Communication and Representation (10%)

• Location: Addis Ababa
• Type of Role: Coordinator
• Reports to: Thematic Lead
• Grade: D1
• Closing Date: 25 July 2021

How to Apply:
• To apply please use the following link:
Qualifications/ experience essential:
• Health / Public Health / Nutrition / BSc or equivalent such as nurse, midwife or nutritionist with strong primary health care / community health care 5 and more year experience in INGO in humanitarian setting;
• Demonstrable commitment to promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding and complementary feeding;
• Demonstrable management experience, including budget holding responsibility;
• Experience of designing and implementation programs (ideally nutrition-related), including monitoring and evaluation;
• Experience in conducting assessments and an understanding of nutritional data and information systems;
• Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff;
• Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;
• Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment;
• Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field;

Qualifications/ experience desirable:
• Emergency programming experience;
• Qualification as a trainer of trainers in breastfeeding counseling;
• Familiarity with the Operational Guidance on IYCF-E and SPHERE standards.
• Excellent understanding of the relevant thematic sectors in Ethiopia at both field and policy levels; including the national health programs and how it fits with the HEP. Such as, the health sector development program, and other relevant guidelines and strategy documents.
• Proven experience in designing emergency health projects including MHPSS-E and developing successful proposals
• Familiarity with health donors, partners, and INGO as well as LNGO
Education Level : Bachelor's
Experience : 0-1 year
City : Addis Ababa
State : Addis Ababa
Country : Ethiopia
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