IYCF Officer

at World Vision Ethiopia
Location Melkabelo, Goro Muti and Habro Weredas, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 20, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


  1. Major  Responsibility

The IYCF Officer is expected to support and ensure the IYCF promotion, counseling, and support for Mothers at the Therapeutic Feeding Programs (TFP) and Targeted Supplementary Food Program (TSFP) in respective Woreda according to the IYCF standard. S/he will work closely with Health Workers, HEWs, and community to ensure the sustainability of IYCF activities at Woreda level. Detail responsibilities will be:

    1. Major duties:-
  • Ensure the TFP (OTP & SC) and TSFP (Food Distribution) sites are established and activated for IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;
  • Build the capacity of HEWs and Nurses on IYCF promotion, counseling, and support;
  • Plan for IYCF promotion with HEWs and other health workers working at OTP and SC sites;
  • Ensure the CMAM beneficiaries are well integrated with IYCF programs;
  • Provide regular updates and monthly reports for the CMAM coordinator timely;
  • Support Health Workers and HEWs on Women Development Armies or Health Development Armies’ (HDAs) trainings;
  • Utilize Woreda and Kebele level opportunities for IYCF promotion and support;
  • Ensure the IYCF promotion is conducted at OTP sites and SCs regularly and as per the standard;
  • Ensure TFP (OTP & SCs) and Food distribution (FD) sites have quality recording of IYCF activities;
  • Communicate with World Vision Ethiopia Nutrition staffs (like OTP/SC nurses and TSFP officers), public health institutions and other government organization at Woreda Level concerning to IYCF;
  • Ensure that the families of malnourished children receive appropriate IYCF support;
  • Participate on health and nutrition related assessments
  • Promote gender equity and equality through each level of activities;

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  1. Qualifications Required:
  • BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum two years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program, specific to IYCF;

    Additional Requirements:

  • Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values.
  • Local language  and Basic Computer Literacy required

    Number of openings : 3

    Place of Work:  MelkabeloGoro Muti and Habro

    Duration of the contract:   6 months

    Salary: World Vision has an attractive salary and benefits package.


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to Yonas_tamire@wvi.org and Alemayehu_regassa@wvi.org   

Note: We do not receive hard copies


World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

Female candidate is highly encouraged to apply!! 

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