Nutrition Project Officer

at Rift Valley Children and Women Development Organization (RCWDO)
Location Lagahidha, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 25, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Rift Valley Children and Women Development Organization (RCWDO) is a national Non-Governmental Organization established in 1993 G.C. It is operating in ten woredas of five zones of Oromia National Regional State implementing integrated rural community development programs in partnership with different international NGOs & bilateral funding agencies targeting people living in poverty and marginalization.

Currently, the organization would like to invite qualified, competent and interested applicants for a new project entitled by   Amplify efforts for equal opportunity and to end Violence Against Women   and Girls (VAWGs)   for Nutrition Project Officer  positions.

Role overview/purpose

Nutrition project officer  is responsible for the effective implementation of the basic nutrition activities; nutrition components, supervise and monitor health and nutritional situation of older persons and people with disabilities as well as medical support for sick  in  IDPs centers, access to  non-food items for IDPs and better living condition, ensure technical quality of the project, and provide training and capacity building activities to community level volunteers.

Duration: One year

Job Requirements

Education & Certification

  • University degree in nutrition  or other related field
  • 4 years of practical experience in appropriate community health and nutrition programs

Essential knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of public health and  nutrition one or more other relevant areas (e.g. health promotion, community health and nutrition development)
  • Experience and understanding of community mobilization in relation to public health and nutrition  activities
  • Experience and ability to work under hardship environment and pressure
  • Proven analytical and planning skills and the ability to think strategically
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain basic working relationships with partners and ability to facilitate community discussion and ability to take action based on feedback
  • Understand and uphold International Humanitarian principles, codes and standards
  • Good written and spoken English and Afaan Oromo is essential.


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants are required to send their application within 7 consecutive days of this announcement to RCWDO Head office HR & Admin Department.

 Rift Valley Children and Women

Development Organization (RCWDO)

 Gurd Shola on CMC Road,

AHF Building, 3rd floor office number 304

P.O.Box 12916,

Telephone 011 647 8382 or 011 647 8404


 Addis Ababa  

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