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An Adaptative Nutrition Services Program Expert (M/W) - Sekota, Ethiopia

Duration : 3 months
Start date : ASAP

Our work in Ethiopia  Salary & Benefits Living & Security conditions in this base

General description of the position

Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator, you main objective will be to develop and pilot Adaptive nutrition services in Sekota. More precisely, you will in charge to:

Main responsabilities

Develop, design and roll out the approach and tools for Adaptive Nutrition Services in the Sekota (January February 2018)

  • Brief with HQTA and NHTA
  • Discuss with Unicef and AAH to finalize approach
  • Gather data and studies (bibliography) that will be used in the design of the adaptive nutrition services approach and tools.
  • Design Assessment tools to understand the mechanisms in place to cope with different shocks (outbreaks) at Health Post level 
  • Conduct the assessment in collaboration with the Nutrition Team
  • Prepare assessment analysis and report
  • Develop  the approach and tools for ANS
  • Present  the approach and tools to AAH, Unicef and HQ
  • Train the NHTA/DNHTAs and Nut PMs on the approach and tools

Implement (Piloting) to be done by DNHTA and PMs (15 days during March, April, May 2018)

  • Present of the approach to the Zonal and Woreda offices
  • Train AAH team and HEWs in the Pilot Woreda 
  • Implement the Approach by HEWs with the Nutrition      team support

Evaluate the Approach and tools (20 days during June 2018)

  • Review Meeting with HeWs and ACF Team 
  • Finalize Guidelines and tools based of implementation feedback

Present Final ANS approach and tools to Unicef, MoH and partners

Do you fit the requested profile ?

You hold a Master's degree in Nutrition and Health. You already have an ACF Experience in implementation of Primary Health Care Services and AAH Experience in implementation of nutrition emergency intervention. A good knowledge of Ethiopian context would be appreciated.

A multi sectoral understanding of malnutrition is required and a good capacity of coordination with several stakeholders is needed.

You are recognized for your excellent oral and written capacities in English. 

You also have the capacity to work and live in isolated setting for a few weeks.

Specific conditions / Salary

Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 depending on relevant experience 

Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective accommodation and medical insurance 

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year.

Work context

Sekota is accessibe by plane and relatively remote from Addis Abeba (1 hour flight ) to Mekele or Lalibella then a 4 hour drive to the Sekota base.

Security situation is stable in this area for quite a long time now.

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