The Hunger Project Ethiopia

The Hunger Project Ethiopia wants to recruit employees in the following vacant Position

Job Title1 : Nutrition Officer

Required Qualification, Experience and skill
Education BSc in Nutrition, Public Health, or related field of study.
Six years relevant experience related to food and nutrition security programs implementation.
Knowledge & experience of micronutrient supplementation and/or Sanitation and Hygiene services management.
Demonstrable experience in working with communities in participatory approaches and capacity building of partners.
Good technical and report writing skills in English with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
Basic supervisory/managerial skills with strong inter-personal skills.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
Fluency in in English and Amharic languages is mandatory, and skill of local language is advantageous.

Responsibility
Ensure that Partnership for Sustainable Nutrition project activities are implemented in accordance with THP-E & donor policies and procedures, MOH standards & guidelines, and the commitments pronounced in the project plan to the communities and signatory local government partners.
Lead the development of training manuals and tools for nutrition, hygiene and sanitation and training of local partners and community leaders.
Facilitate and coordinate the awareness of local stakeholders at kebele and woreda levels on the project objectives and mobilize their engagement in project implementation.
Lead the planning, periodic screening (selection) & quantification of families with needy under five children, pregnant and lactating women, and adolescent girls for targeting for nutrition, sanitation, and hygiene services through the involvement of all stakeholders.
Provide Nutrition, sanitation and hygiene training to Animators and follow up and support their engagement as peer educators in cooperation with Woreda Health Officers.
Facilitate village level community training workshops on hygiene, sanitation, nutrition including production & use of nutritious foods and social and gender norms that influence nutrition.

Job Title2: Horticulture Assistant Officer

Required Qualification, Experience and skill
Education University degree in horticulture, floriculture, silviculture, or related field.
Five years’ experience in development projects in the horticulture sector, or private sector horticulture farms or related fields, and knowledge of fruit and vegetable varieties common in Ethiopia and their production and marketing systems.
Working knowledge of English and Amharic languages and additional knowledge of the local language is an advantage.
Working skills of computer software such word processing and spreadsheet.

Responsibility
Facilitate community mobilization, empowerment, collective action, and nurturing solidarity.
Establish and maintain close working relationships with communities and community organizations in the target Kebeles to ensure that the messages are disseminated and understood at all levels.
Facilitate the identification of fruit and vegetable varieties that are ecologically, nutritionally, and culturally appropriate to the target community through the participation of local government stakeholders and farmers informed choice.
Prepare relevant manuals and information, communication, and education materials on horticulture production including best planting and field management practices.
Facilitate selection process of suitable site for new orchard and vegetable garden establishment with local development agents, Animators, and the target HHs.
Provide technical support in response to the priority needs of target horticulture producer household groups and other groups established by the project.
Work place: Angacha Town, Kembata Zone
Application Deadline :Feb25, 2024

How to Apply
To apply, send non-returnable copy of brief CV with a letter of motivation through email: thp.ethiopia@thp.org Indicate the position you want to apply in the “subject” part of the email”. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. If you need further information, please call 0111 267950/267151.

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