IRC Infant and young child feeding Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

IRC Infant and young child feeding Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

IRC Ethiopia looking for “Infant and young child feeding Officer”.

Applicants with a BSC Degree may apply on or before September 20, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Infant and young child feeding Officer Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on September 05, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Infant and young child feeding Officer to be based in Melkadida, Ethiopia.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) Officer
Location Melkadida, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification BSC Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two Years
Application Deadline September 20, 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Major Key Responsibilities:

  • Closely follow the implementation of nutrition program agrees with the overall IYCF Program activities according to IRC and national standards.
  • Ensure that IYCF service is integrated with all maternal and child health services such as under 5 OPD, EPI and ANC.
  • Facilitates the trainings under the project regarding IYCF.
  • Supports and liaise with the health center staff and provide on the job training and capacity building.
  • Select and establish counsellors on IYCF from the health facilities and the community.
  • Establishment and strengthening of MTM support groups, train them and close follow up for supporting IYCF_E promotion activities.
  • Assess and diagnose for difficulties of feeding for all PLW coming for other services, for screening and at the community.
  • Ensure provision of daily one to one and group counselling for PLW regarding IYCF practices at facility and community level.
  • Makes sure that the health staff have adequate training on providing proper IYCF counselling.
  • Conduct formative assessment for key behaviors and skill for IYCF and develop culturally appropriate and effective IEC materials and adopt it to the day-to-day counselling.
  • Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats and all other supplies for IYCF.
  • Creates and maintain relationship with local health and other authorities and try to link IYCF program with the existing health structure smoothly,
  • Provides technical support and training where required to all team members, outreach team including health extension workers and community volunteers on IYCF.
  • Works and liaise with any local health workers to integrate the IYCF program from the start in annual and quarter planning of health facilities.
  • Support and ensure record and report of IYCF activities at health post and health center level.
  • Organizes monthly report of community mobilization, IYCF and report on time to the Project Manager, Nutrition and provides updates when needed.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Infant and young child feeding Officer
  • Requisition ID: req45248
  • Job Title: Infant and young child feeding Officer (IYCF Officer
  • Sector: Health
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Melkadida, Ethiopia

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • BSC/Diploma in Nursing, Midwife or Public Health (Senior Clinical/Public Nurse or above)
  • Minimum two years working experience for Degree and three years’ experience for Diploma holders out of which two-year experience directly related to emergency health & nutrition related fields Knowledge, training and experience in IYCF and community mobilization/BCC
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers, and development of training materials.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Local language.
  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), all and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • For only female candidate is recommended to apply.

How to Apply IRC Infant and young child feeding Officer Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

The Closing Date: September 20, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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