Save the Children Vacancy announcement

Save the Children would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1: Nutrition Officer

Location: Moyale, Hudet, Mubarak and Kadaduma Woredas of Dawa Zone

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The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation of the OTP/ (SC/TFU)/ TSFP program in the Woreda.

S/He will mainly be responsible for the weekly implementation of the OTP and outreach works and responsible for the medical supervision and clinical care for patients in, on the job training to nurses and nutrition workers in the management of severe acute malnutrition and supervision of nurses and the nutrition workers at government health facilities.

In addition, the position holder is also expected to provide medical supervision and clinical care for patients in and its complications and also expected to provide a consistent and high-quality technical support in relation to establishing and strengthening Stabilizing Centre and OTP/TSF sites and provide training to HEW and nutrition workers in the management of severe malnutrition.

Skill and Educational Background

Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Human Nutrition, Midwifery, Public Health, or similar fields.
Minimum 4 years’ field experience in humanitarian work, including significant experience in managing CMAM & IYCF programs.
Substantial experience of community-based nutrition projects.
Demonstrated ability for leadership and independent decision-making.
Strong interpersonal skills & excellent team player.
Willingness and ability to work in hardship environment.
Cultural and gender sensitivity.
Knowledge of the local language is Mandatory.


Diploma/Degree in nutrition or health with minimum two years working experience with NGOs.
Working experience of one year in IMAM program or PHC program.
Experience in health and nutrition programs.
The position holder must have excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and Relations to his team members.
The position holder must have an ability that he can manage when it comes to reach hard decisions to across the barrier.
The position holder should have a good interrelation ship with others and must now local language (Somali)

Application way

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Use the below link to apply:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Deadline: July 2, 2024

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