Save the Children Ethiopia Vacancy 2021 | TSFP Officer Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

Gode, Ethiopia Save The Children Ethiopia

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Position – TSFP Officer


The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation of the TSFP program in the Woreda. S/he will mainly be responsible for the bi-weekly/monthly implementation of the TSFP and outreach works in collaboration with the government most importantly the Woreda Health Office. Provide on job training to Train food distribution agents and also is expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to establishing and strengthening Stabilizing Centre and will assist OTP/SC nurses to strengthening the implementation of Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition. S/He will monitor Community Health Workers and volunteers in strengthening the community mobilization and outreach component of the program.

 Supervise the Registrar/Measures, ensure that patients admitted, together with his/her caretaker are given information on the center is organize/running, the reason for admission and the treatment protocol.



  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of activities and prepare weekly movement plan to TSFP distribution points
  • Monitor implementation of TSFP program quality
  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and supplementary products
  • Facilitate training and work closely with Woreda Health staffs at Health posts, Health centre and district level.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of TSFP.
  • Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants in TSFP
  • Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses on the management of MAM Children and PLW
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table report format, tally sheet, and stock balance control
  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy, and submit to Woreda health & CMAM officer
  • Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of patients who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby OTP/SC or Hospital
  • Assist HEWs in identifying patients who need to be transferred to OTP or SC, patients with failure-to respond to treatment and patients who need to be discharged.
  • In charge of TSFP quality program implementation and monthly TSFP activity
  • Responsible for supervising and manage supplementary food in pre- mix basis and ensure availability of required material for pre- mix
  • Participate in capacity building training, in health education sessions and ENA/BCC application
  • Follow up absentees/defaulters and keep current record of both beneficiaries and the staff (CHAs, volunteers).
  • Supports the program integration with DPPO and MoH through on job trainings and supervisions


In order to be successful you will bring/have:


  • Diploma/ Bachelor degree in Nursing, Public Health or other related fields
  • Minimum four years working experience with NGOs out of which two years in OTP/TFU/TSFP settings.
  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication

Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials.
  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good command in written and spoken English and Local language (Somali) (Mandatory)
  • Good human relation skills.
  • Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours



  • Minimum four years working experience with NGOs out of which two years in OTP/TFU/TSFP settings.


  • 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)

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  The duty station of the position holder will be in Fer-Fer Woreda of Shabelle Zone Somali Regional State in Ethiopia. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.


The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at


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.


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