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CMAM Officer

Save The Children

  • Job id: 6148
  • Job Viewed: 37
  • Job Deadline: Jun 13, 2019

Job Overview

  • Medical/Health-Care
  • Full time
  • As per the scale of the organization
  • Kabridahar & Higloley Of Korahey Zone
  • Not Defined
  • Jun 13, 2019

Job Description


Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way. In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.


Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.


Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.


Job Title

CMAM Officer



Place of Work

Kabridahar & Higloley Of Korahey Zone


Emergency  Nutrition Response

Reports to

Nutrition Coordinator

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization scale

No. of Positions

Two (2)

Length of Contract

6 Months




The position holder is responsible for the four CMAM components implementation in the Woreda and working closely with the Zonal, Woreda, Kebele, community, and religious leaders and community health volunteers for the effective implementation and linkage of CMAM program with the community and facility



Job specific roles and responsibilities

  • Manages the project unit's implementation of nutrition program in agreement with the overall CMAM Program activities and the National manual in the management of SAM,
  • Makes sure that CMAM program is implemented according to the National protocol i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement
  • Facilitates the trainings under the project
  • Makes sure that the health staff have adequate training on the management of acute malnutrition per National manual
  • Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation
  • Supports and liaise with the health centres staff and provide on the job training and capacity building where required,
  • Creates and maintain relationship with local health and other authorities and try to link CMAM program with the existing health structure smoothly,
  • Makes sure that health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy,
  • Provides technical support and training where required to all team members, outreach team including health extension workers and community volunteers,
  • Works and liaise with any local health workers to integrate the CMAM program from the start,
  • Organizes monthly report of SC/OTP/SFP/Community mobilization and report on time to the Project Coordinator, Nutrition and provides updates when needed.
  • Coordinates the link of acute malnutrition cases with EOS/CBN/CHD/TSFP/PSNP and facilitates regular registration of Non-EOS beneficiaries and submits on monthly bases
  • Provides a daily/weekly/and monthly over view of drug items, SFP materials and wet ration stocks supplied to beneficiaries,
  • Manages the stock levels of therapeutic products, drugs and all other materials and alert the logistics in a timely manner as more materials are required.
  • Reports any problems in a timely manner to the Nutrition field coordinator,
  • Coaches and supervises the SFP, OTP, SC program Nurses.
  • Upholds the image and values of SCI at all times,
  • Performs other related tasks as required, like control and facilitation of vehicle movement within the project area in the field


Job Requirements

Job Requirement

§  BSc/Diploma in Nursing, Public Health, Senior Clinical/Public Nurse or above

§  Minimum four years working experience for Degree and six years’ experience for Diploma holders out of which two-year experience directly related to emergency health & nutrition related fields Knowledge, training and experience in CMAM 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

How To Apply

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through [email protected]. on or before  21 May, 2019


a.   A CV (not more than 3 pages)

b.  A cover letter (not more than one page)

c.     A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.






Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE CODE OF THE VACANCY ON THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. All applications should be received within 5 days of this advertisement.


Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children. We undertake rigorous procedures during the recruitment process including background checks to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.


In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.


Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.


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