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MHNT Team Leader


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Awassa
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Nutrition
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:


The International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest humanitarian international NGOs, provides relief, rehabilitation and development support to vulnerable people and communities over 30 countries. We began work in Ethiopia in 2000 in response to severe drought in Ethiopia’s Somali region and are currently providing assistance to Ethiopians and refugees in six regions in Ethiopia, implementing emergency and development programs in health, water and sanitation, economic recovery, and development (ERD), women’s protection and empowerment, education, child protection, and multi-sectoral emergency response.

Job overview:

The MHNT Team leader is a member of the IRC health team and will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the IRCs MHNTs activities in Karat Zuria woredas of Konso Zone. (S)He will primarily coordinate and implement effective medical logistics for the emergency health and nutrition program, from strategic design to implementation of a timely and appropriate medical supplies’ management, in line with organizational and international standards.

Major key Responsibilities:

  • Verify, compile, and share complete timely reports to woreda and regional data manager.
  • Early communicate any shortfalls (programmatic and administrative issues to ZHB &/or supporting partners.
  • Represent IRC at Health and Nutrition coordination, and task force meetings at Woreda and Zonal level.
  • Ensure other team members are doing correct tally, recording, registering, and filing.
  • Support the goals, objectives, and activities of the health projects are met by working with team members, partners, and clients.
  • Ensure SRH, Mental health, HIV/AIDS, and other health-related programs are properly implemented in high quality and are based on standard protocol.
  • Ensures that   Health and Nutrition interventions are utilized as per the standard protocols, policies, and guidelines of MoH and WHO.
  • Collect data from the team members and share with Sr. health officer and Health and Nutrition Manager on weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.
  • Supervise and evaluate the activities of MHNT teams   and provide immediate feedback.
  • Ensure that client’s feedback is collected; responses are provided; and client reach are captured and updated frequently.
  • Work with MHNT Nurse, MHNT Midwife, Sr. health officer & Health and nutrition Manager, Admin, Finance, and supply chain based in Hawassa.
  • Work with Woreda Health Offices, Zonal health desk, Health extension workers and/ or CVs and health staff of the two health facilities, and other IPs.
  • In addition to IRC core values/competencies: diligence, attention to critical details, a keen sense of work priorities, and resourcefulness in obtaining and researching meaningful information.
  • Meets timelines for all reporting and delivery of outputs; Results-based attitude, as well as excellent organization skills.
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