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MHNT Public Health Officer


Job Description

§  Mobilize community for  implementation of MHNT project

  • Facilitates in the identification and prioritization of activities and targeting for primary health intervetions

§  Ensures that the plan at IDP site  is prepared with full participation of the community and partners;

  • Facilitates community meetings and community action plan (CAP) preparation and ensure that the participation of each beneficiary and community groups in the plan for their respective kebeles and villages;
  • Facilitates and ensure that the participation of each beneficiary and community groups in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CAP for their respective kebeles and villages;

§  Work with community leaders, elders and government staff and acts as a catalyst in initiating action and generating enthusiasm for change in communities by performing demonstrations and organizing and leading training sessions;

  • Prepares final action plan of their respective kebeles and villages by breaking down in to quarters and months and submit it to her/his supervisor
  • Organizes and facilitates Information Education and Communication (IEC) sessions/behavioural  change communication sessions with community members

§  Create smooth work relationship with IDPs committee , HWs and HEWs on mobilization  linkage

§  Arranges/facilitates cross visits and conduct capacity building on site trainings for community leaders, committees, elders, youth groups, fodder production and marketing groups members and representatives and other members;

§  Maintains good relationship with governmental and locally established iIDPs’ nstitutions for the smooth implementation MHNT service package;

§  Closely works with government counterparts and links the activities of the community with the relevant bodies;

§  Develop partnership with grass root level stakeholders for the sustainability of programs;

§  ensures beneficiaries have access to all avaialable MHNT primary health services ;.

§  Collects basic information from the IDP community, document the information and practices, local practices that are best performing to the local conditions.

§  Prepares daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly plans on her/his activities and submit to her/his supervisor;

Job Requirements


Minimum of  Bachelor in public health nursing , health education /environmental health.


Minimum three years working experience with similar position .

Experience in community  setups is mandatory.

Working with NGO is adavanatagous

Skills/Ability required:.

§  Solid technical skill on community mobilization.

§  Demonstrated skills in IEC/BCC.

§  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.

§  Good human relation skills.

§  Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;

§  Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

How to Apply

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 https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en



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