Category Archives: Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Ethiopia

M & E Officer (Gambella) at Amref Health Africa

Job Description

M&E Officer


Amref Health Africa is an African-led international health development organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa envision to bringing lasting health change for Africain more than 30 countries across the continent. With a focus on women and children, the organization strives to overcome the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child health, HIV & TB, malaria, water and sanitation and health systems strengthening. Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia has been working in Ethiopia since 2002 in close collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health implementing a range of projects in maternal, neonatal and child health, reproductive health, health systems strengthening, health workforce development, water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS and non-communicable diseases across the country, supported by a wide range of multilateral and bilateral donors, corporates and foundations.

Amref Health Africa would like to recruit M&E Officer based in Gambella Field Office and will report to Regional Manager.

Program Overview

Transform/HDR (Health Developing Regions)is a USAID funded five years RMNCH project. The project will be operational in the four Developing Regional States (DRS) namely: Afar, Benishangul – Gumuz, Gambella and Ethiopian Somali Regional States. Transform/HDR will be implemented in partnership with Amref Health Africa, Intrahealth International, Project HOPE and General Electric with the overall aim to end preventable child and maternal deaths, and further contribute to the achievement of the goals of HSTP. It is a women, children and girl-centered project, designed to increase access to integrated quality high impact MNCH-FP services; improve heath seeking behavior enhanced by reduced gender inequalities; and improved evidence-based decision making and program learning with sustainable health system strengthening.


The purpose of the M & E officer is to support the M&E Director in performance monitoring, reporting, and learning activities of the Transform: Health in Developing Regions (HDR) project.  S/he is responsible for the availability of project reports, plans, and regular monitoring and evaluation activities.


Job Responsibility #1:  Database management

§  Install relevant database programs, and develop and maintain backup system for all Transform HDR RMNCH and other performance data;

§  Design secure databases, collect, compile and manage data on Transform HDR performance indicators.

§  Provide information for data driven decision making and monitoring of project performance to technical staff.

  • Maintains the Transform HDR project database, providing on-line access to data to all project staff;

§  Work towards the integration of Transform HDR performance indicators data in to Amref Information Management Systems (AIMS)

§  Assure data quality through follow up to the implementation facility level LQAS and regular monitoring of the quality of reported RMNCH and other Transform HDR performance data

§  Maintain reporting formats and updated performance indicators according to USAID requirements and standards;

Job Responsibility #2:  Coordination

  • Closely works with Amref Health Africa regional and country team, FMoH and regional stakeholders to ensure data is well managed, performance reporting system is functioning and well understood at all levels of the reporting hierarchy

§  Works with technical staff to identify selected performance indicators to closely monitor the progress of the project;

§  Support the M&E director in the development of Transform HDR monitoring and evaluation plan.

§  Liaison with other Transform partners in baseline assessments including survey tool design, training of data collectors, supervision of data collection and entry, data analysis and reporting, and dissemination.

Job Responsibility #3:  Technical Assistance

§  Recommends simple and easy-to-use AIMS systems for gathering data from the regions;

§  Helps interpret data to point out trends and progress toward project goals;

§  Builds capacity of project staff with the necessary AIMS tools to quickly access data on their own;

§  Work closely with the technical team to conduct operational research other Transform HDR assessments

§  Provides the necessary guidance and feedback to regional M&E Officers

§  Actively work with the regional M&E officers in their effort towards implementation of the national HMIS, DHIS2, information revolution and CHIS in Transform HDR supported woredas

Job Responsibility #4: Reporting

  • Compile quarterly, semi-annual and annual summary reports of Transform HDR activities; collate, analyse and disseminate data to improve project performance and informed decisions.

§  Makes AIMS presentation and verbal reports to internal and external audiences

§  Quickly and efficiently fill ad-hoc requests for project data from Management and USAID

§  Maintain an updated M&E plan for the Transform HDR Project

§  Establish Transform HDR performance indicators tracking system and regularly monitor performance against established targets

Job Responsibility #5: Networking and Learning

§  Keeps up to date with developments in the sector, including best practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure on-going learning and adapting

  • Networks and collaborates with USAID Transform partners, the GOE and other non-governmental agencies, and donors.


Job Responsibility #6:  Staff Management

§  Provide regular support and supervision to data entry clerk. This includes (but is not limited to) the formulation of an individual work plan (with agreed indicators of achievement) based on project work plans and/or job descriptions. It also includes regularly scheduled supervision and performance management meetings to assess progress against agreed outputs, as well as regularly scheduled supervision and performance management meetings to assess progress against agreed outputs, adhering to the performance management calendar included in the HR manual.

§  Completes his/her own performance planning, monitoring and annual performance appraisals as described in the HR Policy and Procedures manual.

Job Responsibility #7:

§  Perform other duties as assigned by Immediate supervisor

Job Requirements



§  MSc/MA or BSc degree in Statistics, Computer Science or social science or equivalent education and work experience


§  4 years of relevant work experience for MSc and 6 years of relevant experience for BSc. Knowledge and experience in different data base and statistical packages (DHIS2, SPSS, Epi Info, Microsoft office applications).


§  Excellent interpersonal and communication skill

§  Strong written and communication skill in English and Amharic;

  • Unprecedented computer skills
  • Demonstrated experience with USAID funded Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (RMNCH)  projects
  • Experience working in a team management approach
  • Skills in team development
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure


Energetic; enthusiastic; good analytical skills; skills in information monitoring, planning & organizing; change facilitator, proactive problem solver.

Terms of employment: one year
Duty Station:   Gambella Field Office
Required number: –    1

If you would like to join Amref’s team, please quote the position/reference number in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter with remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, through or to the Human Resources Department, Amref Health Africa by P.O Box 20855/1000, Addis Ababa.

The closing date for submitting applications is December 15,2019. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


•Telephone call to the office is strongly forbidden.

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

Gender Advisor at Jhpiego Ethiopia Country Office

Job Description

Our mission.

Jhpiego is saving the lives of mothers and babies, and transforming health care systems in communities, regions and countries—leading to overall improvements in quality of life. That’s the ripple effect of Jhpiego’s work, through both large-scale and smaller, unique projects on the ground.

Our values.


–  working with people in local communities, health care policymakers, funders and colleagues

–  forging trust, gaining true friendship and empowering people


–  never giving up, never says “impossible”; tireless and relentless, staying the course


–   for all people, whoever they are, wherever they live


–          in all that is done—rigor in science, in proven interventions, in the highest-quality standards, in being accountable for the resources provided.
Title:    Gender Advisor                                                                              Grade: E

Department:  Ethiopia Country Office, A/A                                           December 2019


Summary Scope of Work:

The Gender Advisor will provide technical leadership and project oversight in the areas of gender for an upcoming human resource for health project in Ethiopia. The Gender Advisor will provide technical assistance at the national, regional and institutional level to strengthen gender equity and integration. The project will operate over a 5-year period.

The position will operate under the leadership of the Technical Director and Jhpiego’s senior management team, and will oversee and ensure the technical and methodological soundness of all project activities. In collaboration with project team and partners, the position will support the design and implementation of service delivery strategies based on scientific evidence. This position is contingent on funding.

Reporting Structure:
  • Position Reports To:  TBD
  • Positions Supervised: None

Responsibilities: All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of responsibilities are expected to

  • model the mission and values stated above
  • participate in the business development process
  • contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process
  • make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical oversight, strategic direction and definition of appropriate project activities
  • Establish and implement a system to ensure technical quality of project activities
  • Develop and/or update evidence-based training materials, standards, job aids, and curricula, supervisory systems needed for implementation of the Project to meet the needs of USAID and the Government of Ethiopia
  • Provide mentoring and capacity building at the individual and organizational level in specific areas of expertise including but not limited to:
  • Ensure integration of gender into program activities, budgets and work plans, and into the design of service delivery strategies based on sound and current scientific evidence
  • Ensure project activities are aligned with USAID’s Health Policy Initiative Gender Integration Index to inventory the most pressing gender barriers to achieving project goals and to ensure that inputs are designed to minimize those barriers
  • Contribute to the development of evidence-based, gender-appropriate clinical learning (pre-service, in-service and continuing professional development) materials and standards, supervisory systems, and other materials needed for implementation of the project
  • Ensure that the activities health centers, regional health bureaus, universities and colleagues included in activities are implementing technically sound, evidence-based, responsive approaches to the gender equity
  • Assist in the identification and dissemination of best practices and new technical strategies and approaches
  • Provide technical assistance for conducting site assessments and strengthening referral systems, in-service and/or pre-service education, and supportive supervision
  • Coordinate advocacy, demand generation, and policy support, across project sites as required
  • Lead the formulation of innovative approaches for scale up of targeted gender services
  • Actively participate in relevant technical advisory/working groups and professional forums representing Jhpiego
  • Work with health care providers, universities, colleges, local authorities, community members and project team members to identify gaps in integration of gender-based services or gender equity approaches
  • Identify and implement appropriate strategies to address gender-equity within faculty/student bodies and health service delivery gaps based on gender
  • Identify training needs for clinical and community healthcare providers and assist in the design and implementation of measures to address those needs
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party on setting project priorities and directions, and responding to requests for support from local counterparts
  • Work with M&E staff to design, implement a plan to track data/results related to gender to inform adjustments in project implementation
  • Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners, especially the Ministry of Health and other US and international implementing partners, to ensure that all activities conform to the requirements and regulations
  • Document successes, lessons learned and challenges in implementation as well as reports of project activities and results to the project and donor, including routine quarterly and annual reports and other reporting requirements as requested
  • Document and maintain an inventory of successful tools and approaches for gender equity
  • Author/co-author abstracts, presentations, and articles for journals and conferences
  • Supervise technical staff
  • Maintain excellent relationships with USAID and in-country stakeholders and develop rapid responses
  • Provide technical leadership to the development the project strategic plan, work plan, and project monitoring, in close collaboration with FMOH, donor, other stakeholders to ensure timely implementation and compliance to the requirements and regulations of the award

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications & Competencies

  • Advanced degree in medicine, nursing, midwifery, public health, social sciences, development studies or equivalent degree
  • At least 5 years’ experience implementing and/or providing technical assistance in gender equity interventions
  • At least 7 years’ experience in implementing and/or providing technical assistance in donor-funded projects and in the design and implementation of overseas health projects; preferably in the East Africa
  • Demonstrated experience training clinical and community-based healthcare workers on gender-sensitive service delivery, gender-sensitive teaching methods, women’s empowerment and male engagement.
  • Demonstrated experience providing capacity building assistance at individual and organizational levels
  • Skilled in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery projects; training; pre-service education; performance and quality improvement; monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience with a mix of practical technical skills in gender equity necessary for strengthening institutional approaches and service delivery at the regional, national, clinical and community-level
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Ethiopian healthcare system, particularly the public health system, experience living and working in Ethiopia preferred
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management and reporting procedures and systems
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative research skills
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering team work
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills in English and Amharic
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel nationally to project sites

Applicant are expected to STRICTLY follow the below listed application procedures:

1.      Only qualified and interested applicants can submit application letter and well written curriculum vitae saved in one complied PDF format

2.      Applicants are required to state their current basic salary in their application letter

3.      Applicants must make sure their application document is saved by their full name

4.      CREDENTIALS OR WORK CERTIFICATES must not be submitted at this point

5.      The job position being applied for must be explicitly stated in the application letter

6.      Application being submitted via email must have the job position title clearly stated in the subject line

7.      Please use either E-mail to submit your applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package. The winning candidate is expected to start within short period after finalization of the recruitment process.

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2019.

Clinical Nurse at ECUSTA – HLI

Job Description

Ethiopian Catholic Higher Learning Institute (ECUSTA) is a not-for-profit; full-fledged chartered institution of higher learning under the Ethiopian Catholic Church which is registered with the Ethiopian Ministry of Education would like to hire a professional on the following position for its Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialty Clinic:

Job Summary:

  • Observe and assess patients
  • Administer medications to patients
  • Monitor and report symptoms and changes in patient status
  • Maintain complete and accurate patient records
  • Prepare patients and assist patient examinations and therapies
  • Assist with diagnostic tests and interpret results
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and preventative medicine
  • Adhere to infection-control protocols
  • Follow medication administration and storage procedures and regulations
 Job Requirements


  • BSc in Nursing

Job Experience

  • 3 years and Above

Required skill

  • Trained and worked on vaccine
  • Able to provide basic Nursing services to mothers and children
  • Worked in the labor and delivery ward
  • Experience in providing Parenteral injections and securing IV line

Interested applicants can submit their application through e-mail:

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until December 15, 2019.

Environmental, Health & Safety Officer at Everbright Plastic Manufacturing Private Enterprise

Job Description

Everbright plastic manufacturing private enterprise is private company engaged with manufacturing of plastic bags and other plastic products with taking 16.6 Hectare of land, with hiring more than 1600 Ethiopian employees our company invites only competent and qualified candidates for the following position:

  • Inspect and evaluate the working environments.
  • Obtaining a positive, safe, healthy and incident free environment.
  • Preparing and submitting environmental report for concerned body.
  • Prevent and eliminate injury and accident to employees and assist company to comply with environment and safety laws

Place of work:

  • Amhara Region, North Shoa zone, Hegere mariam Woreda, Tulfa Kebele (Debre Birhan Direction 64 KM from Addis Ababa)


  • Negotiable and attractive our company will provide Dormitory, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Job Requirements

Required Skill:

  • Higher education in occupational health, safety or related field.
  • Excellent communication and controlling skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, well organized and willing to work overtime.
  • Very good proficiency in English and competent in computer skills


  • At least 2 years work experience

Interested applicant who fulfill the above requirements can submit their application only CV and non-returnable copies of testimonial documents in person within 30 working days of this announcement to the factory located Amhara Region, North Shoa zone, Hegere mariam Woreda, Tulfa Kebele (Debre Birhan Direction) or Attach by this Email:

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For further information please call: +251-118334086

Director of Marketing & Information at Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

Job Description


Reporting to the Country Director, the Director of Marketing & Information is responsible for leading the Marketing, communications, research, contact center, management information system (MIS) and E-Health teams to establish rigorous approaches to marketing and behavioral change, effective internal and external communications and information for decision making initiatives to maximize access and adoption of safe/post abortion care services and contraception within Ethiopia; specifically, accountable for maximizing the numbers of clients visiting service delivery sites.

As member of the senior management team, s/he will be responsible for strategic planning and leadership on MSIE data processing, management and use for decision making, business development, resource mobilization and ultimately for the improvement of the lives of women, children and men. The position holder will lead the growth and development of Marie Stopes International Ethiopia (MSIE) call center (8044) as voice and ear for the organization enhancing the communication between trained and equipped MSIE call agents and all clients across the country for SRH related information/counselling and service using multiple languages.


Organizational Background – MSIE is a market-focused, results-oriented NGO/social enterprise. MSIE is renowned for providing a wide range of high-quality, affordable and client-centered sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and family planning (FP) services and information to men, women and young people. In 2018, MSIE provided SRH services to over 878,000 people, which over time, averted more than 337,000 unintended pregnancies, delivered couple year protection of 1.1m and prevented the deaths of at least 1,300 women among many more other successes.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further strengthen MSIE’s mission of ensuring the individuals’ right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE. It is a role requirement that the job holder must fully comply with, promote and live MSI’s CORE VALUES: Mission driven, Client centered, Accountable and Courageous.



Strategic and Leadership Role

  • With support from Country Director and as a member of Senior Management Team (SMT), contribute to planning and leading a regular MSIE Strategic Review and Planning process;
  • Contribute to the development of short- and long-range organizational objectives as well as assessing progress towards objectives and programmatic effectiveness;
  • Ensure that all policies, systems and standard operating procedures are followed in the process of program planning, procurement and implementation;
  • Develop realistic plans with all department to minimize risk and maximize effective response;
  • Contributes to annual business plans and facilitating the business planning process
  • Leading development of behavioral change communication initiatives that increase access and footfall to MSIE services across the MSIE service delivery channels & sites.
  • Lead the communications team to ensure appropriate corporate communications, advocacy and public relations endeavors.
  • Lead the youth demand generation (youth advisor) to make sure that MSIE services are accessible to adolescents and young people.
  • Lead the research, MIS and E-Health teams ensuring availability of appropriate data, information and applications for decision making
  • Delivering the objectives in a responsible way that underpins our brand, our continuum of care & donor commitments.

    Marketing and behavior change

    • Develop, maintain & lead the marketing & behavior change communication (BCC) strategy for MSIE that informs all channel and organizational wide communication using traditional and modern communication methods and tools e.g. Published articles, video content, Contact Centre, Website, Social Media, radio, community mobilization, etc.;
    • Maximize return on investment from marketing and BCC spent to increase measurable health impact and cost effectiveness.
    • Work together with the operational teams to ensure messaging and strategy are implemented appropriately at the field level for all channels;
    • Develop and implement key behavioral change strategies and initiatives with critical population segments, including youth and High Impact Clients;
    • Ensure that overall branding and demand generation plans are aligned with channel priorities, are evidence-based and consistent with MSIE’s country and international priorities;
    • Conduct sporadic reviews of the market to understand market dynamics and practices of other partners / competitors in the area of family planning, safe abortion and other SRH at all levels;
    • Monitor the effectiveness of marketing activities; working closely with MSI global Evidence to Action and Marketing teams to generate evidence-based communication materials and strategies and the metrics that measure the quality and effectiveness of the marketing activities implemented by country programs.


    Contact Center

    • Develop a clear role, strategy and mandate of the contact center in support of the channel demand generation strategies to deliver continuum of care and referrals.
    • Support the coordinator in coaching the call agents for effective use of time and resources to satisfy calling clients and ensure increment of service referral to MSIE centers and other channels as appropriate
    • Develop/Adopt the client contact center operating protocol aligned with MSI global guidelines and toolkits and in line with the established role and vision;
    • Ensure synergy and building of equity in line with the MSI brand between the contact center, the website and MSIE’s presence on social media to especially reach out to youth and clients at large;
    • Continuous monitoring and evaluation of the Client Contact Centre using appropriate reporting tools and ensure all data is used to inform marketing activities and channel initiatives for demand generation & referrals
    • Build the capacity of the Client Contact Centre Coordinator and team as a platform to promote Marie Stopes Ethiopia and position the organization as a lead Reproductive Health provider of choice;
    • Work closely with London Support Office (LSO) contact center channel lead for improvement and growth.


    The communications and external relations

    • Develops and implements stakeholder relations strategy, with emphasis on strengthening government partnership;
    • Creates and maintains channels of communication, particularly with government and media;
    • Develops or tailors MSIE publications and various communication materials for the consumption of the government and media;
    • Develops and maintains a database of all government, media and stakeholder contacts at federal, regional and zonal level;
    • Develops and maintain an annual event planner indicating all the important events, conferences, campaigns, advocacy platforms for MSIE’s participation
    • Advises and handles topical and reputation-sensitive issues, including media relations work;
    • Monitors, researches, evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of MSIE government and other external relations, making appropriate improvements and recommendations;
    • Coordinates external appearances for senior staff such as joint review meetings, symposium and other consultative meetings;


    Partnership Establishment and communication activities

    • Provides technical support and coaching to field staff to carry out strategic partnership with the respective regional and zonal government representatives;
    • Initiates and makes the necessary arrangements, in collaboration with MSIE area offices, to facilitate supportive supervision visits by government representatives;
    • Compiles data, best practices, and success stories from different MSIE units working in the community.
    • Closely collaborates with the Communication and PR Department within the Government agencies, particularly with Federal and Regional Health Bureaus;
    • Collaborates and maintains good working relationships with regional based media;
    • Ensures MSIE is invited to all major stakeholder forums;
    • Supervise the activities of the Senior External Relations and Government Relations to ensure related partnership and external relations activities are carried out;


    Research, MIS and E-Health

    • Lead the RME team on design and implementation of research activities to gather actionable insights about key population segments; triggers and barriers across behavioral change and use to inform improved decision making for marketing strategies;
    • Support the research advisor to coordinate all research activities for Marie Stopes International Ethiopia’s core business and projects and facilitate for an informed decision through providing qualitative and quantitative data that has a cross cutting nature;
    • Support the research advisor to design quantitative and qualitative research studies in line with MSI Ethiopia’s program information needs;
    • Support the program team to ensure well budgeted and realistic research component are in place for MSI Ethiopia’s concept notes and grant proposals;
    • Monitors Research budget;
    • Making sure that key research findings are internally used and externally published for presentation at national and international conferences and for submission to peer reviewed journals and other publications.
    • Lead the MIS team to ensure MSIE service data are recorded, collected, compiled, analyzed and reported using up-to-data applications, software and tools in line with the MSI global data policy.
    • As necessary reviews existing indicators, streamline and harmonize indicator and deliverables set and reporting tools that meet the requirements for data analysis;
    • Uses existing data to conduct periodic evaluations on MSIE clients’ behavior and input for marketing strategies;
    • Make sure that data is validated as per the global MSI data validation protocol;
    • As per needed, undertakes periodic evaluation and review of project performance through the MIS manager based on committed deliverables and indicators;
    • Ensure an accurate information is provided during donor and government reporting;
    • Lead and support the E-Health (data solutions) team for the development, adoption and use of different health applications and software including Electronic Health Recording (EHR) system and other computer and mobile phone based applications.


    Job Requirements



    A.    Qualification Requirements

    a.       Education

    • First/Second degree in Marketing/Business Administration, Public Health or Health Communications, or equivalent qualification;      

    b.       Experience

    •  Extensive experience working in Marketing, behavioral change and research;
    • Proven experience in managing operations at a senior management level;
    • Minimum of four years’ experience working as a member of a senior management team
    • Experience in research and data management

    B.    Attitudes, Skills and Attributes

    • Experience in writing, editing, proof-reading and designing communication documents for public dissemination.
    • Understanding of behavior change communication, trigger and barriers and ability to translate data & insights into first class marketing plans.
    • Good communicator, fluent in English, both oral and written; can “sell” ideas & concepts persuasively across wide range of stakeholders and groups (from community-based mobilisers to Government officials and senior donors)
    • Able to focus on the big picture, strategic, while understanding the detail
    • Highly numerate and can understand the financial impact of decision making and return on investment
    • Highly analytical and can perform extensive analysis and use wide range of diverse data sets (e.g. DHS, continuous data, qualitative data) to make informed recommendations
    • Action and results orientated with ability to stay on track and can juggle multiple projects to deliver with quality and on time
    • Well-developed interpersonal, negotiation, influencing skills and ability to build relationships across teams and able to manage and motivate teams to achieve targets;
    • Excellent coach and able to coach and build team marketing capability
    • Highly IT literate (use of word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook);
    • Passionate about our clients and strives to consistently meet and exceed expectations, putting the clients at the center of everything, and ensuring we deliver high quality, high impact services that meet their individual needs and improving access to health information and services.
    • Creative, results orientated, positive mindset
    • Resilient, flexible, positive attitude and can thrive and enjoys fast-paced environment; flexible and able to cope with shifting priorities and deadlines
    • Can drive hard for results and still take people on the journey; engenders trust and respect internally & externally
    • Works as part of a team, providing support and flexibility to colleagues, demonstrating fairness, understanding and respect for all people and cultures
    • Keen to pursue personal and professional development; actively seeks out feedback on their performance (both results and behaviours) with a view to continuously learning and growing as a leader
    • Pro-choice

    Number of Position: (01)

    Duty Station: MSIE Support Office, Addis Ababa

    Employment Type: Full time

    Salary:  As per MSIE Salary Scale

    Interested and qualified applicants should mail only their motivation letter and C.V, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

     Human Resources, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

    Through the following e-mail address :

     Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

    Please mention the title of the position and work place you applied for on the subject line of your email.



    Regional Advisor for Deliverology and Health System Strengthening and MH/FP at Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

    Job Description

    1.      JOB SUMMARY

    The programme is part of a partnership between DFID and Ethiopia FMoH, and aims to provide Technical Assistance and Capacity Building to the FMoH and RHBs to improve quality, equity, choice and financing for comprehensive family planning and safe abortion services in Ethiopia

    The FMoH aims to provide equitable and quality health services for all with compassion and patient-centered care. The ministry needs to envision beyond the capacity to implement agreed at national policy, strategic plans and guidelines to deliver these services and address public demand. This required to set up a “delivery unit”, which is a small group of highly-skilled people who help to achieve outcomes for multiple initiatives that the leadership considers as critical or top priority.

    Marie Stopes International Ethiopia and FMoH seek applications from experienced technical expert to serve as a member of Regional Health Bureau Delivery Units (RHB-DU), Health System Strengthening (HSS) and MH/FP Regional Advisor for the awarded project, Family Planning by Choice (FPbC) Program. This will be a local hire position seconded to the FMOH, with an anticipated start date of December 30, 2018.

    The Regional Advisor for Deliverology and Health System Strengthening and MH/FP provides technical support and facilitate the timely implementation and delivery of the regional health bureau HSTP priorities. S/He assists in designing, adopting and institutionalizing a comprehensive regional HSS to ensure sustainable impact. S/He will work under the leadership of the RHB Head as the member of the RHB-DU; collaboratively with the management team, Maternal and Child Health and other relevant work processes at the Regional Health Bureaus (RHBs) and partners to adapt innovative models to drive the achievement of regional priority targets and HSS that are sustainable, effective, and responsive to the local context. S/He will be responsible to provide high quality technical assistance in facilitating the implementation of regional priorities, policy implementation and capacity-building initiatives aimed at enhancing the capacity of the RHB in policy analysis, planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation. The Incumbent will provide high-level support and onsite trainings to the process owners, team leaders and staffs of the RHB and at various levels within the region to support evidence-based decision making while supporting the focus on top priorities.  S/He will be responsible to ensure satisfactory implementation of Family planning (FP), Maternal Health (including Safe Abortion Care) and adolescent and youth Sexual and Reproductive health (AYSRH) programs at the region, and support for improving financing for health, in particular domestic financing for FP and safe abortion services in the region. S/He will provide technical and coordination support to ensure the proper functioning of existing FP and Safe Abortion Care (SAC) Technical Working Groups of the region.

    The Regional advisor will be required to frequently liaison and consult with decision makers and experts with in RHBs and ensure all policy and HSS related technical assistance are responsive to the regional priorities and FPbC program.

    2.      DUTIES/TASKS

    Support Implementation of Regional Priorities and Planned Activities,

    • Assist the RHBs to set clear priorities with a precise definition of success/sign of achievement of milestone and set of specific targets in consultation with the director & the regional management team;
    • Ensure key priorities of the RHB are well described and communicated to all staff in the relevant directorates/units, Zonal Health Departments, Woreda health offices and stakeholders;
    • Provide high quality technical support to address system related barriers to achieving measurable high-level priority targets of the region with systematic and close follow up of performance;
  • Support the RHBs and relevant directorates or departments to improve systems and efficiency that enhance problem solving and catalyze progress;
  • Facilitate the implementation of FPbC program, guideline and tools that are responsive to the regional contexts and seamlessly integrated into existing health system strengthening platforms and initiatives to promotes high value, effective and efficient SRH service delivery (FP and SAC in particular);
  • Support the RHB to design appropriate strategies to ensure increased domestic finance allocation for FP and SAC, including support for the implementation of Ethiopia’s health care financing strategy and facilitate for resource mobilization to strengthen health system.
  • Coordinate technical assistance and ensure the RHB has the capacity to implement gender transformative programming
  • Technical Assistance to RHB and its subsidies, CoE sites and QAHs

    • Provides technical expertise/guidance and support Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Core Process on Family planning, maternal health and comprehensive abortion care (CAC) on implementation of strategies and standards, quality assurance and build capacity on FP program management.
    • Identifying skill gaps and training needs of the team and create capacity within the RHB,ZHDs, District Health offices and Health facilities  to provide effective technical leadership on planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of FP/RH programme and strategies including improving standards and job aids on FP/RH.
    • Provide Technical assistance to the RHB to Assess, Monitor and identify potential barriers for FP/CAC service uptake in the region and develop mitigation plan to address gaps
    • Provides support to strategic approach for designing and core activity interventions towards successful implementation of Center of Excellence (COEs) and Quality Assurance Hubs (QAHs) as part of the FPbC program.

    Capacity Building and Training

    • Identify weakness/gaps within the health system and facilities; and develop a comprehensive capacity building package to enhance the capacity of RHB and structures below to improve the delivery/implementation of the regional priority areas and to maintain sustainability
    • Support the introduction and scaling up of capacity building initiatives, including skill transfer and trainings by using effective and proven methods to facilitate the delivery of key regional priorities
    • Facilitate and provide high quality technical assistance and programmatic oversight, to ensure the implementation and delivery of RHB’s Heads’ priorities;
    • Build the capacity and guide the RHB staff to regularly monitor status of the implementation of key regional priorities, including FP and SAC programs progress and support RHB staff to meet deliverables on time and with the required quality.
    • Facilitate and conduct supportive supervision and provide technical oversight, mentorship and guidance to various government staff and partners within the region on policy and health systems strengthening; and ensure that regional priority areas are progressing based on the plan.
    • Support RHBs/ZHDs and Liaise with CoE / QAHs officers to identify appropriate CoE sites and QAHs and in making the training /mentorship system functional.
    • Facilitate and support technical assistance to enhance technical capacity on training, mentoring and supportive supervision to FP experts and health service providers on Long Acting and Permanent Contraceptives (LARC/PM) including Postpartum FP, Post Abortion Contraceptives, quality of care (QOC) and other SRH areas to enhance competency and performance.
    • Participates in establishing COE for family planning and safe abortion services to provide training, mentoring and supportive supervision to QAHs at referral/general/primary hospitals and to other institutions.
    • Ensure strategies, plans, standard and implementations are gender responsive and ensure youth and social inclusion

     Support Coordination and Partnership

    • Enhance partnership and proactive and collaborative engagement among sectors, and design mechanism to strengthen collaboration and integration of efforts;
    • Build relationships with key stakeholders, including governmental, donors, CSO and academics; assess partnership opportunities to facilitate or drive the implementation of regional priorities;
    • Conduct evidence-based advocacy to strengthen the regional, Zonal and Woreda health system, legislators and administrations to raise awareness about their role in improving the performance for the implementation of regional priorities in general and FP, maternal health (including SAC) and AYSRH in particular.
    • Represent and attends meetings (technical working group, advisory group etc) and provide relevant information/update on the status of regional priorities and FP and safe abortion services, and other technical assistance as required;
    • Ensure stakeholders’ participation in health system development at all level and provide feedback to the RHB, and design mechanism to strengthen partnership
    • Collaborate and work with advisors and officers deployed by the FPbC project and other development partner (Regional Maternal Health/FP advisor, Center of Excellence (CoE) officer and Quality Assurance Hubs (QAH’s) officers), monitor project deliverables as a team together with the RHB relevant core work processes and other relevant stakeholders.
    • Together with the RH financing advisor and the FPbC project team, Sensitize and advocate stakeholders and government officials on fostering financing for FP and CAC services using the opportunity of the current HCF system and other innovations including supporting facilities to develop costed implementation/ business plan to sustain project activities and adequate financing for FP and safe abortion services

    Support planning, monitoring execution of project activity, service quality, documentation and use of data for decision

    • Support the RHB to develop the regional priorities, gender sensitive and context specific planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation across the health system in the region;
    • Together with FMOH/RHB and FPbC staffs, produces a regional costed implementation plan, with milestones, for family planning and support cascading at zonal, woreda and facility levels.
    • Monitoring the effectiveness of demand creation activities in addressing prevailing challenges of community awareness, misconceptions including availability and use of IEC materials and job aids to ensure IVDM.
    • Provide quality technical support for regions to assist zones, woredas and health facilities to develop their own delivery plans (including on FP, Maternal health-SAC and AYSRH) , show how they will deliver and measure progress over the period of time and oversee proper implementation;
    • Establish routine ways to follow progress/monitoring framework of the regional priorities and communicate to all appropriate staff in the relevant directorates/units, Zonal health departments, woreda health offices and other relevant stakeholders;
    • Develop and define standards, indicators and check lists with a timeline for monitoring progresses of key priority activities and targets of the region and early identify problems and keep RHB head and the management team informed about the status of critical priorities;
    • Conduct quick assessment and operational research and statistical analysis on the progress of regional priorities and present critical observations, findings and recommendations to decision makers and experts;
    • Identify and document evidence-based best practices and prepare periodic reports of regional priorities and FPbC program results and disseminates results in a wide range of venues including reports, publications, summaries and special reports that facilitate use of data for decision-making.
    • Support the RHB in monitoring and reviewing the FP, Maternal health (including SAC) and AYSRH programs performance and take corrective action as required.
    • Support FPbC team to strengthen linkage between RHB and CoEs, as well as, institutionalize performance monitoring mechanisms of QAHs within the RHB’s monitoring system.
    • Ensure that FPbC strategies are aligned with the government strategies and reforms to ensure sustainability of the project activities to the government system
    • Provides technical leadership and support to identify, document and disseminate evidence-based best practices in relation to family planning.
    • preparation of periodic reports or inputs into reports, attending meetings, preparing summary reports on meetings, preparing advocacy documents and briefs, assisting in the organization of related panels or round tables, perform demographics analysis and projections, publications, summaries and special reports and dissemination of results.
    • Provides technical support and inputs to prepare periodic reports of programme results and disseminates results including by project reports, publications, summaries and special reports.

    Other Activities

    • Carry out other duties as appropriate and as assigned by the immediate supervisor at the RHB, the FPbC program and Marie Stopes International Ethiopia.

    Job Requirements


    A.    Qualification Requirements:

    o    Education

    • MD or public health officer, BSC midwife or nurse, or other related fields with post graduate in Public Health preferably specialized in Health Policy, Health Systems, Health Service Management, or related areas.

    o    Experience

    • At least 5 years programmatic and technical experience of implementing service delivery, policy and systems strengthening projects, including availing and tracking of efficient use of resources and engaging all relevant actors.
    • Demonstrated programmatic and technical experience in implementing in-service training, mentoring and supportive supervision in the areas of problems solving and facilitating progress towards the designed goals.
    • Hands on experience on policy formulation/adaptation, development of strategic documents, guidelines and manuals and delivery with Ethiopian public health system is highly required.
    • Practical experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of FP, Maternal Health and related SRH programs in Ethiopia.

    B.      Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the RHB structures and the health service delivery system.
    • Demonstrated skill in working and collaborating with a wide range of partners including officials from the public, NGO partners and international donor agencies.
    • Outstanding ability to interact with experts and collaborators across multiple disciplines, program areas, and cultures.
    • Proven capacity to oversee development/implementation of work plans, monitoring and evaluation activities, and reports.
    • Recent and direct experience in providing technical assistance and capacity building activities related with planning, delivering, monitoring, Evaluation and other related areas is preferable.
    • Ability to lead, manage and mentor team with excellent interpersonal skills, including creating an enabling environment for the health human resource to achieve the set priority targets.
    • Capable of directing and managing change, problem solving and inspiring teamwork and high-performing teams.
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills including written and oral communications in English.
    • Computer literate, with knowledge of Windows applications, including Excel spreadsheets.
    • Ability to travel up to 20 % of the time.
    • Pro-choice

    C.      Leadership Competencies

    • Demonstrated ability to formulate objectives and priorities and implement plans consistent with the critical priorities and long-term interests of the region and programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to take long-term view and build a shared vision with others; acts as a catalyst for change, mitigating system related barriers and inspire others to translate vision into action.
    • Proven capacity to keeps up to date with trends in the field and develop a climate in the programme that is conducive to creative thinking.
    • Demonstrated capacity to analyze structure, systems and processes; search for opportunities by seeking innovative ways to change, grow and improve programming and the organization.
    • Ability to recognize and act on internal and external factors that affect the work of the organization/program.

    D.      Duration and time frame for technical assistance

    • The initial period for the technical assistance will be one year to be reviewed annually and with possible extension if agreed by both parties if funding is available.

    E.       Management and Supervision

    • The Regional Advisor for Deliverology and Health System Strengthening and MH/FP will be based at the RHB-DU, and reports to the RHB head/vice heads, and project Director of the FPbC program and closely works with Family Health Process owner/ team in the RHB, S/He is expected to submit weekly/Monthly work plans and performance reports. In the process of supporting the RHBs and structures below with this task, the advisor should try to ensure that there is a proper skill transfer to staffs within and region for strengthening the health system capacity.

    F.       Deliverables

    • The Regional Advisor for Deliverology and Health System Strengthening and MH/FP is expected to enable and contribute to the delivery/implementation of the regional key priority targets and FP and SAC plans of the FPbC program. The Deliverology and Health System Strengthening engagement takes 60% of the total time while the 40% is for the technical assistance.

    Number of Position: (01)

    Duty Station: MSIE Gambela Program office, Gambela

    Employment Type: One-year Contract

    Salary:  As per MSIE Salary Scale

    Interested and qualified applicants should mail only their motivation letter and C.V, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

     Human Resources, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

    Through the following e-mail address :

     Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

    Please mention the title of the position and work place you applied for on the subject line of your email.



    Head, Regional Branch II for Somali Region at Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS)

    Job Description

    The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned bellow.

    About the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

    The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established in 1935 and is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in Ethiopia. ERCS provides services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambulance and first aid, family reunification, essential drugs, water and sanitation, and other humanitarian services. ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs with the aim of creating resilience households and communities. Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 11 Regional Offices, 33 Zonal Branches and 131 District/Woreda Branches and 599 Woreda Red Cross Committees and 5871 Kebele Red Cross Committees.

    Key Performance Areas

    • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the overall activities of  the Regional Branch of the Society; Ensures that general guidelines and criteria that are used to guide opening, structuring, defining duties and responsibilities, monitoring and evaluating performances, rewarding/punishing,  developing and mobilizing resources and regulating the overall activities of branches are effectively implemented in the Regional Branch
    • Ensures that the provisions of the charter and bylaws derived thereof, decisions made by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies as well as general assemblies and boards of the National Secretariat and the Regional Board, principles, policies, procedures and the overall statutory framework of the Society are consistently and properly enforced in the Regional Branch
    • Channels work instructions, directives, policies and procedures initiated by the National Secretariat and the Regional Branch itself to zonal and woreda branches for implementation and ensures effective and proper enforcement thereof,
    • Coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the overall  activities of  the  branches under the Regional Branch; follows up and facilitates the timely preparation and submission of regular and exceptional reports by zonal  branches; consolidates and communicates reports of national concern to the National Secretariat
    • Organizes, oversees, coordinates and follows up vulnerability assessment activities, intervention prioritization and project formulation activities on program areas of the Society in the Regional Branch; solicits local financing sources of program and project activities and effects intervention accordingly;
    • Ensures that the operation and support functional units of the Regional Branch are properly coordinated, synchronized and synergized in their activities; Ensures that the zonal and woreda branches of the Regional Branch are delegated with adequate authority and responsibility and ensures enforcement accordingly;
    • Enhances the capacity of the Regional Branch in sharing and disseminating values and principles of the Movement and International Humanitarian Laws to humanity, documenting and efficiently sharing/ disseminating best and promising practices in humanitarian work and organization
  • Prepares the agendas of Board meetings, in consultation with the chairperson of the Regional Board, and distributes  same to  board members together with relevant documents;
  • Reporting to : –

    • Regional Board II/SG

    Terms of employment:

    • Permanent after probationary period


    • XIV

    Job Requirements

    Qualification Requirements:

    • Second degree or first degree in Management/ Public Administration/ Disaster Risk Management/ Public Health/ Social Work/ Sociology/ Social Psychology/ Social Anthropology/ Rural & Local Development Studies/ Governance & Development Studies 6/8  years related work experience, out of which 1/2 years in managerial position(s).
    • Willing to give voluntary service to the society with his/her own initiative.

    We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to fill out the employment application form from the official website of the Ethiopian Red Cross in vacancy menu  and email to OR postal service, Ethiopian Red Cross Society, Human Resource Dep’t, P.O. Box 195, Tel- 0115-504651, Addis Ababa. before the closing date of this announcement on Dec 7th,2019. 

    Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply!                

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    December 2, 2019   Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Ethiopia

    Health Systems Research Scientist at JSI – Data Use Partnership (DUP) Project

    Job Description

    Health Systems Research Scientist

    Ethiopia–Data Use Partnership (E-DUP) seeks to recruit a highly qualified Public Health Research Scientist. E-DUP is a partnership led by Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) to enhance collection, aggregation, and use of high-quality data including routine health information at different levels to achieve FMOH’s Information Revolution agenda as stated in the Health Sector Transformation Plan.


    The Research Scientist will be based in the Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and works closely with the E-DUP team under the leadership and guidance of the Federal Ministry of Health. The position holder will spend significant time working with local Universities so they can play a meaningful role in supporting FMOH, Regional Health Bureaus (RHB), and selected model woredas to enhance information use at all levels of the health system.


    1.      Provide technical assistance and routine follow-up support to local universities so they can execute the sub-contract provided to them from E-DUP.

    2.      Plan and implement activities that help to facilitate translation of evidence generated by local universities for policy making and program implementation.

    3.      Organize need-based capacity building opportunities and forums for researchers from local Universities including twining opportunities with international Universities and organization for long-term collaborations.

    4.      Facilitate the provision of capacity building support by local Universities to FMOH, RHBs, and selected model Woredas to enhance the collection, aggregation, and use of routine information for decision making.

    5.      Participate in research design and execution including analysis and report write-up.

    6.      Support designing and execution of rigorous impact evaluation of the pathway that leads from increased utilization of quality data to improved service delivery and better health outcomes.

    7.      Coordinate efforts to share Ethiopia’s experience in the use of information widely in local and international forums.

    8.      Support publishing papers on local and international reputable scientific journals.

    9.      Organize experience sharing and learning forums among partnering local Universities.

    10.   Monitor implementation status of the sub-contract provided to local Universities.

    11.   Coordinate with E-DUP’s Grant Manager to facilitate timely disbursement of funds.

    12.   Engage and manage short-term consultants for research activities as needed.

    13.   Serve as the key research adviser for the E-DUP.

    Job Requirements

    • PHD in Health Systems, Health Policy, Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Reproductive Health, Health Informatics, or related disciplines.
    • Minimum of five years relevant professional experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in independently leading research projects from design to execution, analysis and report write-up.
  • Experience with population-based and facility-based survey data.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research background.
  • Strong health information systems background is required.
  • Publications in reputable scientific journals.
  • Advanced data analysis skills including experience in using statistical software like SPSS, STATA, etc.
  • Proven organizational and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a wide range of activities on a daily basis with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people representing a wide range of personal and organizational cultures.
  • English fluency is required and ability to speak Ethiopian local language is desired.
  • Qualified individuals interested in these positions can send their application documents to the following email:

    · Applications should be sent via email with the subject line: ” Health Systems Research Scientist  [Name of Applicant]”

    · All application documents should be combined into one PDF file, the cover letter being the first page followed by the CV (resume) and other documents if any. Please provide us with three names with their contact addresses as references. Send only one attachment with the file name format: “your_full_name_position.pdf”

    N.B Applications not conforming to the above directions will NOT be considered. No phone calls, please. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All positions are for Ethiopian nationals.

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    December 2, 2019   Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Ethiopia

    Radiography (technician) at Alpha Cardiac Specialty Clinic P.L.C

    Job Description

    Company profile.

    Alpha cardiovascular specialty clinic was founded by two cardiologists and has been functional as of July, 2016 with the intent of providing state of the art care to patients with cardiovascular and related disorders. It has the mission of becoming the leading cardiovascular care provider in Ethiopia and in the region.

    It is the vision of Alpha Cardiovascular specialist clinic to expand its services by upgrading itself, opening branches in Ethiopia and abroad, opening training centers of excellence in the field of cardiology.

    Currently activities are underway to expand in to a center with the intent of providing comprehensive service.

    Job Requirements

    Educational background.

    • BSc degree in Medical radiology technology


    • 0-2 years’ or more experience in radiography

    NB: Applicants are expected to bring their CV and academic credentials to the clinic situated at wollo sefer near wongelawit building or use ema!!

    Telephone.    +251118885419 / +251929099252.


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    November 27, 2019   Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Ethiopia

    Laboratory Technician at Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia – FGAE

    Job Description


    1.       Performs laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include various assays, specialized techniques such as electrophoresis and basic tissue culture, following established procedures or protocols;

    2.       Operates requisite laboratory equipment and instruments; records accurate data; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment;

    3.       Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from bio-hazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens;

    4.       Complies with bio-hazard/radiation safety standards through proper handling of potentially hazardous chemical and biological agents and/or radiation sources in the workplace;

    5.       Prepares sterile media such as agar in plates, jars, or test tubes for use in growing bacterial cultures;

    6.       Prepares solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures;

    7.       Uses sterile techniques to avoid contaminating lab experiments;

    8.       Prepares, cleans, sterilizes, and maintains laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments used in research experiments;

    9.       Performs such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned;

    Job Requirements

    • BSc/Dip Lab. Technician.
    • 3 Years for BSc or 5 years for Diploma after graduating shall possess an Extensive experiences in similar Health/Hospital (preferably Public Sector) setting.
    • Knowledge of the health Care program and Lab. technology service provision; Computer Skill in relevant Software desired.

    Interested applicants should send non-returnable applications with CV and copies of credentials and other supporting documents with in 10 calendar days of this announcement to the following address: Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia Eastern Area Office E-Mail, P.O. Box: 981, Fax 0256667330, Tel. 0256667238 Harar Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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