Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Ethiopia

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to fill the role of Health and Nutrition Programme Manager.

IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organisation.


  • Plan the various stages of health and nutrition project implementation and prioritise and organise activities and resources to achieve project objectives
  • Support the goals and objectives of the health and nutrition projects by working with other team members and stakeholders to develop and implement workplans that strengthen projects in the IRC intervention areas
  • Follow up to ensure health and nutrition project is correctly implemented, in high quality and based on standard protocol and best practices
  • Ensure the capacity of health and nutrition staff, health facilities and health service providers in IRC targets of Gambella regional state is built
  • Work closely with regional health bureau/zonal health department/woreda health offices and refugee operation stakeholders
  • Provide technical support for the IRC health officers and government health service providers in the project areas
  • Identify gaps in terms of quality service provision and design intervention and develop action plans to manage activities and improve quality of service
  • Ensure quality standards through monitoring and conducting supervision of clinical services and sites
  • Conduct/facilitate workshops, training, and presentation on health and nutrition project activities
  • Together with health and nutrition programme team and MEAL officer, routinely collect, compile, and organise data from monitoring and supervision activities and translate data into graphics, presentation and reports that can be used by project staff and shared with RHB, zone health department and other partners
  • Ensure adherence to IRC standards for programme management and technical quality
  • Participate in technical meetings, team meetings and periodic team building exercises
  • Make sure projects are implemented according to the IRC health and nutrition standards, project outline and in accordance with donor and government compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical/Public Health
  • Five years, minimum, of practical experience including three years with an international NGO
  • Relevant postgraduate degree with four years of experience
  • Experience in supervision, training organisation and facilitation of health and nutrition projects
  • Excellent management and coordination skills
  • Professional expertise in operational planning and strategy
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills, data analysis and evaluation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and advanced knowledge of stakeholders’ (including donors) guidelines and procedures in refugee and host community setup
  • Strong communication, networking and representation skills and capacity to collaborate with government officials and lead dialogue and negotiation
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying and developing creative, innovative, and cutting-edge solutions for existing programme challenges
  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English

To apply and for more information, click here.

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