Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to fill the role of Senior Health Officer.

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

Responsibilities

  • Ensure project implementation
  • Compile monthly progress reports submitted by health officers
  • In collaboration with the health manager, lead technical team on field assessment proposal writing and post-project monitoring and evaluation
  • In collaboration with the health manager, design culturally appropriate RH/FP and STI/HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns
  • Organise accurate and relevant RH/HIV content teaching materials for health social workers, key groups, PLWHA, and mentor mothers
  • Design and conduct training/workshops on relevant RH/HIV topics for ARRA health professionals, Wereda health experts, PLWHA, peer educators and health social workers
  • Assist the health manager in collecting of correct and accurate monthly information regarding RH/HIV/AIDS implemented activities
  • Represent IRC in monthly coordination meetings at camp based with ARRA, UNHCR, Woreda health staff

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree/postgraduate degree in Nursing or Public Health
  • Four years of relevant experience for first degree holders and two years of relevant experience for holders of postgraduate degree in public health
  • Understanding of RH/STIs/HIV/AIDS issues
  • Working knowledge of community mobilisation and capacity building techniques
  • Understanding of issues related to gender and GBV
  • Experience in organising and facilitating workshops and training
  • Basic managerial skills
  • Experience in refugee context
  • Good programme report writing skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work as a team member under difficult conditions

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Dave McGowan

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