Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Shire, Tigray, Ethiopia

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

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


  • Plan the various stages of health and nutrition projects 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 the health and nutrition project is correctly implemented in high quality based on standard protocol and best practices
  • Ensure the capacity of health and nutrition staff, health facilities and health service providers in Shire field office is built
  • Work closely with regional health bureau/zonal health department/woreda health offices and refugee operation stakeholders (ARRA, UNHCR) for implementing the projects activities
  • Provide technical support for the IRC health officers, and government health service providers in the project’s areas
  • Identify gaps in terms of quality service provision and design intervention and develop action plans to manage activities and improve quality of service
  • Monitor quality standards through monitoring and conducting supervision of clinical services and sites
  • Conduct/facilitate workshops, training, and presentation on health and nutrition project activities
  • Coordinate health and nutrition consortium-based project implementation with prime/sub-prime consortium partners and track IRC’s progress and interpreting project results
  • 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
  • Assure adherence to IRC’s standards for programme management and technical quality
  • Participate in technical meetings, team meetings and periodic team-building exercises
  • Make sure that the projects are implemented according to the IRC’s health and nutrition standards, project outline and in accordance with donor and government compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree/MPH in Clinical or Public Health
  • Four years, minimum, of practical experience with an international NGO
  • Excellent management and coordination skills (project management, multispectral coordination, multicultural technical teams, etc.)
  • Professional expertise in operational planning and strategy in refugee, host and IDPs setup
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills, as well as data analysis and evaluation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and advanced knowledge of donors, stakeholders’ guidelines and procedures in refugee and host community setup
  • Strong communication, networking and representation skills, and capacity to collaborate with government officials, leading dialogue and negotiation
  • Skills 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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