Senior Health Officer | Jobs in Ethiopia | EthioJobs

Requisition ID: req10529

Job Title: Senior Well being Officer

Sector: Well being

Employment Class: Common

Employment Kind: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Oromia, Ethiopia

Job Description


The Worldwide Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps folks to outlive and rebuild their lives. Based in 1933, the IRC presents lifesaving care and life-changing help to refugees pressured to flee from battle or catastrophe. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing built-in, community-managed packages aimed toward enhancing the standard of lives and recuperate of livelihood of disaster-affected inhabitants’s by selling particular person participation, strengthening establishments and emergency response. Presently, IRC is working within the Oromia, Benishangul, Tigray, SNNPR and Somali areas on Emergency Response, refugee’s help and livelihood tasks.

Title: Senior Well being Officer
Obligation Station:  Ginnir, East Bale Zone
Contract Period: for six months with risk of extension

Place Overview:

The Senior Well being Officer (SHO) shall be primarily liable for supporting Emergency well being response and implementation. As well as he/she is accountable to coordinate and information a crew engaged on emergency well being companies tasks in addition to she/he’s liable for correct planning, coordination, supervision and monitoring of emergency well being response interventions. He/she with the well being supervisor choose, prepare, and supervise Emergency Well being Officers (EHO).  

The place shall be underneath Adama Subject Workplace, based mostly in  Ginir  and shall be accountable steadily go to emergency mission websites (Lega Hida, Sawena, Rayitu, Dalo Mena and Meda Walabu districts) for evaluation, help and help to area groups and monitoring of program actions and summarize and share weekly replace exercise replace, month-to-month and quarterly experiences. The SHNO will report back to the Well being Supervisor and can carefully work with area crew. As well as, s/he shall be focal particular person for each East and West Bale zones to gather and share state of affairs replace, take part on coordination (ICCM) assembly and share minutes.

Key Duties:

  • Guarantee implementation of emergency well being response mission by planning, monitor progress in opposition to grant work plan and on time supply of emergency well being response actions.
  • Put together common updates and share with well being supervisor, Well being supervisor and Subject coordinator, different colleagues and donor as required.
  • Compile emergency well being response actions, month-to-month report from area and ahead to Well being Supervisor and different applicable departments
  • Help in amassing essential knowledge for drafting idea papers, proposals and budgets for future emergency responses by IRC Ethiopia as required.
  • Observe all IRC’S customary grant Administration instruments as advisable by the Addis based mostly well being unit and M & E unit
  • Work carefully with the Well being Supervisor in administration of the grant finances and monitor finances expenditure on a month-to-month foundation and report appropriately.
  • Put together Buy Requests for program provides/actions and undertake area procurement as designated and approved.
  • Common area monitoring go to to emergency hotspot areas the place IRC is responding for emergencies well being responses actions and supply technical and managerial steerage.
  • Actively take part in inside and exterior analysis of emergency response interventions.
  • Keep the standard of mission knowledge.
  • Attend and characterize IRC Well being Speedy Response in related coordination conferences organized by UN, Authorities, donors, clusters and different NGOs. Put together assembly notes as required and share these with all involved.
  • Totally adjust to IRC security and safety procedures and supply enter to safety monitoring and assessments to allow and promote a secure and safe surroundings for program implementation.
  • Supervise Emergency Well being Response Workforce (EHRT), arrange coaching periods based mostly on the wants evaluation and overview and consider the efficiency the crew.
  • Work carefully with different sectorial workers– WASH, CWI, NFIs and Training to make sure built-in strategy in programme implementation in his/her woredas.
  • Guarantee integration of kid safety, and baby safeguarding ideas and supply help in creating and implement a group based mostly communication technique.
  • Keep up-to-date on well being associated humanitarian/emergency conditions within the nation particularly on about area he/she deployed and actively share that with supervisors and different colleagues
  • Determine coaching wants and arrange trainings for IRC and companion staffs in emergency well being conditions and vitamin at woreda, zonal and regional degree when assigned.
  • The senior Well being and Diet officer will take further tasks as required by the Well being Supervisor and area coordinator.




BSc Diploma/Put up Graduate Diploma in Public Well being, Diet or Reproductive Well being.

Minimal expertise of 4 years for BSc Diploma and three 12 months for MSc/MPH Diploma holders.

Primary managerial and supervisory ability in NGO context is plus. 

Expertise of mission administration and skill to plan, arrange, and supervise implementation of emergency well being response tasks.

Thorough information and understanding of present catastrophe administration points in Ethiopia and understanding of function of various stakeholders.

Demonstrated expertise in workers administration, finances administration and constructing efficient groups.

Glorious of coordination and illustration abilities with totally different stakeholders.

Glorious technical and report writing abilities and with wonderful laptop information.

Glorious verbal and written communication and fluent spoken and written English. Information of Afan Oromo is necessary.

Potential to work underneath strain and journey steadily to mission websites.

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