Amref Health Africa Project Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Amref Health Africa Project Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199394

Category: Health Care
Location: Afar
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time Salary:

Job Description

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 Project Assistant based in Semera, Afar Regional State and will report to Project manager.

Job Summary

Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia planned to start two years Project with title ‘’ Agricultural and livestock production at community level to improve the nutritional status of Afar's vulnerable population “which will be implemente in three weredas of Afar región.

Job Responsibility:

  • Assist in the preparation plans together with partners and submit to the project manager.
  • Assist in the provision of training to , district health officers,
  • Support the supervision program with regional and district health office and ensure the supervision is conducted in line with the set program
  • Facilitate logistic, financial payment to participants
  • Support in the organization of community mobilization and ensure the delivery of the project activities
  • Support the organization of review meeting with partners and community representatives
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision on nutrition and livelihood project collaboration with partners
  • Timely update the program progresses in the project area to the project manager
  • Train women groups from community on preparation and maintenance, traditional and non-costly methods of disease and pest control,
    income generation from the sale of surplus production.

  • Train agricultural cooperatives on income generation from local area by provision of seeds and farming tools
  • Train poultry cooperatives to enhance the knowledge of local community after need assessment is conducted
  • Participate With regional and district Partner on Establishment of community gardens with diversification of crops for food production
  • Train CHV and development agents in the promotion of nutrition-oriented agriculture
  • Train and support women groups for the processing and trading of milk
  • Participate on the Establishment of nutritional stores "Ballina" managed by women groups
  • For monitoring and evaluation, ensure that community mobilizers are adequately trained in data collection interpretation of information received from the beneficiaries.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor (prepare donor visit, quality audit, outcome assessment and so on).

    Job Requirements

  • Diploma /degree in Agricultural economics, General agriculture ,Health or related field
  • At least three years of demonstrated experience in implementing on Nutrition and Livelihood activities
  • Experience in pastoralist area specially Afar is an asset

    Skills and Attitudes

  • Ability and self-discipline to work with minimum or no supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal & Written)
  • Computer literacy (Ms. Word, Access, Power point, & MS Outlook) and the Internet
  • Able to interact and manage people of divers cultural backgrounds
  • Can foster an open trusting work environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-driven environment
  • Accepts accountability of work assigned and performed
  • Supports a customer-centered approach to programs, services, and systems
  • Willing to travel to the field extensively

    Terms of employment: One year with possible extension.

    Duty Station: Semera, Afar

    Required number: - 1

    How to Apply

    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 2nd March 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.

    Amref Health Africa Project Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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