Amref Health Africa Project Officer for GAC Funded COVID 19 Project Jobs in Ethiopia

Amref Health Africa Project Officer for GAC Funded COVID 19 Project Jobs in Ethiopia

Purpose of the Job

  • The project officer will work 100% of his/her time in the project.

  • He/she will monitor day to day activity of the project and participate in project implementation and monitoring of the activities.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly detail implementation work plan

  • Implementing project activities together with district health office, urban health extension workers , schools representatives and other relevant project partners

  • Participating in site selection for hand washing facilities construction

  • Follow up the construction of hand washing facilities

  • Prepare and submit weekly construction supervision reports

  • Collect and assess the necessary information related to WASH from health facilities, schools, community etc.

  • Facilitate the establishment of Amref Youth Advisory Parliament (AYAP) and strategically engage them for risk communication and community engagement related activities

  • Strengthening the capacity of AYAP members through facilitating trainings and mentorship

  • Facilitate and lead awareness raising radio programs

  • Conduct assessment and facilitate the procurement of personal protective equipment for COVID 19 prevention

  • Facilitate and follow the implementation of HEWs digital training on COVID 19 and essential health services

  • Liaise with MoH for the implementation of Leap, mobile based training on COVID 19 and essential health services

  • Effect payment according to Amref health Africa’s financial policy and procedure for project activities

  • Identify project beneficiaries
    and keep the necessary documentation, check list and registration

  • Participate on project implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the activities

  • Supervise 2 project assistants basing in Amhara region Debrebirhan town and SNNPR, Jinka town

  • Assist the project in any emerging issue as requested by the supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Competencies

  • BSC in public health or other related health/social fields

  • Additional training in SBCC is advantageous.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Emergency and RMNCH project implementation.

  • NGO experience is an advantage

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

  • Communication & writing skills in both Amharic & English

  • Excellent computer skills: MS Windows, MS Word and Excel,

  • In addition, the ideal candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving and networking skills.

  • Be a team player and communicator and work under minimal supervision.

    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 September 20th, 2020. 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.

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