Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief Field Office Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief Field Office Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 227205

Category: Health Care, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Gonder, Assela, and Fitche, Oromia

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)


Job Description

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) has been working in Ethiopia since 1984. Its initial intervention was predominantly focused on famine relief through the provision of emergency health service assistance to people affected by famine.

CPAR’s major humanitarian and emergency interventions were a supply of skilled personnel, medical supplies and materials for emergency, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and health services.

CPAR, in response to the “Partnerships for Her Voice, Her Choice” call for proposals by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), has developed a 4 years’ project proposal entitled “Enhancing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Women and Adolescents” (ESWA).

The project aims to improve women and adolescent girls reproductive, sexual health and rights by increasing awareness of and access to high quality gender-responsive and youth-friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in selected zones in the Amhara and Oromia Regional States.

This project proposal has been selected and funded by GAC. As a result, CPAR, in collaboration with various universities and local partners will implement the project. For this project, CPAR is seeking qualified candidates for different positions and locations.

Principal Function:

The Field Office Coordinator will have the responsibility of managing and ensuring the smooth running of all the project activities pertaining to CPAR-Ethiopia’s Country Manager in accordance with general policies, procedures, budgets and instructions put forward by the Country Manager, the PAM is also responsible for the day to day performance of the Program Area site.

Specific roles and Responsibilities:

  • Effective management and implementation of project activities in accordance with the developed objectives and indicators, including oversight of project implementation, the provision of quality assurance and technical support, the leadership of community consultation processes and the development of clear work
  • Lead project implementation, track and measure performance consistent with established and agreed practices.
  • Liaise with relevant local authorities; ensure that all relevant parties are kept informed of project/program area activities where appropriate.
  • Coordinate staff in field offices and contribute to joint planning and activity implementation based on established frameworks.
  • Represent CPAR to local authorities, fellow civil society organizations, and with external bodies as necessary in the assigned area.
  • Ensures the optimum use of human, financial and material resources of the project.
  • Ensures the timely preparation of progress and annual report of each project (activity/financial reports/as well as case studies).
  • Decides on management issues within the authority limit.
  • Performs other related activities as required.

    Job Requirements

    Required qualifications:

  • BSc/BA in management, Public Health, Health Officer, or related fields with health background.
  • Five years’ work experience in coordinating, facilitating, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of health related projects.
  • Well acquainted with Ethiopian SRHR and Gender policies, plans and procedures.
  • Takes initiative and is goal oriented, demonstrates abilities to supervise staff.
  • Knowledge and experience working in different tiers of the health system in Ethiopia
  • Working experience in non-governmental organizations as a coordinator is advantageous.
  • Good communication and writing skills, is adaptable, flexible and resourceful, able to adopt an organized and methodological approach, sense of confidentiality.
  • Proven skills on drafting and preparing reports.
  • Languages – good English (written and spoken).

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV via post office or hand deliver it to the CPAR Addis Ababa Office within 10 consecutive days of this advertisement being posted.

    Note: The application letter should include salary expectation and when will you be available. Only those who are short listed will be contacted.

    Address: Bole Subcity, Wereda 13, Kebele 10,

    Just at the back of Roba bakery, Gerji,

    Po box: 462282 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Tell: +251116291241/2

    Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief Field Office Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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