Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher /PHEM Officer - ICT Officer Jobs

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher /PHEM Officer - ICT Officer Jobs

Job Id: 199918

Category: Information Technology
Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate) Salary: Government salary scale

Job Description


Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) is an exciting and dynamic autonomous federal government institute having its own legal personality as the main government body in charge of three main tasks as expressed in the regulation number 301/2013.

The institute is mandated to conduct researches and technology transfer in public health issue; provide referral service for diagnostic and analytical tests; support the capacity building of health and food science laboratories at the national level for quality laboratory services; leads the public health emergency management of the country; and conduct researches in traditional medicine.

The Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) division focuses on disease outbreaks, nutritional emergencies, and health consequences of natural and manmade disasters.

PHEM mainly emphasizes on early and timely detection, risk communication and control of epidemics and other public health threats, reduction in morbidity, mortality as well as case fatality rate of epidemic diseases to cope with existing, emerging and re-emerging epidemics, natural disasters of national and international concerns.

EPHI offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. Therefore, EPHI is looking for competent professionals for the following posts on a permanent basis.

Major duties & responsibilities

  • Design ICT related infrastructures such as data and telephone network systems and services as needed
  • Follow up the installation and implementation of ICT systems
  • Monitor the ICT systems and act on vulnerabilities to ensure that systems are secure from virus threats and security risks
  • Monitor ICT systems, assess technology changes and recommend upgrades in order to support the continuous improvement of IT services.
  • Continually monitor and maintain efficient communication services
  • Provide in service technical support and maintenance on all IT related equipment and services
  • Provide support on software use by project staff and ensure that any necessary changes or required patches are applied
    efficiently. ·
  • Assess, implement and prepare disaster recovery plan that enables restoration of all systems
  • Develop standard operating procedures and best practices including providing written protocols and guidance to end-users. ·
  • Ensure all office equipment are maintained regularly
  • Supply appropriate specification and evaluate vendor offers when requested by the procurement unit
  • Conduct field site visits and supportive supervision as needed
  • Respond to a variety of queries about information technology and systems in order to assist the staff to deliver their services.
  • Facilitate and provide IT training to the staff for effective utilization of systems and new products
  • Participate in definition, designing, testing and implementation of new IT systems based on the requirements
  • Actively participate in technical working group, task forces and handle designated tasks as needed
  • Explore potentials of IT platforms for innovative approaches in addressing programmatic challenges in public health emergency responses activities
  • Perform other duties as required

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications: BSc in Computer Engineering, IT and computer Science

    Experience:0 year

    Required Number: Four (4)

    Technical and other skills

  • Skills in Data collection tools like ODK, DHIS-2, Redcap and other health information systems and knowledge of statistical applications is preferable
  • Ability to design and implement network infrastructures
  • Broad knowledge of IT including hardware and related applications,
  • Excellent network management, troubleshooting and server management skills
  • Professional certifications on networking, maintenance is preferred
  • Experience and professional certification in Database administration like Humane resource management is preferable
  • Willing to work in a flexible environment, good communication skill (oral and in writing)

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants can register in person or send non- returnable copy of credentials at the address given below within 10 working days from the first appearance of the announcement.

    Ethiopian Public Health Institute Around St. Paulos Hospital

    Human Resource Management Directorate

    Human Resource Management Case team

    Room No. 112

    P.O.Box 1242 or 5654

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    N.B in person applicants should have original documents
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