Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher/PHEM Officer Meteorologist Jobs

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher/PHEM Officer Meteorologist Jobs

Job Id: 199911

Category: Environment and Natural Resource Location:
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
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.

Roles and Responsibility:

  • Conduct analysis and interpretation of climate variability in related to naturally occurred public health emergencies
  • Analyze and interpret meteorological information
  • Provide early warning and regular alerts regarding meteorological events
  • Support the plan and conduct of
    field studies and surveys on climatic variations associated with epidemic disease conditions.
  • Mobilize and secure resources required for the trainings, emergency response, supervisions
  • Technical field report preparing to the team leader and directorate after each field work
  • Working under stress condition with additional extra time
  • Be on call at Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and any time accordingly
  • Write technical papers and reports and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products and tests
  • Analysis and interpretation surveillance data and provide annual progress report, scientific papers, regular weekly feedbacks

    Job Requirements

  • Qualification: Master's degree in Meteorology, or other related fields

  • Minimum Experience: Two years

  • Required number: One (1)

    Desirable Qualities, Skills and Competences:

  • Proven knowledge in climate sensitive disease conditions and naturally occurring emergency situations (including in landslides, flooding, volcanic eruptions etc) that have potential for public health emergencies
  • Effective in communication, multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization skills are necessary
  • Ability to meet deadlines; work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Excellent communication skills, preferably with some experience in writing proposals
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations
  • Experience in statistical tools, good analytical and communication skill

    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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