Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher/PHEM officer - Planning expert Jobs

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher/PHEM officer - Planning expert Jobs

Job Id: 199900

Category: Health Care
Career Level: Senior Level (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:

  • Develop a methodology (i.e. research questions, sampling frame, survey instruments, etc.) to evaluate innovative approaches addressing the public health emergency management that will be introduced through the system
  • Support in the development of short term and
    long term plans
  • Monitor and evaluate different activities under the public health emergency management system at federal and regional level
  • Conduct and coordinate post epidemic assessment
  • Prepare training material, guidelines, protocols and manuals for public health priority diseases
  • Organize and give short term trainings to regions and other health workers
  • Prepare, coordinate and facilitate different national meetings accordingly
  • 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

    Job Requirements

  • Qualification: Master degree in Health Monitoring and Evaluation, Health economics fields.

  • Minimum Experience: Six (6) years work experience in the field

  • Required number: Four (4)

    Desirable Qualities, Skills and Competences:

  • Demonstrated skill in reviewing data for quality and accuracy
  • Experience in writing short technical reports
  • Proficient in planning, setting indicators and parameters, data collection and monitoring activities
  • Effective in communication, multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Excellent communication skills, preferably with some experience or exposure to developing and writing proposals
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations

    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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