Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher/PHEM Officer - Reproductive Health specialist Jobs

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher/PHEM Officer - Reproductive Health specialist Jobs

Job Id: 199916

Category: Health Care
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:

  • Carry out Maternal death surveillance;
    Interpret the data, recommend issuance of alert or warnings and formulate practical recommendations;
  • Conduct rapid assessment on SRH, maternal and new born health and provide related recovery activities;
  • Prepare, coordinate and facilitate different national meetings accordingly;
  • Develop response plan for maternal death;
  • Assist in provision of SRH services in disaster setting by designing
    training modules, coordinating the provision of trainings, ensuring active surveillance for maternal and perinatal deaths, and sexual and reproductive health issues in camp settings
  • Updating the list of SRH medical kits according to specific needs
  • Provide training for health workers;
  • Monitor the quality and reliability of the maternal death data;
  • Prepare weekly epidemiological bulletin;
    Working under stress condition with additional extra time accordingly.
  • Be on call for duty at EOC and any time accordingly;
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Supervisors;

    Job Requirements

    Qualification: MSc in Reproductive Health

    Minimum Experience: 2 years and above, more experienced will be preferable

    Required Number: One (1)

    Job Requirement:

  • To provide a holistic and responsive intervention on maternal and infant health
  • To oversee the maternal and child health service to ensure it is delivered and operated in an effective, efficient and accountable manner
  • Effective in case investigation, coordination of response activities
  • 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 or exposure to developing and writing proposals
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations and live in sometimes basic conditions
  • Statistical tools like SPSS, EPI info literate, analytical skill, 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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