Humanity & Inclusion Project Officer – Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Jobs in Ethiopia

Humanity & Inclusion Project Officer – Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 199741

Category: Development and Project Management Location: East Hararghe, West Hararghe, West Arsi, Addis Ababa and Sidama
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 18.454 - 22.431

Job Description

Number of position: Six (6) - One per the mentioned city

Mission

The Project Officer (PO) will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager (PM) and will be based in one of East Hararghe, West Hararghe, West Arsi, Addis Ababa and Sidama Woredas.

The overall objective of the position is to implement the project activities aimed at improving access to and use of disability inclusive SRH service by mobilizing PwD and DPOs members by assessing barriers to access to integrated packages of essential services (IPES) and wider SRH services.

The PO also expected make sure that consortium partners, cluster members, SRH providers actively include DPO members and PwDs in their target population for SRH services.

This project will be implemented in consortium with Marie Stops Ethiopia (MSE), Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE), International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Development Media International (DMI).

Job Description

Project Implementation and Management

  • Develop annual and quarterly project activity plan, in collaboration with project site based consortium members staff, local government partners including cluster health facility staff, community health workers (CHW) and DPOs with the validation of the project manager.

  • Responsible for liaising and coordination cluster level HI activities with consortium members staff, local government partners, community health workers (CHW) and DPOs

  • At baseline, assess capacity of all cluster facilities to provide inclusive Integrated Package of Essential Services (IPES) using IPPF’s Quality of Care (QOC) assessment tool and build the capacity of the comprehensive health facility to provide inclusive IPES to serve as a referral facility.

  • Provide technical inputs to cluster level consortium member organisation team, cluster health facility staff, DPOs, CHW, and cluster management committees (CMCs) for quality activity implementation, especially relating to inputs for CHW, CMC and DPOs in their attempt to reach more disabled reproductive age youths of age 15 to 20 years to access FP/SRH services.

  • Monitor whether cluster consortium members, cluster health facility staff, DPOs, and cluster management committees (CMCs) are implementing the agreed project activities based on standards and agreed timetable.

  • Contribute to formative, quantitative and client-centred research to identify key health behavior determinants targeted by the project.

    Proper Documenting and Record Keeping

  • Produce terms of reference and activity reports for each activity implemented.

  • Coordinate with implementing and local partner to provide inputs for the periodical reports to submit to the Project Manager as required by donors (consortium lead) and government cosignatories.

  • Carry out regular recording and reporting of activities, field trips and meetings; in coordination with
    other team members.

  • Compile monthly and project activities reports and submit to PM.

  • Use Washington Group Tools for disability inclusion data collection

    Develop resources and conduct capacity building/awareness-raising initiatives

  • Develop training resource to build the capacity of the DPOs, CHW, cluster health facility team and the community on inclusive RSH service access and use.

  • Develop interesting and user-friendly awareness-raising material/manuals.

  • Conduct stimulating and effective training and information sessions.

  • Translate short documents or review the translation of materials.

    Maintain a high quality of work

  • Study and maintain a high level of knowledge and skills in understanding disability, inclusive family planning and sexual reproductive health services and methodologies for inclusion of person with disabilities.

  • Coordinate with WISH-PM to ensure the project and its activities are in compliance with local laws and regulations, HI standards and donor requirements.

    Responsible for implementing the safeguarding policies at project level

  • Prepare work plans and implement safeguarding (child protection, PSEA) activities.

  • Ensures that the CHW and local partners is aware of the safeguarding policies and facilitate trainings to build their capacity in this regard

  • Ensure that the safeguarding policies are implemented at all levels in its project site

    Relationship management

  • Represent HI on the work related engagement with government partners, WISH consortium partners in the course project implementation under the supervision of the Project Manager.

  • Cooperate with local government counterparts, and implementing consortium partners and other stakeholders to realize the project objectives.

  • Never been convicted; free from khat, smoking, alcohol and substance abuse addictions

    Job Requirements

  • Education Degree in public health or community health or related field

    Personal qualities

    Essential:

  • Knowledge of local language is mandatory.

  • High degree of confidentiality.

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel and Power Point).

  • Diligence and attention to detail.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

    Desired:

  • Prior knowledge on working with PWD

  • Field work oriented, flexible, diplomatic.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and work in multicultural teams

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should submit their 2 page CV with a 1 page motivation letter through ethiojobs or email it at recruitment@ethiopia.hi.org on or before the above mentioned deadline.

    Please put clearly in your application the city you are applying in.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for exam/interview no phone calls please.

    We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting child protection and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    This position involves working with beneficiaries and is subject to strict safer recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be required to complete a police check and sign self-declaration form to help us verify your suitability to work with children including checks with past employers.

    Humanity & Inclusion is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes women and persons with disabilities to apply.

    Humanity & Inclusion Project Officer – Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Jobs in Ethiopia

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