International Medical Corps COVID-19 Response Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

International Medical Corps COVID-19 Response Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • The position holder shall be in charge of technical and operational quality implementation and delivery of the COVID-19 rapid response in the assigned Woreda.

  • She/he will mainly be responsible for the day to day implementation of risk communication and community engagement, Infection Prevention and control, Surveillance and COVID-19 case management activities, as per the national SOPs, guidelines and international standards.

  • In addition, the position holder is also expected to provide supervision, technical assistance/mentoring and capacity building to health extension workers, health facilities supportive staff and Health workers in health facilities.

  • She/he will be responsible for the daily implementation of health sub sector indicators as per the standard.

  • He will also be responsible for day to day documentation, reporting, triage management, COVID-19 suspected cases screening, safe isolation and referral arrangements..

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working in partnership with health facilities and woreda health office for the implementation of the emergency response.

  • Strengthening of linkages and coordination mechanisms between community and the Woreda health bureaus, PHEOCs.

  • Strengthening of early and safe COVID-19 suspected cases referrals mechanism.

  • Plan and implement the response in accordance to updated national and WHO protocol to IMC emergency management quality standard to achieve objectives of the project.

  • Facilitate, train and support the HEWs on infection prevention and control, and risk communication, community engagement through online in respect to the national guidelines and directions.

  • Support HEWs to train and support community-based volunteer health workers, regional
    leaders and volunteers for strengthening community engagement and enhance communication.

  • Ensure at all times that personal protective equipment’s are rationally and properly utilized, documented and reported using stock tracking sheet for possible action or correction.

  • Conduct continual intervention assessment and re-check the implementation of triage, IPC and case management up to the national and international standards.

    Job Requirements

  • University Degree/Diploma in Nursing/public Health with valid registration/practicing license.

  • At least Four years for Diploma & Two years for degree holder post experience in the field out of which one year NGO experience in the field.

  • Experienced in emergencies and health program implementation –data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers, etc.

  • Good written and spoken ability of the local language

  • Extremely flexible, able to work independently, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations.

  • Interest in and ability to work in team.

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability and willingness to work in remote and potentially insecure environments.

  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter by clearly stating the position that you are applying for and CV through OR before July 07, 2020

  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  • IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

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