International Medical Corps Health Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

International Medical Corps Health Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

Employee Position Summary

  • This position is more of a technical position in IMC Ethiopia mission, and the position holder will work under the direction and support of Public Health Emergency specialist and closely work with Senior Health Program Manager.

  • The position holder is responsible to lead and coordinate the planning, implementation and evaluation processes of emergency health response intervention of International Medical Corps designed in Guji zone.

  • He/she also participate in outbreak investigation and response, provide training, follow up of early warning, regular data collection, mapping of project sites in terms of occurrence of epidemics, conduct capacity assessment at the woreda & health facility and assessment of risk factors and hazards for the occurrence of outbreaks and disease patterns in the project areas.

  • She/he will represent IMC in any emergency health outbreak response and prevention meetings organized at the zonal and woreda level.

    Essential Job Duties and responsibilities/Scope of Work

  • Lead and responsible for the health especially the PHEM and Cholera intervention at the project sites under his/her supervision.

  • Create smooth relation and collaboration with Government stakeholder.

  • Prepare detailed implementation plan and share with all woreda base staffs

  • Ensure implementation of all health planned activities upon expected quality and schedule at all levels.

  • Organize and facilitate review meeting to review project status

  • Follow up of project implementation through organizing regular update and experience sharing meeting among staffs.

  • Undertake assessment to identify gap and status of PHEM and surveillance at each woredas by engagement of Health, WASH and protection supervisors.

  • Provide technical support for IMC staffs and government health workers on proper implementation of the service.

  • Organize joint supportive supervision by involving the key health partners at zonal and woreda level.

  • Work in close consultation with health program manager, WASH and Protection program managers and field office manager while implementing all activities and utilization of budget.

  • Represent IMC in any PHEM, Cholera and COVID-19 meeting organized at project site.

  • Prepare and provide regular weekly and monthly progress report.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in ensuring community participation and gender issues in humanitarian programming

  • Lead and responsible for the health especially the PHEM, Cholera and COVID-19 response intervention at the project sites under his/her supervision.

  • Create smooth relation and collaboration with Government stakeholder.

  • Prepare detailed implementation plan and share with all woreda base staffs

  • Ensure implementation of all health planned activities upon expected quality and schedule at all levels.

  • Organize and facilitate
    review meeting to review project

  • Follow up of project implementation through organizing regular update and experience sharing meeting among staffs.

  • Undertake assessment to identify gap and status of PHEM and surveillance at each woredas by engagement of Health and nutrition supervisors.

    Reporting and M/E

  • Regularly collect information and data from woredas and prepare monthly project updates and regular progress reports on outbreak response activities undertaken at field site.

  • Assist MHNT officers to enable them compile the field based reports and prepare simplified reporting formats.

    Representation

  • Represent the organization during outbreak technical meetings at woreda and zonal level

    Additional Tasks

  • Collaborate with other actors working in the target community

  • Be flexible and be able to give assistance with different activities not included in this primary job description.

  • Implement other PHEM related activities as per direction from Senior Emergency Health program coordinator

    Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health, Nursing or Midwife health from recognized learning institution plus 4 years of experience in related field

  • Bachelor degree in Public health/Nursing or Midwife related field of study with 8 years of experience in related field

  • Experience on emergency PHEM intervention like outbreak investigation and response,
    Training on PHEM preparedness, early warning and response

  • Experience of facilitation of training review meetings and workshops

  • Experience on budget and manpower management

  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft applications

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to develop good team spirit and support field staff

  • Knowledge of the respective site language

    Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in public health, Nursing or Midwife health from recognized learning institution plus 4 years of experience in related field

  • Bachelor degree in Public health/Nursing or Midwife related field of study with 8 years of experience in related field

  • Experience on emergency PHEM intervention like outbreak investigation and response,
    Training on PHEM preparedness, early warning and response

  • Experience of facilitation of training review meetings and workshops

  • Experience on budget and manpower management

  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft applications

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to develop good team spirit and support field staff

  • Knowledge of the respective site language

    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 www.ethiojobs.net OR before July 08, 2020

  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note

  • 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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