International Rescue Committee Reproductive Health / HIV AIDS officer Jobs in Ethiopia

International Rescue Committee Reproductive Health / HIV AIDS officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 199457

Category: Health Care
Location: Shire, Tigray
Employment Type: Full time
Salary:

Job Description

The Reproductive health & HIV/AIDS Officer is responsible to oversee the RH & HIV/AIDS program activities in Shimelba and Hitsas refugee camps. The position holders reports to Health Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Health Manager, design culturally appropriate RH/FP and STI/HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns

  • Organize accurate and relevant RH/HIV content teaching materials for Health social workers, key groups, PLWHA, and mentor mothers.

  • Design and conduct trainings/workshops on relevant RH/HIV topics for key community members, PLWHA, peer educators and health social workers.

  • Assist the Health Manager in collecting of correct and accurate monthly information regarding RH/HIV/AIDS implemented activities.

  • Assist the Health Social workers in the processing, monitoring and follow-up of women who have received FP methods through community-based distribution.

  • Maintain the stock of condoms and contraceptives.

  • Represent IRC in monthly coordination meetings at camp based with ARRA, UNHCR, Woreda health staffs.

  • Assist in raising awareness on gender and gender-based violence issues in the refugee and the local community.

  • Prepare and submit monthly activity progress reports to the health manager on time.

  • Assist the health manager in managing program grant.

  • Communicate with the logistics about the status of goods/services which are raised in quarter PR.

  • In collaboration with the health manager, evaluate the effectiveness of the program and recommended changes in goals, objectives, interventions strategies, measurable out puts and time lines.

  • Ensure that all condom, FP client cards and other relevant formats are properly prepared, record and kept.

  • Establish and maintain integration among IRC’s sectors.

  • With the collaboration of the health manager monitor and evaluate the program activities and make sure that monthly & quarter indicators met or not.

  • Prepare plan together with Health Social Workers and assist in the provision of health education in different Zones, during high impact hours and at the ARRA health centre.

  • Mobilize the community to
    establish a post test club and build their capacity through trainings and other assistance.

  • Manage and over see the program team leader, mentor mothers, Peer educators, PLWHA IGA, youth health club members and social workers.

  • Perform any other relevant activities or duties as deemed by the Health manager and camp manager.

    Program Management

    Grant Management/ Budget Monitoring

  • Monthly procurement and budget tracking with regular follow up the budget trucking sheet and make sure that whether it corresponds to current BVA or not.

  • Managing grants according to donor and IRC rules and regulations.

  • Work closely with the health team and Field Manager to Monitor and appropriately spend the project budget.

    Monitoring & Evaluation

  • In collaboration with health manager monitor and evaluate the program activities and make sure that monthly & quarter indicators met or not.

  • In collaboration with the health team, evaluate the effectiveness of the program and recommended changes in goals, objectives, interventions strategies, measurable out puts and time lines.

    Human Resource Management

  • Oversee the Laboratory technician officer and Community councillor activities.

    Key Working Relationships

    Internal

  • Work with all IRC staff, Social workers, post-test clubs and CCFs with high team spirit.

    External

  • Ensure strong linkages with ARRA, MoH, UNHCR, regional health bureau, regional HAPCO, social workers, refugee central committee and other implementing partners.

  • Actively participate on health coordination meeting and other relevant meetings with Implementing Partners and stakeholder.

    Job Requirements

  • Degree in Nursing/Health officer.

  • At least 4 years working experience for degree and 6 years for diploma in health field.

  • Understanding of RH/STIs/HIV/AIDS issues.

  • Working knowledge of community mobilization and capacity building techniques

  • Good oral and written English skills.

  • Understanding of issues related to gender & GBV.

  • Experience in organizing and facilitating workshops and trainings.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Strong inter-personal skills with a proven ability to work as a team member under difficult conditions.

    How to Apply

    Please apply using the below link only.

    https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=3979

    International Rescue Committee Reproductive Health / HIV AIDS officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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