JSI - Data Use Partnership project Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

JSI - Data Use Partnership project Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 222427

Category: Business and Administration, Development and Project Management

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Seasonal


Job Description

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) R & T seeks to recruit Temporary Project Officer for its Data Use Partnership (DUP) Project.

The goal of the project is to improve collection and use of high quality routine information; improve the quality, efficiency and availability of primary health, and nutrition services at all levels of the Ethiopian health system.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) is a public health management consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

Summary of Responsibilities

Ethiopia – Data Use Partnership (DUP) plans to launch an internship program for new Information Technology or Health Informatics graduates beginning from October 2009.

In this regard, DUP plans to deploy about 150 to 200 interns all over the country. Hence, DUP seeks to hire a competent project officer in temporary basis to handle the recruitment, onboarding, deployment and smooth exits of the interns. This position holder reports to the Human Resources Administrator.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the recruitment of the new graduates for the internship program in collaboration with the Human Resources Administrator.
  • Coordinate the pre-service training of the interns before their deployment.
  • Manage the proper deployment of the interns in all parts of the country.
  • Facilitate the monthly stipend payment for the interns.
  • Facilitate travel expenses reimbursement and other logistics arrangements.
  • Facilitate procurement of laptop computers and other office supplies.
  • Coordinate work relationships of the interns with the regional
    health offices and regional DUP staffs.
  • Facilitate planning, reporting, and monitoring of the activities in collaboration with the other DUP staffs and the respective government health offices at different levels.
  • Ensure safety and security of the interns.
  • Ensure the interns have adequate work exposure and capacity building opportunities that prepares them for future professional career.

    Job Requirements


  • Advanced degree (Masters level) in Management, Business Administration, Project management and related areas


  • Minimum of five years professional experience
  • Experience in operations, logistics and finance management and coordination
  • Experience in program coordination or program assistance related work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and
  • Google products (Drive, Gmail, Docs)
  • Good interpersonal communications skill and team work
  • Females are encouraged to apply

    Language Proficiency

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Amharic;

    How to Apply

  • Qualified individuals interested in these positions can send their documents to the following email: dupjobs@et.jsi.com

  • Applications should be sent via email with the subject line: "Operation Manager Name of Applicant"

  • All application documents should be combined into one PDF file, the cover letter being the first page followed by the CV (resume) and other documents if any.

    Please provide us three names with their contact addresses as references. Send only one attachment with the file name format: “your_full_name_position.pdf”

    N.B Applications not conforming to the above directions will NOT be considered. No phone calls please. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. All positions are for Ethiopian nationals.

    This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

    Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

    JSI - Data Use Partnership project Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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