JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc RMNCH Advisor-Short Term Empoyment Jobs in Ethiopia

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc RMNCH Advisor-Short Term Empoyment Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description


  • COVID-19 continues to spread globally at an alarming rate since it was first identified in the Wuhan municipality in China in December 2019.

    The pandemic has reached almost all countries and territories in Africa. Ethiopia confirmed its first index case in March 2020. In order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Public Health Institute (EPHI) have established a national Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and provide oversight to the several technical teams that are focused on:

  • risk communication and community engagement;

  • surveillance case finding and tracing;

  • epidemiology and laboratory services;

  • case management, isolation and infection prevention and control;

  • logistics and supply chains;

  • point of entry and quarantine;

  • coordination planning and monitoring.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • The staff is expected to build capacity of the RMNCH team in implementing the Ministry of Health Guide on RMNCH Services in the COVID-19 era.

    The staff will provide technical and coordination support for AARHB RMNCH team through

  • Supporting RHB in setting up a system to ensure client-provider safety at service delivery points

  • Supporting trainings and orientations of guidelines, tools and delivery modalities for provision of quality MNH care during the COVID-19 response

  • Supporting regional need for infection prevention and
    control practices

  • Supporting RMNCH team in coordinating partners working in RMNCH to harmonize and align efforts

  • Supporting RMNCH team in implementing birth preparedness and complication readiness plan during the COVID- 19 response

    Job Requirements

  • Minimum of master degree on public health and a degree in medicine/ midwifery

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in planning and implementation of RMNCH programs

  • Experience in Coaching and capacity building skills

  • Knowledge and experience of the Ethiopian health system

  • Experience working on sustaining RMNCH services during public health emergencies

  • Experience in working with different stakeholders, sectors and partners

  • Good skill in communicating, organizing group discussion, and coordination

  • Committed to work in hardship conditions

  • Strong result orientation

  • Good computer skill

  • Fluency in English and Amharic

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who met the minimum requirements should send and apply at WWW. Ethiojobs.net.

  • This is an opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated professional and if you meet the required skill, competencies and experience, please submit only your application and CV in English detailing your experience and skills that are relevant to the post.

  • Please do not attach copies of your transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application.

  • You will provide them upon request.

  • Women are highly encouraged to apply.


  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Application Deadline: May 26, 2020

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