Pathfinder International Adolescent Youth Sexual & Reproductive Health Field Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Pathfinder International Adolescent Youth Sexual & Reproductive Health Field Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Program Overview

  • Her Future, Her Choice is a four-year GAC (Global Affairs Canada) funded and Oxfam Canada led SRH Multi-country project to be implemented in Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia aimed at creating access to comprehensive SRH information and services for Adolescent and youth in a gender responsive and youth-friendly manner.

  • In Ethiopia, the project will be implemented by Pathfinder International and Women Support Association in two woredas of Amhara region (Seqota and Seqota Zuria).

    Position Purpose

  • Under the guidance and close supervision of RMNCAH Coordinator and with technical support of the AYHD senior advisor, the AYSRH Field Officer is principally responsible for the implementation of all SRH related activities of adolescent and youth in a gender responsive and youth-friendly manner.

  • S/he is the focal person for Adolescent and youth-focused SRH program and engages in planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Assists the AYHD Program Officer in the development of annual plans and budgets that will lead to appropriate implementation of Her Future Her Choice project in target woredas of Amhara region.

  • Ensures that partners get the required material and technical assistance and training support as per plan and ensure that any outstanding issues are dealt with swiftly and effectively following the identification of bottlenecks.

  • Actively participates in AYSRH program planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.

  • Organizes conducts and assists SRH and gender-related training.

  • Provides monitoring and technical support to Implementing Partners, travels to target sites to provide on job technical support and to enhance skill transfer.

  • Works closely with the intra-organizational projects and programs as s/he travels to the project sites in
    the regions to provide or organize the implementation of planned AYSRH activities.

  • Participate actively in carrying out potential research and generate evidence that can improve the quality of SRH services to adolescent and youth in the target areas.

  • Develops quality and timely reports and submits to immediate supervisor.

  • Attends and contributes to the Zonal and woreda level task forces and technical working group meetings on SRH and gender-related issues.

    Job Requirements

  • MPH OR Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related fields.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in AYSRH and AYHD activities.

  • Experience in practical fieldwork and experience in NGO will be an advantage.

  • Must have strong writing and communication skills both in English and Amharic

  • Skills and experience in computer applications and utilization is mandatory.

  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision and have strong interpersonal skills and skills to promote teamwork.

  • Must demonstrate strong interest and commitment to family planning and maternal and child health services and the eradication of harmful traditional practices.

  • Must have demonstrable personal integrity and honesty and must have a pleasant personality.

  • Must be willing to travel frequently to project activity regions and woredas as per need.

    How to Apply

  • Pathfinder International invites eligible candidates to submit their applications via Ethiopiahr@pathfinder.org on or before May 13, 2020.

  • Applicants should write the position title on the subject line of their email specifying the job title for which the candidate is applying and send only Cover Letter and CV with 3 professional references including telephone number & email address.

  • No additional document is required.

  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Pathfinder is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted applicants will be considered.

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