UN Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.

It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment.

Under the overall direction of the ES/NFI program manager and under the direct supervision of the WASH Specialist, the successful candidate will be responsible for the successful implementation of the hygiene promotion and community engagement activities in SNNP and Oromia regions.

Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support the WASH Specialist in the implementation of the hygiene promotion program for the conflict induced IDPs where IOM is implementing WASH programs this will be including but not limited to awareness raising campaign, massive campaign, school and children activities, formation of hygiene club and hygiene committees.
  • Prepare and or review technical document for hygiene promotion strategy, SoPs, community engagement activities standardizations.
  • Support in organization of soft component at field level as well as in the preparation of community plans.
  • Support in coordination with the WASH Clusters, other WASH agencies, government authorities/entities (water bureau and health bureau) and any other relevant stakeholder to ensure that IOM technical activities are coordinated according to agreed
    standards, to avoid duplication, violation of national regulations or contravention of operational agreements set by the humanitarian community in Ethiopia
  • Monitor the implementation of all HP and CE activities/programs, through regular visits to the areas of operation,

    Required Qualifications and Experience


  • Master’s degree or University degree in Public Health or any related fields from an accredited academic institution.


  • Five and seven years of professional work experience is required for Masters and University degree holders respectively.
  • Experience in the implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene related projects preferably in the Humanitarian Field;
  • Sound knowledge of water, sanitation and hygiene principles for humanitarian assistance, and other relevant trainings;
  • Excellent Monitoring and Evaluation Skills; Organizational Skills; Accuracy; Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Experience in post-crisis emergency operations;
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage.


  • Thorough knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of other local languages will be advantageous.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by August 12, 2018 at the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn't follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!

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