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CDIC-WDF Project Officer needed at Ethiopian Diabetes Association

Ethiopian Diabetes Association Vacancy, Doctors Online Ethiopia, December 8 2021



Job Description

The Ethiopian Diabetes Association was established on January 23, 1984 G.C (1976E.C) for the purpose of providing a forum to diabetes patients so that they can discuss ways of prevention, the provision of information and treatment for all affected by diabetes.  It is the first patient-based association in the country.

Position summary:  

The Project Officer will report to the program manager/General Manager and He/ She will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating Project activities and closely work with partners. She/he ensures that regular monitoring and evaluation of project progress are conducted and findings of best practices are documented and feed into the planning process.


Major Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Prepare a detail activity plan in collaboration with the program manager.
  • Facilitation and implementation of planned activities through proper coordination and provision of technical support.
  • Timely execution of activities at a high-quality level
  • Organize and coordinate training for EDA regional branch office focal representatives in project management & data collection procedures for program/project implementation.
  • Establish & Create progress reports monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, and annually.
  • Establish & create a common understanding among implementing partners and ensure smooth implementation of the project.
  • Create smooth relationships with trainees, government bureaus, and other partners at different levels.
  • Take part in program planning, proposal writing, documenting best practices, and monitoring project activities.
  • Organizing and updating the necessary information and data of diabetic children and young adults for “CDIC-WDF” projects.
  • Take responsibility for following the implementation and outcome of training in the respective project implementation sites of CDIC-WDF.
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of magazines, newsletters, and other publications of the CDIC-WDF project achievement as needed.
  • Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation of CDIC-WDF project progress are conducted and findings of best practices are documented and feed into the planning process.
  • Make sure that any budget request is prepared in detail and in line with the agreement and policy and also the plan in the project document.
  • Perform other activities as per the need of the organization and guidance from the supervisor.

Report to:  Program Manager/General Manager

Required number: One


Employment Category:One-year contract with possible extension

Job Requirements

  • MPH with a background in nursing, health education, or other health-related fields.


  • Experience in managing/coordinating health programs
  • familiarity with the Ethiopian health sector and transformation plan
  • Experience in NGO Environment is advantageous
  • Sufficient knowledge and experience in the Diabetes area at the national/ international level.
  • Knowledge and experience in diabetic campaigns and education.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience

Additional Training:

  • Computer Training Certificate /excellent computer usage
  • Project /Program Management training Certificate is an added value

Competencies/ Technical skills

  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and work under pressure
  • Good planning and prioritizing skills;
  • Demonstrable professionalism and facilitation abilities;
  • Excellent report writing skill

Competencies/ Personal attributes

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and foster trust and respect.
  • Self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure.
  •  Have integrity
  •  Strong team player


  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Amharic

How to Apply

You can send your cv and related documents throw our E-mail ( or you can come in person and submit your documents to our office Monday to Friday Bole behind skylight hotel. for any question call as on +251-6-625808/+251-6-182160
Deadline: 12.17.2021
Employment: Full time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Addis Ababa
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