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Senior Emergency Health Response Officer position open at International Medical Corps

Senior Emergency Health Response Officer position open at International Medical Corps, February 11 2022





Organization: International Medical Corps (IMC)

Employment: Full Time

Deadline: February 18 2022

Location: Addis Ababa


 Feb 9, 2022 –  Feb 18, 2022




Position: Senior Emergency health response Officer

Reference number: Vac /028/22

Category: Health

Accountable To: Emergency response Coordinator

Supervises: None

Work Location: Guji


Salary: Attractive and Competitive to the market

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Senor Emergency Health Response Officer is supporting the EHR coordinator in facilitating and implementing overall health and MHNT intervention of planned project activities in filed site. Provides routine technical support for MHNT on day to day implementation of life saving PHC services. Support EHR coordinator in a day to day program intervention and Prepares and submits reports regularly to immediate supervisor. S/he will also closely work with filed finance, logistic and other program peoples for successful implementation of health and nutrition programs.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the planned activities are implemented according to the work plan within the planned budget with good quality as per the national and IMC standards
  • Facilitate trainings, workshops and other meetings.
  • Serve as emergency health resource person at field sites next to EHR Coordinator.
  • Consult and work with EHR coordinator, government health workers and field staff in the treatment of health emergency cases and malnourished children.
  • Ensure strong linkage of health components with other components of the project such as livelihood, nutrition, WASH and disaster prevention and preparedness.
  • Responsible for the health especially the PHEM intervention at the project sites under his/her supervision.
  • Create smooth relation and collaboration with Government stakeholder.
  • Prepare detailed implementation plan and share with all woreda base staffs
  • Ensure implementation of all health planned activities upon expected quality and schedule at all levels.
  • Support facilitation of review meeting to identify project gaps and successes.
  • Undertake assessment to identify gap and status of PHEM and surveillance at each woredas by engagement of Mobile Health and nutrition Team.
  • Provide technical support for IMC MHNT staffs and government health workers on proper implementation of the service.
  • Participate on joint supportive supervision by involving the key health partners at zonal and woreda level.
  • Represent IMC in any PHEM meeting organized at project site as per the need.
  • Prepare and provide regular Bi-weekly and monthly progress report with approval of the EHR Coordinator.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Job Requirements

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to cope with stress; hardship; patience and flexibility.
  • Ability to effectively work with government, community leaders, international/national organizations, donors, partners and other International Medical Corps relationships.
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English. Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office, Email and other computer applications
  • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with colleagues in course of work.
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret data and familiarity with nutrition surveys (Coverage, standard and KAP surveys).
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work in rural areas where the project is implemented
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in responding any disease outbreaks.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Training/education/experience/physical demands required)

  • MPH with health background and have 2 years of related experience in NGOs
  • Bachelor degree in Public health/Nursing or related field of study with 4 years of experience in field.
  • Experience on emergency PHEM and emergency health response through MHNT, BCC and intervention like major epidemic diseases surveillance and epidemic/outbreak investigation and response
  • Training on PHEM
  • Experience of facilitation of training review meetings and workshops
  • Experience on budget and manpower management
  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft applications
  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to develop good team spirit and support field staff
  • Knowledge of the respective site language (Afan Oromo) is mandatory

Website for reporting misconduct: Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV by clearly stating the position that you are applying for through CLICK HERE On OR before Feb 18,2022

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

Website for reporting misconduct: Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review


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