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I Care Project Officer needed at Ethiopian Diabetes Association

I Care Project Officer needed at Ethiopian Diabetes Association, May 27 2022
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Organization: Ethiopian Diabetes Association

Position: I Care Project Officer

Deadline: 06.05.2022
Employment: Full time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: unspecified
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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.

We would like to hire a qualified candidate as listed below:

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 “I care” projects.
  • Take responsibility for following the implementation and outcome of training in the respective project implementation sites of I care.
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of magazines, newsletters, and other publications of the I care project achievement as needed.
  • Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation of I care 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: Six-month contract with possible extension

Job Requirements:

Requirements (Must Criteria)

A. Education: 

  • Bachelor degree with a background in nursing, public health, health related education, sociology and phycology.

B. Experience: 

  • From 0-1 year experience in NGO and related organization.

C. Additional Training: 

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

D. 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

E. 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

F. Languages

  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Amharic

How To Apply:

You can send you’re CV and related documents throw our E-mail (ruthg@ethiopiandiabetesassociation.org)

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