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Project Officer – Care Ethiopia, September 3 2022
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Organization: Care Ethiopia
Position: Project Officer
Deadline: 09.11.2022
Employment: Full time
Salary: 640 USD
Location: Addis Ababa
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Job Description:

 

The position holder shall be in charge of providing technical support for the SRH programs implemented within the sexual and reproductive health and nutrition unit. S/He will mainly be responsible for providing input for the adolescent sexual reproductive health and life skills manual development process and will also contribute for the finalization of scalable manual incorporating feedbacks from the pilot phase of implementation. The position holder will also be responsible in documenting process learning and sharing for the wider team members. S/He will also be responsible in providing technical support for the adolescent SRH program initiatives planning, implementing, monitoring, and scaling up proven approaches.

II RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Responsibility #1 Program Implementation Training and Technical Support:

  • Technically support the SRH unit management team in overall planning, implementation, and monitoring activities more specific to the adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
  • Provide input for the adolescent SRH and life skill manual development processes contextualized to the regional context.
  • Follow the implementation of adolescent SRH and life skill manual pilot testing phase in various region on the country.
  • Technically support in scaling up of the lesson and learning in adolescent SRH and life skill programming across project implementation areas;
  • Facilitate and ensure availability inputs required for the implementation and scaling up of adolescent SRH manual, approaches
  • Provide onsite technical support for the facilitator for empowerment and the government implementing partners;
  • Participate in capacity building trainings, for the project staffs and government partners.
  • Provide technical and logistic assistance and motivate the government counterparts as needed to led the implementation of SRH programs at the community level;

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% of Time: 50%

Responsibility #2 Planning and Supervision:

  • Support facilitator for empowerment regular planning sessions and provide on spot feedbacks to improve their efficiency;
  • Providing technical support for the government partners to plan and implement the community level SRH and life skills discussions
  • Provide formal and on job training and supportive supervision for facilitator for empowerment and mentors.

% of Time: 20%

Job Responsibility #3: Networking and Learning:

  • Collaborate with other team member for effective integration between program implemented within the unit;
  • Collaborate with Local authorities and partners to harmonize different efforts for better impact and sustainability;
  • Works closely with communities, community structure and government partners to empower women and girls;
  • Participates in the documentation and dissemination of lessons learned in available forums;

% of Time:  15%

Job Responsibility #4 Reporting:

  • Prepares weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports and submits to project manager;
  • Organize woreda level review and learning meetings as appropriate;

% of Time:  10%

Job Responsibility #5

  • Performs other duties as assigned:

% of Time: 5%

III. PROBLEM SOLVING (Thinking Environment)

  • The level of problem solving this position will face is level one. What has to be done and how to do it are clearly defined and the incumbent will face identical or similar problems;

 

IV. GENDER EQUALITY

  • Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender, youth and social inclusion issues.
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of Gender Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and PSEAH (safeguarding), as evidenced in previous positions / programming

 

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Job Requirements:

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A. EDUCATION/TRAINING

Required:   

  • BSc in Public Health officer, Nursing or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Desired:     

  • MPH in public health, Sexual reproductive health, epidemiology and related field

B. EXPERIENCE:

Required: 

  • 2-3- years of experience in Public Health or in Community Health Work particularly in adolescent health program and SRH;

Desired:      

  • NGO experience

C. TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Required: 

  • Knowledge and skill in organizing mobile health and nutrition team and implementation of essential health service at  primary health care level
  • Language proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Computer literacy in MS-Word, Excel;
  • Interpersonal communication and report writing skills;
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS and participatory approach and sustainable development.
  • Knowledge of local language

Desired:      

  • Training/facilitating skill, Partnership skill,

D. COMPETENCIES

Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, adaptability, communicating with impart, contributing to team success, planning and organizing, proactive problem solving, technical and professional knowledge, stress tolerance and customer focus.

V. CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS

The SRH Officer is expected to establish and maintain open and cordial relations with SRHN team, government counterparts, the community, and other partners. S/he is also expected to establish good relationship with the Project manger, Health Extension Workers, facilitator for empowerment and other staff in order to provide technical and professional support in proper implementation of SRH and adolescent SRH programs.

VI. WORKING CONDITIONS

The project Officer-SRH will base at head office and will have frequent ravel to the SRH program implementation regions;

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How To Apply:

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HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please send your CV (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter (not more than one page) through Ethiojobs.net .

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women!

CARE Ethiopia is committed to preventing all unwanted behavior at work. This includes sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse. We expect everyone who works for us to share this commitment by understanding and working within the CARE Safeguarding Policy and related framework. CARE Ethiopia has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or child by any of our staff, representatives or partners.

CARE Ethiopia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ current and/or previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer.

By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Ethiopia requesting the information specified above. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks.

CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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