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DIC Coordinator Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA)

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DIC Coordinator Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA), October 7 2022
Organization: Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA)
Position: DIC Coordinator
Deadline: 10.10.2022
Employment: Contract
Salary: based on organizational scale
Location: Addis Ababa

Job Description:

Internal and External Vacancy announcement

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous National Non-governmental, Non-political and not for profit humanitarian organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care treatment and support services.  MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its USAID MULU KP Activity sub granted from PSI/Ethiopia to be implemented in Addis Ababa; thus, invites competent candidates to apply on the following vacant post:

Organizational and Program highlights

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is registered non-governmental organization. MENA has been funded by USAID Ethiopia under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiative to implement a three years Family-focused HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Program in Addis Ababa. The Program will be implemented by MENA in partnership with different local implementing partners. The activity aims to accelerate and sustain HIV epidemic control in Ethiopia through the delivery of high impact Family-focused HIV prevention, care, and Treatment Activity implementation areas are selected from A.A town 10 Sub Cities.


The purpose of this award is to strengthen local HIV epidemic control to achieve 95 percent of individuals living with HIV know their status, 95 percent of persons living with HIV to initiate antiretroviral therapy and 95 percent of antiretroviral therapy clients achieve viral load suppression by 2020. HIV mitigation services for vulnerable children will focus on case discovery and linkage to HIV treatment among undiagnosed children living with HIV, on achieving better health outcomes through HIV viral load suppression and establishing interpersonal, family and community norms to achieve HIV and violence prevention (9 to 14-year-old children).

Major Duties /job summary:

  • Coordinate the multi-disciplinary team working in the DIC for clinical service provision.
  • Accountable to support the town level project implementation
  • Coordinate town level joint planning meetings with stakeholders of the project
  • Capacitate, supervise and mentor field staffs on outreach HIV prevention, service delivery, demand creation and performance tracking
  • Support and supervise Drop In Center staff in provision of services as per the SOP
  • Ensure that the Drop In center services is linked to community based and facility-based service delivery points through – referral
  • Follow up of the overall site-level implementation of the project and supervise staff and Update district level facts, data and service delivery facilities to recommend area of improvement and expand targeted combination preventions
  • Ensure that project equipment is functional and well maintained
  • Ensure that women and girls are offered complete protection and provision of basic services while they are at the DIC
  • Coordinate and facilitate district level review meetings and participate in partnership forums
  • Document the project implementation progress clearly and concisely
  • Prepare periodical reports
  • Carry out other activities assigned by immediate supervisor

Term of Employmentone year with possible extension based on availability of funds

Number of Positions: 1


Job Requirements:

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Qualification and Required Experience
  • BSC in Public health officer, Nursing or related health sciences discipline.
  • 4 years of experience in relevant work with especial attention to coordination & management of community-based HIV/AIDS KP-friendly projects
  • Computer application skill
  • Communications skills & team player
  • Fluency in English and local languages
  • Knowledge of key & priority population strategy delivery

How To Apply:

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Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and application letter through the organization’s email address [email protected] within 5 consecutive days from the date of this vacancy announcement.

NB. Applicants should submit their credentials through the stated vacancy email address only.

Please mention the name of the position on the Subject line when you apply.

Mena have the right to cancel the vacancy announcement.

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview.

MENA have the right to cancel the announcement if there is a need to do so.

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