Population Health Environment — Livelihood (PHE-L) integration Officer- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Ethiopia Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association (EWNRA)

EWNRA with financial support from Menschen fur Menschen Switzerland (MfMCH) is currently implementing a project entitled: “Richer Life” in Abbaya and Gelana Woredas of West Guji Zone, Oromia Regional State with overall goal of addressing the livelihoods of vulnerable community groups to reduce outmigration within the project intervention woredas. Currently, EWNRA is looking to hire professionals to fill the following vacant posts and seeking a competent candidate and invites interested candidates to apply for the vacant posts.

Population Health Environment — Livelihood (PHE-L) integration Officer

Working with and reporting to Gelana Sub Office Project Assistant Coordinator, the Population, Health Environment — Livelihood Integration Officer will be in charge of project activities to be implemented within local communities within the project intervention kebeles within Gelana woreda. She is responsible for field level implementation of the envisaged project activities designed for the target communities. Work in close collaboration with local community members. Responsible for implementation of the project activities, focused on PHE-L Integration and provide training, establish and establish and support PHE clubs, involve in PHE-L integration discussions, establish woreda and kebele level PHE-L taskforces and undertake environment related activities. Responsible for preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual reports for the activities undertaken within the woredas and kebeles. In addition have the following specific duties and responsibilities:
  1. Prepare action plan of the project in participatory way based on the project document and implement the project activities according to the prepared action plan.
  2. Facilitate and organize, when deemed necessary undertake capacity building activities such as training in various topics related to the project activities related to PHE-L Integration.
  3. Facilitate the selection of community members that directly benefit through project intervention activities when deemed necessary,
  4. Keep proper records of project beneficiaries and community members who have benefited from the project intervention activities,
  5. Establish, follow up and support PHE-L clubs to be established to facilitate the PHE-L Integration.
  6. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports and submit to the project office
  7. Involve in data collection, processing and reporting activities,
  8. Closely work with woreda health, Water and Energy and other partners organization staffs,
  9. Work in close collaboration with kebele administration, development workers, Health Extension Agents, Agricultural Extension agents and other relevant stakeholders,
  10. Undertake capacity building activities to improve the capacity of youth and women on RH/FP, environmental protection and livelihood issues through application of different multi-sectoral PHE-L approaches
  11. Facilitate distribution of family planning commodities through non health actors like ADA’s and others in the woredas
  12. Work towards economic empowerment and increased capacity of youths on environmental health and livelihoods issues in project intervention woreda and kebeles.
  13. Any other activity that may be required by the project sub office coordinator.
Qualifications and Experience: The potential candidate should have B.Sc degree in Nursing, Environmental Health Science, Health Officer or equivalent combination of education from recognized Universities/Colleges. She should have at least 6 years of demonstrable work experience in and working in NGO is advantageous. Application is expected for the post from female candidates.
Number required: 1
Duty station: Tore Township, Gelana Woreda
Additional Requirements For all Positions:
  • Competency In computer applications of MS Offices packages is required.
  • Understanding and speaking local language, Oromifa is mandatory.
  • Cooperative, team player, gender sensitive and excellent in interpersonal relationships.
  • Have a strong commitment and openness to learn and share.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply for the posts.
Salary: As per the organization’s scale
Terms of employment: With 45 days of provisional period for one year contract with possibility of renewal for additional two years on annual basis.
Closing date: Dec. 11, 2018 and only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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