Aleta Wendo, Ethiopia International Rescue Committee (IRC) Ethiopia Job Title: DriverSector: Supply ChainEmployment Category: Fixed TermEmployment Type: Full-TimeOpen to Expatriates: No
Location: Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia
Job DescriptionThe driver has the directive to handle the resource allocated to him/her and give service in accordance with IRC vehicle operation policy and procedures.This position reports to the supply chain assistant-warehouse and will have the following responsibilities.Responsibility 1: Accurate drivingThe driver is encouraged to drive 80kms/hour on asphalt road and 60kms/hour on non-asphalt roadsThe driver is obliged to act in compliance with traffic laws and regulationsThe driver must serve in normal mood and mind, not under the influence of any type of drug or liquorThe driver should have a valid driving license with him/her always.He /she should use a safety belt while driving.The driver should avoid using mobile phones while drivingResponsibility 2: Safety equipm…

Health Officer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia International Rescue Committee (IRC) Ethiopia

Job Title: Health Officer

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Ethiopia

Job Description



The Health Officer is responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of the IRC’s Health (HIV/AIDS and RH) related interventions in the assigned refugee camp-. The Health officer reports to the camp manager in the camp and technically supervised by the Health Manager based in Jijiga. The officer coordinates IRC’s HIV/AIDs and RH services with other actors and the incumbent is also responsible for ensuring adherence to the implementation of program activities according to nationally accepted standards. 



  • Ensure that the goals and objectives of the project are met as per the project proposal, work plan and M & E Plan
  • Ensure that all specified HIV/AIDs and RH/FP activities are implemented in the refugee camp and the surrounding local communities.
  • Liaises and creates strong linkages and partnerships with other agencies, zonal, and Woreda stakeholders implementing HIV/AIDs and RH prevention and control services in the targeted area.
  • Implement activities focusing on prevention and behavior change using community-based structures.
  • Plan training and sensitization sessions on HIV/AIDs and RH preventions to the health providers and other beneficiaries.
  • Represent IRC in coordination meetings, workshops, task force meetings, etc in the respective refugee camp.
  • Work closely with youth health club members on awareness raising and condom distribution activities.
  • Ensure establishment and maintaining quality data management system for both RH and HIV/AIDS projects 
  • Keep health program activity records both in soft and hard copies and provide activity reports as required by IRC and the donor timely.
  • Ensures that HIV/AIDs and RH/FP interventions are utilized per the standard protocols, policies and guidelines as prescribed by the MoH and WHO.
  • Helps in conducting workshops, trainings and presentations on HIV/AIDs prevention and control and RH activities for Woreda health staff as per the project description

Program Management

Grant Management

  • Follow all IRC’S standard grant Management tools as recommended by the Addis based health unit and M & E unit
  • Ensure that all activities are implemented according to the work plan and that targets are met.

Budget Monitoring

  • Work closely with the Health Manager in management of the grant budget
  • Raise PRs as required after discussion with colleagues.
  • Track expenditure on a monthly basis and report appropriately.

 Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Monitor the implementation of HIV/AIDs and RH activities in the camp.
  • Ensure that the stared goals and objectives of the program are met.
  • Ensure establishment and maintain quality data management system for both RH and HIV/AIDS projects 

 Human Resource Management

  • The Health Officer will be responsible for the management and supervision of the Health Social Workers in the camp.
  • He/ She will ensure that staff performance evaluation is conducted on time and in a standard quality manner that contributes to the staff development plan.



  • Receives technical support from the Health Manger in Jijiga and the Addis health Technical Unit.


  • Beneficiary communities, Woreda HAPCO, Woreda Health Offices, Woreda health facilities, and other NGOs





  • BSC in public health
  • 3 years of relevant experience with the first degree and 2 years of relevant experience plus post graduate degree.                                                                              
  • Experience working in preventive RH and HIV/AIDs Refugee Programming is preferable.
  • Good project management skills, ability to plan, organize and supervise implementation of community-based RH and HIV/AIDs projects.
  • Demonstrated qualifications, experience, or training in community mobilization and community health promotion.
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating training
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • NGO experience is a plus.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Personal specifications

  • Ability to work under pressure, long work hours and high workload.
  • Excellent communication skills-verbal and written ones. Communication in English is a key requirement. Knowledge of Somali language is an advantage.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required.
  • Ability to constructively address gaps and weaknesses.

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