AFENET Technical Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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AFENET Technical Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

AFENET Ethiopia looking for “Technical Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 22nd January, 2024.

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not-for-profit networking and service organization dedicated to improving health outcomes of the communities we serve in liaison with ministries of health and other partners. Strengthening capacity for public health preparedness and response through Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs {FE(L)TPs}, and other applied epidemiology training programs is one of our core activities.

The AFENET has published a job vacancy announcement on January 10, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Technical Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

AFENET Job Vacancy 2024

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The Technical Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Support the development process, validation and implementation of the Africa CDC Community Health systems strategy and ensure linkages to existing cross-cutting programs and units at Africa CDC as well as in Member States;
  • Support the design and implementation of advocacy activities within Member States for community health systems strengthening across the continent.
  • Support Members states to develop community health policy and guidance documents for Community Health Workers advocacy activities.
  • Support the conceptualization and implementation of the continental coordination mechanism for community Health on the continent towards institutionalized, integrated and sustainable community health programs in Africa.
  • Conduct Member States Capacity building on cross cutting community health workers programs challenges;
  • Document and share knowledge regarding CHWs innovative approaches in Member States.
  • Support the implementation of Africa CDC initiatives/partnership to scale up community health workers programs on the continent.
  • In collaboration with internal divisions and RCCs, conduct regional workshops & webinars for cross country learning, experience and best practices sharing on the role of CHWs in Pandemic Preparedness and Response/ CHWs sustainability.
  • Lead and or support country engagement processes for community health workers deployment for pandemic response in Member States.
  • Support, identify and utilize innovative deployment approaches of CHWs for pandemic response in Member States, document and assess the deployment impact.
  • Support and organize regional Community Health Worker advocacy workshops for political prioritization and sustainability
  • Support Member states to harmonize Community training curriculum towards integrated community health service delivery at the community.
  • Work with Member States to support the process of improving Africa CDC access to health-related data through coordination, collaboration and technical assistance;
  • Support the Community Health Workforce Development including developing specific training curriculum and manuals for various audiences, partner engagement and management.

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Technical Officer: Community Health System
  • Number of posts: 1 (one)
  • Grade: AU/ P2 equivalency
  • Department: Community Health System Division
  • Supervisor: Head of Division, Community Health System
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • University Bachelor’s Degree in public health, medicine, epidemiology, health science, health services research or related health discipline with at least 5 years of experience
  • An Advanced Degree in, public health, epidemiology, medicine, health science, health services research or related health discipline is an asset. Required Experience: At least 2 years of experience.


  • Applicants must be proficient in at least one of the AU languages. Knowledge of one or more additional African Union working languages would be an added advantage. Perfect knowledge of French would be an added advantage.

How to Apply AFENET Technical Officer Jobs 2024

Submit your resume, application letter, and relevant documentation to:

The Administration & Human Resource Office

African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and a copy on Email:

*ONLY successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.

Please note that all applications should be sent online by close of business 5:30 pm (EAT) Monday January 22, 2024.

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