IRC Emergency Rapid Response Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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IRC Emergency Rapid Response Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

IRC Ethiopia looking for “Emergency Rapid Response Officer”.

Applicants with a BSc Degree may apply on or before 30th December, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 13th December, 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Emergency Rapid Response Officer to be based in Adama, Ethiopia.

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Integrating with other team members, the Sanitation and HP Officer undertakes detailed Hygiene and Sanitation need assessments.
  • Support on implementation project activities as per detailed physical & financial implementation plan for emerging emergency responses.
  • Assist in preparing IEC Materials to be used at community level.
  • Ensure the accurate conveying of key hygiene and sanitation messages.
  • Prioritize community level hygiene awareness campaigns and prevention of communicable diseases.
  • Coordinate training for community representatives on Hygiene, sanitation, and Cholera prevention and control.
  • Plan and ensure the accurate distribution of Non-Food items for the community using unprotected water sources.
  • Works closely with Zone, Woreda Water and Health Offices towards efficient and effective process of the response.
  • Works in collaboration with IRC Health officers and ensure accurate integration of the interventions.
  • Produces activity progress reports as per the preset reporting schedule and submits them to the supervisor.
  • Prepare brief emergency related, weekly, monthly updates for the supervisor.
  • Facilitate community participation during emergency interventions.
  • In coordination with woreda DRMC and other relevant sector offices HPOs, Ensure the implementation of project activities.
  • Conduct continuous monitoring and evaluation of project activities with relevant government partners.
  • Identify, compile, and maintain training materials for uses, Provide information on technical problems and feedbacks to the technical team on time.
  • Report activity progress and situation on monthly basis to the SERRO/ERR manager of the respective woreda.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with respective IRC staff and partners like Community health workers, Keble leaders, schoolteachers by coordinating regular review meetings at Keble level at least once per month. – Perform another task assigned by his/her supervisor.
  • Collect, register, and report client’s feedback and complaints on a weekly basis to Adama based MEAL team and supervisor also give response based on the level of the feedback.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req47295
  • Job Title: Emergency Rapid Response Officer (Hygiene Promotion)
  • Sector: Emergency Response
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Adama, Ethiopia

Minimum Requirements:


  •  Postgraduate Degree/BSc/ Diploma in Environmental Health Science, public Health, and any related field from recognized College/University.


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with the First Degree or Diploma with 5 years of experience or one year of relevant experience plus post graduate Degree
  • NGO experience is a plus.

Language Skills:

  • Proficient in English language is mandatory, and knowledge of Local Language is advantageous.

How to Apply IRC Emergency Rapid Response Officer Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 30th December, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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