IRC Health Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

1 month ago 338

IRC Health Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. IRC Ethiopia looking for “Health Officer“. Applicants with a BSc Degree may apply on or before 24th April 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.

NGO Jobs Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021 Ethio NGO Job

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th April 2023 for qualified Ethiopian to fill in the vacant post of Health Officer to be based in Asosa, Ethiopia.

IRC Job Vacancy 2023


  • Ensure that all sexual reproductive health (SRH), HIV prevention and MHPSS activities are coordinated, and implemented well as per the project proposal, work plan, and M & E plan.
  • Establish social and behavioral change communication approaches to aware and sensitize the refugee communities on SRH and MHPSS at Camp.
  • Provide family planning education, counseling, and pills distribution services at IRC RH center and trace the users on regular basis.
  • Promote and distribute condoms through establishing distribution outlets and community workers.
  • Create a strong working relationship with the MCH, Mental health department of RRS health center to improve clinical RH and Mental health service uptake and its quality.
  • Plans and conducts community sensitization campaigns on SRH, HIV/AIDS and MHPSS.
  • Represent IRC at different meetings, workshops, task force meetings, etc.
  • Work with youth health club members and other IPs working on youth to promote family planning and condoms to adolescents and youth groups in the camp.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of FP clients and referrals in relevant client registers and keep confidential.
  • Ensure that RH and MHPSS interventions are used as per the standard protocols, policies, and guidance prescribed by the MoH and WHO.
  • Facilitate training on MhGAP- humanitarian intervention Guide, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy to establish quality mental health service at RRS Health centers to ensure maximum and sustained knowledge and skill transfer.
  • Conduct workshops, training, and presentations on Adolescent and Youth SRH to different community workers, volunteers, and implementing partners’ staff.
  • Attend monthly health and nutrition coordination meetings and other relevant meetings facilitated by implementing partners at the camp level.
  • Follow IRC safety and security procedures and provide input to security monitoring and assessments to enable and promote a safe and secure environment for program implementation.
  • Stay up to date on health-related humanitarian situations in the country specifically on SRH, Post-abortion, safe abortion care and MHPSS.
  • In collaboration with clinical MHPSS officer conduct mental health and psychosocial support service gap assessment at community level, expand efforts to prevent harm related to alcohol and other substance use.
  • Builds strong linkages between MHPSS service provide in health facility to the psychosocial support activities implemented at a community level.
  • Strengthen faith-based organization (FBO), and community-based organization (CBO) by providing different technical and information, education, and communication (IEC) materials on MHPSS supports.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req41203
  • Job Title: Health Officer
  • Sector: Health
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Assosa, Ethiopia

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MSc/BSc Degree/Diploma in Public Health and Nursing.
  • Minimum work experience of 1 year for MSc Degree holders, 2 years for BSc Degree holders & 5 years for Diploma holders.
  • NGO experience is a plus.
  • Motorbike driving skills and License is mandatory.
  • Experience working in preventive SRH and RMNCH preferable.
  • Good project management skills, ability to plan, organize and monitoring of implementation of SRH and RMNCH projects.
  • Demonstrated qualifications, experience, or training on SRH
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating training.

How to Apply IRC Health 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: 24th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Source Article