IFRC Public Health Emergency Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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IFRC Public Health Emergency Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

IFRC Zimbabwe looking for “Public Health Emergency Officer”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 11th April, 2024.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

The IFRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 5th April, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Public Health Emergency Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

IFRC Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

The PHiE profile is responsible for assessing, coordinating and overseeing quality implementation of all IFRC public health interventions in response to emergencies, in conjunction with the host Red Cross Red Crescent National Society health department.

  • Support coordination and communication with local government and partners, and other humanitarian agencies to ensure effective rapid assessment, along with a holistic approach to public health that prevents gaps and/or duplication in services.
  • Provide technical oversight to implement activities based on evidence, best practices and core standards, to ensure quality of services, including supervision, quality assurance and routine monitoring or public health activities.
  • Advocate for the role of the Red Cross Red Crescent in public health response internally, and externally in coordination with the National Society.
  • Ensure IFRC public health emergency programming aligns with and considers the needs, capacities, strengths and limitations of the host National Society, while meeting humanitarian needs.
  • Assess the public health needs of communities affected by outbreak, disaster or crisis.
  • Establish, manage and/or support community-based public health interventions, including epidemic control, health promotion, and disease prevention interventions.

Position in Organization:

  • Vacancy No.: S06016
  • Contract Type: National
  • Application Deadline: 11-Apr-2024
  • Job Posted on: 28-Mar-2024
  • Country: Zimbabwe
  • Duty Station: Harare
  • Duty Station Status: N/A
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Accompanied Status: N/A
  • Grade: National Staff

Minimum Requirements:


  • Relevant university degree in Health management, public health or other related
    fields. (Required)
  • Master’s degree in public health or related Discipline (preferred)


  • 5 years of experience of working for the Red Cross or other humanitarian
    organizations on health in emergencies.
  • Experience implementing IFRC health tools and approaches in emergencies.
  • Experience working in a coordination role in an international health emergency.

Knowledge, Skills and Languages

  • Very good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Motivated, self-started personality, sense of responsibility and organization skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and prioritize workload in order to
  • meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to identify and handle sensitive and confidential information with
  • Discretion.
  • Good negotiation skills, good judgment and maturity.
  • Good knowledge of the operational context and area.
  • Flexibility and ability to travel in the operation’s areas.
  • Fluently spoken and written English

How to Apply IFRC Public Health Emergency Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://www.ifrc.org/jobs/details.html?jobId=134565

The Closing Date: 11th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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