INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) is a professional Association established in 1992. The Association envisioned seeing every mother, newborn, family and communities have standard midwifery care in Ethiopia through promoting midwifery profession, strengthening midwifery education and maintaining rules and regulation to protect midwife professionals and Ethiopian public. The Association has been implementing different projects in line to its four strategic areas: capacity building, partnership and networking, advocacy and representation, research and publication (to influence policies and evidence based decisions) in Ethiopia. Thus, Ethiopian Midwives Association wants to hire competent professional in the following vacant positions:- 

1. MNH Officer

Reports to: MNH Advisor

Duration: six months with possibility of extension based on performance and availability of budget.

Salary:  As per the Association scale 

Required number: One

Budget source-Transform PHC Project

Place of work:  Addis Ababa, seconded to Transform: PHC office with frequent travel to the four intervention regions (Oromia, Amhara, SNNPR and Tigray) different project implementation areas

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare detail operational activity plan
  • Develop training plan of action and prepare budget based on the plan
  • Facilitate the implementation of planned activities through proper coordination, provision of technical support
  • Organize and facilitate any type of trainings related with reproductive, maternal & newborn health as per the plan and prepare training reports
  • Organize and conduct need based training for health workers at various health facilities
  • Report on project progress and communicate relevant information including monthly, quarterly and annual report to project manager.
  • Create smooth relationship with trainees, government bureaus   and other partners at different level.
  • Take part in program planning, proposal writing, documenting best practices and monitoring project activities
  • Collaborate with RHBs hospitals and health center when the training is conducted
  • Collaborate with all program and technical staffs of Transform:PHC for better out come on the overall implementation of the program
  • Collaborate, coordinate and participate in any Transform:PHC’s related activities as per the annual work  plan of the project and additional assignments from partners, FMOH and RHBs as needed
  • Coordinate and create a link among RHBs, charter offices and zonal representatives in relation with the training and other EMwA activities
  • Ensure post training follow up visit and performance review meetings were conducted
  • Execute any roles and responsibilities assigned by his/her immediate supervisor

Abilities/Skills:

  • Able to work in stressful environment ,and stay in the project areas for a given period of time 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Amharic
  • Program Management and team leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills and flexibility
  • Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with staffs and partners
  • Be able to function as a team

 

 Required Qualifications:

  • MPH, MSC Or BSc in Midwifery and other health related field like Nursing, Public Health officer  with Midwifery background
  • Minimum of 5 /7 years of experience in clinical  practice and teaching at higher teaching institution and in-depth understanding of international & National reproductive, maternal and newborn health
  •  Knowledge and experience in standard Midwifery care and practice and extensive experience in MNH service provision.
  • Having  BEmONC TOT is mandatory and other trainings like FP, PMTCT, effective and clinical teaching skills is more advantageous  
  • Good Interpersonal communication skills
  • NGO experience is advantageous
  • Computer literate and good creative skills
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal

 

2. Program officer

Reports to: MNH officer

Duration: six months with possibility of extension based on performance and availability of budget.

Salary:  As per the Association scale 

Required number: One

Budget source-Transform: PHC Project

Place of work:  Addis Ababa in Ethiopian Midwives Association office with frequent travel to the four intervention regions (Oromia, Amhara, SNNPR and Tigray) different project implementation areas

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare detail operational activity plan
  • Develop training plan of action and prepare budget based on the plan
  • Facilitate the implementation of planned activities through proper coordination, provision of technical support
  • Organize and facilitate any type of trainings related with reproductive, maternal & newborn health as per the plan and prepare training reports
  • Organize and conduct need based training for health workers at various health facilities
  • Report on project progress and communicate relevant information including monthly, quarterly and annual report to project manager.
  • Create smooth relationship with trainees, government bureaus   and other partners at different level.
  • Take part in program planning, proposal writing, documenting best practices and monitoring project activities
  • Collaborate with RHBs hospitals and health center when the training is conducted
  • Collaborate with all program and technical staffs of Transform: PHC better out come on the overall implementation of the program
  • Collaborate, coordinate and participate in any Transform:PHC’s related activities as per the annual work  plan of the project and additional assignments from partners, FMOH and RHBs as needed
  • Coordinate and create a link among regional HBs, chapter offices and zonal representatives in relation with the training and other EMwA activities
  • Ensure post training follow up visit and performance review meetings were conducted
  • Execute any roles and responsibilities assigned by his/her immediate supervisor

Abilities/Skills:

  • Able to work in stressful environment ,and stay in the project areas for a given period of time 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Amharic
  • Program Management and team leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills and flexibility
  • Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with staffs and partners
  • Be able to function as a team

 Required Qualifications:

  • MPH, MSC Or BSC in Midwifery and other health related field like Nursing, Public Health officer  with Midwifery background
  • Minimum of 5 /7 years of experience in clinical  practice and teaching at higher teaching institution and in-depth understanding of international & National reproductive, maternal and newborn health
  •  Knowledge and experience in standard Midwifery care and practice and extensive experience in MNH service provision.
  • Having  BEmONC TOT is mandatory and other trainings like FP, PMTCT, effective and clinical teaching skills is more advantageous  
  • Good Interpersonal communication skills
  • NGO experience is advantageous
  • Computer literate and good creative skills
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal

How to Apply

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through:  mare2003@yahoo.com and info@midwives.org.et  

  •  A CV (not more than 3 pages)
  • A cover letter (not more than one page)
  • A one page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this

Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.  

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE TITLE OF THE VACANCY ON THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. All applications should be received within 10 days of this advertisement.

Note:

  • All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted.