employee job -technical advisor - health (re-advertised) in addis ababa

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job type
contract
salary
Br 300,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
addis ababa, addis abeba
job category
Information Technology
job type
contract
salary
Br 300,000 per year
reference number
JOB0115301
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job description

Lead on Program Development and Business Pursuit of the Health Programming

About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in Ethiopia before you appy. VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications. Applicants who had applied earlier need not to apply again.

skills

Essential: • Post Graduate Degree in Public Health or similar field with clinical work experience • Minimum of 8 years’ work experience in the Health sector preferably in Maternal, New born, and Child Health related interventions • Minimum of five years’ work experience in INGO or Donor world • Excellent understanding of the overall country’s Health System functioning and operation including its policy background and reasoning • Already established professional relationship with Government health bureaus/hospitals/facilities and within the development sector • Well established business development and resource mobilisation experience with proven track record of achievement • Proven record of high level strategic engagement with donors, academia, development partners and government institutions • Experience in new partnership establishment and development for program achievement • Demonstrated analytical skills for strategic thinking, policy engagement, and program delivery • Demonstrated experience in managing and working with teams of multi-disciplinary professions and cultures • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, particularly in a cross-cultural environment able to work with a diverse support team and volunteers • Sound level of program delivery experience Desired : • Technical knowledge of M&E • Significant level of understanding of the country context in VSOE target locations • Budget and grants development and management skills. • Coaching and mentoring skills Ability to demonstrate: • Team Management and Coordination: experience of leadership and high level coordination and management of people • Communication - Excellent verbal and written communications and report writing skills • Representation and negotiation skills – ability to negotiate difficult deals and maintain relations with stakeholders • Planning and Time Management – Excellent in prioritising tasks, time management, effective while working under pressure with tight deadlines • Financial – being well versed with financial requirement and able to capture top line indicators of financial performance • Advanced computer skills in MS Office word, outlook and excel. • Flexibility to adapt, positive attitude towards change, and constructive and creative approach to problem solving • Strong team player • Commitment to VSO’s values Competencies and Behaviour At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: • Ability to be open minded and respectful • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships • Ability to seek and share knowledge Equal Opportunities VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.