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Ethiopia In-Country Partner Coordinator Consultant

Overview

Jembi is currently working on digital health projects in Ethiopia, including a project with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Headquarters (HQ) Technical Assistance Platform (TAP): OpenMRS PEPFAR Collaborative (OPC) and the Ethiopia Strategic Information (SI) initiative.

The In-Country Country Partner Coordinator (IPC) will be appointed as part of the CDC HQ TAP mechanism and will be a focal point for Jembi project activities in Ethiopia. The successful appointee will be appointed to a contract position for a period until 30 September 2021 (6-7 months, depending on start date) which may be renewed depending on further funding.

Required skills & experience
  • Mid-level professional with at least 5 years of relevant IT project management (PM) experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Disciplines, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Health Informatics with post-graduate qualification in Public Health, Health   Informatics, Monitoring and Evaluation, or relevant discipline

  • Experience with PM solutions for monitoring and managing project execution, critical path activities, and interdependencies across multiple partners and countries

  • Inform appropriate persons/organizations of potential or existing risks/problems

  • Familiarity and/or experience with PEPFAR or other USG health initiatives

  • Familiarity and/or experience with informatics/software system projects, activities, terminology, and practices

  • Ability to understand and communicate complex business processes

  • Ability to prioritize effectively and handle shifting priorities professionally

  • Knowledge and experience in delivering training material for adult learners

  • Solid computer skills including Redmine Project Management Software, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong communication skills and high level of professionalism

  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks concurrently

  • Demonstrates the ability to work with interruptions, under stress and in emergency situations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate with end users up to the executive level in a professional and courteous manner

  • Ability to work effectively as a team player and work with people of all backgrounds and at all levels

Beneficial skills & experience
  •  In-depth experience, knowledge and understanding of the health information systems currently implemented in Ethiopia

Application

The envisaged start date is on 1 March 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.


In the application please include the attached form completed for past consultancy and day rate requested.


CV's for this fixed term consultancy can also be sent to tariro.mandevani@jembi.org.

Closing date:

Location:

Ethiopia, Addis Ababa

Tracking Code:

ETH01-LCC

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Please note

All new Jembi positions are linked to specific project funding and include a three-month probationary period.

There is no guarantee the advertised position will be recruited as it will depend on funding being place and the candidates applying meeting the criteria required to fill this position. Preference will be given to SA citizens and permanent residents. Applicants with work visas must possess visas which will permit them to work for Jembi Health Systems.

In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, consideration will be given to Jembi Health Systems Employment Equity objective.

Jembi Health Systems is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

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