USAID Ethiopia Job Vacancy 2024

The USAID Project Management Specialist – Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH) serves as the Health Office team’s advisor on FP/RH and provides senior-level technical leadership and resource in strategic planning, program and activity design, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning of FP/RH-related programs/projects/activities.

The Specialist has a core responsibility in identifying opportunities for USG engagement in FP/RH programming in Ethiopia, and therefore, the Specialist will have broad experience working with international and national stakeholders, including Government of Ethiopia (GoE), professional associations, and faith-based organizations.

This position ensures that USAID/Ethiopia has the necessary strategic, technical, and management expertise to handle and successfully implement voluntary FP/RH programs and activities with an overall budget of approximately $22 million annually.

The Specialist facilitates communication and ensures collaborative working relationships with high-level decision makers, as well as technical staff, in the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Women and Social Affairs, with USAID/Washington counterparts, other government entities, international and bilateral development partners, and non-governmental organizations working in the health sector on FP/RH programming.

Position: Project Management Specialist


Education: Minimum of Master’s degree or local equivalent from an accredited program in Public Health, Development Studies, Social or Behavioral Sciences, Epidemiology, Nursing, Midwifery or a related discipline is required.

Prior Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public health or international development, with a focus FP/RH programming in Ethiopia. At least two years working for bilateral or multilateral development partners, including USG agencies, The World Bank, The Global Fund, UN agencies, private sector, civil society, faith-based organizations and/or non-governmental organizations (NGO) is required, with responsibilities including strategy development, activity/project design and implementation, direct financial and program management, data analysis, and performance monitoring. Minimum of three years of direct management of small to large FP/RH activities, including analysis, activity design, program implementation, financial management, and monitoring and evaluation is required.

MARKET VALUE: $26,638 – $47,950 yearly i.e., equivalent to FSN – 11. In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of USAID/Ethiopia. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value. Salary will be paid in local currency at the exchange rate in effect when the payroll is processed.

Language: Level 4 English and Amharic – reading, speaking, and writing is required.

Deadline: Jun 2, 2024

How to Apply:

Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit:

  1. The offer form DS-174 (Application for U.S. Federal employment) which can be found in the U.S. embassy website; or
  2. A resume in English
  3. Letter of application (cover letter) that describes your experience with the evaluation criteria (Section III: Evaluation and Selection Factors), and
  4. Contact information for a minimum of three and a maximum of five references, including at least two references with direct knowledge of the offeror’s past performance.

Further Guidance:

To ensure consideration of offers for the intended position, offerors must prominently reference the Solicitation Number in the offer submission. Application must be submitted ONLY via and the email subject must say– solicitation 72066324R10015, USAID Project Management Specialist (Family Planning/Reproductive Health). Be sure to include your name and the solicitation number at the top of each page.

Please do not submit more than one application; and

The application must be submitted before or on the closing date at local Ethiopia time 5 p.m. (Local Ethiopia, Addis Ababa Time, or EAT).  Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

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