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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

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 https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/; or https://www.usaid.gov/ethiopia/work-with-us/careers/ds-form-174-ccn-application.
  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 addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov 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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