Position Title: Project Officer, HIV Case Based Surveillance
Location: Oromia and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reports to: Senior Specialist, Strategic Information
Number of Vacancy: Two (one for Oromia Region and one for Addis Ababa City)
Terms of Employment: Contractual for one year with potential renewal
Purpose and Description
Two contract full-time HIV Case Based Surveillance Project Officers will work with NASTAD Ethiopia Senior Specialist for Strategic Information to assist Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) and Addis Ababa City Administration and Oromia Regional State Health Bureaus (RHB5), to implement HIV Case Based Surveillance (CBS) in these regions. The Project Officers will work closely with RHBs and selected health facilities to facilitate the Case Surveillance system’s day-to-day operation, contributing to and engaging in planning, implementation, performance monitoring, and evaluation activities. The Project Officers work closely with RHBs and EPHI to deliver his/her day-to-day work. He/she reports directly to the NASTAD Ethiopia Senior Specialist for Strategic Information.
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In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.
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