Junior Advocacy officer – Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA) Vacancy Announcement

Junior Advocacy officer – Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA) Vacancy Announcement, December 11 2023



Organization: Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA)

Position: Junior Advocacy officer


Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: December 12, 2023





Job Description


Institutional mandate
The International Institute for Primary Health Care – Ethiopia (IPHC-E) is an organization affiliated with the Ministry of Health – Ethiopia. We provide technical support to countries building strong Primary Health Care systems, through capacity building training, program design and implementation. We provide support to the Ministry of Health through evidence-based policy recommendations, training of primary health care leaders, implementation of innovation labs, and engagement on PHC strategy designs. We engage in global advocacy to bring PHC as a primary driver to achieving Universal Health coverage. As part of our commitment to improving health outcomes globally, we are seeking  a highly motivated Primary Health Care Advocacy program officer to join our team.
Scope of work: 
 The Primary Health Care Advocacy program officer will be a member of the core IPHC-E team operating under the supervision of the Primary Health Care Advocacy and Partnerships Lead and in close collaboration with other members of the core team. The Primary Health Care Advocacy program officer will closely work with the Institute’s advocacy and partnership lead and key stakeholder to identify and prioritize primary health care advocacy issues; develop advocacy materials, including policy briefs, fact sheets, and presentations, to support primary health care initiatives and coordinate with partners to organize advocacy events, workshops, and meetings.
Under the supervision of, and in collaboration with, the advocacy and communications lead the the Primary Health Care Advocacy program officer will be responsible for, but not limited to:
  • Develop and implement advocacy strategies to promote primary health care initiatives at local, national, and international levels.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, HPN partners, and community organizations, to advocate for policies and programs that support primary health care.
  • Conduct analysis to identify key advocacy issues and opportunities related to primary health care.
  • Organize advocacy campaigns, events, and meetings to raise awareness and mobilize support for primary health care initiatives.
  • Represent the organization in relevant advocacy forums, coalitions, and working groups.
  • Provide technical support and capacity building to staff and partners on advocacy strategies and best practices.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of advocacy efforts and contribute to the development of evidence-based advocacy approaches.
Required number: 1 (one)
Terms of employment: One Year contract with possible extension based on performance.

Job Requirements


Qualifications, experience and skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in public health, international development, or a related health field.
  • Proven experience in organizations working on Primary Health  Care advocacy campaigns and  Primary Health Care advocacy capacity building.
  • Strong understanding of primary health care principles and the Ethiopian health system.
  • Excellent communication, networking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent command of English and Amharic, (written, oral, comprehension) including highly developed drafting skills.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to details
  • Preferably with health background or has previously worked for a health-related organization.

How to Apply


Interested parties should send application letter & CV with 3 references to hr@iphce.org and hr@crdaethiopia.org in 5 consecutive days with the subject line: state the position.
Please ensure that all contact information is up-to-date and accurate.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contact.

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