Project Assistant – Amref Health Africa Vacancy Announcement

Project Assistant – Amref Health Africa Vacancy Announcement, April 21 2023



Organization: Amref Health Africa

Position: Project Assistant

Employment: Full Time

Location: Semera, Afar

Date of Announcement: April 20 2023

Deadline: Apr 28, 2023





Job Description


Project Assistant for the project “Women and girls lead change for gender equality in Dubti district in the Afar Region.”

Reports to: Project officer

Station: Semera

Purpose of the Job

  • Ensure proper implementation of “Women and girls lead change for gender equality in Dubti district in the Afar Region.” project activities at the community level;
  •  Provide technical support and follow-up to youth groups and school pupils which are involved in the project; and monitor and report activities Women and girls lead change for gender equality in Dubti district in the Afar Region.” projects at community and district level;
  • Liaise with community and local government structures regarding the above project matters.


  • Establish or strengthen an Advisory Committee, made up of girls and adolescents, in schools.
  • Preparing weekly and monthly detail work plan in relation to objectives and deliverables;
  • Closely work with Power to You(th)/Kefeta projects team to link and coordinate similar activities in similar targets;
  • Ensure the implementation of project activities as per planned strategies;
  • Coordination of activities within the context of the area and ensuring implementation in collaboration with government stakeholders and beneficiaries;
  • Provide targeted technical assistance, follow-up, and supportive supervision to youth groups and school pupils that are involved;
  • Ensure project implementation in line with Amref Health Africa’s organizational objective and government policy, strategies and guidelines;
  • Planning and Facilitation of timely procurement of goods and services for projects;
  • Prepare and submit timely the monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual quality narrative reports to the project officers;
  • Prepare work plan and cash advance request;
  • Work with the program accountant, M & E officer and procurement officers to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in resource utilization;
  • Actively participate in assessments;
  • Organize and participate in review meetings, forums with partners;
  • Gather, compile and disseminate case stories from the field;
  • Effectively utilize Amref’s information management system, HR information system and other knowledge management platforms;
  • Undertake other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in health related field/public Health or sociology, economics, gender studies or relevant social science studies;
  • Experience of minimum 3 years related to Youth related projects, girls and women empowerment projects, gender based violence, any relevant gender issues;
  • Good team spirit and respect for organizational policies, rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge on safeguarding principles of all involved in the project;
  • Familiarity with the government health system;
  • NGO experience is an advantageous;
  • Good interpersonal communication & writing skills in both Amharic & English;
  • Excellent computer skills: Ms Windows, Ms Word and Excel, Ms outlook;
  • In addition, the ideal candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving and networking skills;
  • Having personal qualitied of being planned, organized and work under minimal supervision;
  • Has experience working in Debrebirhan, Tarmaber and Shewarobit and knows the context and culture very well;
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply.



How to Apply

Interested applicants please visit our website to submit your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter stating for which location you are applying for, detailing why you are the best fit for this position, and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Closing date will be April 28/2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.








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