Senior HIV Prevention Coordinator, Ministry of Health-Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Senior HIV Prevention Coordinator, Ministry of Health-Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement; May 10 2023



Organization: Ministry of Health-Ethiopia

Position: Senior HIV Prevention Coordinator


Location: Addis Ababa

Salary: 39,927.00 ETB

Deadline: May 18, 2023





Job Description


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of high-impact and targeted HIV prevention programs by all local implementers.
  • Initiate, coordinate, and play a key role in the development of standardized and evidence-based behavioral change communication materials, national strategies, guidelines, and training manuals.
  • Mobilize and initiate in development of workplace policy and strategy for HIV/AIDS that could help a risk-free environment.
  • Conduct and facilitate national-level sensitization and high-level advocacy workshop.
  • Analyse policies, strategies, and actions in multisectoral response to identify opportunities and barriers to the response to HIV/AIDS. Identify ways of amending and revising them to create an enabling environment.
  • Mobilize, initiate, and play a key role in developing different social mobilization and partnership-related guidelines, training manuals, and broachers.
  • Organize and conduct different training/consultative workshops to intensify HIV/AIDS multisectoral response at different levels.
  • Work closely with major partners in the development of leadership and advocacy capacity for HIV/AIDS multisectoral response focusing on combination prevention.
  • Mobilize, initiate, and maintain good working with line ministries, donor representatives, nongovernmental organizations and faith-based organization representatives, and other partners and support all partners and stakeholders to intensify HIV/AIDS multisectoral response in their respective sectors.
  • Support the community and social mobilization efforts to address the needs of clients and household affected b HIV/AIDS.

Provide technical assistance to partners in designing and implementing projects focusing on social mobilization and partnership or combination prevention. 

Location : Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa

Reports to: MoH, HIV Prevention and Control Lead executive Officer

Employment Type &Duration: Duration of contract: One year, renewable based on performance and availability of funds

Required Number: Three (3)


Job Requirements


Required educational background and work experience:
  • MPH in Public Health or MSc in Nursing with 10 years of strong experience in HIV prevention and control programs or 8 years of strong experience in HIV prevention and control programs for a Ph.D.
  • Demonstrated experience in compiling reports and analyzing data specific to MRIS (Multi-sectoral Response Information System) is preferable.
  • Good personal organizational skills including the ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Language Proficiency:
  • Working knowledge of English
Job Knowledge:
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of HIV prevention and control program management. Must be well acquainted with the structure of the Ethiopian health system.
Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated capacity in supporting region, zone, and Woreda health offices and health facility staff in the implementation of TB/HIV programs and services.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective result-based working relationships with staff at national and regional levels and partner organizations.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate cooperative working relationships.
Interpersonal Skill Requirements:
  • Must be tactful and effective in dealings for program/project implementation with partners and various officials of governmental and non-governmental organizations,
  • Articulate communication, excellent in written and verbal communication & presentation
Computer literacy:
  • Routine use of MS-office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and internet and email systems required. The ability to use additional statistical analysis packages is an advantage e.g. SPSS, Epi-Info.
  • Both the Civil service and MOH-E rules and regulations will be applied to guide the day-to-day activities and performance of the manager.
  • As new priorities emerge, the MOH-E may periodically revise this TOR for this position.

How to Apply


Interested and qualifying applicants are invited to submit their application indicating the Title of the Position, non-returnable CVs and copies of their educational and work experience credentials together with original documents to Competency and Human Resource Administration Executive Officer, within 7 consecutive working days from the first date of announcement.
Qualifying women are encouraged to apply. If you fail to follow the instructions, you will be disqualified from the competition! We strongly encourage qualifying women to apply.
Competency and Human Resource Administration
Executive Officer, First Building, Ground Floor
Ministry of Health-Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
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