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Temporary Program Assistant


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The USAID-funded HSFR/HFG Project


Bahir Dar, Ethiopia 


Admin-Clerical-Secretarial, Management, Other

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

The USAID-funded HSFR/HFG Project works to reform the health sector financing systems and implement health insurance schemes at the national, regional, woreda, and health facility levels in Ethiopia. The HSFR/HFG Project seeks to recruit for the following position:

Job Title: Temporary Program Assistant (Maternity Leave Replacement)
Number of Position: 1 (One)
Location: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Essential Job Responsibilities/Percentage of Time:

Based at the HSFR/HFG Project Office in Bahir Dar, and under the supervision and direction of Regional Director, the Temporary Program Assistant provides administrative and logistical support to the Field Team for the Regions of Amhara and Benishangul-Gumuz.

Responsibilities include the following:
  • Maintain project files, including personnel files, files of project deliverables, and project reports;
  • Manage and document correspondences with the project headquarters office, Regional Health Bureaus, and other partners and stakeholders:
  • Manage telephone operations and communications;
  • Oversee the proper reporting of labor time and the timely submission of timesheets;
  • Receive and advise guests;
  • Handles petty-cash;
  • Purchase, store and distribute office supplies;
  • Ensure timely settlement of office bills:
  • Manage local procurements for office supplies and other requirements;
  • Make logistical arrangements for project events and field activities, including the support for project staff or other visitors coming from outside the region.
Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Secondary School (minimum). Business Institute Diploma or Bachelors Degree in Administration, Management. Business, Social Science, or other relevant field (desirable);
  • 3 years of relevant professional experience in office administration;
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows. Word, Excel and other data processing and graphical presentation software;
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable:
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.

How To Apply:

Qualified individuals interested should submit letters of interest, their non-returnable CV and relevant documents at the following address no later than Friday Dec. 15. 2017 at 5:00 PM. Late submissions will only be considered if the applicant pool is low or if they do not satisfy the requirements.
E-mail to: ganteneh@hsfreth.org
P.o.Box 2316 Bahar Dar Ethiopia
Only short listed candidates will be contacted 

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Health Sector Financing Reform (HSFR) Project

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