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Public Health Specialist


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PRIN International Consultancy and Research Services PLC


Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia 


Consultant, Education, Training-Research

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Job Description:

PRIN International Consultancy and Research Services is an Ethiopian international private limited company, which has been growing rapidly since its establishment in 2006 . The Firm houses many experienced and talented national and international specialists in the areas of Education, Health, Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Its main office is based in Addis Ababa and has branches Bahir Dar, Gondar, Hawassa, Adama, and Dire Dawa in (Ethiopia), and Nirobi (Kenya). The Firm provides high-quality educational, health, management, agricultural and development consultancy and research services; short-term trainings; project performance evaluation and socio-economic studies to public institutions, private enterprises, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) by using up-to-date knowledge and state-of-art technology. PRIN manages to develop a highly dynamic, vibrant, and learning organization; which envisions becoming one of the leading consultancy and research firms in Africa.
PRIN works independently as well as in partnership with similar organizations to deliver consultancy, research, institutional development, and project management services to a range of national and international clients. Currently, PRIN is working under a long-term contract with USAID/Transform: MELA, USAID/EPMES, and others. These contracts involve lots of capcity building programmes and project evaluation activities.
For this purpose, PRIN is currently looking for hiring specialists (national or international) who are vibrant, energetic, ambitious, experienced, highly competent and motivated to grow on their careers  in order to fill in the following positions.

Position : Public Health Specialist
Duties and Responsibilities: The Public Health specialist is directly answerable to the General Manager of the Firm. The Candidate, without prejudice to the responsibilities of the General Manager of the Firm, shall have the responsibilities to:
  • Serve as the lead expert and prime focal person for health related projects.
  • Participate in different capacity building programmes;
  • Ensure the feasibility of health projects using different project appraisal dimensions/criteria, and prepare project proposals upon approval;
  • Prepare plans and budget for all his/her activities, and ensure their implementation upon approval;
  • Develop and implement standard data collection techniques/methods for all nutrition and health projects, and ensure that the operations of the firm are on the basis of the standards;
  • Develop and maintain relationships and networks with key external stakeholders, including the food, nutrition and health community, to promote science-based policies, education, and communication;
  •  Be responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and support of the assigned nutrition field interventions in line with the activity plan and time frame of the relevant project proposal and any applicable national and international USAID guidelines and standards;
  • Facilitate partners learning, synthesis, documentation and sharing of experience/learning of public health within the organization;
  • Develop internal organizational nutrition and health training and development of tools/guidelines/standards to improve program quality;
  • Actively engage in nutrition and health networks with key partners including government and institutions/agencies, universities, and donors;
  • Produce analytical reports, analytical papers, guidelines, success stories, lessons learned;
  • Organize and execute project-monitoring activities; Collect, categorize and synthesise evidence on a wide range of nutrition related research and analysis in Ethiopia;
  • Compile regular reports on the progress of the project;
  • Perform any other task assigned by the General Manager. 

Job Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience: MSc in Public Health, Nutrition Science, Health Economics, Health Monitoring and Evaluation, Health Project Management or related field of studies.  PhD in similar disciplines is advantageous. The specialist should have significant nutrition and health related experience of diverse governmental and/or bilateral and multilateral donor funded projects. The applicant is required to be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have an excellent communication skills (written and spoken English), analytical skill of the current nutrition and health situation of the country, reporting, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; and finally proven ability to produce results. The candidate should have at least five years working with nutrition and health organizations on Results Based Management (RBM); and having relevant and demonstrable working experience in providing food security and nutrition technical advice to international donor agencies on large international development projects, including cooperating with key stakeholders in Ethiopia (i.e. donors, UN agencies, International Health Institutions, Government of Ethiopia’s line ministries and agencies); demonstrated experience in demand creation and community mobilization for community and facility-based health services; and has received training on nutrition mainstreaming in the health, community mobilization and related topics. The specialist should be able to present (name) at least three nutrition and health based projects that have been monitored or evaluated in the last two to three years.         
Number required: One

How To Apply:

Terms of employment for all positions: Annual renewable contract based on successful performance
Salary and benefits: Negotiable basic salary based on experience and qualification, and attractive benefit packages
Place of work: Addis Ababa with frequent fieldworks
Closing date: 10 working days after this announcement is posted on the newsletter or job-seekers’ website.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Application procedure: Interested and qualified applicants should submit soft copies of their scanned educational and work experience testimonial documents, CVs, and application letter stating the specific position that suits to them through the following secured email addresses: prininternational@gmail.com, damtiew@yahoo.com and surafeleelta@gmail.com and you can also visit this vacancy announcement on the organization website: www.prininternational.com. You can confirm your application or seek clarification by calling at + 251 (0)911840964/0929104870.
 PRIN International is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We always feel proud that we are part and parcel of this research and consultancy firm that we work with and we thrive to achieve the best interest of our clients. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Client Centered, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards achieving both in our private and professional lives.

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PRIN International Consultancy and Research Services PLC
Addis Aaba, AA, Ethiopia

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