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Manager, Pre-hospital Emergency Care Service | Office Assistant


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Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Admin-Clerical-Secretarial, Health Care, Management

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Full time

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Job Description:

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned bellow.

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) is established on the eve of Ethio- Italian war, on July, 8, 1935 and signed the Geneva Convention July 25 of the same year and became 48th member of League of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies on 25, September 1935. Since then the Society have engaged on providing Humanitarian services & community based development initiatives.

Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 11 Regional Offices, 32 Zonal Branches and 112 District/Woreda Branches and 3673 grass root committees/Kebele Red Cross Committees.

1. Job Title: Manager, Pre-hospital Emergency Care Service

Work Unit/ Project/ Program: Health and Pharmaceutical Service
Terms of employment: Permanent after probation period
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Salary: Birr 18,685.00
Under the general direction and guidance of Director, Health and Pharmaceuticals the Pre hospital Emergency Care Manager:-

  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the pre hospital and hospital emergency care services; commercial first aid and ambulance service in accordance with the regulatory requirement.
  • Develops commercial first aid and ambulance service policy, strategy, operational standard and guideline and ensure implementation upon approval;
  • Develop and implement a strategic and operational plan for the service that addresses: mission, staff development issues, quality improvement, financial performance, market assessment and analysis, and fleet management.
  • Oversees and ensures responses to emergency calls involving accidents, disasters or medical emergencies are timely and quickly effected.
  • Make sure that all commercial first aid and ambulance service professionals; emergency medical technicians, ambulance vehicle drivers etc. are ready to provide 24 hours service to emergency needs.
  • Benchmark key performance indicators and major processes in order to move towards best practices and assure consistency of these indicators across the collaborative network
SKILLS REQUIRED: Any special training and experience in managing commercial First Aid, ambulance and other prehospital medical services is mandatory.

Qualification Requirements: MBA or BA in Business management/ Economics/Marketing, OR MSc/BSc in Emergency Health/ public health/ Health officer/ Pharmacy
Work Experience: 6/8 years practical work experience in managing prehospital medical services out of which 2 years in a supervisory or senior professional position(s)

2. Job Title: Office Assistant

Work Unit/ Project/ Program: DRR department/ Migration and Restoring Family Links coordinator
Terms of employment: Contract for one year
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Salary: birr 8,813.00
Under the direction of the Migration and Restoring Family Links coordinator, office assistant performs:-
  • Plans, directs, coordinates and controls the overall migration and restoring family links operations of the Society and Provide regular technical support to branches staffs, government offices and communities
  • Document of good practices, develop case studies, organize lessons sharing events and scale up the good practice for wider communities and Networks with stakeholders within and out of the Movement and handles communication matters of the Society’s restoring family links service with them
  • Promoting innovation, livelihood diversification and action research on youth employment
  • Coordinates and facilitates the activities of collecting, sorting, dispatching, exchanging and tracking the statuses of tracing requests and Red Cross Messages (RCM’s);
  • Coordinates training programs for branches and other concerned work units of the Society on principles of tracing and other related issues
Qualification Requirements: First degree in Management/business administration/ Secretarial Science and Office Management /Social work/ Psychology/Sociology and 2 year work experience or related field and experience

How To Apply:

Applicants are required to send their complete application documents containing application letter & CV, copies of credentials of education, work experience & trainings until June 10, 2018 through our postal address or E-mail, address mentioned below. Details of the job descriptions of vacant post can be accessed on our web site: www.redcrosseth.org by clicking vacancy and you can send your complete document through e—mail: ercs-recruitment@redcrosseth.org
N.B: Please put your educational background and work experience on 1 (one) page summary table. It is also a requirement to submit a testimonial from Revenue Authority that ensures payment of income tax from the salary paid along with work the experience testimonial obtained from small Private Organizations.
Ethiopian Red Cross Society
Human Resource Dep’t
P.o.Box 195
Addis Ababa
Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply

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The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS)
Addis Ababa

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