Ethiojobs – NGO Job Vacancies in Ethiopia 2024

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Addis Ababa
  • 35,000 ETB / Month

Website International Medical Corps (IMC) Organisation

Important Notice: International Medical Corps does not ask for financial details, money transfers or payments of any kind from applicants to be considered for or secure a job. For more information,

Ethiojobs – NGO Job Vacancies in Ethiopia 2024

International Medical Corps (IMC)

Job Description: Important Notice: To be considered for or to secure a job, applicants are not required to provide International Medical Corps with financial information, money transfers, or payments of any kind. Go to for additional details.

OVERVIEW OF THE JOB: The Country Director is assisted by the Deputy Country Director Planning and Programmes in the planning, creation, execution, oversight, growth, and management of all national programs. By strengthening the administration and integration of country programs, the Deputy Country Director leads the charge to guarantee the delivery of high-quality programs.

An individual must be able to carry out each necessary task, with or without a reasonable accommodation, to do this job successfully:
Principal Duties and Accountabilities
Program management and strategic planning
In close collaboration with the Country Director, other senior leadership members, and field teams, ascertain the project needs within the grant scope.
• Ensure and support the management and implementation of high-quality programs, ensuring all programs are completed within time, within budget, achieving program objectives, and in line with International Medical Corps principles, values, and strategic plans;
• Ensure that project outcomes and strategic goals are achieved and adhere to technical quality standards;
• Gain knowledge of the country’s operational and programmatic environment and how it affects International Medical Corps programming; • Take part in the creation and evaluation of new proposals and strategic plans;
• Ensure that the senior management team, the relevant project teams, and external partners and stakeholders are informed of and agree with results-oriented strategic directions, targets, deliverables, and standards of care;
In addition to overseeing program compliance with agency policies and procedures, donor regulations, and local laws, the role of primary project contact for all important interlocutors and stakeholders entails:
• Identifying new projects and recommending them to the Country Director
• Leading and guiding programs, including field sites
• Completing routine visits to all field sites to ensure proper implementation of activities, identify programmatic gaps, etc.
• Encourage an environment of continuous learning where staff members are supported and encouraged to grow;
• Promote the culture of high performance in the organization by monitoring programs and taking corrective action;
• Oversee project monitoring and evaluation, ensuring effective use of data and insights for project adaptation and evolution, organizational learning, and sharing lessons with stakeholders during implementation and beyond;
• Ensure coordination to maximize impact and avoid redundancy;
Led the media presentations for programs and sectors, including one-page brochures and success stories for the IMC website and possible outside sources; Supported the country director in growing the country portfolio by looking for new donor funding sources.

Financial Administration

• Assist project personnel and finance in ensuring accurate and timely programmatic and financial reporting.
Assist in creating a work plan and budget that identifies important goals, accountable personnel, deliverables, and potential obstacles. Actively participate in the preparation of internal and external audits with finance and take all necessary steps to address audit findings. Provide input to the Country Director on potential areas of concern related to programming spending, effectiveness of in-country reporting and planning, and adherence to financial requirements.
Management of Human Resources
Oversee senior program employees directly. Work with the program function to make sure each team has the right number of employees based on need and available funds. Make sure that hiring staff is done effectively and according to the needs of the programs; Analyse the staffing structure in collaboration with the country director and relevant senior management; Ensure that all program staff receives policy guidance, training, and continuing assistance; Promote and assist capacity building to satisfy program needs.
Field Site Management:
• Oversee directly all country programme site management, including field site management when applicable;
• Make frequent trips to all country program field sites to ensure proper management of field sites’ projects;

• Keep lines of communication open with all field staff;
• Attend coordination meetings that are pertinent to country activities;
• Interface with the national government and relevant agencies to ensure compliance with various government regulations.
Observation, Assessment, Responsibility, and Education
• Verify that any new program proposals meet the MEAL requirements and expectations of donors, indicating the nation’s mission’s dedication to excellence, responsibility, and ongoing development.
• Ensure that the funds and personnel required for the execution of MEAL activities across all grants are allocated.
• Make sure MEAL activities are carried out by donor specifications and IMC’s minimal standards.
• Ensure that community-based feedback and response mechanisms (CBFRM) are formally designed, implemented, trained, and monitored to collect, track, react to, and act upon community complaints and feedback.
• Ensures that program strategy, planning, and design for the future are informed by the lessons learned, feedback received, and evidence from previous project cycles.
• Assures that partner-level MEAL training and activities are resourced.
• Ensure that program review and planning meetings include MEAL staff and findings.
• Monitor the complaints handling process regularly to make sure that local regulations regarding documentation, referrals, reporting routes, and feedback loops are being followed.
• Ensure that MEAL minimum standards are applied and used effectively throughout program management.
• As the MEAL department develops the MEAL strategy for the national mission, offer technical support.
• Ensure that managers at all levels understand their roles and responsibilities regarding staff training for CBFRM and managing complaints and feedback that are referred by MEAL.

The portrayal

• Build and maintain relationships with the government, UN agencies, donor community, and other non-governmental organizations.
• Attend meetings on behalf of the organization with donors, UN agencies, government ministries, and other stakeholders as needed.
• Support the development of the organization’s good reputation and general credibility by upholding institutional ethics and values in interactions with both internal and external actors, particularly through the implementation of the IMC Code of Conduct.
To ensure financial and programmatic accountability to donors, serve as the primary point of contact for them on matters about the program. Collaborating with the country director, establishing and maintaining contact information for potential donors in the field, and keeping track of significant developments and strategies of major donors. Participate in donor meetings as needed and relay pertinent information to headquarters. Ensure maximum visibility of the organization within the NGO
As requested, represent the Country Director in external and internal meetings. Act as the Country Director when the Country Director is not present.
As assigned, carry out additional tasks. The enumerated tasks and obligations in this document are indicative of the type and volume of work that is assigned; they are not necessarily exhaustive.

Workplace Prerequisites


• Usually a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. When necessary, an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience may be used in its place.
• Generally, ten or more years of noteworthy experience in humanitarian relief efforts and/or emergency repose, primarily in the health or related fields (health policy, health reforms), comprising at least three years of noteworthy field operations experience managing both development and emergency programs, and seven or more years of management experience in an NGO setting;
• Broad experience in operations, with a solid grasp of administration, logistics, and human resources
• Solid foundation in finance, especially in budget creation, analysis, and management.
• Capacity to think strategically, assess risks, mitigate them, and analyze information
• Working knowledge of intricate matrix organizational structures
• Track record of success and expertise leading a sizable team at the senior level.
• Significant background in supply chain, procurement, fleet management, and inventory
• Significant expertise and familiarity in obtaining funding from significant institutional donors
• Thorough understanding of international humanitarian systems, organizations, and donors; as well as protocols, frameworks for accountability, and best practices for emergency management
• Proficiency in public-private partnerships, program sustainability, capacity building, and project monitoring and evaluation (using both quantitative and qualitative methods)
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other computer programs.
• Experience in the area; understanding the culture and being aware of the context (in terms of experience and expertise) are crucial.
• Excellent analytical and practical problem-solving and organizing abilities.
• The capacity to identify issues, gather information, establish the truth, and reach reasonable conclusions.
• Creativity and resourcefulness are necessary to work with a variety of program activities.
• Able to manage demanding circumstances and operate with restricted resources;
• Deep cultural awareness and some understanding of healthcare issues
• Outstanding written and verbal communication abilities.


According to the requirements of the role, the individual must uphold donor compliance and ethics standards as well as the International Medical Corps’ standards, and they must be actively promoted throughout the organization. Employees are also in charge of guarding against transgressions of our code of ethics and conduct, which can include harassment, fraud, corruption, and conflicts of interest. You must report any infractions of the safeguarding policy or the code of conduct and ethics that you hear about, see, or otherwise become aware of. If the role involves supervision, the individual must monitor compliance of those under their supervision, set an example of ethical behavior through their behavior and oversight of others’ work, and make sure those reporting to them have the knowledge and resources necessary to uphold the Code of Conduct & Ethics, enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, such as the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying, and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly, and support staff members who sincerely voice concerns or questions.


Safeguarding and protecting populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children, is a shared responsibility and obligation of all staff members. Protecting against the following behaviors by our employees or partners is part of this: sexual exploitation and abuse; abuse, neglect, or exploitation of minors, adults at risk, or members of the LGBTI community; and any type of human trafficking.


With pride, the International Medical Corps offers equal employment opportunities to all of its staff members and eligible candidates, irrespective of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap, or veteran status.


All employment offers from the International Medical Corps are contingent upon satisfactory reference checks and background investigations. International Medical Corps is a member of the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response’s (SCHR) Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. Accordingly, we will contact the applicant’s prior employers to inquire about any findings of sexual exploitation, abuse, and/or harassment during employment, as well as any incidents that were being investigated at the time the applicant departed. The job applicant certifies that they have read and understand these recruitment procedures by applying.

How to Utilise

Interested candidates who fulfill the prerequisites should submit their resume and cover letter via by OR on May 1, 2024.
Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted.
Note: Since IMC is an equal opportunity employer, applications are welcome from candidates of all backgrounds, including qualified women, individuals with disabilities, and people of all religions and ethnicities.

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