Hygiene Promotion Assistant (3 positions)

at International Rescue Committee - IRC
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 7, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response.

Position: Hygiene Promotion Assistant (3 positions)
Duty Station: based at Fentale, Ada’a and Rayitu Woredas of Oromia region
Contract Duration: until December, 2020 with possibility of extension

Job Summary:

Hygiene Promotion Assistant is responsible to support the implementation of rapid emergency response of hygiene and sanitation promotion and water supply activities by using appropriate hygiene promotion approaches, with required standard and principles, and level of participation. The position holder is also responsible for beneficiary selection & verification, community mobilization and participation for the prevention and control of COVID 19, proper management resources under the project.

Job Requirements

Education: BSc Degree/Diploma in Environmental Health.

Work Experience: 1 year for BSc Degree and 3 years for Diploma holders.

NGO experience is plus.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Hygiene promotion experience in local community and emergency context. 
  • Experience of community mobilization and NFI distribution.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required.
  • Basic computer skill.
  • Language Skills: Good command spoken and written English, Amharic and Afaan Oromo.


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants who met the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply on IRC Career portal ONLY.

Here is the link to APPLY:


Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

  • Name of the position you have applied for and date of application.
  • Summary of your qualifications and experience
  • Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job
  • Permanent Address and present address and telephone number.
  • Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.
  • Please include 3 references from current and former employers.
  • Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.
  • Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols, and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

WARNING: Do not to pay any money to get a job. Please report fraudulent jobs to info@newjobsethiopia.com