Project Coordinator

at Ethiopian Public Health Association
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 24, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Duties and Responsibilities:

The project coordinator will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Search published and unpublished documents (journal articles, brief communications, abstracts presented in international and national conferences, policy, program and strategic documents) related to maternal and child cause of death in Ethiopia since 1990
  • Identify study Kebeles for the post census cause of death identification project areas in collaboration with the CSA
  • Heavily engage in the adaptation of verbal autopsy data collection tools to identify maternal and childhood cause of death at a community level
  • Engage in the translation of designed verbal autopsy data collection tools into the local language
  • Engage in the training of the GRADE infrastructure platform
  • Involve in the training of data collectors on how to use the GRADE infrastructure to capture causes of death data
  • Monitor field staffs in the capture of cause of death data using the GRADE infrastructure platform
  • Involve in the recruitment of physicians that will work as coder physicians using the ICD-10 standard
  • Involve in the training of coder physicians to assign causes of death using signs and symptoms captured by lay data collectors
  • Engage in the recruitment of data managers that will be involved in the management of the cause of death data using the GRADE infrastructure platform
  • Facilitate the trainings of data managers on the management of cause of death data using the GRADE infrastructure platform
  • Prepare technical and financial report for IDRC and submit it for the project PI for approval before it is submitted for IDRC
  • Engage in the proposal write-up to secure more funding to scale-up the project in wider areas to capture more childhood and maternal causes of death
  • Involve in the preparation of the database to prepare journal articles to be submitted for publication
  • Organize a series of dissemination workshops in collaboration with the Principal investigator
  • Prepare brochures and pamphlets that will be used to disseminate main findings of the project during the dissemination workshops
  • Secure renewal for Institutional Clearance from the Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Liaison the project to Central Statistical Agency, Vital Registration Agency, Ethiopian Public Health Institute and Ministry of Health
  • Will act as a focal person for the Canadian and Ethiopian research team members and report

Employment Type: Four Months (September 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020) with the possibility of contract extension

Job Requirements

Required qualification:

  • Masters of Public Health, Demography or Statistics with no service year or four years of relevant experience with Bachelor Degree of Public Health, Demography or Statistics

Other requirements:

  • Excellent written and spoken English; and excellent interpersonal communication skills


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants shall submit their application in person to:  Ethiopian Public Health Association,

Located on the way to “Meskel Flower Hotel” near Dreamliner Hotel, G+4 gray Building

Tel: +251-114-166083/+25211-4166041

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