Project officer

at Amref Health Africa
Location Afar, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 6, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Project officer for Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Control Project


Amref Health Africa is an African-led international health development organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa envision to bringing lasting health change for Africain more than 30 countries across the continent. With a focus on women and children, the organization strives to overcome the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child health, HIV & TB, malaria, water and sanitation and health systems strengthening. Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia has been working in Ethiopia since 2002 in close collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health implementing a range of projects in maternal, neonatal and child health, reproductive health, health systems strengthening, health workforce development, water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS and non-communicable diseases across the country, supported by a wide range of multilateral and bilateral donors, corporates and foundations.

Amref Health Africa would like to recruit Project officer for Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Control Project based in Awash, Afar Regional State and will report to Program Manager.

Job Requirements

The job holder should have minimum of BSC degree in Nursing, Public Health, Medical Laboratory technology with good knowledge of global and national health issue.


The job holder should have at least three years of Experience in project and programme management especially in NGO setting. Training on NCD prevention and control has added value


Skills Required 

The job holder shall have the following skills:

Good interpersonal skill,

Partner’s management skill,

Good communication skill.

Good computer skill,

Proposal and report writing skill,


The job holder must have good competency in programme management, coordination, execution, resource mobilization,


Applying Instructions

If you would like to join Amref’s team, please quote the position/reference number in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter with remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, through email: or .

The closing date for submitting applications is August 13, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy

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