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Job Type:Local NGO


Fields of Education: BSc/BA Degree in Nursing, Health, sociology, Biology or related fields


Organization: Ethiopian Muslims Relief and Development Association (EMRDA)


Salary : negotiable




Application Dead line:2016-05-28


Ethiopian Muslims Relief and Development Association (EMRDA) is an indigenous NGO legally established and operating in the country since 1994. As per the requirement of the new legislation, it was reregistered in October 2009 as Ethiopian Resident charity organization with registration No 0194 and renewed its license again on 08/12/15 for the subsequent three years. Over the past years, it has been implementing multi-sectorial development programs and made significant contribution to the overall poverty reduction effort of the country. Currently, EMRDA is looking for qualified individuals for the newly launched project called reducing barriers and increasing utilization of Reproductive, Maternal and Neonatal Health (RMNH) Services in 10 woredas of Afar region, which is funded by federal ministry of Health (FMOH) as a part of RIF project. Hence we invite experienced and qualified applicant for the post of project coordinator.



Educational Qualification

Required experience, and Essential skills 

Duties and Responsibilities

Duty station


Project coordinator (one person)

BSc/BA Degree in Nursing, Health, sociology, Biology or related fields 

At least five (5) years of relevant working experience on coordinating RH and MNCH projects, preferably in NGO

Have proven knowledge about national and regional RMNH strategies

Self motivated ability to work under minimum supervision, seriousness about quality and timeliness of work

Team oriented work styles, work experience in Afar region

Proficient in using computer applications (MS word, power point presentation, Excel, internet etc)

Strong knowledge of written and spoken Amharic and English language. Speaking Afarigna is a bonus  

Responsible to coordinate the overall management of the project activities

Provide technical and professional supports for community health workers (CHWs) in delivering quality project outputs and outcomes

Prepare annual, Bi-annual, quarterly monthly and weekly work plans and oversee its implementation accordingly

Direct, and supervise the performance of the CHWs  who work with the project 

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How to apply:-

The applicant is advised review the detailed job description for the position which is posted on our website: The CV should provide details of relevant work experience,


Terms of Employment:-one year contract with possible extension /renewal

Application submission:-interested applicants can submit a one page cover letter and CV not exceeding 3 pages via the below means

  • Tel: +251 113482463 or 0923 988754
  • Email: or
  • Postal Address: P.O.Box 7515, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • In person at EMRDA Head office located Ayer Tena, behind the police station

Application Deadline:-Five working days from the date of this announcement

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview!!!








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