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Job Type:International NGO


Fields of Education: Post graduate Degree in Journalism and communication or foreign language & Literature & related.


Organization: Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia


Salary : As per the organization scale




Application Dead line:2016-06-16


Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia is a world leading organization committed to the treatment and reintegration of patients suffering from obstetric Fistula and the training and development of qualified midwives to prevent obstetric Fistula and other child birth injuries.

HFE is founded in 1974 by Drs Catherine and Reginald Hamlin who have been caring for the women of Ethiopia for over 40 years. In addition to our main hospital in Addis Ababa we have 5 regional hospitals, rehabilitation, and reintegration center and a midwifery school. We also deploy midwives into 34 health centers across the country and provide mentoring and other support services to these health centers.

The Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital would like to invite potential applicants for the following positions:


Job Title:-Information & Communications Managr


Reports to:-CEO


Required No:-1


Location:-Addis Ababa


Education:-Post graduate Degree in Journalism and communication or foreign language & Literature & related.


Experience:-15 years and above communication related experience in managerial and leadership position.


Knowledge, skills and abilities


  • Efficient inter personal communication, planning, organizational and social skill
  • Fluent in oral and written English communication
  • Demonstrated technical ability, sound judgment, and ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Commitment to organizational values
  • Proven computer skill
  • Ability to work in team, self-organized,  sensitive to reporting on time




The Information and communications Manager will contribute to the national and global works, through influencing the leadership to lead and enhance information and communications relate works of HFE that help the achievement of organizational objectives.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities, among other things     


  • Develop communication strategy, operational plan and budget for the department
  • Develop, review and implement communication engagement plans regularly  
  • Enhance proper communication /dissemination of messages of HFE to target audience using the proper medium. (Internet, intranet, extranet and social media)
  • Identify and write stories and publicity materials in English for different print media including the internet (where relevant, short reports for the resource)
  • Develop communication tools  and create contact with media agencies and communities in consultation with CEO which may include the production of video packages and information packs for the website, social media and resources 
  • Design flyers and posters for seminars, workshops and symposium; power point presentations and posters for scholarly dissemination
  • Actively participate in identifying and implementing annual priorities from the communications strategy
  • Develop and maintain /strengthen partnerships and networks with other stakeholders especially with media institutions and journalists to strengthen the communication related works of HFE
  • Build the profile of HFE and partner staff capacity in communication, identifying and preparing stories and messages, and best use of the media. (Internet, intranet, extranet and social media)
  • Give support to the CEO and the different departments of HFE in using every opportunity to introduce the works and working methods of HFE
  • Provide reports to the CEO indicating major achievements and challenges during the reporting period
  • Undertake other more general tasks as directed by the CEO


2. Technical Assistane:


  • The information and communications manager will generally provide technical assistance to staff of different departments in relation to influencing, communications and best use of the media; and in particular the CEO in leading and coordinating the communications works of HFE
  • Format and edit articles and reports prepared by strategic support as well as other departments, including lay-out and copyediting
  • Identify and assist with media opportunities and maintain catalogue of media outputs (e.g. published and online newspaper articles)
  • Manage and catalogue database of pictures and stories and coordinate updates as required 

General information

  • Terms of employment:-Permanent
  • Place of work:-Addis Ababa
  • Salary as per the organization scale

NB:-for all position Women applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants are required to submit non-returnable application, including an introductory letter, copies of all qualifications and your CV to the Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia HR Department or an Email: within 10 days of this announcement.

Address:-Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital) it is located at Kolfe Keraneo Sub City K. 09 House No. 920 Behind the swiss Embassy (behind Augusta Shirt Factory) Jimma Road Addis Ababa. Telephone No 011 3716544/45/ 46 P.O.Box 3609 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia








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