Social Accountability Officer (FP/MNCH) job at Mahibere Hiwot for Social Development (MSD)

Vacancy title:
Social Accountability Officer (FP/MNCH)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Mahibere Hiwot for Social Development (MSD)

Deadline of this Job:
20 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Amhara , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Friday, June 10, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Category: Health Care
Location: Woldia, North Wollo, Amhara
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: As per the organization’s scale
Job Description
Mahibere Hiwot for Social Development (MSD) is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization founded in October 1999. Since its establishment, MSD has been implementing different programs in collaboration with partners on providing broad range of HIV prevention, care and treatment services and Sexual and Reproductive health (SRH), Migration & Trafficking, Good Governance, Education and Child Development in different parts of the country.

MSD is a child safe organization and all successful applicants will be required to sign the Safeguarding Code of Conduct. The safety and wellbeing of children and at-risk adults are priorities of MSD. The organization provides a safe environment in all its programs and activities. It has strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in its programmes.

MSD is looking for qualified and competent applicants for the following position:

Job Summary:
The project entitled “Social Accountability for Better Primary Health Service Delivery” is designed with the overall objective of improving access to high quality and high impact Family Planning and Maternal, New born and Child Health (FP/MNCH) services for rural underserved population at four woredas of North Wollo zone (Woldia, Dawunt, Gazo and Gidan), and four woredas of Waghimra zone (Sekota town, Sekota Zuria, Dahina and Gazgibla) in Amhara Region through active engagement of the community and its structures that is intended to be realized using Social Accountability (SA) tools. The project is funded by the Palladium, under U.S. Agency for International Development-funded program NPI EXPAND.

Under the supervision of the project coordinator, the SA officer is responsible for overall coordination, planning & budgeting, implementation and quality assurance of the project in the wag Humera and North Wollo zones of Amhara region.

Main tasks of the officer:
• Follow-up and implement directives and guidelines of the project management team as per the contract with the funding partner;
• Ensure full adherence/compliance to the directives and guidelines during project implementation;
• Lead the project team in activity planning and budget forecasting – so that every team member understands the project activities, the resources available and how to account for these;
• Provide technical, organizational and coaching support to all the Wereda Social Accountability Experts, facilitate and monitor their active collaboration with the woreda administration, sector offices and council, citizens and their organizations, in particular HEWs and health facilities;
• Coordinate community score card activities across the kebeles;
• Oversee project implementation and fund allocation and expenditures; the preparation and submission of narrative and financial reports and follow-up timely disbursement of the project funds;
• Liaise with zonal and woreda sector bureaus and departments on SA project matters including submitting progress reports as required;
• Strictly observe and support project staff members to comply with safety precautions in times of public health events, such as COVID-19, natural disasters and other security situations as per set standards and guidelines;
• Reports to: Project Coordinator
• Staff required: 1

Job Requirements
• Minimum qualifications and skills:
• BSc in Nursing, Public Health or related field
• Three years’ project management experience
• Some SA or local governance experience, or similar, required
• Strong facilitation skills
• Strong determination to promote FP/MNCH
• Willingness to spend significant time in the woredas – a minimum of 20% travel is expected, and sometimes significantly more.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Applicants can send their CV which is not more than 3 pages through  with the subject line of position in which you are applying for. You can also submit CV with credentials in person to MSD head office Telephone 0118699419, Yeka Sub city Signal to Shola Road around Wegagen Bank.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 June 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 10-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-06-2065
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