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The role will be part of the network of group of workers expertise within the IHR Strengthening Project with the job holder able to draw on the trip within the network and contribute to improvement of practice in other Project countries.

Candidates will also have get right of entry to to UKHSA training courses and support for in addition professional development.

Position: Technical Adviser

Workforce Development (International Health Regulations Strengthening Project)

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

• Graduate qualification in a applicable subject or an equivalent level of applicable experience (Public Health / Public

• Administration / Learning / Training and Development).

• Experience of devising, implementing and delivering public fitness learning initiatives within/across organisations.

• Experience of organising and managing on line training modules.

• Experience in an organisation with complicated stakeholder interactions.

• An understanding of the operation and complexities of CPD systems.

• An understanding of and commitment to equality of possibility and good working relationships, both in terms of everyday

• working practices, but also in relation to management systems.

• Excellent laptop skills and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

• Experience of business planning development, monitoring and reporting on performance.

• Strong verbal exchange skills (verbal and written).

• High level of organisational skills – in a position to organise, plan, prioritise and deal with conflicting demands and pressures in a fast-paced environment.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style, with potential to understand differing perspectives.

• A demonstrated commitment to excessive professional ethical standards and a various workplace.

Language requirements:

– Excellent written and spoken English

– Excellent written and spoken Amharic

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

• Postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject to learning, education and organizational development.

• Experience of organizing and managing on line training modules.

• Experience of providing leadership and administration training and coaching.

• Experience of managing projects with multiple partners.

• The International Health Regulations (IHR) Strengthening Project (IHR_SP) is a Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

• funded undertaking implemented by UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) which works in 5 countries, one of which is Ethiopia.

• It also works domestically across Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and more recently South-east Asia.

A key goal of the IHR Strengthening Project is to support National Public Health Institutes (NPHIs) and regional bodies in the development of a educated local workforce, that will continue beyond the period of the project, and will not only embed and build on successes to date, however also provide an opportunity to reinforce capacity upstream and more broadly.

This position’s primary accountability is to work with the Ethiopia Country Lead/Senior Public Health Advisor and the National Public Health Training Centre at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) to deliver on UKHSA’s and EPHI’s shared objectives for our collaboration on workforce ability building and strengthening.

The post-holder will provide expert group of workers advice and contribute to EPHI and other applicable government Ministries/Departments/Agencies to ensure a holistic approach to enhancing IHR compliance which addresses priority workforce needs.

Roles and responsibilities:

1. Work with the National Public Health Training Centre leading the improvement and driving the implementation of public health continuous expert development system including:

• Work with training centre colleagues, inside and external stakeholders to progress (CDP module development

• Work with training centre colleagues, inside and external stakeholders to establish an accreditation pathway for completed modules.

• Ensure all applicable modules are managed through the accreditation pathway on a timely basis.

• Develop reporting methodology for CPD system data

• Ensure CPD reviews are generated, analysed and presented to the relevant committee for consideration/action.

2. Develop proposal for mission training need assessment for described staff groups within and backyard the institute.

3. Actively support the delivery of training and improvement interventions that support effective and efficient operational transport including technical and leadership skills.

4. Work in partnership with the National Public Health Training Centre to develop applicable interventions to progress the training and development agenda inside EPHI.

5. Support the delivery of a workforce development method for EPHI.

6. Ensure compliance with planning and reporting practice required for the IHR S Project including achievement of challenge plans, milestones and evaluation.

You will be a highly organised, creative team participant who is a self-starter and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will have a broad vary of communications engagement skills, and a thorough understanding of public sector issues received through experience in the field. You will have excellent negotiation skills, enabling you to deal sensitively with stakeholders with complicated and sometimes conflicting interests. You will be expected to show robust drive to complete and evidence progress, recognising the significance of compliance and reporting.

The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the altering needs of UKHSA and EPHI.

Salary: USD 1,603.08

Location (City) : Addis Ababa

Deadline: 14 August 2023

How to Apply:

• Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.

• Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted. 

• The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.

• Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Addis Ababa are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ethiopia.

• All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.

• The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to:

• Obtain the relevant permit.

• Pay fees for the permit.

• Make arrangements to relocate.

• Meet the costs to relocate.

• The British Embassy do not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.

• Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.

• Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link: Please note:  AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5

• Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

• Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’.  If during the reserve period of 12 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.

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