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NGO Vacancy Announcement – ICAP

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ICAP would like to invites competent and interested candidates for the following positions.

Position 1: Regional Public Health Surveillance Coordinator-Tigray Regional Office

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the of the ICAP’s Regional Program Manager, the Public Health Surveillance Coordinator will support the facility-based surveillance for notifiable diseases, as well as the implementation, and maintenance of information systems, and perform complex data analysis. S/he will prepare reports and presentations that aim to produce better understanding and insights and develop data visualization dashboards for diseases under surveillance which will be used for cluster/outbreak investigation. S/He is expected to work closely with the ICAP in Ethiopia and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surveillance and program team members and other partners.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support facility-based surveillance for notifiable diseases in the Tigray region
  • Enhance Community-based surveillance system focusing high-risk individuals/groups
  • Strengthen woreda-level investigation and response capabilities to potential outbreaks
  • Actively participate in the selection, development, testing, and implementation of the regional and national electronic surveillance data capturing, visualization, and reporting platforms
  • Design and develop a data analytics platform for diseases under surveillance
  • Review the quality of surveillance data such as timeliness, accuracy, and completeness, identify data quality issues and work with the relevant team to address the issue
  • Prepare surveillance reports to support decision-making for response activities
  • Assist in the preparation of findings from routine, administrative and surveillance reports to be incorporated as required in weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports
  • Develop graphical presentations of surveillance data that can be used clearly to illustrate the findings
  • Participate and assist, as needed in oversight of cluster and outbreak investigations.
  • Undertake periodic supportive supervision and mentorship to the zone, woreda and health facility staff
  • Provide training and support the zone, woreda and health facility staff in data analysis and interpretation
  • Provide data-related technical support, as required, to the Emergency Operation Centers (EOC) at the regional level
  • Attend meetings related to his/her responsibilities in surveillance data management
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health, and MD or master’s degree in public health (MPH) or Health Informatics
  • At least Five (5) years of progressive professional experience in Health programs preferably on HIV/AIDS and public health surveillance program data Management
  • Familiarity with DHIS2, Power BI, Tableau, Google Data platforms (Google form, Google sheet, Google data studio), RedCap, GIS, EMR-ART, CDR, PTQIT, etc.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis tools /software including Microsoft Excel, Access, EPI info, Stata, R, and SPSS, and data visualization tools (i.e., Google Data Studio, Excel, Tableau and Power BI)
  • Proficient in preparing data collection tools, data entry, cleaning, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiological data.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work, including when under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English language and official working language of the region

Workplace: Mekelle, Tigray


Deadline: June 4, 2023

Position 2: Regional HIV CS Coordinator-readvertized


Under the guidance of the ICAP Regional Director ,the regional HIV CS Coordinator will be responsible to the overall implementation HIV case surveillance (CS) program in the region. The CS coordinator work closely with their respective Regional Health Bureau (RHB) under close supervision of ICAP’s Regional director and other ICAP surveillance team members. She/He will actively participate in developing implementation plan, organizing, coordinating, and facilitating HIV CS implementation activities such as capacity building training, site readiness assessment and activation, periodical supportive supervision, and mentorship on the implementation of HIV CS and HIV recency testing. Further, the CS coordinator, is expected to support RHB in the analysis and visualization of the program data and producing periodical surveillance reports.


  • Coordinate the regional HIV CS implementation.
  • Attend the regional technical HIV CS meetings in your capacity as an ICAP representative.
  • oversee advisors who are under your supervision.
  • Support the RHB in planning, capacity building, and implementing HIV Case Surveillance,
  • Conduct site readiness assessment and activation for new HIV CS health facilities,
  • Ensure that the health facilities have the necessary supplies for HIV CS
  • Ensure RITA is conducted for all eligible HIV infected cases at health facilities and ensure the implementation of QC methods for RTRI.
  • Monitor the implementation of site level response in all the CS facilities using the SOP and site level response tracker, and provide feedback to stakeholders accordingly.
  • Prepare weekly activity plan and submit performance report to the central team,
  • Conduct continuous and periodic monitoring of HIV CS implementing health facilities by prioritizing high load-high impact facilities.
  • Work closely with the RHB HIV CS focal and health facilities to ensure the quality of surveillance data being produced (i.e., in all data quality dimensions).
  • Provide technical assistance and on-the-job trainings/orientations on HIV CS activities including data collection, processing, data analysis, visualization, and in producing program performance reports.
  • Formulate new interventions based on evidence when available, and control measures in response to epidemiologic findings,
  • Closely follow and support the selected show-case HIV CS facilities that serve as model in all aspects of the HIV CS activities,
  • Participate in supportive supervisions at national, regional, and sub-regional level,
  • Facilitate regional, zonal and Woreda level review meetings,
  • Carry out other activities as needed. 

Job Requirements


  • MD or master’s degree in public health or any other health related field of study
  • Must have more than 8 years’ experience in public health system.
  • The incumbent needs to have excellent skills in Microsoft apps and services, and data visualization software like Microsoft Power BI.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English as well as in the working languages of the respective regions
  • Previous experience working with the international implementing partners, RHB, Zonal Health Departments, and/or Woreda Health Offices on related area is advantageous.
  • Capability to establish and maintain a productive working relationship with the local health office and its associate.

Workplace: Bahir Dar, Amhara


Deadline: May 29, 2023

How to apply

Only online applications are received

To apply Click the link which each mentioned under each position.

 NB – Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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