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Project Management Support Officer – Health and Health Related Institutions and Professionals Regulatory System Strengthening, Public Health (Retainer)

  • Contractor
  • Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • TBD USD / Year
  • UNOPS profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Application period 16-Jan-2024 to 26-Jan-2024

Functional Responsibilities:

Support health and health related institutions and professionals regulatory:

  • Support the Lead Executive Office in implementation of strategic and operational plans which derived from the 3-year Health Sector Medium Term Development and Investment Plan and co-develop monitoring and evaluation tools;
  • Support the preparation/revision of regulatory tools (legal documents, standards, guidelines, manuals, SOPs, checklists, forms) which help the Lead Executive Office to implement its strategic initiatives.
  • Participate in assessment of health and health related institutions and professionals; stakeholder meetings; and review meetings.
  • Support the development and revision of standards, guidelines, checklists which help for standardization of regulatory requirements and coordination among the federal regulatory and regional regulatory bodies;
  • Analytical support in developing/revising tools which helps health and health related institutions and professionals registration and licensing system requirements for upgrading of the digital regulatory information system;
  • Engage in supporting establishment and implementation self-regulation system of health and health related institutions;
  • Support the initiation and scale up of clinical audit;
  • Support strategic and flagship activities of the Lead Executive Office;
  • Coordinate with and facilitate and arrange capacity building interventions in the areas of health and health related institutions and professionals regulation, self-regulation, clinical audit, Master Facility Registry, and the overall regulatory system;
  • Assist in communication between the Lead Executive Office, regional regulatory bodies, and different stakeholders in relation to the Lead Executive Office priority areas stated in the scope of the assignment;
  • Other related assignments as given by the Lead Executive Office for operation within the scope of role

Expected Deliverables

  • Technical support provided to the Lead Executive Office on the implementation of health and health related institutions and professionals regulation strategic and operational plans
  • Number of regulatory tools developed and/or revised with support of TA
  • Regulatory workforce supported on specific regulatory areas
  • The Lead Executive Office own staff are coached and mentored in different regulatory activities
  • Monthly and quarterly progress report submitted

The above deliverables are only indicative and are subject to change within the scope of role.

Education/Experience/Language requirements:


  • First-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) is required. Preferably in Public Health, Nursing, or other related fields.
  • An advanced degree preferably in the above-mentioned areas is desirable.


  • At least two (2) years of proven experience of work directly related to management positions in the regulatory system, health systems strengthening and program management is required
  • Experience in handling issues related to health and health-related institutions and professionals regulatory system strengthening (including registration, licensing, enforcement of regulatory laws and standards), evidence-based planning, prioritization and monitoring is desirable
  • Experience working with development partners, the health and health related institutions and professionals regulatory system, strong understanding of regulatory laws and standards, and Ethiopia’s regulatory and health system is an added advantage
  • Experience with MoH (Lead Executive Office) and DPs is an asset


  • Fluency in spoken, written and reading English is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an asset.

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Remarks: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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