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USAID and Peace Corps Job Opportunities

POSITION TITLE:         Program Manager, Health Sector

OPEN TO:                    Ethiopian Nationals

OPENING DATE:          October 23, 2019

CLOSING DATE:          November 12, 2019 5 pm

WORK HOURS:            Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY:                      Base Salary USD $22,927(with benefits $24,356) to be paid in ET Birr

The United States Peace Corps seeks to employ a full time Program Manager for the Health Sector based in Addis Ababa.

Position Summary

The Program Manager for Health (PM/H) provides assistance to the Peace Corps Country Director and Director of Programming and Training in the administration of the Peace Corps Health program. As such the Program Manager for Health serves as a senior member of the PC/Ethiopia (PCE) programming staff. The incumbent’s role is  responsible for all facets of programming, training, and Volunteer support for the Peace Corps Ethiopia’s Health project.

Project Manager Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the DPT, the PM/H is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and administration of Peace Corps Ethiopia’s Health Program for which s/he is manager. The PM/H represents Peace Corps Ethiopia (PCE) with governmental officials and non-governmental organization representatives when facilitating meetings in the interest of the program. PM/H primary responsibilities include developing a project-specific site identification and development strategy that is aligned with national and regional priorities and PCE’s project framework goals; identifying Volunteer sites to ensure quality placement and meaningful work; conducting site visits to provide Volunteer support; organizing meetings with host country supervisors and counterparts; working with training staff to design and implement pre-service and in-service training, and providing feedback on Volunteer reports. The PM/H serves as a member of the Programming and Training (P&T) team and supports a maximum of 80 Volunteers in project related and Volunteer support issues. The PM/H must be willing to travel extensively and spend extended periods of time in the field in order to fulfill programmatic responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related field such as Project Management, Health Education, or Social Work, or a Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of practical experience in the health or social services field.
  • 3 years’ experience in training development and facilitation
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English (measured through oral interviews and less than 3 grammatical errors in written submissions.)

Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • 3 years’ experience working with Americans or other expatriates
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An innovative problem-solver
  • Strong diplomatic and conflict mitigation skills
  • An effective and skilled communicator
  • Sensitive to cross-cultural matters and with a highly effective way of communicating these differences as part of positive the tapestry of diversity
  • Experience delivering training in different modalities

To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this position:

  1. A current resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV), list of references and an accompanying cover letter providing the information required, and demonstrating how the applicant meets minimum and preferred qualifications;
  2. Any other documentation (e.g., letters of employment, certificates, awards) that supports your candidacy.

Documents may either be sent via email to with subject line “Full Name/Health PM” or via post to Peace Corps P.O. Box 7788, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Interested applicants wishing a complete Statement of Work can email with subject line “SOW Health PM” or collect a hard copy from the Peace Corps office in Sarbet.


The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The U.S. Government also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.