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Health Officer

Al Dhale (Yemen)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Al Dhale (Yemen)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7231

Job Title: Health Officer

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Al Dhale, Yemen

Job Description

Scope/job purpose:

This position is to provide technical support to health services including general clinical care. The position is based in Al Dhale’e to work with one team. She /he will be reporting to Health Manager.

Detailed responsibilities and tasks:

·Assess, plan and implement necessary training for health staff of the MHT and MoH incentive workers in Diarrhea Therapeutic Centers (DTC) and in the IRC supported Health Facilities.

·To prepare and implement plan for health activities, with the guidance of the Health manager, ensure that plans are up to date, understood by staff and monitored daily.

·To prepare and implement plan for health activities in supporting MHTs with the guidance of the Health Manager, ensure that plans are up to date, understood by staff and monitored daily.


·Participate in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health activities to ensure achievement of the project objectives and Outcomes.

·Conduct regular briefing Supportive Supervision and monitoring to MHT Staff and MoH staff supported by IRC, assessing technical and qualitative performance, and providing on job training, coaching and monitoring as required to ensure that services provided with the required quality.

·Coordinate health activities with MOPHP health units, health cluster, referral hospital, and with other sectors/department Managers.

·Review weekly and monthly reports of the MHT and MoH incentive workers supported by IRC. In addition to that; Provide feedback to the staff on the progress of the activities. Review project indicators and ensure that targets of the project achieved.

·Compiling the field reports using the standards format and submitting it to the HIS team.

·Prepare monthly visit schedule for MHT and ensure the team follows the schedule in coordination with the local authorities.

·Ensure all required supplies such as drugs and other supplies are available for the use by MHTs.

·Participate in provision of treatment to children with co-existing medical conditions or other individuals as necessary.

·Assist in other relevant activities as requested by Health Manager.



Required qualification and experience

1.University degree in Medicine, degree in public health (preferred) or a related technical field.Knowledge and skills in designing and implementing appropriate and effective interventions

2.Analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current context, priorities, and issues in monitoring, data collection and evaluation

3.Ability to work collaboratively with other departments within IRC, health facilities and other organizations

4.Professional work experience in project administration, including data collection and analysis, ideally to Health Program

5.Experience working in health projects.

6.Experience of capacity building, staff training and mentoring

7.Strong communication skills, including English and Arabic (spoken and written).

8.Strong skills in reporting, including narrative writing and data analysis.

9.Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines

Work Environment

  • Ability to work after office hours to achieve assigned tasks as per need & priority

Professional Standards

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.


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