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Regional Health System Delivery Advisor Position

Company Background

EngenderHealth is dedicated to creating a world where gender equality is the norm and everyone has access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. They believe this is fundamental for individuals to reach their full potential. To realize this vision, they implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs aimed at advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Context and Initiative

EngenderHealth Ethiopia is set to implement the USAID Lowland Health Activity (LHA), a comprehensive primary healthcare intervention focused primarily on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health, and Nutrition (RMNCAH-N) to improve the overall health and nutrition of people in pastoralist communities. The LHA aims to engage local health systems and governments in adopting evidence-based, data-driven, and innovative RMNCAH-N interventions for sustainable, high-quality services in lowland communities.

Position Overview

EngenderHealth seeks a qualified Regional Health System Delivery Advisor to ensure the effective implementation of the Lowland Activity tailored to the local context. The Advisor will provide high-level technical assistance to the respective regional Health Bureaus on a roving basis.

Job Description


  1. Technical Assistance Delivery

  2. Offer technical assistance to Regional Health Bureaus (RHBs) and/or ZHDs to ensure the prompt implementation and delivery of high-quality RMNCAH-N services in the LHA implementing woredas.
  3. Collaboration and Engagement:
  4. Foster collaboration and engagement with government counterparts and partners to align priorities and facilitate the implementation of RMNCAH-N interventions at both the LHA and regional levels.
  5. Coordination:

  6. Coordinate the Regional Health Bureau team in the design, adoption, implementation, monitoring, and institutionalization of proven RMNCAH-N interventions tailored for the pastoralist community.
  7. Technical Assistance Provision:

  8. Provide high-quality technical assistance to periodically assigned Regional Health Bureaus in identifying gaps in RMNCAH-N service delivery and designing context-specific interventions.
  9. Capacity Building:

  10. Support the RHB in implementing gender-transformative programming and reinforce quality improvement initiatives related to RMNCAH-N services within the region.
  11. Representation and Reporting:

  12. Represent and attend meetings to provide relevant updates on the status of regional priorities in line with USAID LHA. Provide technical reports as requested.

Qualifications and Skills


  • Master’s degree in public health, Health Systems Strengthening, Health Management, or related field preferred.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in public health, with a focus on RMNCAH-N programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering technical assistance to regional health systems, especially in pastoral contexts.
  • Strong knowledge of health system strengthening approaches and strategies.
  • Experience with USAID-funded projects or other international donor-funded health programs desirable.
  • Proficiency in English required, knowledge of local languages beneficial.

Soft Skills:

  • Commitment to organizational values.
  • Coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Facilitation, team building, and coordination abilities.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and management skills.
  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and adapt to changing environments.

Additional Information

EngenderHealth is an equal opportunity employer committed to non-discrimination in employment. They are dedicated to safeguarding all individuals, including children and vulnerable adults, from harm that may arise from contact with EngenderHealth staff, associates, and partners, or from program activities.


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