Senior Social Affairs Technical Advisor

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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer As per Company Scale
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 5-10
  • Date Posted May 12, 2019

Job Description

  • Consult the Social Affairs State Minister on sector performance with regard to social protection/social welfare policies, laws, strategies and directives, identify issues that require decision and present with recommendation;
  • Provide deep analysis on social policies, strategies and laws relevant to social protection/welfare;
  • Perform advisory role to the Social Affairs State Minister on Social Protection/Welfare issues related to press release, press conference, interview, information to be released through the media and prepare and submit the required information in writing;
  • Advice on policy, law and strategy issues that benefit persons with disabilities, the elderly, other segments of the society who need different social protection/welfare interventions;
  • Provide comments and feedback on studies to be undertaken by the relevant directorates or consultants with regard to social protection/welfare issues in the federal and regional government;
  • Prepare explanations and responses on social protection/welfare related issues ordered by the Social Affairs State Minister;
  • Analyze Social Protection/Welfare issues to inform policy, strategy and action plan formulation or revision;
  • Prepare agreements such as Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in consultation with the relevant experts and advise the State Minister before signing the documents;
  • Help in identifying Social Protection/Welfare gaps that refer to MoLSA and also while interfacing with other pertinent sectors in the implementation of social protection and prepare plans to fill the gaps identified;
  • Assist relevant directorates/team Leaders and experts in the preparation of Social Protection/Welfare issues related to the State Minister;
  • Assist in reviewing/ studying different Social Protection/Welfare issues;
  • Provide feedback on other issues as directed by the State Minister;
  • Organize and document issues that already got decisions and avail them as inputs for future lessons and reference for study;
  • Work together in collaboration with the relevant directorates/team leaders/experts;
  • Prepare annual and subsequent periodic work plans and submit period reports;
  • Participate in regular and other meetings of the social affairs sector and prepare minutes with points pertinent for action;
  • Perform other issues as instructed by the State Minister.

Job Requirement

  • MA and above in Sociology, Social Work, Development Studies and other related fields of studies,
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in Government and International Organizations;
  • Experience in advisory roles related to labour and social affairs issues;
  • Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English and Amharic
  • Excellent ability to communicate in writing and speaking;
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work in stressful environment and handle different issues at a time;
  • Enthusiastic about Labour Administration and Social Protection;
  • Positive attitude and strength as a team player;
  • Have a good analytical skills partnered with a creative mind;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills;
  • Advanced user of Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel etc.,
  • Excellent networking and relationship management experience;
  • Ability to facilitate, maintain and manage good working relationships;
  • Experience with data quality assurance operations and methodologies is a plus;
  • A clearly annual and quarter plans;
  • advisory work on working system and administration issues;
  • support on institutional strengthening;
  • advisory works on technical studies of the sector;
  • handle grievance appeals and provide recommendations;
  • Excellent both written and oral communication and presentation skills,
  • Ability to work as part of a team,
  • Familiarity with Social Protection,
  • Ability to motivate and influence people positively,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders,
  • Ability to anticipate in problem solving,
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks,

How To Apply

All Interested applicants can apply in person   to the office of   Human resource development and administration Directorate of St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College until 5pm local time of the 10th day counted from day of the first public appearance of this advertisement. Applicants should submit application letter, recent CV, and copy of credentials in a sealed envelope. They are strongly advised to remember to write their name, contact number and the specific positions they would like to apply for. St. Paul’s hospital millennium medical college (SPHMMC) will retain its right to partially or fully cancel the recruitment and employment process.

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