Ortho-Prosthetist 1 at International Committee of the Red Cross

  • Company: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • State: – JijigaSomali Jobs
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)  is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. For more information, visit website:  http://www.icrc.org/

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  Planning and reporting 

  •   Implements PRC activity in agreement with the PRP responsible in Jigjiga and in accordance to PRP teams PoA;
  • Ensures that Jigjiga PRCs planned activities are well communicated with the PRC management and authorities;
  • Maintains and updates records on technical/clinical achievements at the PRC;
  • Support PRP responsible in Jigjiga to ensures periodical development reports (every quarter) are submitted to the PRP responsible in Jigjiga.


  • Actively provides technical support by fulfilling clinical and technical obligations for the beneficiaries at the PRC.
  • Mentor and guides local P&Os, and assistant P&Os staff in device manufacturing process, at the exception of complicated/complex cases;
  • Improves the management of the clinical activities including
    • Ensures workshop machineries are well equipment, maintained, repaired or replaced.
    • Ensures respect of safety working procedures
    • Organize service deliver process like patent follow/appointment,
    • Responsible for workshop management workload distribution,
    • Promoting MDT,
    • To implement quality control mechanisms
    • Advise PRC manager on PR service delivery and awareness creation process
  • To participate in the BF&TA evaluations and analyse results and prepare a required recommendations.
  • Monitors PRC’s stock consumption;
  • Initiates and establishes Patient Management Service (PMS) with regard to compliance with guidelines, entered data and data analyses;
  • Promotes good relationship between the staff of the PRC management
  • Under request, facilitates the PRP/Health in Detention policy within Ethiopia;
  • Under request, supports PRP activities facilitating the social inclusion of PWD;
  • Under request, participate in ICRC outreach activities together with health department
  • Promotes good relationship between the staff of the PRC management
  • Reports on occurred problems immediately to the ICRC PRP team leader


Job Requirements

Education and professional qualifications

  • Prosthetist-Orthotist (Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology)
  • Minimum 2 years practice in P&O service delivery after graduation


  • Strong team spirit
  • Team spirit, ability to deal with people, patience, perseverance, adaptability, self-confidence
  • Flexibility (in particular related to travel to the field when needed) and adaptability, ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Strong communication skills,
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds
  • Good spoken and written knowledge of English, Amharic and Somali.

How to Apply

Electronic application can be made ONLY through the ethiojobs.net website. Alternatively, you can submit application & CV with copies of relevant documents in person to the ICRC Delegation in Addis Ababa (in front of EIAR, around Egziabher ab church) OR, send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Department, P.O.Box 5701, Addis Ababa.

 Women applicants and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

 Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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