JSI New Vacancy

JSI, an esteemed public health organization committed to enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities in over 70 nations, has garnered nearly four decades of global expertise that underpins its endeavors in Ethiopia. Collaborating closely with the government and local civil society groups since 1994, JSI has been instrumental in advancing Ethiopia’s health and developmental objectives.

Operating throughout Ethiopia, encompassing both urban and rural locales, JSI strategically concentrates its efforts on the nation’s four most densely populated regions. Operating with the dual strengths of robust management systems and a decentralized framework, JSI adeptly tailors its approach to meet the unique needs of clients and partners.

Position 1: Accountant – Intern


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration with a GPA of 3.5 or higher Experience:
  • Entry-level, no prior experience required

Job Description:

  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks accounting software is essential
  • Fluency in both Amharic and English is imperative
  • Demonstrate autonomy, superb interpersonal skills, and adeptness in teamwork
  • Willingness to travel and operate in various implementation regions
  • Eagerness to familiarize oneself with diverse donor requirements and grant reporting
  • Strong networking and partnership-building abilities
  • Proficiency in multiple local languages is advantageous

Location: Addis Ababa

Position 2: Community Engagement Specialist


  • Master’s degree in health fields, Social Sciences, or related disciplines, with specialization or experience in community engagement and empowerment


  • Over five years of proven technical and programmatic expertise in community engagement and empowerment


  • Familiarity with the Ethiopian Primary Health Care system, including the Community Health Program and community engagement initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance and capacity-building at the community level
  • Experience facilitating workshops and training sessions
  • Proficiency in English writing and communication; fluency in local languages preferred
  • Strong computer skills and self-directed work capabilities
  • Experience collaborating with local governments, civil society organizations, and senior government officials

Locations: Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Semera, Sodo

Application Deadline: May 27th, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested candidates meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply through the provided link. Please submit a detailed application letter and CV in English, outlining relevant experience and skills. Kindly refrain from attaching transcripts, degrees, or recommendation letters at this stage; these documents will be requested if needed.

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