Vacancy Announcement-OPA

Organization: Oromia Physicians Association (OPA)
Position Title: Operations Manager
Location: Finfinne, Ethiopia
Terms of Employment: One year contract with possibility of Extension
Sex: both
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17th March 2024
Deadline: 26th March 2024

About Oromia Physicians Association:
The Oromia Physicians Association (OPA) is a nonpartisan, non-governmental, non-profit professional organisation that strives to enhance the health system in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia, in order to improve public health.

OPA is relentlessly working with respected stakeholders like Oromia Health Bureau (including Zonal and Woreda offices), International Oromo Health Professionals Association (IOHPA), Wabii Maccaa Association, ICRC Ethiopia, World Health Organization Ethiopia, UOEC, Macha Tulama Association, EECMY, World Vision, National Blood Bank, ERCS, Universities, hospitals and others. Read here for the detail of OPA’s profile
For more informations you can visit our website

Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Operations Manager to join our team and lead the operational aspects of our association.
The Operations Manager will be instrumental in driving the association’s effectiveness, overseeing program implementation, and fostering strategic partnerships to further our mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. In collaboration with Executive Director, design and Implement operational plan to optimize organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  2. Oversee and manage day-to-day operations of Oromia Physicians Association and prepare reports accordingly.
  3. Lead and mentor a diverse team, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and values.
  4. Collaborate with program leads to coordinate project implementation, monitor progress, and ensure timely delivery of outcomes.
  5. Cultivate and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, donors, and community organizations.
  6. Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as association’s policies and procedures.
  7. Evaluate program performance and impact, identifying areas for improvement and innovation.
  8. Represent OPA in meetings, conferences, and networking events to promote our mission and initiatives.
  9. Perform duties assigned by supervisors.
  10. Must hold a medical degree, additional Master’s degree preferred.
  11. Demonstrate comprehension of the OPA’s mission and vision.
  12. Previous experience working within the framework of OPA’s missions, especially in community outreach programs.
  13. Excellent communication skills with proficiency in Afan Oromo, English, and Amharic languages.
  14. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a clinical or leadership role, preferably in Oromia Health facilities, healthcare sector or NGOs.
  15. Demonstrates strategic planning, organizational development, team leadership, excellent communication, interpersonal skills, creative thinking, problem-solving, and adaptability in diverse stakeholder collaborations.
  16. Must be able to travel as required.
    Application Instructions:
    To apply, please submit a resume/CV and a cover letter addressing your qualifications and interest in the position to by copying (Cc) to & by 26th March 2024. Please include “Operations Manager Application – Your Name” in the subject line of the email.
    Note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
    Join us in making a difference in healthcare delivery and impact lives positively.

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