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Disease Control Economics Expert Full-time Job

2023-04-10 15:18   Medical & Healthcare   Addis Ababa   418 views
Job Details

Job Requirements

Qualifications Required

  • A degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or a degree in agricultural economics from a recognized University and a postgraduate degree in veterinary epidemiology or animal health economics, impact assessment, disease prevention and control or a similar discipline.
  • Additional experience and training related to publications and experience in animal health and livestock disease control economics will be beneficial.

General professional experience Required

  • Minimum of 15 years of senior professional experience in the veterinary services
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the eastern African region's animal health situation will be additional assets.
  • An approved similar or related experience in the livestock disease control strategy development, livestock disease economics assessment, disease impact assessment etc
  • Good knowledge of the English language;
  • High level of skill in the preparation of reports, experience with a multidisciplinary team of experts
  • Excellent organizational, planning and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of the epidemiology and prevention/control of PPR, FMD and/or Rabies in Ethiopia or the East African region

Specific professional experience

  • Proven experience in designing, establishing and managing national animal disease prevention and control programmes.
  • Proven experience in motivating and leading expert teams, providing training in animal health economics etc
  • Proven experience in the development of such control strategies, with a detailed cost-benefit analysis of the program
  • Familiar with the animal health economics

How to Apply

We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter and (ii) a CV (maximum five pages) to darsema.huluka@gmail.com and Cc. to samiemu2008@yahoo.com.

It is mandatory to mention the position title under the subject line of your cover letter.

Please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.

NB. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline is April 20, 2023.


Company Description
AESA is a renowned international consulting company based in Brussels and provides a wide range of services in the Agriculture and Rural Development Sector. The company was awarded the contract to provide a technical assistance team (TAT) to support the implementation of the EU-funded 15 million 4-year projects 'Health of Ethiopian Animal for Rural Development (HEARD). The TAT started work in August 2020 and is responsible for supporting the Project Coordination Unit in monitoring and coordinating project activities and providing advice and assistance. The project is implemented by five grantees: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) with the Ethiopian Association (EVA); the Livestock Bureau of Amhara, Oromia and Somali NRS; and the Minister of Agriculture (MoA). For more information on AESA, visit our website http://www.agriconsultingeurope.be/en.