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M-health consultant /Trainer call

Position: m-health consultant /Trainer  

 Required Number: one

Duty station; Oromia, Jimma zone, Kersa and ManaWoreda

Employment type; Contract

Duration of contract: 15 days

Application Deadline: 31st January 2018  

Consultancy fee; Consultant /Trainer indicate daily professional fee in a separate envelop. Perdiem and Transportation cost for six days field work will be covered by EPHA

 Duties and Key Responsibilities of the consultant

The consultant /trainer insures Mobile and server side application were appropriately developed and fix in any gap so that Internet based two way communication from the application is possible

  • Development of mobile application should have the following features:
    • Read online/offline documents and educational messages;
    • View online/offline video
    • Upload FP educational messages to the server and mobile
    • Read feedback given from supervisors given through back-end web application;
    • Work on quizzes downloaded from server and upload answers;
    • Download contents (educational contents, feedbacks, and quizzes) from server;
    • Send and receive message through internet connectivity (two-way communication);
  • Deploy and or make sure the mobile application were deployed in 150 phones together with new educational contents such as documents and video files;
  • Prepare and or adopt training manual and share to training participant ;
  • Provide Training for 150 health extension workers and their supervisors on mobile application mentioned above  at Kersa Woreda and Mana Woreda in two rounds at each woreda
  • Troubleshoot identified problems in relation to using the M-health application
  • Document list of HEWs for distribution of voucher cards in person to users (Name, age , education level Woreda, HP, cell phone number)
  • Provide technical support to the users (ZHB, Woreda’s and health facilities) in case of troubleshooting of the m-Health application as need arises from project zone or EPHA.

Expertise required

  • MSc/BSc degree  in Computer Science/Information technology and related fields
  • Five years and above related work experience.
  • Previous experience on maintaining and installing of m health technology is advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience in preparation of manuals, guidelines and training or workshop protocols on m- health technology.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Software design and development skill. In this case, software development life cycles need to be followed properly
  • The consultant should be proficient in Object oriented programming (e.g. Java), web application development (J2EE/PHP) and mobile application development (Android/J2ME),
  • Should have knowledge in designing and implementing database for the proposed system in Oracle/MySQL
  • Previous work experience with EPHA is advantage

Financial expectation;

Each consultant should indicate his/her expectation professional fee for the entire service.

Application Instruction

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to submit their updated CV, work experience and academic credentials as well as other supporting documents and daily professional service fee in a separate envelop prior to the deadline in person at EPHA’s head office or using the following postal address.


Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)

Kirkos Sub City, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

P.O.Box: 7117

Tel +251-1- 416 60 83 / 41 / 88

Fax +251-1- 416 60 86