Leadership Incubation program for Health/LIPH/
What is the Leadership Incubation program for Health/LIPH/?
• The Ethiopian Leadership Incubation Program for Health is intended to recruit, develop and nurture individuals who display exceptional commitment and passion for the health of the population and have health sector leadership potential.
• The program strives to develop future leaders and provide the opportunity for meaningfully contribute in the health sector by assuming various leadership positions.
• The program will be initiated by building on past experiences and fresh perspectives in a structured way.
Components of LIP for Health
• Targeted Recruitment: multiple levels of selection will be in place to identify high potential health leaders. In addition to the eligibility screening criteria, several competencies and behaviors will be taken into account throughout the selection process to identify and retain top talented future health leaders.
• Problem-solving projects: involves the identification of an existing problem in a real-world setting and the application of problem-solving skills and methods to develop a solution that addresses the problem directly.
• Leadership courses: deepen awareness and understanding, to extend mental models and to stimulate reflection
• Coaching: involves developing the individual holistically for the future—professionally, personally, and often, morally
• Mentoring: may only be for a short period of time and focuses on helping the individual overcome a specific issue or performance challenge in the present.
• Networking: providing an opportunity to network and leverage experience from key health leaders and keep up to date with the latest updates in leadership development in the health sector.
• Shadowing: a person in a leadership development program accompanies, observes and collaborates with senior leaders, while the senior leaders are exercising leadership functions.
• Psychometric evaluation: for developing trainers by understanding their personality and how this interacts with a particular function or role, and working to develop their strengths and areas for improvement, so they reach their full potential.
• The method for applying to participate in the LIP Program is via (moh.gov.et/liph) an online application. Only those applicants who fully complete the online application will be considered. Applications and information submitted through email or other means will not be considered.
• You do not have to finish your application in one session. You may save your work and return later to continuing working on your application as many times as necessary until completion. Please note the deadlines stipulated for your preferred cohort dates.
• Answer all questions on the application in English. Spelling and grammar will be evaluated.
• Questions that require a response are marked with an asterisk (*). Questions that are not marked with an asterisk are OPTIONAL and do not have to be completed.
• All answers in the application including written responses to personal statements must be your own, original work. Plagiarism will not be tolerated and applicants found to have plagiarized will be disqualified.
• Date of application will be from March 09-20 2020.
Screening for eligibility
To be admitted to the program the applicant must meet the following requirements:
1. Educational level minimum of first degree or above and currently working in the health sector
2. The applicant should be a permanent employee of the Ministry of Health, MOH Agencies, Federal Hospitals and Regional Health Bureaus with a minimum of two years.
3. The applicant should be at or below 40 years of age
4. The last performance appraisal result should be greater than 80%
5. Voluntary service which can be supported by a certificate of recognition
6. Be willing to serve for at least six months on any assigned position after the completion of the leadership program.
7. Can bring one recommendation letter and nomination letter based on the template given
8. Who can present a project concept on problems to be solved
9. Gender and Institution quota distribution will be considered by the program core team
• The following documents must be uploaded:
• Letter of intent
• Recent BSC performance report
• Letter of recommendation and nomination
• Project Concept note