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LIPH Application

About the Program:

What is 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.


Selection Criteria

The ideal fellowship candidate is in a position to get something big done, wants to get it done, and has the capacity and desire to utilize all components of the fellowship to enhance their ability to achieve results and create impact. To evaluate these things we look at the following elements:

  • Feasibility –  are you in a position to meaningfully drive implementation in your ministry or agency? Here we look at your seniority, your level of responsibility, your decision-making power, and your ability to exert some degree of influence over the allocation of human and financial resources.
  • Purpose – do you care deeply about the area you are working on and do you have a strong desire to get things done?
  • Impact – are you working on a significant challenge that if executed effectively will have a transformational effect on the ministry or agency, the target population, and society at large?
  • Ability and learning – do you have a track record of effective execution and what projects in your past demonstrate this? Are you eager to acquire and apply new skills to better execute the projects you are working on?
  • Values – do you embody the values of ownership, restless excellence, continuous learning, humility, integrity and diversity?
  • Agency buy-in – do you have the support of senior leadership in your agency or ministry to participate in the fellowship?

Through the different sections of the fellowship application, you will be able to show us how you fit our selection criteria.


Key Dates

  • Application deadline: 19 March 2022

For questions, please contact cra@alueducation.com.

We look forward to working with you!

Best,

Fellowship Team

Components of LIP

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 leader, while the senior leaders is 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.

Selection Criteria

The ideal fellowship candidate is in a position to get something big done, wants to get it done, and has the capacity and desire to utilize all components of the fellowship to enhance their ability to achieve results and create impact. To evaluate these things we look at the following elements:

  • Feasibility –  are you in a position to meaningfully drive implementation in your ministry or agency? Here we look at your seniority, your level of responsibility, your decision-making power, and your ability to exert some degree of influence over the allocation of human and financial resources.
  • Purpose – do you care deeply about the area you are working on and do you have a strong desire to get things done?
  • Impact – are you working on a significant challenge that if executed effectively will have a transformational effect on the ministry or agency, the target population, and society at large?
  • Ability and learning – do you have a track record of effective execution and what projects in your past demonstrate this? Are you eager to acquire and apply new skills to better execute the projects you are working on?
  • Values – do you embody the values of ownership, restless excellence, continuous learning, humility, integrity and diversity?
  • Agency buy-in – do you have the support of senior leadership in your agency or ministry to participate in the fellowship?

Through the different sections of the fellowship application, you will be able to show us how you fit our selection criteria.

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