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Sunday, December 31, 2017

Internal/ External Vacancy Announcement


Save the Children has a small global advocacy office in Addis Ababa (alongside offices in Brussels, Geneva, and New York) that is registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the name of “Pan African Office”. The office has responsibility for (i) engaging with international and regional institutions such as the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and (ii) providing support to Save the Children programmes across the African continent. The office also hosts a number of technical advisors who are focused on a full sub-Saharan Africa portfolio.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity, and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.


Job Title: Education and Humanitarian Advocacy Officer


Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Program/Unit: Global Advocacy Offices

Monthly Salary: Based on the organization scale

Length of Contract: Two Years

No. of Position: 1(one)

Job Summary:

The role holder will work as a member of the Save the Children International Africa Union (AU) Liaison and Pan Africa Office team based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. S/he will support the Humanitarian and Education Advocacy theme in the delivery of projects on the promotion of the rights to education for children affected by humanitarian situations; including children affected by armed conflict (CAAC), children on move, and the overall advocacy for the protection of the rights to education for refugee children in Africa at the AU level.


  • With a focus on education and the right to protection for children affected by humanitarian situations in Africa, especially conflicts. The program officer will:

  • Support the developing of an AU and Pan Africa annual advocacy work plans and messaging for AU events and used in Save the Children International Offices and other civil society organizations(CSOs) working at country level in providing education for refugee children and those migrating and/or in transition.

  • Build functional relationships with regional level economic blocks including IGAD, ECCAS, SADC, and ECOWAS as well as civil society organizations working with them to prioritize education for children affected by humanitarian situations on the continent.

  • Support the develop a reference document on strategic engagement at the AU Commission humanitarian events by the Departments of Political Affairs, Peace and Security Council and Human Resources Science and Technology; including advocacy tactics and actions for engaging bilaterally or collectively within particular AU missions who have made commitments on providing refugee education at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul and UN General Assemblies on refugees.

  • Map AU, Regional and National level opportunities and develop an action plan and influencing plan for prioritizing refugee in targeted countries.

  • Produce ongoing progress reports on monthly and quarterly basis,

  • Organize regular meeting either virtually or face to face with partners to coordinate activity and to contribute to engagement plans.



  • Masters or Degree Undergraduate degree in Law, Social Sciences or Education. A Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of policy research and/or advocacy experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication in English. Working knowledge of French is an advantage

  • Experience working on humanitarian and education issues at Pan Africa, Regional or National levels within an NGO, AU or UN agency.

  • Have a demonstrated strong understanding of the AU’s education, migration and refugee frameworks, as well as human rights instruments, are highly desirable.

  • Proven experience in producing high-quality evidence-based policy positions and briefings

  • Demonstrated experience in policy research, analysis,

  • Experience organizing high-level events.

  • Experience of external representation and effective relationship building at a senior level and a consultative, collaborative approach will be essential.

Added value:

  • Commitment to understanding Save the Children aims, values and principles.

  • Ability to speak and write in French

  • Experience working with Civil Society Organizations, Governments and the African Union will be an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:


  • Holds self-accountable for following through on agreed tasks, managing Save the Children’s resources efficiently and achieving and role modeling Save the Children values

  • Takes shared responsibility, together with the line manager, for personal and professional development, and for following through on the learning and development plan.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and strives to perform to a high standard shares their personal vision for Save the Children and works collaboratively with colleagues in the Campaign team and other teams

  • Is future orientated and can think globally.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

How to apply:

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through and by January 12, 2018. Please write Education and Humanitarian advocacy job application on the subject line.

a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.


Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children. We undertake rigorous procedures during the recruitment process including background checks to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will, therefore, be subject to this scrutiny.

In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview. ;margin-bottom:W

Monday, December 18, 2017

Coopi in Ethiopia

COOPI has been present in Ethiopia since 1994. The recent history of Ethiopia is marked by a great crisis due to drought, internal disorder, illegal migration and refugees. COOPI’s interventions focused in three region of the Country: Afar, Oromia and Somali region that for a has been the scene of armed clashes and particularly hit by periods of severe drought. To allow the management of these activities and to ensure access to basic services for the population, different interventions were carried out, in the field of water-hygiene and food security both on humanitarian and development perspective.

COOPI is now looking for Project Managers in order to strengthen COOPI presence in the country and, in particular, to implement new projects in the field of different donors (ECHO, EU and AICS).

Refers to: Head of Mission

Duty station: according to the project (Afar or Oromia)

Field of intervention: WaSH, Migrations

Donors: UE, ECHO, AICS


The Project Manager is responsible for the overall development, management and quality of the project.

  • Referring to the Head of Mission, he/she coordinates and directly supervises projects, guaranteeing their correct implementation in conformity with contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with the COOPI’s procedures and management standards.

  • He/she is responsible for the preparation of projects’ reports and all monitoring documents requested by the coordination.

  • He/she identifies and supervise the financial and economic commitment required for the project implementation. He/she ensures that all administrative documents are transmitted to the Country Coordination.

  • He/she is responsible for the local staff management and training, in his/her area of competence, in close cooperation with the relative functions at Country Coordination level, whose indications he/she follows. He/she participates to the staff evaluation, together with the Head of Mission.

  • He/she guarantees ordinary contacts with operational and institutional interlocutors involved in the implementation of the project.

  • He/she ensures good visibility of the projects’ overall goals, policies and envisaged and/or results achieved as per COOPI and donor communication policies

  • He/she coordinates the elaboration, writing, and necessary documents preparation for presenting new projects, referring to the Head of Mission.


  • At least 3 years of relevant field experience in humanitarian programs

  • Proven expertise in WaSH, livelihood project implementation and management

  • Previous experience in the country is an asset

  • Sound knowledge of international donors procedures, in particular EU/ECHO/AICS

  • Excellent reporting writing skills

  • Strong staff management skills

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking capacity

  • Adequate resilience to stress

  • Familiarity with the context and security is an advantage

  • English is essential, Italian an asset.

Friday, December 15, 2017

External Vacancy Announcement

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) is a non-profit development organization working in partnership with vulnerable communities and diverse organizations to overcome poverty and build healthy communities in Africa. In Ethiopia, CPAR supports the initiatives of rural communities to ensure access to clean and safe water, adequate and nutritious food, primary health care, secure livelihoods and a healthy environment.

CPAR-Ethiopia is now looking to hire an innovative, experienced and motivated individual to join the team as a Program Manager– Health.

Position: Program Manager-Health

Reports to: CPAR- Ethiopia Country Manager

Job location: Addis Ababa, with frequent travel in rural areas

Duration of contract: One year, with a possibility of extension based on performance

Date: December 6, 2017

Closing Date: December 22, 2017

Job description:

Reporting directly to the CPAR Ethiopia Country Manager, the Program Manager-Health is responsible for managing the CPAR-Ethiopia health program portfolio in collaboration with the Department of Programs at CPAR headquarter (HQ) located in Toronto, Canada. Responsible for managing the current Physician Placement Program based out of Fitche Hospital, she/he will also be in charge of building new partnerships, developing new program visions, strengthening relationships with stakeholders, and ensuring efficient and cost effective operations of health projects. The Program Manager- Health will also provide technical health expertise to CPAR HQ and its partners to develop and implement innovative health programs in Ethiopia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Physician Placement Program

· Responsible for the implementation of all activities related to CPAR’s Physician Placement Program located in Fitche – including work plan development, coordination, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic planning.

· Point of contact for local stakeholders including CPAR’s partners, MoH, Fitche Hospital Management team, District Health officials, etc.

· Coordinate the documentation process of securing visa and medical license with Ethiopian Immigration for visiting international Physicians.

· Welcome volunteers and coordinate logistics once placement starts (e.g.: safety and security, accommodations, transport, hospital teaching activities).

· Facilitate the establishment of relevant indicators to accurately monitor impact

· Manage effective and efficient program delivery

· Prepare narrative and financial reports

  1. Program development and design

  2. Support CPAR’s HQ in program development initiatives in Ethiopia with a particular focus on health activities such as health systems strengthening, capacity-building, sexual reproductive health, maternal and child health, nutrition, etc.

· Participate in the preparation, review and analysis of budget proposals.

· Develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks for new projects and proposals.

· Identify opportunities for new programs in line with CPAR’s strategic vision and donor interests, and assist in the preparation of proposals including the drafting of technical sections as needed.

  1. Program implementation

  2. Play a lead role in implementing health program goals and objectives, and oversee grant compliance requirements.

  3. Perform grant management and administration tasks in support of program implementation.

  4. Supervise data collection in-country and support monitoring and evaluation activities.

  5. Ensure all reporting requirements are met and that ongoing communication is maintained with donors including multilaterals, government agencies, and foundations.

· Maintain a strong analytical understanding of Ethiopia’s health system and ensure CPAR’s interventions are aligned with MoH’s strategic plans.

· Gather and analyze data from hospitals, health facilities and targeted communities based on programmatic needs.

· Pro-actively identify and prepare for challenges, continuously assess resource needs, conduct risk assessments and support the team to manage difficult situation as they arise.

  1. Institutional engagement and representation

· Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders: MoH, Regional health bureau, government and non-government stakeholders, Universities, and other international and bilateral organizations.

· Participate in sector working groups, networking events and meetings with donors, government officials and others.

Background, Skills and Experience:

· University degree (Master’s preferred) in medicine, public health, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, nursing, health policy and/or health management, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.

· Five to ten years of progressive work experience in international health programming working with international NGOs, UN or related agencies.
Outstanding writing skills: reviewing, editing and synthesizing field reports, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, articulating results and producing high quality donor reports

· Experience in preparing or supporting the development of new health focused programs

· Capacity to network and liaise with representatives of the international donor community

· Computer literacy including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Internet

· Experience managing budgets and grants, and conducting researching

· Experience in Results-Based Management (RBM), project cycle management

· Synthesizing information through a gender analysis lens

· Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with various audiences including CPAR HQ, field staff, donors, partners and the public

· Task-focused and organized: able to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail

· Strong leadership, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to work effectively in a collegial manner in collaborative contexts

· Management of staff, teams and resources considered a strong asset.

· Resourcefulness, flexibility, innovativeness and creativity are assets

Note: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Monday, December 4, 2017

The International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation to Ethiopia is looking for a qualified candidate to fill up the following vacant position based in Addis Ababa with frequent travel to regions.

Water & Habitat Engineer I

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

•Support the design process of new Regional Prisons (including details of building, services and infrastructural design) in collaboration with the Regional Prisons Authority and under the direct supervision of WatHab delegate;

•In coordination with Authority, follow the construction implementation and advise them on possible modification and improvement on the contract management;

•Designs, and manages the implementation of, any other detention projects assigned by the water and habitat coordinator or delegate. These will likely include any project related to the prison buildings and facilities as: cell block, water supply, kitchen, wastewater projects, etc.

•Reports verbally, by narrative and financially on projects under their management to the water and habitat Delegate in charge for the Prison structural support;

•Represents the ICRC in meetings with Prison Authorities and other Government Authorities and with Commercial Companies, International Organisation and Non-Governmental Organisations that the ICRC water and habitat department collaborates with.

Main Tasks associated with the Design of Prison project

•Develop a close relationship with Regional Authority and designer companies assigned for the design of new prisons and define an accurate plan of action to support them in all phases of the process

•Collects all the necessary data and information to develop the new Prison design as well the modification of existent. This will include:

  • Operational procedure in use with scope to adapt the new Site layout, building services and infrastructure accordingly;

  • Site features and infrastructure availability.

•Coordinates with other ICRC departments concerning the project under his responsibility.

•Implements and supervises the correct application of all Administration and Logistical procedures for the preparation of ROs, Tenders, Selection tables, Contracts Prepare short and long-term budget forecast and follow up on all expenditures related to the project.

Educational Background/Work Experience/Competencies

• University degree in Architecture or Engineering (civil, structural or hydraulic)

• Two years’ professional experience in a related field of activity.

• Good knowledge of water and sanitation or construction engineering.

• Experience managing 1–3 technical support staff.

• Excellent command (spoken and written) of local language(s).

• Excellent command (spoken and written) of English.

• Proficient in use of drawing software

• Proficient in use of AutoCAD and MS project-management suite or equivalent; proficient in MS Excel & PowerPoint as well as Photoshop

• Team leadership skills;

• Very good analytical skills; Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Friday, December 1, 2017

Organizational Development Specialist, USAID/Ethiopia MULU/Most-At-Risk-Populations (MARPs) HIV Prevention Activity End-Line Evaluation (Ethiopia)

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing to bid on an end-line evaluation of the $50,000,000, five-year USAID/Ethiopia MULU Most-At-Risk-Populations (MARPs) HIV Prevention Activity, which is scheduled to end in March 2018. The purpose of the end-line evaluation is to analyze the effectiveness of the activity in contributing to the national target in reducing new infections by targeting key and priority population in the community and analyze achievement in selected indicators. The findings of the end-line evaluation will be used to inform future HIV prevention activities in Ethiopia. The period of performance will be 75 days from date of award, which is anticipated in December 2017.

Position Description:

SI is seeking an Organizational Development Specialist to focus on the questions specific to capacity building of implementing partners and host government institutions. S/he will assist the Team Leader in all aspects of design and analysis and write-up of the capacity building/strengthening component of the evaluation. This position will be remote, with travel to Ethiopia.


  • Focus on the questions specific to capacity building of implementing partners and host government institutions.

  • Assist with the Team Leader in all aspects of the design, data collection and analysis.

  • Work with the Team Leader to write the capacity building/strengthening component of the evaluation.


  • Advanced degree in public health, social sciences or a related field.

  • At least five years of proven experience in organizational capacity assessments and analysis.

  • Expertise in gender-sensitive data collection, analysis and reporting is highly desired.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with USAID rules and regulations is preferred.

  • Strong analytical and report writing skills and task management.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

Clinical Specialist, USAID/Ethiopia MULU/Most-At-Risk-Populations (MARPs) HIV Prevention Activity End-Line Evaluation (Ethiopia)

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing to bid on an end-line evaluation of the $50,000,000, five-year USAID/Ethiopia MULU Most-At-Risk-Populations (MARPs) HIV Prevention Activity, which is scheduled to end in March 2018. The purpose of the end-line evaluation is to analyze the effectiveness of the activity in contributing to the national target in reducing new infections by targeting key and priority population in the community and analyze achievement in selected indicators. The findings of the end-line evaluation will be used to inform future HIV prevention activities in Ethiopia. The period of performance will be 75 days from date of award, which is anticipated in December 2017.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Clinical Specialist to evaluate, specifically, the provision of biomedical services by the activity. S/he will work with the Team Leader and alongside the evaluation team to interpret findings pertaining to biomedical services related to HIV prevention activities. This position will be remote, with travel to Ethiopia.


  • Focus on evaluating the provision of biomedical services.

  • Work with the Team Leader to design the study, review and finalize the data collection instruments, collect, analyze and interpret findings pertaining to biomedical services related to HIV prevention activities.

  • Draft various components of evaluation reports under the direction of the Team Leader.


  • Experienced MD, Health Officer or Nurse with an advanced degree in Public Health or a related field.

  • At least eight years of proven experience in program evaluation directly related to biomedical services in relation to HIV/AIDS.

  • Expertise in designing, implementing and/or evaluating Clinical Specialist programs in a developing country context.

  • Expertise in gender-sensitive data collection, analysis and reporting is highly desired.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with USAID rules and regulations.

  • Strong analytical and report writing skills and task management.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world, including Ethiopia. DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. Under its mandate, the organization focuses on emergency humanitarian response, rehabilitation and post-conflict recovery.

DRC commenced work in Ethiopia in 2009 and currently provides expertise in shelter, WASH, livelihoods and protection in the Gambella and Somali regions of the country. Activities implemented by DRC are funded by money raised from the Danish public and by project grants from the Danish government and other bilateral and multi-lateral donors.

DRC recently starting a new program in Tigray Regional State, where the organization is implementing a variety of activities related to youth protection, access to justice, and infrastructure in Hitsats, Mai-Aini and Adi Harush refugee camps.


The Shire-based Area Manager is responsible for the overall implementation and strategic direction of the organization’s current and future projects in Tigray Regional State, and is the direct supervisor of both program and support staff in the Shire field office. The Area Manager advises DRC’s Shire-based Program Manager and Operations Coordinator to ensure all programming in Tigray regional state is in line with DRC Ethiopia’s country strategy and is in full compliance with the organization’s policies and best practices. Furthermore, the Area Manager is responsible for leading project cycle management, proposal development and program strategy – ensuring the successful implementation of all activities, and relevance and responsiveness of the activities to priority humanitarian needs in Tigray Regional State. In this capacity, the Area Manager is also responsible for representing DRC publically at the site level, including in coordination fora with other agencies, and for providing the direct link in communications between DRC’s Shire field office and the organization’s Addis Ababa country office. Finally, it is essential the Area Manager collaborates with the Addis Ababa based Security Advisor and Senior Management Team to provide safety and security management of the Shire-based team and ensure all safety and security measures, including contingency plans and standard operating procedures, are in place and well understood by all staff.


The Area Manager, in coordination and cooperation with the Addis Ababa based Head of Program and support staff, is expected to pursue the following objectives in her or his daily work:

  1. Contribute to the expansion of DRC’s program in Tigray regional state.

  2. Manager a multi-disciplinary program team, while ensuring cohesiveness and positive teamwork, knowledge of core protection and migration concepts, and full compliance of DRC’s code of conduct, while actively identifying opportunities to improve capacities of staff.

  3. Support the strategic direction of DRC’s program in Tigray Regional State and lead regular programmatic and budgetary reviews, context analyses and the development of project proposals.

  4. Contribute to the improvement of site-level support systems and procedures, and ensure compliance by all staff with DRC policies. This includes coordinating the development and regular review of work, procurement and spending plans inline with rigorous project management standards.

  5. Represent DRC publically at the site level, including in coordination fora with other agencies, and for providing the direct link in communications between DRC’s Shire field office and the Addis Ababa office.

  6. Coordinate with the Addis Ababa based Security Advisor and Senior Management Team to provide site-level leadership in ensuring safety, security and wellbeing of all staff.


To achieve the overall and specific objectives of the position, the Area Manager will perform the following tasks and undertake the following responsibilities:

1. Management and Coordination:

§ Overall responsibility for the recruitment and daily management of the Shire-based program and support teams, including ensuring positive and collaborative working relationships in line with DRC’s Code of Conduct and assessing staff capacity to provide or recommend relevant training or coaching as needed.

§ Daily management of the Shire office, including ensuring compliant financial operations and budgeting, administration, human resources, logistics, procurement and security in line with DRC and donor regulations.

§ Represent DRC publically at the site level, including in coordination fora with other agencies, and for providing the direct link in communications between DRC’s Shire field office and the Addis Ababa office.

2. Programming:

§ Provide oversight of all programming in Tigray Regional State in compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations, while upholding rigorous project cycle management standards.

§ Design and support in conducting needs assessments to inform program design as well as identify risks and vulnerabilities, including those related to gender, age and diversity.

§ Develop concrete initiatives to respond to protection risks experienced by the Eritrean refugee population in Tigray Regional State as well as specific strategies which build upon existing assets within the population.

§ Contribute to the strategic direction of Shire’s programming through active and ongoing participation in and contribution to strategic planning meetings and development of strategic documents.

§ Work with the Head of Programs and finance team to contribute to new project development, including both narratives and budgets, by coordinating and compiling inputs from other technical and support staff.

§ Ensure the timely and quality delivery of all organizational and project reports and staff contributions to organizational monitoring and evaluation requirements to ensure project quality, relevance and accountability to DRC’s beneficiary populations. § Support staff to integrate protection and migration concerns and awareness into other sectors as relevant.

3. Finance and Administration:

§ Provide daily management of the field office’s finance team.

§ Oversee and regularly update a comprehensive master budget of all of DRC’s operations in Tigray Regional State.

§ Assume responsibility as primary budget holder of all projects and lead in the development of new budgets and spending plans.

§ Collaborate regularly with the Addis Ababa based finance team to monitor spending and ensure the timely utilization of all grants.

§ Ensure full compliance with DRC and donor financial guidelines and policies.

4. Human Resources:

§ Manage the Shire-based team and support respectful and positive working relationships which allow for the effective implementation of all activities. This is to be achieved through leadership, team building, day-to-day support, capacity-building and strong, generalist knowledge in all of DRC’s core sectors, including protection, migration and infrastructure.

§ Lead site-level recruitment processes and ensure that relevant staffing structures are in place and are reflective of appropriate gender balance.

§ Promote professional development by identifying training and capacity building opportunities and ensure staff are well versed in core protection concepts, DRC’s code of conduct, accountability, respectful dialogue with the refugee population, and prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse.

§ Collaborate with the Addis Ababa human resources department to ensure staff evaluations are conducted on a regular basis.

5. Logistics and Procurement:

§ Collaborate with the Logistics and Procurement Coordinator and Addis Ababa based logistics and procurement team to develop and maintain procurement plans.

§ Ensure logistics and procurement processes are in place and fully compliant with DRC and donor policies and standards.

§ Collaborate with the Logistics and Procurement Coordinator to ensure field-based records are well managed, fulfill DRC and donor requirements, and are always up-to-date for use in donor reports.

§ Monitor budget lines to ensure spending is in line with project timelines and implementation schedules.

§ Regularly review procurement plans with procurement and logistics, and finance teams to adjust spending as required in advance of project closure.

6. Safety and Security:

§ Assume responsibility for staff safety in the area of operation.

§ Ensure all relevant information regarding safety, security and the context is collected, updated and shared in a regular and timely manner.

§ Collaborate with the Addis Ababa based Security Advisor and Senior Management Team to make decisions and manage security incidents at a local level.


In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’ five core competencies:

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient pro-cess.
Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and leadership
Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

Moreover, we also expect the following:


  • Masters degree in law, social sciences, international development, or other relevant field.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of work experience within the field of law or protection, particularly within the field of humanitarian response and refugee protection, with experience working for an international NGO, UN agency or relevant ministry or local authority.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior project management position.

  • Excellent analytical and writing skills.

  • Excellent written and spoken English, Tigrinya and Amharic.

  • Knowledge of Office software packages and experience using data analysis tools.

Additional Characteristics

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective and working relationships with staff members, government officials, and other organizations and stake-holders.

  • Experience working with youth and young people.

  • Experience with capacity building and in designing and facilitating trainings and work-shops for diverse audience.

  • Experience living and working in cross-cultural and remote environments.

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Experience in setting up or expanding field operations.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Requisition ID: req765

Job Title: Senior Grants Manager

Sector: Grants

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa

Job Description

The Senior Grants Manager will increase the capacity of the Ethiopia Grants and Partnerships Team during a particularly heavy proposal development period; second, to provide capacity development and training support to current members of the Grants and Partnership Unit re: project design, proposal development, donor compliance, BVA, OTIS and budget development.

The Senior Grants Manager will contribute to overall grants management at IRC Ethiopia. The position reports to the Senior Grants Coordinator. This position is based in Addis Ababa with occasional trips to field sites, if needed. The Senior Grants Manager will work collaboratively with the all 10 members of the Grants and Partnership Unit, the technical coordinators, operations team, and the finance team.


  1. Proposals

  2. Lead coordination of proposal development (including logframe meetings) working with program staff and ensuring proper review at the HQ level, gathering input from technical coordinators, technical advisors, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation staff, and the Regional Unit.

  3. Write budget narratives, edit proposals, and ensure proper proposal and grant management procedures are followed.

  4. Act as focal point with donors in-country for the proposal development process, as needed.

  5. Monitor and support the use of management tools such as Budget vs. Actual (BVA) for the proper monitoring and the successful implementation of programs and early warning in case of obstacles or challenges.

  6. Liaise with NY and UK grant units in order to ensure proposals meet internal standards, apply IRC’s Outcomes Evidence Framework (OEF), are in line with IRC Ethiopia’s Strategic Action Plan (SAP) and are donor compliant.

  7. Reporting

  8. Support the Grants and Partnership Unit’s members in the reporting process with in-country staff for updates and HQ for approvals before submission to the donor.

  9. Ensure that reports to donors are submitted on time; that reports are coherent and accurate (quarterly, interim or final reports).

  10. Play a key role in Grant Opening and Closing meetings, as well as monthly/regular grants management meetings (BVA meetings) which include representation from each unit (finance, programs, logistics) and ensure proper follow up of issues raised.

  11. Donor Compliance

  12. Research donor compliance issues for new opportunities or existing grants, as needed.

  13. Review donor agreements and coordinate their review with the relevant IRC HQ office.

  14. Ensure that grants are implemented in compliance with IRC and relevant donor regulations.

  15. Maintain and update grant files related to proposals.

  16. Support the Partnerships Team to ensure that partnership and sub-grant related administrative processes and procedures are consistently implemented throughout the program, including pre-award compliance checks, agreements, and disbursements and reporting.

  17. Communication and Information Management

  18. Distribute to IRC staff all documentation (grant proposals, reports, budget, etc.) related to their specific programs.

  19. Keep an updated inventory of all communications related to programs/donors and ensure communication and visibility requirements are met.

  20. Management and Capacity Building

  21. Provide on-the-job training to Grants and Partnerships Unit’s members. Topics may include BVA, OTIS, project design, proposal development, budget development, Grant Opening and Grant Closing meetings etc.

  22. Administrative/Other

  23. Ensure OTIS data is up to date for all assigned new proposals. Secure all OTIS approvals for the assigned new proposals prior to submission to the donor.


  • This position is non-accompanied. Free private housing will be provided either at a hotel or at an IRC apartment that includes amenities such as wifi internet, cable TV etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Masters degree or equivalent in international affairs, development or related subject

  • Fluency in English, spoken and written.

  • At least three years of IRC experience working in project and/or grants management and proposal/business development/design

  • Prior knowledge of donor regulations (UNHCR, OFDA, USAID, ECHO, DFID, SIDA, UNICEF, etc.)

  • Previous successful experience developing projects, writing proposals and donor reports required; experience with OCHA and UNHCR proposals strongly desired.

  • Good communicator with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills

  • Excellent inter-personal, cultural and diplomatic skills

  • Strong writing and editing skills with close attention to detail

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements

  • Strong capacity to mentor and build capacity of staff

  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet demanding deadlines and work under pressure in unstable security environments

  • Strong computer skills required; advanced MS Excel skills strongly desired.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • Closing date: 10th December 2017 @ 23:59 GMT*

  • (*Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.)

  • Interviews: TBC (January)

  • Location: Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Contract: 2-year Fixed Term (Renewable)

Salary: competitive salary in line with Oxfam values

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Oxford, with advocacy and campaigns offices in Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

Team Purpose

To work as part of Oxfam’s Pan Africa programme, which exists to realise the vision of a self-reliant Africa that is peaceful, democratic and responds to the rights and development needs of its people. We will do this by tackling the underlying causes of inequality and injustice to the poorest and most marginalised through our pillars of Gender justice and women’s rights, peace and security, economic justice and Democratic governance and youth development. In collaboration with our country programmes we identify and work with networks of social movements, CSOs and their coalitions and alliances, Pan-Africa institutions and Governments to influence, develop and implement key international and continental policies, programmes, pledges and human rights instruments. We also support a strong and autonomous pan Africa campaigning force of coalitions, alliances and social movements around their own objectives.

The Role

The Head of the Africa Union advocacy and Liaison office will have the overall objective of leading Pan Africa team’s engagement with the AU and its organs as well as facilitates Oxfam’s engagement with the African Union.

Under the guidance of the Pan African Director, the role will do this by strengthening Oxfam’s relationships within the AU Commission, facilitate engagement with the organs and other Specialised Technical Committees, providing intelligence and advocacy support as well as develop and implement coalition-based advocacy strategies to engage the AU, in support of Oxfam’s campaign and policy goals.

Fluency in English required and French required.

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Deputy Country Director of Program Development and Quality (DCD PDQ) shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office (CO) program. The DCD PDQ is accountable for ensuring the highest possible technical quality of all programs; overseeing the development of evidence-based, high-quality and innovative programs that deliver immediate and lasting change for children; leading the development and implementation of the Country Strategic Plan (CSP); ensuring robust learning and knowledge management processes are in place; and coordinating external representation.

S/he also leads the development and implementation of CO and categorized emergencies advocacy and communications strategies, and oversees the implementation of Technical Excellence Campaigns and Advocacy (TECA) programs including the Sponsorship and Household Economy Analysis (HEA) programs. S/he is an active member of the CO SMT and National Management Team (NMT), and leads the PDQ Senior Leadership Team (SLT).

Contract Duration: 3 years

Location: Addis Ababa

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 12-15 years’ management/leadership experience in the international non-profit or donor sectors

  • Experience leading/managing child-focused programs, preferably in both emergency and development contexts

  • Experience/expertise in one or more of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, health, nutrition, livelihoods/resilience, WASH, child protection, child rights governance

  • Deep understanding of child-related issues in international development and the humanitarian sector

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in program development for major institutional donors including USAID, the UN system, DFID, EU/ECHO, and others

  • Experience in using, managing and developing Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Effective negotiator, with the ability to positively influence internal and external stakeholders

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Capacity to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels

  • Management and leadership skills and experience including demonstrated capacity to successfully lead diverse teams

  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, particularly during emergencies and to meet proposal deadlines

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

  • Preferred experience in Africa

  • Master’s degree in a related field such as social sciences, health, business/non-profit management, other

  • Willingness to travel to difficult field locations for approximately 25% of his/her time

  • Sense of humor and adaptability to changing circumstances

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Department: Preparedness for Response and Recovery Department

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), established in 1986, is a regional non-profit foundation with headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand supporting the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development, through disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific and selected countries in Africa. The primary geographical focus of ADPC is Asia with the South, South East, and East Asia being the primary sub-regions, while the center also supports selected African countries such as Ethiopia. In 2005, nine countries, namely Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, and Sri Lanka signed a Charter establishing ADPC as an inter-governmental organization.

ADPC has 31 years of experience, working in the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions along with the national and local Government of its charter member countries as well as countries of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) and other regional and national mechanisms. ADPC also shares a close partnership with sub-regional inter-government agencies, such as Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Secretariat for Pacific Community (previously known as SOPAC), and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), etc. It works in close collaboration with a range of UN agencies including UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCAP, WHO, WMO, UNISDR, UNOCHA, UN-Habitat, etc. on DRR related projects and consulting services. ADPC works with international and local NGOs, national technical and training institutions, Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Further details on ADPC and its Programs can be found at The primary focus of ADPC is to assist national and sub-national Governments in the Asia-Pacific region and selected countries in Africa to build the capacity to respond to, prepare for and recover from disasters. Accordingly, ADPC is comprised of several thematically organized operational departments such as Preparedness for Response & Recovery, Risk Governance, Climate Resilience, Urban Resilience and Health Risk Management.

Statement of Intent:
ADPC recently signed a grant agreement with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Strengthening Institutional Capacity of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission of Ethiopia. The overall goal of this program is to, “improve the institutional capacity to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters in Ethiopia by strengthening the institutional system and technical capabilities of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission and other key stakeholder agencies. This will be achieved through the provision of institutional partnerships, knowledge resources, training, and networking opportunities. The program focuses on strengthening the institutional and human resource capacity of federal, state and local level governments and other stakeholders, who are involved or shall participate in humanitarian response and risk reduction activities in the country. The project will offer a formal platform for capacity development, provision of technical inputs and tools for preparedness, emergency response and recovery planning. In this context, ADPC is inviting applications from the qualified candidates to fill the position of “Finance and Administrative Coordinator,” who will be responsible for finance and administrative tasks of the program and provide management support to the National Disaster Risk Management Commission of Ethiopia.

It is not the intent of this Position Description to cover every aspect of the position requirements, rather highlight the most important areas of personal and joint responsibility.

Required Qualifications / Selection Criteria:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MBA or MSc in Economics, Finance, International Relations or closely associated field.

  • At least four years of proven experience in project administration and finance management

  • Familiarity and at least two years of experience in coordinating international workshops, conferences, and meetings

  • Previous experience in working with Humanitarian NGOs, international organizations, or private sector

  • Knowledge of working ethics of national government agencies, International NGOs, National NGOs, private organizations and international organizations would prove to be an added advantage.

  • Proficiency in English and Amharic Language both in writing and speaking. Proficiency in other regional languages would be an added advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Self-motivated, proactive and takes initiatives;

  • Demonstrated ability and plan and organize work and time independently;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented work style, and experience in working in a multi-cultural environment;

  • Strong desires to learn, undertake new challenges, must a creative problem-solver, must have selfconfidence, willingness to work hard, good sense of humor but with seriousness about the quality and excellence of work.

General Requirements:

  • Operate within all ADPC Guidelines & Procedures/ Policies;

  • This position is open to Ethiopian nationals only.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate finance and admin tasks of the program, and organize regular meetings & conferences;

  • Ensure timely submission of liquidation reports, timesheets and other administrative forms on regular basis;

  • Provide administrative and finance support to the project team;

  • Support project management, monitoring & evaluation and reporting tasks assigned by respective project managers

  • Support training events, participants and field missions during the project implementation

  • Support the program manager in the day to day functions of the program.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Program Manager

Reporting Relationship:

Report directly to the Program Manager

Thursday, November 2, 2017


The ILO Country Office for Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan is implementing a project entitled “Improving Industrial Relations for Decent Work and Sustainable Development of Textile and Garment Industry in Ethiopia”.

The project is determined to support the development of socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia. The project takes a multi-pronged approach, assisting the government, social partners and major industry stakeholders at various levels in their efforts to improve productivity, to promote social dialogue within and between the parties, and to improve wages and working conditions through nurturing sound labour relations practices and promoting collective bargaining to address the challenges in a comprehensive manner.

Purpose of the assignment

The ILO would like to engage a consultant to identify and document best practices in the areas of industrial relations, working conditions and productivity in order to use if for educational/advocacy purposes.

Key task

The Consultant/Consultancy firm is expected to develop a high definition information video 10-15 minutes short documentary and leaflet in the following areas of freedom of association, worker’s rights and responsibilities, productivity, OSH, soft skills training, grievance handling, healthy life style, savings and financial management.

Qualification and competences

Terms of reference

  • Detailed Terms of reference of the assignment is provided below.

Technical and financial proposals

All proposals should include the following sections

  • One page Abstract

  • Description of how the consultant intend to conduct the task

  • Description proposed methodology and Workplan of the proposed tasks

  • Curriculum Vitae of the consultant/s

  • Sample work

Terms of Reference

Best Practice Documentation

Unit: ILO Country Office Addis Ababa

Duration: 2 months

  1. Background

Improving Industrial Relations for Decent Work and Sustainable Development of Textile and Garment Industry in Ethiopia project aims to support the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia through improved labour relations, productivity and working conditions. In order to achieve this, the project is taking a multi-pronged approach, assisting the government, social partners and major industry stakeholders at various levels in their efforts to improve productivity, to promote social dialogue within and between the parties, and to improve wages and working conditions through nurturing sound labour relations practices and promoting collective bargaining.

At national level, the project focuses its efforts on facilitating social dialogue among multiple stakeholders. Under the leadership of the tripartite partners, it will help to develop a common vision and strategies to make Ethiopia an African hub of socially responsible production of garments for both global and domestic markets.

At regional and sectorial level, the project assists regional labour administrations by strengthening their capacity for labour inspection and dispute settlement, and employers, workers and their organizations at sectorial and enterprise levels, by strengthening their organizational capacity and by developing sound industrial relations and social dialogue practices to improve wages and working conditions in tandem with improved productivity.

At enterprise level, the project focuses its efforts on providing capacity building support for employers and workers’ representatives in up to twenty enterprises that are willing to make an explicit commitment to the principles of the ILO and to the emergence of a socially responsible garment industry in Ethiopia via the development of productive and democratic labour relations.

Many of the factories are witnessing the impact of the project interventions in the area of industrial relations, working conditions and productivity. In view of this the project plans to collect best practices and share it with wider audience.

  1. Overall Objective of best practice collection

The objectives of the collection of best practice is to showcase the improvement in the industrial relations, working conditions and productivity and use it for educational/ advocacy purposes.

  1. Tasks

The Consultant/Consultancy firm is expected to identify best practice and develop a high definition 10-15 minutes short documentary and leaflet in the following areas;

  • Freedom of association: advantage of having a union at factory level, trade unions not only working on protecting the rights of workers but also addressing issues of productivity, trade unions working to improve the livelihood of workers.

  • Worker right and responsibility: understanding labour law, company law, contract and its impact on productivity and improving decent working conditions of the workers

  • Productivity: the impact of social dialogue, unionization, training workers on productivity and workers life.

  • OSH: impact of OSH training and OSH committee work on reducing accident and improving workers moral and productivity.

  • Soft skills training: impact of soft skills on improving industrial culture, time management, absenteeism with profitability/productivity and workers

  • Grievance handling: communication, managing relationship, conflict resolution, negotiation, the importance of putting grievance system and dealing with grievance at the early stage and its impact on the factory and workers

  • Healthy life style and Savings and financial management: training impact on the workplace and workers.

  • Overall task

Develop a story board with the following items:

  • Interviews with project staff, workers, managers, project stakeholders

    • Selected representatives across target groups

  • Script writing and editing

  • On location shooting (factory level, workers home….etc) and production of documentary using two cameras and with necessary interview gadgets such as neck micks, light and sound

  • Motion graphics and 3D animation (if needed)

  • Develop an introduction part of the video

  • Short introduction about the project.

  • Record best practice

  • Record the best experience in the areas mentioned under 3

  • Develop video and leaflet

  • Participants and Stakeholders of the video

  • Employers and workers from textile and garment industries

  • Tripartite partners, Developmental partners and other stakeholders.

  • Key deliverables

The EXCOL will be fully responsible for the delivery of the activities mentioned on number 3 of this document The EXCOL will be expected to deliver the following; Interview project stakeholders

  • Develop the script of the video and submit for approval

  • produce short video

  • Picture and document the video production process

  • Images should reflect the theme of the video.

  • Edit the full version of the video as per the feedback

  • The final version should be submitted in Amharic, Oromeffa and Tigraga language. The Amharic one should have English subtitle

  • Provide final version of the video and leaflet in three copies with the ILO and partners logo on the cd

  • Submit the row footage and edited version and pictures

  • Use consent form in the process of documentation

  • Expected outcome

The video is expected to provide concise, pertinent information in user-friendly: clear, understandable, interesting, interactive format, to a target audience (workers and managers) through a format that galvanizes target groups to desired outcome.

  1. Time frame

  2. Budget

The payment terms presented as follows:

  • 30% upon submission of the script and detailed action plan of the video

  • 40% upon completing the first draft of the video

  • 40% upon submission of the final video to the ILO with three copies

  • Confidentiality

All recorded video footage and pictures taken and information gathered through this contract will be the sole property of the ILO. All the video footage and pictures taken will be submitted to the ILO. All the recorded information should be treated as strictly confidential. The final video production will remain the property of the ILO and not be used for any commercial purpose and other purposes without the express permission of the ILO.

  1. Next Steps

Interested consultant or consultancy firm are expected to submit to the ILO CO Addis: Improving Industrial Relations for Decent Work and Sustainable Development of Textile and Garment Industry in Ethiopia Project technical (including workplan) and financial proposal in two weeks’ time.

Friday, September 22, 2017

We are looking for: A FIELD COORDINATOR

Context: Ethipia has harsh environmental conditions, with hot and dry weather. The programs of ACF Ethiopia are implemented in vast areas so high mobility from the FC will be required to supervise the teams appropriately. Currently there are no major security problems, but it could change, given the presence of rebel group and the recurrent conflict at the border between Oromiya and the Somali regions. The team is composed of approximately 200 persons, as it increased recently.

Country: ETHIOPIA – Gode Base (Somali Region)

Length of contract: 6 months, starting from 01/10/2017

The Position: You will coordinate the emergency operation in Somali region (program and supports) by ensuring the definintion and implementation of ACF Ethiopia program and facilitate shift toward more recovery/development phase of programs.

The Field Coordinator must be able to multi-task in a complex and stressful environment in order to successfully:

  • Ensure overall management of the programs and supports in Somali region

  • Overall management of the security of the team at the base

  • Continuous strategic analysis of the security and humanitarian context in the region

  • Representation of ACF and liaison with authorities, UN, NGOs at field and regional level

  • Reporting and communication

The Applicant:

  • You have at least 4 years of experience at a similar position and in program in NGOs (same responsabilities and workload) – An experience in Horn of Africa will be a plus (or even in Ethiopia)

  • You have experience in emergency response in a tense security context

  • You have a good knowledge of logistic and financial tools

  • Your are flent in English (oral and written)

For salary and benefits visit our web site here:

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

COOPI is currently seeking a Head of Mission for its activities in Ethiopia.

The Head of Mission is responsible for the country coordination in its different aspects: staff, logistics, budget and procedures’ respect. He/she represents COOPI inits relations with the donors, institutions, NGOs,local government and international agencies. He/she cooperates with the AM and DCC in the definition of the Country Strategy and the intervention priorities. He/she guarantees the correct project implementation and ensures the Country Regulation presence and respect. He/she guarantees the compliance with the organization and the donors’ procedures.


Institutional relations: He/she manages relations with the main institutional donors and with potential ones.

He/she represents COOPI in the country/area by engaging in relations with institutions, NGOs, local and international organizations and partners. He/she also is responsible of the organization’s reputation in the country.

Strategy and planning: He/she verifies and proposes to the AM/DCC the intervention priorities to consolidate the organization’s opportunity to be more involved in the country. He/she contributes to the definition of the Country Strategy and proposes the country planning (projects and coordination).

Projects’ management: He/she coordinates and directly monitors projects, guaranteeing the correct

implementation in conformity with the contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line withCOOPI’s procedures and management standards. He/she coordinates the elaboration, writing and documents’ preparation for presenting new projects, referring to the AM/DCC and the headquarters support offices. He/she is responsible for the preparation of projects reports and all the monitoring documents requested by the central headquarters. He/she ensures the transmission of all official and administrative project documents to the central headquarters.

Country office management: He/she is responsible for all different aspects related to the country office management: economic and financial situation, local regulations, office organization charts, logistics, local and expatriate personnel management, in conformity with the organization’s guidelines. He/she guarantees the respect of the country’s legislation and administrative regulation.

Staff management: He/she is responsible for the local staff management. He/she participates and supports the AM/DCC and the Human Resources office in the selection of the expatriate staff. He/she coordinates and monitors the country’s expatriate staff management.

Safety: He/she is responsible for the expatriate staff security, for the correct implementation and respect of the general security rules.

Economic and financial management: He/she is responsible for the country’s economic result. He/she supervises the financial management and ensures – through the administrative function – that all financial reporting deadlines and donor/COOPI’s procedures are respected. He/she participates to the projects/coordination budget preparation. He/she has the signature for all COOPI’s bank accounts in the country.

Visibility: He/she cooperates with the Communication and Fund-Raising office for all communication, awareness and fund raising activities implemented in and for the country.