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Ethiopia: Business and Market Development Scientist (18-96) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Potato Center
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 01 Dec 2018

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a dynamic and ambitious researcher and development scientist to lead its effort to strengthen agricultural Business and Market Development in Ethiopia. This is a great opportunity to contribute to agricultural transformation in Ethiopia working closely with government and commercial partners from several sectors to improve potato and sweetpotato value chains as pathways to more resilient, nutritious and profitable agri-food systems in Ethiopia.

About CIP’s program

Cip, a global CGIAR research center, works with partners to improve diets and incomes of poor people in Africa, Asia and Latin America through scientific research, innovation, and capacity strengthening. Focusing on potato and sweetpotato as the entry point, CIP’s programs seek to strengthen broader agrifood systems to generate economic, social and nutritional benefits for farmers, enterprises and consumers emphasizing the priorities of women and youth in particular. The program in Ethiopia emphasizes the development and utilization of improved nutritious, resilient potato and sweetpotato that can create economic opportunities and contribute to improved nutrition and food security. CIP is working closely with government ministries and institutes in the agriculture and health sectors as well as commercial partners to increase public and private investments towards rural growth and sustainable and nutritious food systems. CIP’s program coverage includes the Northern, Central and Southern regions of Ethiopia.

About the position

The Business and Market Development Scientist will lead CIP’s engagement with commercial partners in Ethiopia to increase investments in commercial processing and marketing of nutritious foods with an initial emphasis on biofortified sweetpotato. S/he will lead a designated program component focused on adapting and scaling out commercial food processing, supply chain models, and marketing of nutritious sweetpotato-based foods and fresh roots as well as other nutritious foods. The Business and Market Development Scientist will apply latest approaches and methodologies for supporting development of small and medium scale businesses in the food sector, building inclusive supply chains, and creating demand in both rural and urban markets with particular emphasis on lower income consumers. S/he will link CIP with pertinent business and nutrition networks and development initiatives in Ethiopia, Africa and globally, and will contribute to wider CGIAR research programs on agriculture and nutrition. The position will report to CIP’s global Sweetpotato Program Leader and will be based in Addis Ababa.

Key responsibilities:
Research and technical leadership (50%)

  • Provide research and technical leadership to CIP’s project portfolio in the area of business and market development, including during project design, work planning, advanced trainings, operational research, and reviews and evaluations.
  • Lead the development and management of partnerships with commercial partners in Ethiopia with an initial focus on food processing and marketing and subsequent expansion into production and input markets.
  • Lead the development of project modules and methodologies on business and market development customized to CIP’s program in Ethiopia and other countries as will be determined; and build the capacity of CIP and partner teams to implement these approaches.
  • Together with colleagues from CIP and research partners, lead the production of scientific and technical publications on business and market development, and contribute to dissemination through conferences and similar forums.

Project leadership (50%)

  • Provide overall technical and management leadership for the project component on Scaling Up Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and Nutrition in Ethiopia (pending award for next phase).
  • Lead, supervise and mentor a team of researchers and other project staff, promote accountability and ensuring that all staff members are effectively contributing to relevant decision-making processes.
  • Manage CIP’s partnerships with government and commercial partners contributing to the project and initiate new collaborations, represent the project vis-à-vis the donor, and ensure that the project is well understood and highly regarded by the donor, government and all project partners.
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of all reporting and responsiveness to donor requests, working closely with the M&E staff.
  • Coordinate with M&E, finance and administration staff to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities including logistics, procurement, security, administration and human resources.

Who are we looking for?

  • PhD in a field related to business and market development, preferably in the social sciences. Specific training in the agricultural or food sectors is a definite advantage.
  • At least 5 years of strong hands-on experience of working or partnering with the commercial private sector in the agriculture or food industry.
  • Direct experience applying business and market development approaches in the context of international development programs, preferably within Africa or Asia. • Strong track record of original research and publications in relevant areas.
  • Proven track record of excellent project management and reporting skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills to promote effective collaboration within the team and across partner organizations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work in resource-poor, rural areas. Why should you consider this opportunity?

  • CIP is an international organization that has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background.

  • CIP scientists are recent World Food Price Winners, and CIP has been recently awarded the AlSumait Award for our Orange Flesh Sweet Potato work in Africa.

  • CIP is dedicated to achieving food security, improved nutrition and well-being, and gender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world.

  • CIP is a member of the CGIAR, a network of 15 research centers that are mostly located in the developing world and supported by more than 50 donor members.

What are we offering?

  • Exciting career opportunities in an international organization.
  • Internationally competitive salary, paid in US dollars, and commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive international insurance coverage.
  • Attractive retirement plan.
  • Three-year term contracts with the possibility of renewal.
  • Work in an equal and diverse workplace.

How to apply:

Visit the following link: http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/ and submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references. Screening of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



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Ethiopia: Site Development Officer Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 22 Nov 2018

Position Title : Site Development Officer

Duty Station : Bule Hora, Ethiopia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 22 November 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

Site Development is a part of the overall Site Management Support Programme in Ethiopia. The unit is integral to IOM emergency and post crisis program implemented with funding from various international donors. Site Development activities include site planning, medium-complexity infrastructure projects, primarily roads, bridges, communal facilities and various types of site rehabilitation works, including drainage, pedestrian access, earth stabilisation and installation of solar street lighting throughout the camps and ‘out of camp’ sites in return areas or in vicinity of camps where services are shared with the host community.

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes and the direct supervision of the Project Manager (Site Management Support), the successful candidate will assist the implementation of the programme, including but not limited to engineering design and construction support for new site development works; existing site enhancement works and small to medium scale community building projects.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the SMS PM with defining technical aspects of IOM construction work, including assessment, design, bill of quantity (BoQ) calculation, work scheduling, tendering, technical specification, monitoring and evaluation, and contract administration.
  2. Monitor and follow up on the formulation of relevant technical standards and their inclusion within the terms of reference. Work closely with the SMS PM to ensure the promotion of such standards and provide mentoring and coaching to technical support staff.

  3. Draft project proposals and work plans for low-medium complexity buildings, service blocks, drainage systems, roads / bridges / access / public infrastructure, and earth stabilization, and assessment of safe spaces for evacuation.

  4. Contribute to supply chain planning and oversight in close coordination with the relevant IOM units to ensure that all contracts and construction activities continue without resource gaps (cash-for-work payments; materials supply and delivery).

  5. Supervise the duties of a team of operations support staff to facilitate the cash-for-work programme and implement small-medium scale interventions to mitigate hazards and promote safe living conditions in camp and ‘out of camp’ settlement. Activities might include: • Stabilizing water points • Widening existing pathways • Reinforcing steps • Constructing handrails • Constructing wood bridge crossings • Constructing wood fence for burial sites • Constructing light-weight structure • Demarcation of community services in new sites • Clearing and levelling new plots for sector partners • Earth stabilisation works • Crib walls, slope protection and retention • Rehabilitating primary and secondary drainage

  6. Supervise the duties of a team of site development assistants and project clerks to monitor construction contractors on site and mobilise light equipment (mini excavators; small roller compactors, etc) to do public works for care and maintenance of roads / bridges, earth stabilisation works and rehabilitate primary and secondary drainage.

  7. Assist with overseeing contractors in the areas of monitoring, change of orders, contract compliance, quality assurance, and documentation of all interaction.

  8. Provide information on project progress for use in programme reporting and for making financial payments in accordance with contracting.

  9. Ensure that activities aimed at preventing and mitigating gender-based violence (GBV) in camp-like settings are implemented in line with agreed upon IASC (Interagency Standing Committee) standards, CCCM Gender Minimum Commitments and overall operational guidelines defined by the Site Management Sector and GBV AoR working group in country.

  10. Contribute to operational planning for emergency preparedness and response and hazard mitigation / disaster risk reduction initiatives.

  11. Make regular field visits to all projects under Site Development supervision.

  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations;

• Effectively manages supply chain, contractors and logistics planning;

• Effectively manages and directly implements quality and compliance control on engineering and construction-related activities;

• Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners;

• Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives;

• AutoCAD proficiency is required;

• Experience with land surveying and leveling is a plus;

• Experience with GIS and GIS programs is a plus;

• Ability to supervise, direct, coach and mentor staff is required.

Languages

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language, French and/or

Spanish is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies:

Values

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 22 November 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 09.11.2018 to 22.11.2018

Requisition: SVN 2018/288 (P) - Site Development Officer (P2) - Bule Hora, Ethiopia (55719182) Released

Posting: Posting NC55719189 (55719189) Released



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Ethiopia: Project Officer (Site Management Support) (2 Positions) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 22 Nov 2018

Position Title : Project Officer (Site Management Support) (2 Positions)

Duty Station : Multiple Duty Stations, Ethiopia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 22 November 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes and the direct supervision of Project Manager (Site Management Support), the successful candidate will assist with promoting adequate and community owned delivery of services in sites hosting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). S/he will assist the concerned programme unit with the following:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support the establishment and maintenance of an effective coordination system of service provision at site level.

  2. Participate in required assessments at site level aimed at collecting information on services available, population needs and composition.

  3. Maintain a camp information management system in line with site management sector guidelines including sex- and age-disaggregated data. Share information with all relevant stakeholders, in a manner that upholds the principle of data protection and confidentiality.

  4. Facilitate the mobilization and participation of the camp and host populations at site level, with particular emphasis on meaningful inclusion of women, children, elderly and persons with specific needs into decision-making processes.

  5. Promote and facilitate accountability towards camp population through setting up of information sharing and feedback mechanisms (i.e. info desk, hotline, community mapping, etc.). Ensure that the displaced are aware of the assistance and services available in the site and how to access them.

  6. Provide information and guidance with respect to the clarification of roles and responsibilities amongst stakeholders in the camp and support capacity building activities as required.

  7. Monitor and follow up on maintenance of site infrastructure and support the mobilization of site residents with a focus on sustainability and community/local government ownership.

  8. Support the implementation of small scale mitigation work in coordination with the site development team, map safety risks and other hazards at site level and surrounding communities when feasible.

  9. Support contingency planning based on worst-case and most likely scenarios in terms of population movements.

  10. Contribute to the development of an effective referral mechanism in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

  11. Maintain appropriate links with national/local authorities, state institutions, civil society and other relevant stakeholders, including effective coordination and information exchange with them.

  12. Assist with the development of IOM site management standard operating procedures as well as other strategic documents.

  13. Provide technical inputs for resource mobilization efforts as well as for meeting donor reporting requirements.

  14. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Three (3) years of practical experience with international organizations, in development, implementation and evaluation, and/or programme implementation and management;

• Experience in Camp Coordination and Camp Management, relocation, cash for work, ES/NFI, and project management;

• Familiarity with different project cycle steps and donor relations;

• Experience in return and reintegration of vulnerable persons;

• Experience working with a number of staff and multi-component programmes;

• Experience working in hardship stations;

• Solid computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office package (Office, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), internet and Email.

Languages

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language, French and/or

Spanish is an advantage.

Note

Duty stations will be in Bule Hora and Dire Dawa.

Desirable Competencies:

Values

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 22 November 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 09.11.2018 to 22.11.2018

Requisition: SVN2018/290(P)ProjectOfficerSiteMgmtSupport2PostP2MultipleDutyStationsEthiopia

(55719210) Released

Posting: Posting NC55719221 (55719221) Released



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Ethiopia: Programme Support Officer Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 20 Nov 2018

Position Title : Programme Support Officer

Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 20 November 2018

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Emergency & Post-Crisis (EPC) Programme Coordinator, and the overall supervision of the Head of Programs, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for providing support and contributing to the implementation, monitoring and development of EPC projects in Ethiopia.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide support and assistance for the timely start-up of the various phases or components of the programme. Follow up on logistical and administrative arrangements, cooperate with national and international authorities, provide information and assist with arrangements required for the recruitment of project staff, and ensure that donor reporting information and schedules are available.

  2. Monitor specific aspects of project implementation, identify problems and propose action to expedite the delivery of inputs. Analyze progress and implementation reports and identify and document significant project events, decisions, problems or deviations.

  3. Draft sections of project documents based on results of assessments that have been carried out during various phases. Draft project and budget revisions based on negotiations with donors, changed work plans or budget reallocation.

  4. Contribute to the development of new projects by selecting and summarizing background information, assessing the local context for the planning and administration of individual projects, and drafting of project proposals.

  5. Undertake duty travel relating to project/programme assessment, liaison with counterparts, problem solving, and new project/programme development, as required.

  6. Assist in developing and maintaining strong and regular liaison with the project/programme partners, such as governmental authorities, diplomatic missions, and any other concerned agencies and working groups, aiming at coordinating and promoting new activities and facilitating the implementation of ongoing activities and fund raising for new projects/programmes.

  7. Assist the Programme/Project Manager in monitoring, assessing and evaluation of project/programme activities, and in planning new features that add value to the project's overall goals.

  8. Work with experts, consultants and other project participants to ensure that logistical arrangements and internal procedures for monitoring and reporting are well understood and implemented.

  9. Provide support in preparing regular project/programme reports and communications/visibility materials according to IOM and donor formats as required, and update regularly and report to donors covering all IOM activities. Draft project revisions, including adjusting project budgets on the basis of changed work plans.

  10. Support the inclusion of SMART indicators in project development, and support project managers in monitoring project implementation and results against those indicators.

  11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Political or Social Science, Business Administration, International Relations, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Experience in project administration. Knowledge of social and development issues as well as general migration related issues. Good knowledge of project development, administration and evaluation concepts and procedures;

• Experience in humanitarian programmes for migrants and capacity-building activities;

• Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and international institutions;

• Familiarity with financial and business administration;

• Knowledge of the region is an advantage.

Languages

Fluency in English is required.

Desirable Competencies:

Values

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.


How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 20 November 2018 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 13.11.2018 to 20.11.2018

Requisition: SVN 2018/214 (P) - Programme Support Officer (P2) - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (55637049) Released

Posting: Posting NC55644995 (55644995) Released



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Ethiopia: Grants Manager (Ethiopian National Only) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 24 Nov 2018

Scope

The Grants Manager will contribute to overall grants management of the Refugee Portfolio at IRC Ethiopia. The position reports to the Grants Coordinator-Refugee Portfolio. This position is based in Addis Ababa with occasional trips to field sites and refugee camps, if needed. The Grants Manager will work collaboratively with all of the 14 members of the Grants and Partnership Unit, the technical coordinators, operations team, and the finance team. The Refugee portfolio at IRC Ethiopia is made of grants mostly from UNHCR, BPRM and private foundations, and is roughly 60% of the total annual funding of IRC Ethiopia.

Responsibilities:

1. Proposals

  • Lead coordination of proposal development (including log-frame 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.
  • Write budget narratives, edit proposals, and ensure proper proposal and grant management procedures are followed; in particular, lead UNHCR and BPRM proposal development.
  • Act as focal point with donors in-country for the proposal development process, as needed.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2. Reporting

  • 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. Special focus will be on UNHCR and BPRM grants.
  • Ensure that reports to donors are submitted on time; that reports are coherent and accurate (quarterly, interim or final reports); and that the internal reporting tracker and OTIS reporting info is up to date.
  • Lead Grant Opening, Mid-review 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.

3. Donor Compliance

  • Research donor compliance issues for new opportunities or existing grants, as needed, within the refugee portfolio of IRC Ethiopia, with a special focus on UNHCR and BPRM compliance.
  • Review donor agreements and coordinate their review with the relevant IRC HQ office.
  • Ensure that grants are implemented in compliance with IRC and relevant donor regulations.
  • Maintain and update grant files related to proposals.

4. Communication and Information Management

  • Communicate with donors and attend donor meetings in order to share IRC’s accomplishments as well as to stay up to date on the latest donor developments and requirements, with a special focus on UNHCR HQ/Field communications and information exchange.
  • Distribute to IRC staff all documentation (grant proposals, reports, budget, etc.) related to their specific programs.
  • Keep an updated inventory of all communications related to programs/donors and ensure communication and visibility requirements are met.

5. Management and Capacity Building

  • Provide on-the-job training to Grants and Partnerships Unit’s members. Topics may include donor compliance rules and regulations, BVA, OTIS, project design, proposal development, budget development, Grant Opening and Grant Closing meetings etc.
  • Manage and supervise interns, officers and TTAs, as needed.

6. Administrative/Other

  • 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.
  • Carry out ad-hoc projects as assigned by Sr. Grants Coordinator and Grants Coordinator.

**Applications without a Cover letter will NOT be considered. A writing and an EXCEL test will be given to selected candidates only.

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced MS Excel and Math skills required (skills will be tested through an exam) and are the most important requirement for this position.
  • BA degree required; Masters degree in Accounting, Economics, International Affairs, Social Sciences, or STEM (Science, Technology and Math) strongly preferred.
  • At least Six years and three years respectively, of experience working in program management, grants management and proposal/business development/design; Experience in Ethiopia or East Africa is required; Experience with IRC Ethiopia is an advantage.
  • Prior knowledge of donor and government regulations (UNHCR, OFDA, USAID, ECHO, DFID, SIDA, UNICEF, ARRA etc.) required. Previous experience with UNHCR proposal development, budget develop or financial report development is an advantage.
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written, required; Fluency in Amharic required.
  • Good communicator with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal, cultural and diplomatic skills.
  • 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.
  • Previous successful experience developing projects, writing proposals and donor reports preferred

How to apply:

· Please send your CV, application letter and

copies of credentials to the following address:

- IRC P.O.BOX: 107 Code 1110, Addis Ababa or

- Apply via ethiojobs website

· Please include names and contact information of 3 references from current and former employers.

· Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.

· Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

· Name of the position you have applied for

· Date of application

· Summary of your qualifications and experience

· Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

· Permanent Address and present address (if different form permanent) and telephone number

· Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

Are any of your relatives employed by International Rescue committee (IRC)?

If answer is “yes”, give the following information:

YES NO

NAME

Relationship

Position

Office/field office

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.



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