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Ethiopia: ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAMMES Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: GOAL
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 02 Mar 2018

ABOUT GOAL IN ETHIOPIA

GOAL has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years, towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable, and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education. GOAL Ethiopia implements a range of multi-sectoral development, resilience and humanitarian responses, targeting refugees, internally displaced communities, vulnerable chronically poor pastoralist and rural small holder farmers, street-connected children and youth, and communities affected by humanitarian and sudden onset emergencies – primarily drought, flooding, disease and conflict. GOAL works closely with communities and local Government, addressing issues of poverty, building capacity to respond to shocks and stresses, and helping to prevent and mitigate the impact of disasters.

The programme has a strong focus on the nutrition, health, WASH, food security, and economic development sectors, incorporating aspects of resilience building, systems strengthening, behavior change and inclusion within our approaches. Gender and child protection are mainstreamed throughout all programming. Accountability to communities, project participants and all stakeholders is an integral element of all responses. GOAL Ethiopia operates a country-wide response, currently operational in Oromiya, Somali, Afar, Gambella, SNNP and Addis Ababa.

GOAL envisages a world where poverty and hunger no longer exist, where communities are resilient and prepared for seasonal shocks, where structural and cultural barriers to growth are removed and where every man, woman and child, has equal right and access to resources and opportunities.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE AND OBJECTIVES

The objective of the ACDP role is to provide overall leadership, management and strategic vision in programme implementation and expansion of the GOAL Ethiopia. The ACDP is a key member of GOAL Ethiopia’s senior management team, with significant input to strategic development and decision making processes, as well as realization of strategic and programmatic objectives. Working closely with the Country Director, the ACD will have a key role in determining future strategies and will also be heavily involved in the planning of any new activities.

She/he is primarily responsible to oversee the timely and quality implementation of emergency, humanitarian and development responses across the country, ensuring that GOAL Ethiopia’s projects respond to the needs on the ground and achieve stated objectives and results, and are comply with all reporting and implementation rules and requirements.

In addition, the ACDP will be responsible for ensuring harmonization of GOAL Ethiopia’s programme departments, ensuring complementary responses, integration of emergency and development sectoral responses, linking emergency and development activities, and mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues.

The ACDP will be responsible for the development and humanitarian response programme, functionally overseeing the technical sector coordinators, field programme managers, monitoring and evaluation team, and grants and communications staff, while working closely with the Refugee Programme Manager. The ACDP will work closely both with well-motivated and experienced managers in the field and at head office supporting GOAL programmes.

GOAL has an ambitious expansionist strategy and the ACDP is responsible for overseeing the development and submission of Donor proposals including consortium applications. A significant element of the ACDP role will be to build GOAL’s reputation with key Donors and partners, and develop GOAL’s portfolio of long-term development funding.

In additional to overseeing the programmatic, strategic and technical elements of operations, the ACDP will work closely with all departments and is expected to have a clear understanding of all facets of operations, including finance, logistics, HR, procurement, and Donor compliance, to ensure programmes are in line with Government, Donor, and GOAL rules and regulations.

The holder of this post must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to maintain a broad perspective. She/he will undertake innovative approaches, be agile in the conceptualization of new programme ideas and will be well versed in strategic thinking and planning. She/he will also have ability to juggle multiple priorities under tight deadlines, and to calmly and diplomatically deal with unexpected events impacting programme operations. The ideal candidate will be familiar with market systems-based programmes, concepts of behavior change and inclusion, and will demonstrate cultural knowledge and sensitivity, while also demonstrating skills and ability to build and maintain partnerships with international organizations and private sector partners. The ACDP must have strong interpersonal skills, have strong personnel management capacities, and an ability to communicate and manage expectations of many stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Programme Delivery and Design

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction in the design and delivery of GOAL Ethiopia’s programmes
  • Oversee the strategic, programmatic and technical elements of the country programme and ensure projects are well designed, delivered on time and on budget, are appropriately monitored and evaluated and delivered as expected.
  • Ensure solid understanding of the needs, challenges and priorities of the current programme within the Ethiopian operational context as well as understanding the opportunities and priorities in alignment with Government of Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Agenda, Humanitarian Response Documents, and other relevant Government strategies
  • Ensure that GOAL is delivering to our communities in an integrated and unified way, which involves leading regular and appropriate forums for information exchange across and between programme sectors, and effective grant and programme planning and management.
  • Ensure GOAL programmes effectively mainstream key elements of Gender, Child Protection, HIV and Environment, and Accountability
  • Oversee the M&E function to ensure strong monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes, conduct learning reviews on a periodic basis and share and integrate learning into current and future interventions.
  • Working closely with the technical team and field programme managers to design high quality programmes that effectively respond to the needs while supporting sustainable exit strategies.
  • Working closely with GOAL’s global Technical Team in the design of responses

Programme Growth and Strategic Direction

  • In conjunction with the Country Director, develop a Donor strategy, and regularly monitor Donor opportunities and their fit with GOAL capabilities and priorities for development of key Donors
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction within the GOAL Ethiopia programme
  • Support the Country Director in the development of a 5-year Country Strategic Plan
  • Ensure harmonization and integration of the humanitarian response and development programmes

Line Management and Staff Capacity Building

  • Management of the Programme Department Heads responsible for management of technical team, project implementation, field programme managers, monitoring & evaluation, and grants and communications
  • Support the development of in-country expertise in each sector and supporting a national staff capacity building Mentoring of staff will be a key element of the role.
  • Ensure GOAL policies and procedures for programme management are known and are being implemented
  • Deputising the Country Director when needed

Proposal Writing & Reporting

  • Lead on proposal development, coordination and management of the entire process and ensure high quality submission on time. Management of the proposal process will include proposal writing, editing, as well as co-ordination between various departments within GOAL Ethiopia, between GOAL Ethiopia and GOAL’s HQ, and other stakeholders, including implementing partners, Donors, and community and/or Government
  • Grant management including participating in project opening and closing meetings, Donor reporting and seeking of necessary approvals from Donors as result of changes in operating environment
  • Programme update reporting to HQ and ad hoc reporting on programme updates as required

Financial Management and Compliance

  • Budget management, work in collaboration with the Finance Team and Field Programme Managers to ensure to ensure strong financial management of programme budgets
  • Development of proposal budgets in collaboration with the Finance team, ensuring appropriate resources are built into the budget process,
  • Compliance, work in collaboration with the Compliance Department and Internal Audit to ensure compliance with Donor, Government, and GOAL policies.

Communications and Representation

  • Represent GOAL with Government partners, regional and local authorities, Donors, local and international partners, sector clusters, humanitarian coordination fora, and sectoral clusters, at all levels of project implementation in collaboration with and as determined by the CD
  • Actively participate in the Strategic Planning process and with the Senior Management Team to provide overall leadership and direction to the program
  • Support in the development of policies aimed at improving quality and efficiency of the programme
  • Support the communications and technical sector coordinators in the development of publicity materials, including project and programme brochures, case studies, capacity statements and press releases in collaboration with the CD
  • Actively participate in Donor, HQ, Government, and media visits to field sites
  • Be a key liaison and focal point for communications going to and from GOAL’s HQ in Dublin.

Other

  • Ensure logistics, procurement, HR and finance protocols are followed by all programmes team members, and collaborate closely with Internal Audit and Compliance staff to ensure the integration of compliance concerns into the work of the programme department
  • Ensure appropriate HR planning, training, and resource allocation as required for the successful implementation of programme objectives, including appropriate support personnel at GOAL’s field sites
  • Carry out other duties as requested by the Country Director

Requirements

  • At least five years at a senior management level with demonstrable ability to lead a team of technical and support staff overseeing a large and complex programme
  • At least five years’ overseas professional experience in development or humanitarian contexts – preferably in Africa
  • Post-graduate degree in development, humanitarian, management or relevant discipline
  • Leadership skills and strategic vision, with the ability to guide a large team in reaching GOAL Ethiopia’s strategic and programmatic objectives
  • Excellent presentation, oral, and writing skills in English is an absolute essential – the ACDP will be responsible for the preparation, writing and submission of high-quality proposals and reports in English, as well as extensive communication with Donors, HQ, and partners in English.
  • Strong communication, networking and relationship management skills are essential. The holder of this post must develop and nurture relationships across a wide spectrum of stakeholders (Government, Donors, INGOs and local NGOs, academic bodies, private sector entities and relevant local civil society etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to secure emergency and/or long-term development funding from international Donors, with strong proposal writing and reporting capacity
  • Experience overseeing the implementation of emergency and/or development projects funded by key institutional Donors including OFDA, ECHO, EU, DFID and UN Agencies
  • Demonstrable previous experience in programme planning, budgeting, implementation and review with robust management skills, and the ability to effectively and proactively manage a complex portfolio of projects and deliverables from various sectors and units within GOAL
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills
  • Ability to quickly reprioritize activities and prioritize and management of your time based on the importance and urgency of tasks
  • Good team player, flexible and capable of working with an international country team.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader within his/her team.
  • Good computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to use online Donor grant management systems
  • Sensitive to cross cutting issues and approaches such as gender, HIV/ADIS, child protection, accountability, resilience, inclusion and behavior change.
  • Strong financial capacity

Highly Desirable

  • Experience and knowledge of market system strengthening and a working knowledge of M4P methodologies will be a strong advantage
  • Previous experience working with private sector organizations within a development /humanitarian context
  • Strong technical knowledge in one of more of the following sectors: health, nutrition, WASH, food security, economic development, cash-transfer programming
  • Comprehensive understanding of resilience, behavior change and inclusion approaches.
  • Ethiopia-specific experience in working in the development sector

The ACDP will be available 24/7 by telephone, and regularly check e-mails, including outside of work hours. The work requires approximately 30% of travel to the field including to the very remote sites. Ability and willingness to travel to locations outside Addis Ababa is a must.

The ACDP will familiarize her/himself with GOAL and Donor compliance issues, organizational rules and regulations, GOAL’s Code of Conduct and Wrongdoing Policies (including Conflict of Interest, Whistleblowing, Anti-fraud) and any other policies, procedures, guidelines, rules and regulations in place, and implement accordingly in area of responsibility.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available and the role is not only limited to the above list. GOAL reserves the right to change, revise, omit, and add in part /in whole this document any time without giving any reason thereof.

Our package includes a competitive salary, shared accommodation, health and travel insurance and 20 days annual leave. Additional benefits are available after 12 months of service. Salary range for this role is € 43,000 to 49,000.

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.


How to apply:

https://www.goalglobal.org/careers?gh_jid=1030508



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Ethiopia: ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAMMES Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: GOAL
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 02 Mar 2018

ABOUT GOAL IN ETHIOPIA

GOAL has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years, towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable, and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education. GOAL Ethiopia implements a range of multi-sectoral development, resilience and humanitarian responses, targeting refugees, internally displaced communities, vulnerable chronically poor pastoralist and rural small holder farmers, street-connected children and youth, and communities affected by humanitarian and sudden onset emergencies – primarily drought, flooding, disease and conflict. GOAL works closely with communities and local Government, addressing issues of poverty, building capacity to respond to shocks and stresses, and helping to prevent and mitigate the impact of disasters.

The programme has a strong focus on the nutrition, health, WASH, food security, and economic development sectors, incorporating aspects of resilience building, systems strengthening, behavior change and inclusion within our approaches. Gender and child protection are mainstreamed throughout all programming. Accountability to communities, project participants and all stakeholders is an integral element of all responses. GOAL Ethiopia operates a country-wide response, currently operational in Oromiya, Somali, Afar, Gambella, SNNP and Addis Ababa.

GOAL envisages a world where poverty and hunger no longer exist, where communities are resilient and prepared for seasonal shocks, where structural and cultural barriers to growth are removed and where every man, woman and child, has equal right and access to resources and opportunities.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE AND OBJECTIVES

The objective of the ACDP role is to provide overall leadership, management and strategic vision in programme implementation and expansion of the GOAL Ethiopia. The ACDP is a key member of GOAL Ethiopia’s senior management team, with significant input to strategic development and decision making processes, as well as realization of strategic and programmatic objectives. Working closely with the Country Director, the ACD will have a key role in determining future strategies and will also be heavily involved in the planning of any new activities.

She/he is primarily responsible to oversee the timely and quality implementation of emergency, humanitarian and development responses across the country, ensuring that GOAL Ethiopia’s projects respond to the needs on the ground and achieve stated objectives and results, and are comply with all reporting and implementation rules and requirements.

In addition, the ACDP will be responsible for ensuring harmonization of GOAL Ethiopia’s programme departments, ensuring complementary responses, integration of emergency and development sectoral responses, linking emergency and development activities, and mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues.

The ACDP will be responsible for the development and humanitarian response programme, functionally overseeing the technical sector coordinators, field programme managers, monitoring and evaluation team, and grants and communications staff, while working closely with the Refugee Programme Manager. The ACDP will work closely both with well-motivated and experienced managers in the field and at head office supporting GOAL programmes.

GOAL has an ambitious expansionist strategy and the ACDP is responsible for overseeing the development and submission of Donor proposals including consortium applications. A significant element of the ACDP role will be to build GOAL’s reputation with key Donors and partners, and develop GOAL’s portfolio of long-term development funding.

In additional to overseeing the programmatic, strategic and technical elements of operations, the ACDP will work closely with all departments and is expected to have a clear understanding of all facets of operations, including finance, logistics, HR, procurement, and Donor compliance, to ensure programmes are in line with Government, Donor, and GOAL rules and regulations.

The holder of this post must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to maintain a broad perspective. She/he will undertake innovative approaches, be agile in the conceptualization of new programme ideas and will be well versed in strategic thinking and planning. She/he will also have ability to juggle multiple priorities under tight deadlines, and to calmly and diplomatically deal with unexpected events impacting programme operations. The ideal candidate will be familiar with market systems-based programmes, concepts of behavior change and inclusion, and will demonstrate cultural knowledge and sensitivity, while also demonstrating skills and ability to build and maintain partnerships with international organizations and private sector partners. The ACDP must have strong interpersonal skills, have strong personnel management capacities, and an ability to communicate and manage expectations of many stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Programme Delivery and Design

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction in the design and delivery of GOAL Ethiopia’s programmes
  • Oversee the strategic, programmatic and technical elements of the country programme and ensure projects are well designed, delivered on time and on budget, are appropriately monitored and evaluated and delivered as expected.
  • Ensure solid understanding of the needs, challenges and priorities of the current programme within the Ethiopian operational context as well as understanding the opportunities and priorities in alignment with Government of Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Agenda, Humanitarian Response Documents, and other relevant Government strategies
  • Ensure that GOAL is delivering to our communities in an integrated and unified way, which involves leading regular and appropriate forums for information exchange across and between programme sectors, and effective grant and programme planning and management.
  • Ensure GOAL programmes effectively mainstream key elements of Gender, Child Protection, HIV and Environment, and Accountability
  • Oversee the M&E function to ensure strong monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes, conduct learning reviews on a periodic basis and share and integrate learning into current and future interventions.
  • Working closely with the technical team and field programme managers to design high quality programmes that effectively respond to the needs while supporting sustainable exit strategies.
  • Working closely with GOAL’s global Technical Team in the design of responses

Programme Growth and Strategic Direction

  • In conjunction with the Country Director, develop a Donor strategy, and regularly monitor Donor opportunities and their fit with GOAL capabilities and priorities for development of key Donors
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction within the GOAL Ethiopia programme
  • Support the Country Director in the development of a 5-year Country Strategic Plan
  • Ensure harmonization and integration of the humanitarian response and development programmes

Line Management and Staff Capacity Building

  • Management of the Programme Department Heads responsible for management of technical team, project implementation, field programme managers, monitoring & evaluation, and grants and communications
  • Support the development of in-country expertise in each sector and supporting a national staff capacity building Mentoring of staff will be a key element of the role.
  • Ensure GOAL policies and procedures for programme management are known and are being implemented
  • Deputising the Country Director when needed

Proposal Writing & Reporting

  • Lead on proposal development, coordination and management of the entire process and ensure high quality submission on time. Management of the proposal process will include proposal writing, editing, as well as co-ordination between various departments within GOAL Ethiopia, between GOAL Ethiopia and GOAL’s HQ, and other stakeholders, including implementing partners, Donors, and community and/or Government
  • Grant management including participating in project opening and closing meetings, Donor reporting and seeking of necessary approvals from Donors as result of changes in operating environment
  • Programme update reporting to HQ and ad hoc reporting on programme updates as required

Financial Management and Compliance

  • Budget management, work in collaboration with the Finance Team and Field Programme Managers to ensure to ensure strong financial management of programme budgets
  • Development of proposal budgets in collaboration with the Finance team, ensuring appropriate resources are built into the budget process,
  • Compliance, work in collaboration with the Compliance Department and Internal Audit to ensure compliance with Donor, Government, and GOAL policies.

Communications and Representation

  • Represent GOAL with Government partners, regional and local authorities, Donors, local and international partners, sector clusters, humanitarian coordination fora, and sectoral clusters, at all levels of project implementation in collaboration with and as determined by the CD
  • Actively participate in the Strategic Planning process and with the Senior Management Team to provide overall leadership and direction to the program
  • Support in the development of policies aimed at improving quality and efficiency of the programme
  • Support the communications and technical sector coordinators in the development of publicity materials, including project and programme brochures, case studies, capacity statements and press releases in collaboration with the CD
  • Actively participate in Donor, HQ, Government, and media visits to field sites
  • Be a key liaison and focal point for communications going to and from GOAL’s HQ in Dublin.

Other

  • Ensure logistics, procurement, HR and finance protocols are followed by all programmes team members, and collaborate closely with Internal Audit and Compliance staff to ensure the integration of compliance concerns into the work of the programme department
  • Ensure appropriate HR planning, training, and resource allocation as required for the successful implementation of programme objectives, including appropriate support personnel at GOAL’s field sites
  • Carry out other duties as requested by the Country Director

Requirements

  • At least five years at a senior management level with demonstrable ability to lead a team of technical and support staff overseeing a large and complex programme
  • At least five years’ overseas professional experience in development or humanitarian contexts – preferably in Africa
  • Post-graduate degree in development, humanitarian, management or relevant discipline
  • Leadership skills and strategic vision, with the ability to guide a large team in reaching GOAL Ethiopia’s strategic and programmatic objectives
  • Excellent presentation, oral, and writing skills in English is an absolute essential – the ACDP will be responsible for the preparation, writing and submission of high-quality proposals and reports in English, as well as extensive communication with Donors, HQ, and partners in English.
  • Strong communication, networking and relationship management skills are essential. The holder of this post must develop and nurture relationships across a wide spectrum of stakeholders (Government, Donors, INGOs and local NGOs, academic bodies, private sector entities and relevant local civil society etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to secure emergency and/or long-term development funding from international Donors, with strong proposal writing and reporting capacity
  • Experience overseeing the implementation of emergency and/or development projects funded by key institutional Donors including OFDA, ECHO, EU, DFID and UN Agencies
  • Demonstrable previous experience in programme planning, budgeting, implementation and review with robust management skills, and the ability to effectively and proactively manage a complex portfolio of projects and deliverables from various sectors and units within GOAL
  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills
  • Ability to quickly reprioritize activities and prioritize and management of your time based on the importance and urgency of tasks
  • Good team player, flexible and capable of working with an international country team.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader within his/her team.
  • Good computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to use online Donor grant management systems
  • Sensitive to cross cutting issues and approaches such as gender, HIV/ADIS, child protection, accountability, resilience, inclusion and behavior change.
  • Strong financial capacity

Highly Desirable

  • Experience and knowledge of market system strengthening and a working knowledge of M4P methodologies will be a strong advantage
  • Previous experience working with private sector organizations within a development /humanitarian context
  • Strong technical knowledge in one of more of the following sectors: health, nutrition, WASH, food security, economic development, cash-transfer programming
  • Comprehensive understanding of resilience, behavior change and inclusion approaches.
  • Ethiopia-specific experience in working in the development sector

The ACDP will be available 24/7 by telephone, and regularly check e-mails, including outside of work hours. The work requires approximately 30% of travel to the field including to the very remote sites. Ability and willingness to travel to locations outside Addis Ababa is a must.

The ACDP will familiarize her/himself with GOAL and Donor compliance issues, organizational rules and regulations, GOAL’s Code of Conduct and Wrongdoing Policies (including Conflict of Interest, Whistleblowing, Anti-fraud) and any other policies, procedures, guidelines, rules and regulations in place, and implement accordingly in area of responsibility.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available and the role is not only limited to the above list. GOAL reserves the right to change, revise, omit, and add in part /in whole this document any time without giving any reason thereof.

Our package includes a competitive salary, shared accommodation, health and travel insurance and 20 days annual leave. Additional benefits are available after 12 months of service. Salary range for this role is € 43,000 to 49,000.

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.


How to apply:

https://www.goalglobal.org/careers?gh_jid=1030508



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Procurement officer at Ethiopian Public Health Institute - Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI)

Ethiopian Public Health Institute/EPHI/

Ethiopian Public Health Institute/EPHI/would like to invite qualified competent and interested applicant for the  PROCUREMENT OFFICER positions.  

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

 

Reporting to the Head of procurement section at EPHI and Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate is responsible for overseeing all procurement activities of the Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate. The PO will be responsible for all purchased items and reporting to procurement head and FSNRD at EPHI and will coordinate procurement activities ensuring all activities are in-line with EPHI and EU policies. The PO will be a member of the NIPN project implementing Team and will also be a member of the EPHI procurement case team. 

Main Duties include:

Procurement officer

  • Responsible for all purchase items in the NIPN project with efficient and effective use of the budget from accounting platform and procurement systems.
  • Review and submit payment documents for approval either to project coordinator or food science and nutrition research director or EPHI director or deputy directors general as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to national and European Union Finance Manual and the effective, transparent use of financial resources in compliance with policies and procedures, including the development and review of internal controls.
  • Ensure compliance with all local tax legislation, including value added tax deduction and statutory reporting.
  • Ensure efficient procurement of goods and services in a transparent and fully accountable manner, ensuring compliance with financial procedures, value for money and justifiable use of funds.
  • Develop and coordinate annual procurement plans in collaboration with EPHI Procurement team, and Finance team.
  • Liaise with the project implementing team and other key staff to determine their product and service needs.
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for goods and services without sacrificing quality.
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for goods and services procured.
  • Identify and research potential new suppliers.
  • Research new products and services to meet the organisation’s goals.
  • Assess total costs of company purchases

Plan:

  • To prepare the annual procurement plan for the NIPN project as intended in the project implementation document.

Reports:

  • Prepare and review a quarter procurement reports and submission to Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate and procurement head at EPHI.
  • Communicate directly with EPHI Finance team on finance and with EPHI procurement team procurement matters.
  • Prepare donor reports and ensure they are consistent with underlying budget assumptions.

Audit:

  • To liaise with audit to arrange and ensure timely completion of the year-end external audit.
  •  To organise any project audits as required

REPORTING TO:

  • Procurement Head of EPHI and Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate

Duration:

 

  • 6 months with possible extension to 18 months
 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Procurement officer with relevant BA/MA qualification – ACCA/CIMA/CA/CPA.
  • A minimum of 6 years practical experience in a similar role in non-profit organization of which two years must be post qualification experience.
  • Good computer skills, including familiarity with financial software packages, Microsoft Word and Excel are essential. 
  • Experience of working with staff of procurement department,

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Analytical and conceptual skills to plan project budgets, timetable agreed activities and oversee staff activities.
  • Outgoing personality with excellent communication and training skills.
  • Good team player, flexible and capable of working with a multinational country team.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to locations within country located in and overseas as required.
  • Good computer skills, including familiarity with Financial Software packages, Microsoft Word and Excel are essential.
  • A practical, pragmatic person able to exercise initiative and sound judgment, who will work at every level to get the job done.
  • Credible person who can influence at all levels.
  • A solution orientated person.
  • Detailed individual on figures and facts and someone who has worked closely with other key operational senior decision makers.

Desirable Knowledge

  • Understanding of the principles of international development.
  • Understanding of the place of Ethiopian Public Health Institute.
 

How to Apply

Interested applicants can register in person or send their CVs and relevant documents at the address given below within 10 working days from the first appearance of the announcement during office hours (8:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM).

Ethiopian Public Health Institute

Human Resource Management Directorate

At Human Resource Management Case team

Room No. 112

Tell, 011-867-86-58 /011-277-14-97

P.O.Box 1242 or 5654

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia



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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Diageo Ethiopia

Diageo Ethiopia

Sales Representative

Ethiopia

External Job Description

Context/Scope

Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giants,local stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.

We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and it is our ultimate goal to have a positive impact in the society we are operating in. As a result of that, we launched our Water of life projects in Ethiopia with our NGO partners on 2009. 

Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond?  We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.

Top Accountabilities


Active Selling

  • Create orders and build order sales value via active selling
  • Responsible for generating sales orders in each of the designated accounts to meet daily targets and ensure all taken orders are delivered in full and as per communicated service / delivery days / times..
  • Each designated account will have a daily/monthly/annual targets by brand and category
  • Work with designated key distributors / van salesperson Driver to ensure that service frequency is adhered to and any changes are agreed and communicated to the customer in advance at least 2 weeks prior to effecting the change
  • Consistently deliver the monthly/quarterly and yearly depletion targets

 Account Targeting

  • Each designated account will have a daily/monthly/annual targets set by brand and category.
  • Daily targets for planned calls by brands/category per each outlet to be called on that particular day and the same is discussed and agreed on a weekly basis but reviewed on daily basis with the Line Manager.
  • Responsible to penetrate new accounts and market areas
  • Responsible to protect exclusive houses
  • SKUs should be available in respective accounts as per the new outlet segmentation

Account Management & Activation
 

  • Responsible and accountable for all aspects of account management and activation in each of the designated accounts.
  • Activate execution standards in priority accounts identified in RtC design.
  • Activation of QDVPPP standards to meet the desired target/standards.
  • Responsible to have the full territory profile of the market and updated on monthly base
  • Fully engaged and take accountability on timely completion (100%) of all promotional activities and submission of documents
  • Protect Company’s POSM, strictly follow Company’s assets movements, prepare on time asset transfer and ensure quarterly physical inventory/count
  • Ensure Good Inventory management is in place at outlet level (FIFO)

 Qualification and Experience Requirement
 

  • University / College Degree with at least 2 years’ sales or marketing experience in FMCG.
  • Computer literate and ability to work under pressure and respond to tight deadlines.
  • Team player
  • Strong communication, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Strong understanding of the selling process.
  • Fluent in Amharic and a strong command of written and spoken English
  • Valid driving license.

AutoReqId

60682BR

Function

Sales

Type of Job

Employee

Reporting Location

Jackross

Town/City

Adis Ababa



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Diageo Vacancy

Brand Manager Malta & Kuru

Ethiopia

External Job Description

Context/Scope

Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giants,local stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.

We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and it is our ultimate goal to have a positive impact in the society we are operating in. As a result of that, we launched our Water of life projects in Ethiopia with our NGO partners on 2009. 

Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond?  We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.
Top Accountabilities:

  • Defines Strategy (F17 – market insight, pricing, promotion, brand objectives)
  • Monitors performance and course corrects strategy
  • Localise Global Content with local agency
  • May creates content for local brands (if sufficiently capable, or will be handed off to ARM flexible expert resource)
  • Develops media brief
  • Develops Influencer/PR brief
  • Develops sampling brief
  • Develops customer/promotional brief
  • Develops 365 essentials brief
  • Conducts M&E evaluation and learnings across the brand


Qualifications and Experience Required

  • University degree in marketing / business
  • Strong leadership potential as demonstrated by involvement in school/university leadership roles outside of academic achievements is optional.

Experience 
 

  • Minimum 3-4 years Brand Management experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in the execution of marketing programmes based on consumer insights - ATL & BTL activities.
  • Agency management - Experience working with 3rd party agencies and other strategic partners.
  • Effective Budget management
  • Effective team player - Proven ability in team-working. Able to demonstrate success in Cross functional Team Working
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project)
  • Ability to learn fast and adapt to a new experience
  • Strong self-management

AutoReqId

60684BR

Function

Marketing

Type of Job

Employee

Reporting Location

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Town/City

Adis Ababa



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Sebeta, Ethiopia Diageo Ethiopia

Diageo

Agribusiness Development Manager

Ethiopia

External Job Description

Context/Scope

Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giants,local stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.

We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and it is our ultimate goal to have a positive impact in the society we are operating in. As a result of that, we launched our Water of life projects in Ethiopia with our NGO partners on 2009. 

Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond?  We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.
 
Role purpose
The Agribusiness Development Manager will collaboratively develop and manage the LRM (Locally Sourced Raw Materials) supply chain, quality audits and on-going sustainability and improvement (yield and quality) of delivered LRM for production of current and future Meta Abo beer brand portfolio. 
 
S/he will be in charge of managing grain quality activities across Ethiopia through active liaison and consultation with the operational site, demand functions, East Africa Hub and GBTC, local and international cereal base research institutions. 
 
 
Top accountabilities 
 

  • Ensure supply chain stability and growth of LRM (grains and other starch sources) through ownership and delivery of agreed business KPI’s for Meta Abo Brewery. 
  • Ensure the agri-business partnerships, investments and future opportunities for LRM lead to sustainable improvement in quality, cost and flexibility throughout the supply chain.
  • Manage the quality of LRM for Meta Abo across the entire supply chain in Ethiopia, from intake, storage, processing and movements till usage in the brewery.
  • Ensure activities within are done in full compliance with Meta /Diageo standards. This includes EISC and SAP processes where required

Required qualification and experience 
 

  • Degree in Agriculture, Economics or equivalent in any technical discipline.
  • Diploma in brewing and good knowledge of grain production will be of advantage.
  • At least 3 years experience in cereal value chains, particularly in roles that require strategy development, stakeholder coordination and quantifiable delivery with multiple partners across the value chain
  • Awareness of Diageo and Meta Abo’s quality, risk management, environmental and safety standards.
  • Thorough understanding of the local culture, government and agricultural systems is required for the role.
  • An established network of government and business contacts in the field of agri-business development will be of advantage.  
  • Specific experience within the barley value chain in Ethiopia
  • Strong, persuasive leadership and influencing skills will be of advantage
  • Strong computer skills: MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook


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Retail Executive

 

Context/Scope

Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giants,local stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.

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Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond?  We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.

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Active Selling
  • Create orders and build order sales value via active selling
  • Responsible for generating sales orders in each of the designated accounts to meet daily targets and ensure all taken orders are delivered in full and as per communicated service / delivery days / times..
  • Each designated account will have a daily/monthly/annual targets by brand and category
  • Work with designated key distributors / van salesperson Driver to ensure that service frequency is adhered to and any changes are agreed and communicated to the customer in advance at least 2 weeks prior to effecting the change
  • Consistently deliver the monthly/quarterly and yearly depletion targets
 Account Targeting
  • Each designated account will have a daily/monthly/annual targets set by brand and category.
  • Daily targets for planned calls by brands/category per each outlet to be called on that particular day and the same is discussed and agreed on a weekly basis but reviewed on daily basis with the Line Manager.
  • Responsible to penetrate new accounts and market areas
  • Responsible to protect exclusive houses
  • SKUs should be available in respective accounts as per the new outlet segmentation
Account Management & Activation
 
  • Responsible and accountable for all aspects of account management and activation in each of the designated accounts.
  • Activate execution standards in priority accounts identified in RtC design.
  • Activation of QDVPPP standards to meet the desired target/standards.
  • Responsible to have the full territory profile of the market and updated on monthly base
  • Fully engaged and take accountability on timely completion (100%) of all promotional activities and submission of documents
  • Protect Company’s POSM, strictly follow Company’s assets movements, prepare on time asset transfer and ensure quarterly physical inventory/count
  • Ensure Good Inventory management is in place at outlet level (FIFO)
 

Job Requirements

University / College Degree with at least 2 years’ sales or marketing experience in FMCG.
  • Computer literate and ability to work under pressure and respond to tight deadlines.
  • Team player
  • Strong communication, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Strong understanding of the selling process.
  • Fluent in Amharic and a strong command of written and spoken English
  • Valid driving license of Derk 1.
 

How to Apply

Click on this link below and search by position

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=11729&siteid=208#home 

  • Please apply before the closing date of February  24, 2018



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