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Ethiopia: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Director (local nationals) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: Creative Associates International
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 28 Apr 2018

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Director

Position Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Project Summary:

The five-year READ II project, funded by USAID, will boost the quality of literacy instruction and student support, reaching out to children at risk of failure and dropout caused by cognitive, emotional and physical effects of hunger, violence, and displacement. READ II seeks to better equip teachers with effective early grade reading instruction techniques and materials in seven mother-tongue languages and English, while simultaneously building a culture of reading in the school, home and community.

Position Summary:

The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Director will ensure that performance monitoring, action research, and evaluations are consistent with program outcomes and track progress of activities in achieving goals and outcomes. It will also manage and coordinate field monitoring and expert assessments, and any other personnel responsible for monitoring performance, monitoring and collecting data and reports. The Director shall ensure that the methodologies proposed by the contractor to measure the impact of the program on access, retention, reading and learning outcomes, school safety, community involvement, gender, including disabilities, and conflict-sensitive measures, are consistently and systematically monitored and reported.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Director will report to the Chief of Party and supervise a team of M&E specialists.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and update the READ II PMEP, including review of its results framework, potential indicators, relevant and applicable baseline data collection strategies and methodologies, and the financial and human resources needed to successfully implement the M & E strategy;
  • Develop tools for data collection and protocols;
  • Develop an advanced data management system, with the support of the M&E team;
  • Analyze ongoing quantitative / qualitative data at different points in the program leading to the specific program / contract results;
  • Work with national education partners on the development of EMIS mandated by the project mandate;
  • Conduct field visits, as necessary, to develop monitoring / performance management plans with READ II technical teams;
  • Supervise technical assistance and training to provincial and district levels of education to support increased use of education data for decision-making;
  • Regularly review READ II work plans to ensure the timely achievement of results related to USAID M & E;
  • Elaborate annual READ II plans related to the M & E component as well as budgets for relevant activities;
  • Supervise and help build the capacity of project M & E staff at the provincial level to carry out READ II activities;
  • Ensure regular communication of M & E activities to all key stakeholders and contribute to the quarterly, annual report and project reporting to USAID, with the support of the Communication Officer;
  • Collaborate with the technical team to monitor the progress of the program in terms of the compliance requirements of USAID results and indicators;
  • Work closely with technical staff and institutional partners to explain M & E processes and understand how these processes relate to the project's technical work, and to promote M & E-related training as needed;
  • Manage M & E resources and ensure that M & E information and resources are up-to-date, available to staff and widely disseminated;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced (master's / doctoral) degree in education or research is preferred.
  • Training in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • At least eight years of work experience is needed, specifically to improve evidence-based initial reading programming for rural, ethnolinguistic, and underserved populations.
  • Proven success and experience in monitoring results and indicators of access and quality of education, learning outcomes and community involvement.
  • Must have five years of experience in developing and implementing reading materials for evidence-based initial classes, training programs, classroom monitoring protocols and tests / assessments including EGRA.
  • Previous experience in USAID-funded programs, and a strong knowledge of USAID reporting requirements is an advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork. Effective communication skills, able to make formal and informal presentations both orally and in writing and produce professional and analytical reports and program documents.
  • Previous experience working with USAID desired.

How to apply:

Please send your resume/CV to EthiopiaRecruit@CreativeDC.com with "ME&L Director" in the subject line.



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Multiple Accounting & Finance Jobs for freshers- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Federal TVET Agency of Ethiopia
Vacancy Announcement
Federal TVET Agency would like to hire qualified applicants on fixed terms for the following vacant positions

Position Title: Accountant I
Required no.: 06
Required qualification: 1st Degree in Accounting/Accounting & Finance

Audit Professional I
Required no.: 03
Required qualification: 1st Degree in Auditing/Accounting/Business Management/Management

Budget Planning and Monitoring Professional I
Required no.: 04
Required qualification: 1st Degree in Accounting/Financial Management/Business Management

Salary: 2748 ETB

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Project Liaison Officer (Focal Person)- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Opportunities Industrialization Center Ethiopia (OICE)
Vacancy Announcement
Project Liaison Officer (Focal Person)

Opportunities Industrialization Centers - Ethiopia (OIC - E) is looking for a qualified Project Liaison Officer

Requirement
•Excellent command of Amharic and English - Languages
•Proven communication and report development skills
•Knowledge/experience in working with partners and donors
•Networking and partnership building
•Project Proposal writing and fund Mobilizing
•NGO work experience (if possible)

Qualification
•BA/MA in Management
•At least five years of experience in Project Management, Programme Coordination, Monitoring & Evaluation

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Studio Camera & Operation Technician jobs for freshers- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation
Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation would like to hire professionals (including fresh Graduates) for the following positions

Jemari Balemuya, Studio & Camera
Grade: VII
Required: 06
BSc/Advanced Diploma/10+3 Diploma/TVET (10+2) Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Communication Engineering, IT, Computer Engineering, relatesd fields and 0/3/5/7 years’experience
Salary: 6587 ETB

Television Studio Operation Technician II
Grade: VII
Required: 04
BSc/Advanced Diploma/10+3 Diploma/TVET (10+2) Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Communication Engineering, IT, Computer Engineering, relatesd fields and 0/3/5/7 years’experience
Salary: 6587 ETB

COC is compulsory For TVET Levels 1 to 5
Place of work: Head office


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Multiple fresh Reporters, 5623 ETB/Month- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation
Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation would like to hire professionals (including fresh Graduates) for the following positions

Jemari Reporter (Oromiffa)
Grade: VI
Required: 04
BA in Journalism & Mass Communication, Language & Literature, Social Science, Theatrical Arts, Econmics, related fields and 0 year experience
Fluent in spoken and written Oromiffa
Salary: 5623 ETB

Jemari Reporter (Tigrigna)
Grade: VI
Required: 03
BA in Journalism & Mass Communication, Language & Literature, Social Science, Theatrical Arts, Econmics, related fields and 0 year experience
Fluent in spoken and written Tigrigna
Salary: 5623 ETB

COC is compulsory For TVET Levels 1 to 5
Place of work: Head office


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Ethiopia: Field Coordinator (Sub-National) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 18 Apr 2018

Position Title : Field Coordinator (Sub-National)

Duty Station : Jijiga, Ethiopia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 18 April 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, Congo, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Guyana, Iceland, Comoros, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission for Administrative matters and the Head of Programmes for Technical matters, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and coordination of IOM programme activities in Jijiga sub office.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible to plan, lead and coordinate project activities and provide periodic and timely reporting on issues of importance to the Chief of Mission and other colleagues concerned in Addis Ababa.

  2. Represent IOM at inter-agency or other relevant meetings in the region including meetings with local Government authorities and technical working group meetings. Receive and brief visitors from IOM donors or partners on IOM activities.

  3. Establish and consolidate the relationship with the Somali Regional Government and identify and build cooperative relationships and partnerships with key humanitarian organizations, relevant government authorities, Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, OCHA sub-office and relevant Clusters.

  4. Follow up the developments of migration situations in the region and advise the Chief of Mission and other colleagues concerned in IOM Addis Ababa on project opportunities and project development for the region. Coordinate closely with the various units in Addis and focal persons to ensure the provision/presentation of timely, accurate and adequate information an ad hoc and regular basis regarding all relevant matters for the mission.

  5. Plan, supervise and coordinate the implementation of projects In Somali Regional State in close coordination with respective program managers. Collaborate with the relevant field staff to ensure accordance with IOM standards and guidelines.

  6. Monitor project progress, identify challenges and bottlenecks and ensure corrective action is taken, document best practice and share lessons learned.

  7. Develop resource mobilization strategy for the IOM programmes/projects in and engage with donors and private sector for this purpose and provide input for the development of new programming as required.

  8. Ensure the integration of cross-cutting issues such as gender, children and other vulnerable groups in the program/projects are properly reflected in the IOM interventions.

  9. Undertake duty travel as required, for project site review and other duties of concern to the project activities.

  10. Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Development, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

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

Experience

• Operational and extensive field experience in programme development, implementation and evaluation;

• Experience in post-conflict/emergency zones and in working in a high-risk environment, project management and administrative and financial management (previous experience with IOM Shelter Programme an advantage);

• Experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities, as well as national and international institutions;

• Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in the areas of re-construction and community mobilization;

• Excellent demonstrated analytical skills applied on a wide range of factors, parameters, policies and priorities for the assessment and resolution of complex situations, including technical understanding.

Languages

Fluency in English is required.

Desirable Competencies:

Behavioral

• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;

• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;

• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;

• Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

• Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter;

• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;

• Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

• Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

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 18 April 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 05.04.2018 to 18.04.2018

Requisition: SVN 2018/87 (P) - Field Coordinator (Sub-National) (P3) - Jijiga, Ethiopia (55412103) Released

Posting: Posting NC55430386 (55430386) Released



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Multiple Hotel jobs- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, AA Bellevue Hotel & Spa
1. Executive chef
Collage diploma in food preparation and at least five years of work experience in similar position and organization COC Certificate

2. Maintenance and Technical Section Head
Diploma In mechanical, electrical, or related field and at least five years of work experience in similar position and organization

3. Sales Executive
Degree or diploma in hotel, marketing, tourism or related field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

4. Accountant
Degree or diploma accounting, finance or related field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

5. Sous Chef
College diploma in food preparation and at least four years of work experience in similar position and organization

6. Digital Marketer / Reservation Agent
Diploma in hotel, marketing, promotion, sales, tourism or related field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

7. Customer Service Agent/ Receptionist
Diploma/certificate in hotel, front office, marketing, promotion, sales, tourism or related field and at least one year of work experience in similar position and organization

8. Waiter/ waitress
Certificate in hotel, Restaurant, Food and Beverage Service or related field and at least one year of work experience in similar position and organization

9. Bartender/ Bar man
Certificate in hotel, Food and Beverage Service, or related field and at least one year of work experience in similar position and organization

10. Admin Assistance/Secretary
Diploma in Business, Office, tourism or related field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

11. Massage Therapist
Certificate in relevant field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

12. Sales officer
Diploma in hotel, marketing, promotion, sales, tourism or related field and at least one year of work experience in similar position and organization

13. Lounge hostess
Certificate in hotel, front office, Food and Beverage, marketing, promotion, sales, tourism or related field and at least one year of work experience in similar position and organization

14. Technician
Diploma/certeficate In mechanical, electrical, or related field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

15. IT Technician
Diploma/ Certificate in information Technology, computer or related field and at least two years of work experience in similar position and organization

16. Driver
10th Grade Complet, Third grade driving license and at least three years of work experience in similar position and organization

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Chemical Engineering- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Debre Birhan, AMH Juniper Glass Industries S.C
Juniper Glass Industries SC. is a new entrant to an Ethiopian market to produce a containing glass. Our world class Glass Plant under construction is promising to meet the thirst for locally made glass.

we are currently looking for an interested and potentially skilled candidate to work with us in the factory. The incumbent will be required to take a extensive training for the coming months in the country or abroad.


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Oracle EBS Functional Consultants (Multiple)- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, AA LonAdd Consultancy Plc
LonAdd is a recruitment, outsourcing and training service provider based in Addis Ababa with branch offices in Dukem and Hawassa. Currently, LonAdd is urgently looking to hire individuals having expertise level work experience on Oracle E-Business Suite for the following roles.
No. required – 17
Duty station – Addis Ababa
Experience Profile
At least 2-3 years of working experience on implementations and rollout of such solutions preferable in public sector, preparing user documentations and performing data collection, cleansing and migration experience with Oracle E-Business Suite release 12
Proficiency in Microsoft office tools including Visio and Ms Project with dominance in the data migration tools and techniques;
Educational background
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Management, Business Administration or related field is preferred.


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Import/Liaison Officer- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, AA LonAdd Consultancy Plc
LonAdd HR Consultancy Plc (www.lonadd.com), Recruitment & Outsourcing Company will be working on behalf of a client in the recruitment process of suitable & knowledgeable candidate, as per our client’s specific criteria stated below:
 
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:
The post holder will be accountable to the Arts Programme Manager and will be responsible for providing the required support for the successful delivery of our arts programmes.  
Specific duties will include:
  1. Follow up with transit agents on imports and collect all receipts, imports documents and customs documents i.e. Declarations as soon as they are available. 
  2. Submit and keep good records of proforma invoices (PI) in banks. When submitting PIs keep a signed copy by a bank official for Rainbow and keep in the file at the office. (2x per month)
  3. Report the VAT every month (1x per month)
  4. Prepare and submit CPOs
  5. Collect bank statements at the end of the month (1x per month)
  6. Present import declarations and commercial invoices at the National Bank (2x per month)
  7. Deal with all immigaration issues for ex-patriat employees i.e. obtaining, renewing work permits
  8. Submit and collect docuemnts from various government agencies
  9. Buy and manage office supplies
  10. Prepare a bi-weekly report on foreign currency application submissions and approvals.


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Finance Manager- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, AA Rework Inc Business and Investment Consulting
Rework Inc, on behalf of a client, is currently looking for a suitable and knowledgable candidate as per the specifications below.

Position: Finance Manager
Number Required: 1 (One)
Employment Type: Full time Permanent
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Salary: Attractive

Main Duties & Responsibilities
- Ensure smooth ooeration of all financial matters of the association
- Responsible for income, expenditures and propoerties of the organization are well accounted for and for the keepng of propoer and updated accounts of financial and propoerty transactions of the organization
- Play a key role in ensuring effective, efficient and professional operation of the Finance Department and ensures that the highest standards of financial management are acheived and government's rules and regulations are met
- Lead the planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing of the activities of the Finance Department and ensure the propoer management of the assets of the organization.
- Support and oversee the Finance team working on different financial transactions


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Assistant Manager, Business Relations- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Gurd Shola, AA Setema Limited PLC
Major Duties:
  • Assist business communication in local and international trade  
  • Manage the General Manager’s office
  • Prepare and compile business reports
  • Coordinate inter-departmental functions 


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Logistics & Administrative Assistant- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, AA Agriculture Transformation Agency ATA
Vacancy Announcement
ETHIOPIAN AGRICULTURAL TRANSFORMATION AGENCY
Position: Logistics & Administrative Assistant
Term of Employment: Fixed Term
Duty Station(s): Addis Ababa
Required Number: one
Salary & Benefits: Competitive

BACKGROUND:
The Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) has been established by the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to identify and address systemic bottlenecks to Ethiopia’s agricultural development. The Agency does this through problem-solving, implementation support, and capacity building of stakeholders involved in implementation of interventions that address the systemic bottlenecks. The Agency reports to the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development and is Secretary to the Transformation Council chaired by the Prime Minister. 
The programmatic focus of the Agency responds to a core set of needs identified by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development and the Transformation Council. Within the Agency, issues are divided into four different pillars:  Production and Productivity which includes Inputs and Crop Protection, Livestock, Research and Extension, Mechanization and Rural Finance; Environmentally Sustainable and Inclusive Agricultural Growth including Sustainable Irrigation and Watershed Management, Sustainable Land Management, Gender and Nutrition, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Targeted Livelihood Support, Biodiversity and (temporarily) Planning and MLE; Agribusiness and Markets including Market Support Services, Commercial Farming, Agro-processing & Market Development, and Cooperatives Development; and Enhanced Implementation Capacity which includes ICT, Private Sector, and Organizational and Human Capacity. In addition, the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters Initiative is another critical focus area for the Agency.  Across the programs, the ATA engages public, private and non-governmental stakeholders to support strategic planning, manage and strengthen implementation capacity and test innovative models.
Our Culture
We have an exceptional team of highly competent employees with a proven track record of success in managing complex activities and achieving transformational results. Our culture is one where talented, dedicated, and adaptable individuals are committed to doing their best and exhibit great team work to achieve excellent results. 
At ATA, we provide an exceptional platform for people who want to achieve their highest potential and make a meaningful contribution in changing the country’s agricultural sector.  We offer rewarding work in a young, fast-paced growing organization with passionate, committed, motivated colleagues and excellent career development and training. We recognize our most valuable assets are our staff and are committed to providing our employees with the tools, training, and mentorships necessary to achieve their career goals.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Logistics Administrative Assistant is a person who offers administrative support for the logistics unit’s management. He/she will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the Logistics Manager and will be responsible for implementing and entering logistics related data and providing coordination services to logistics unit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Enter logistics-related data into electronic databases and produce fact based reports and recommend improvements to the existing logistics processes.
  • Maintain databases of logistics information, and interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, reliability, and others (movements & maintenance) into the ERP System and generate necessary reports
  • Manage users and user roles ,Train end user on reports ,dashboard, trip closing  Trouble shoot the  reported data and forward  possible recommendation of the fleet management /ERP system
  • Maintain logistics records in accordance with government policies, interact with third party logistics service providers, assist to answer incoming calls and message taking
  • Assist transportation team in the usage of appropriate forms such as vehicle maintenance requests, job cards and others
  • Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes
  • Prepare reports on logistics performance measures and confer with logistics management to determine ways to optimize service and maintain the efficiency of logistics operation.
  • Provide support on following up with the out sourced office cleaning service including the maintenance of office and premises
  • Arrange, coordinate and schedule external and internal meetings for the logistics unit, participate in the meeting, take minutes and share summaries
  • Provide support to ensure office supplies for internally use are available
  • Facilitate team travel related issues; prepare driver and security guard overtime summary reports on monthly basses.
  • Help the logistics unit in monitoring, retrieving, sorting and responding to external and internal communications via email, faxes, and phone calls
  • Route/reroute drivers in real time with remote route navigation software, satellite linkup systems or global positioning systems (GPS) and work for the improvement of operational efficiencies
  • Analyze logistics data; using different methods such as data mining, data modeling, pivot table and cost benefit analysis of ongoing logistical operations 
  • Handle advance and payment  clearance with finance department in timely manner
  • Assist transactions at warehouse facilities to assess received items & inventory integrity
  • Assist in the timely provision of logistics services such as repairs of office equipment, bathroom sanitation, and drinking water.
  • Organize, plan and generate PR for logistics related procurement requests
  • In the absence of the storekeeper, oversee storekeeping (in-out) and distribution of program/project material in timely manner and update records
  • Performing other duties as assigned by senior logistics manager


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Ethiopia: Consultancy Service Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: International Labour Organization
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

Request for Proposal

Best Practice Documentation

Background

The International Labour Organization (ILO) partnered with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and H&M to implement a three year project entitled “*Improving Industrial Relations for Decent Work and Sustainable Development of Textile and Garment Industry in Ethiopia*”. The project aims to contribute to national development by supporting the development of socially sustainable textile and garment industry through improved labour relations, productivity, wages and working conditions. For this purpose, the project employs a multi-pronged approach to assist the government, social partners, selected factories and major stakeholders of the industry at national, regional and enterprise levels. The project is implemented by ILO in collaboration with the tripartite constituents.

Purpose of the assignment

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

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

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant should meet the following minimum requirements;

· Extensive local and international experience in developing advocacy materials

· Excellent drafting skills and ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

· Knowledge of labour administration and textile and garment industry in Ethiopia

Duration

· Duration of the assignment will be 3 months, starting from signing of the contract.


How to apply:

1) Interested candidates should request the detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) by emailing addis_procurement@ilo.org until April 16 2018.

2) Interested applicants have to submit their technical and financial proposals before April 30, 2018 to the following address;

ILO Country Office for Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan

P.O Box 2788

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia



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Ethiopia: Director, Finance Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 18 Apr 2018

Vacancy Announcement

ETHIOPIAN AGRICULTURAL TRANSFORMATION AGENCY

Position: Director, Finance

Term of Employment: Fixed

Duty Station(s): Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Required Number: One

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Application Deadline: April 18, 2018

BACKGROUND:

The Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) has been established by the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to identify and address systemic bottlenecks to Ethiopia’s agricultural development. The Agency does this through problem-solving, implementation support, and capacity building of stakeholders involved in implementation of interventions that address the systemic bottlenecks. The Agency reports to the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development and is Secretary to the Transformation Council chaired by the Prime Minister.

The programmatic *focus of the Agency responds to a core set of needs identified by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development and the Transformation Council. Within the Agency, issues are divided into four different pillars: Crops & Natural Resources which includes Inputs and Plant Protection, Soil Health & Fertility, Irrigation and Drainage, and Mechanization; Cross Cutting Initiatives, which includes Inclusive Growth, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, and Planning and MLE; Livestock, which includes Animal Health and Genetic Improvement and Feed & Feeding; and Agribusiness and Markets including Market Development, Rural Finance, ICT, and Private Sector. In addition, the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters Initiative is another critical focus area for the Agency. Across the programs, the ATA engages public, private and non-governmental stakeholders to support strategic planning, manage and strengthen implementation capacity and test innovative models.*

Our Culture

We have an exceptional team of highly competent employees with a proven track record of success in managing complex activities and achieving transformational results. Our culture is one where talented, dedicated and adaptable individuals are committed to doing their best and exhibit great team work to achieve excellent results.

At ATA, we provide an exceptional platform for people who want to achieve their highest potential and make a meaningful contribution in changing the country’s agricultural sector. We offer rewarding work in a young, fast-paced growing organization with passionate, committed, motivated colleagues and excellent career development and training. We recognize our most valuable assets are our staff and are committed to providing our employees with the tools, training and mentorships necessary to achieve their career goals.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Finance Director will be responsible for ensuring that the finance and financial administration functions are implemented efficiently and cost-effectively and provide adequate support to the CEO and Senior Directors. She/he is responsible for monitoring the development and utilization of budget and preparing financial reports as per the organization reporting timeline and need of partners. The Director ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial related function. The Director of finance also oversees cost and general accounting, accounts receivable/collection and payroll and risk management.

This position will officially report to Senior Director, Operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

· Provides strategic financial management and leadership, ensuring appropriate systems, procedures and internal controls are in place to support the continued growth of program needs.

· Developing and successfully implementing a strategy for Finance aligned with organizational objectives;

· Develops an annual budget with input from and in consultation with the Senior Directors, monitor the budget utilization in order to ensure effective utilization and value for money;

· Establishes the priorities and focus of team members on priorities in order to meet the need of the program which is expanding;

· Establishes strong finance team which enable to effectively implement all key finance functions, produce concise, comprehensive and high quality management information;

· Manage the performance and development of the finance team and ensure quality and timely delivery;

· Develops management information reporting systems and provide timely financial reports to senior managers;

· Ensures compliance of donor requirements, policies and procedures across the organization; provide guidance and training on donor requirements, policies and procedures to finance and non-finance programme teams;

· Closely monitor the donor reporting schedule and the programme business cycle to ensure timely and accurate financial donor reports are prepared & submitted consistent with narrative reports.

· Work with other team members to manage the preparation of financial reports of donors.

· Ensure a complete audit trail from primary documentation to the accounting system for accurate and rapid donor reporting and general record keeping.

· Maintain current knowledge of the government requirements related to financial matters and ensures compliance with tax regulations and other legal requirements;

· Supervise all project bank account activities including negotiation of fees, interest and currency exchange rates;

· Establish policies regarding cash holding limits, cash movements and foreign currency holdings;

· Design, implement, and monitor systems, procedures and reporting necessary to maintain on current basis accurate forecasts of cash requirements for meeting future spending, including commitments entered into and which obligate the project to future spending;

· Regularly monitor spending and review projects with Senior Management Team;

· Ensure that appropriate and effective internal control system is in place and regularly review;

· Closely work with leadership and management teams to enhance staff competencies in finance, financial administration and donor reporting & compliance;

· Donor and regulatory agency liaison: conducting continuing dialogue with actual and potential funding sources and government regulatory bodies;

· Ensure that partners’/client’s financial policies and practices comply with requirements under the Federal law of Ethiopia;

· Responsible for liaison with external bodies and with legislative authorities related to finance;

· Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed monthly and on a timely basis and review final reconciliations and trial balances

· Supervise the collection of contractual and other receivables.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· Master’s degree in Accounting, Financial Management, Accounting and Finance and related fields;

· Minimum 10 years relevant experience in a senior team leadership role in an international agency;

· Proven ability to manage the overall work process of a finance unit by ensuring effective work assignments, supervision and development to ensure availability of competent and well-motivated staff;

· Critical thinking, well organized, analytical, and determined to follow through;

· Good knowledge of Financial Management and Accounting;

· Certification in Accounting is an advantage;

· Demonstrated ability in problem solving, priority setting, planning and delegation;

· Detailed knowledge of the Ethiopian financial laws, regulation and procedures;

· Familiarity with donor funded projects and project reporting is essential;

· Excellent knowledge of accounting software’s;

· Excellent computer skills with knowledge of office software packages ;

· Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Amharic.

· Ability to work in a very busy environment and good in stress management


How to apply:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) CV (maximum 5 pages), and (iii) a completed ATA Application Form at http://apply.ata.gov.et.

Please note that CVs, cover letter and other application materials WILL NOT be considered unless accompanied by a fully completed ATA Application Form. Also, please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application form.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.

NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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Ethiopia: Director, Project Management Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 18 Apr 2018

Vacancy Announcement

ETHIOPIAN AGRICULTURAL TRANSFORMATION AGENCY

Position: Director, Project Management

Term of Employment: Through July 2019, with potential extension to July 2020

Duty Station(s): Addis Ababa

Required Number: One

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Application Deadline: April 18, 2018

BACKGROUND:

The Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) is a strategy and delivery oriented government agency created to help accelerate the growth and transformation of Ethiopia’s agriculture sector. The ATA’s mandate is focused solely on improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers across the country. The ATA does this through problem-solving, implementation support to government stakeholders, and direct implementation of projects that address the systemic bottlenecks. The ATA is accountable to the Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and is Secretary to the Transformation Council chaired by the Prime Minister.

Our Culture

At the ATA, we provide an exceptional platform for people who want to achieve their highest potential and make a meaningful contribution in changing the country’s agricultural sector and alleviating poverty. We are a young, fast-paced, growing organization, with a proven track record of success in managing complex activities and achieving transformational results. We have an exceptional team of passionate, dedicated and talented individuals. We recognize our most valuable assets are our people, and are committed to providing our employees with the tools, training and mentorship necessary to achieve their career goals.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Project Management (DPM) will create and lead a project management team that works as a Center of Excellence within the ATA and the Ethiopian agricultural sector to ensure successful execution of the projects in the Agricultural Transformation Agenda. The DPM will support project teams and build their execution capacity to ensure that the Agricultural Transformation Agenda projects are delivered on time, on budget and with the targeted results. This execution capacity has been identified as a major bottleneck to the transformation of Ethiopia’s agriculture sector, and the DPM will be on the front lines of creating national change affecting millions of smallholder farmers.

This position will report directly to the Senior Director of Strategic Services. Strategic Services is a Vertical within the ATA formed to improve the effectiveness of the ATA and our partners’ work. As part of Strategic Services, the DPM will work closely with the Performance Management/MLE, Analytics, Partnerships, Knowledge Management and Communications teams. The DPM will be a key thought partner to the Senior Director in refining the strategy for this vertical. The position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The terms of employment for this position maybe done and governed by World Food Programme and managed in accordance with the internal framework of the WFP, which provides employment contracting and related services to ATA.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Develop strategy for Project Management team’s engagement with ATA projects and partners.
  • Lead design of best practice project management processes, tools and training for the entire project lifecycle.

  • Hire, manage and develop Project Management team members.

  • Identify and prioritize specific projects and activities that require enhanced project management support.

  • Train Project Management team to support ATA teams and partners from project launch through execution and troubleshooting to documentation and handover or transition

  • Ensures clear communication and coordination of activities between the Project Management team, other Strategic Services teams, ATA project teams and ATA partners

  • Design and manage productivity or work planning software as needed for successful project management.

  • Regularly survey ATA and partner project teams for feedback on improvements to Project Management tools, training and support.

  • Link projects with common activities and bring learnings from one project to another in consultation with the Senior Management Team.

  • Provide portfolio management insights to the Senior Management Team – look across projects to identify common trends, areas for collaboration with partners, potential bottlenecks, risks, and opportunities for refocus or expansion.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in business, economics, engineering or other relevant field, and/or professional certification in Project Management.
  • At least 10 years’ relevant professional experience for MSc/MA candidates, in the direct management of large, complex, long-term projects in the private sector or in international development, including responsibility for people management, goal setting, budgeting, work planning, meeting targets, and capacity building.
  • Experience working in developing countries is highly preferred.
  • Highly structured thinker and communicator – you can quickly and clearly envision and explain a system that makes people’s jobs easier.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence people without authority – you get things done even when people don’t report to you and have different priorities.
  • Good judgment and decisiveness in choosing among competing priorities – you can wisely lead your team in a rapidly changing environment with limited information.
  • Passion and talent for training, coaching, and capacity building – you share your learnings with others in a way that fits their needs, and enjoy the growth and success of others.
  • Highly adaptive and resourceful problem solver in rapidly changing environments – you enjoy the challenge of rapid invention and iteration and come up with surprisingly practical solutions.
  • Energized by a fast-moving environment with an emphasis on high performance, accountability and results - you have a drive for excellence and enjoy being around others with the same drive
  • Strong set of personal values, including integrity, honesty and desire to be of service – this is your bedrock when all else is uncertain.
  • Fluency in English is required.

How to apply:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) CV (maximum 5 pages), and (iii) a completed ATA Application Form at http://apply.ata.gov.et.

Please note that CVs, cover letter and other application materials WILL NOT be considered unless accompanied by a fully completed ATA Application Form. Also, please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application form.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.

NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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