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Ethiopia: Project Coordinator - BMM Ethiopia Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: Seefar
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 01 May 2018

The Project Coordinator (PC) in Ethiopia has responsibility for coordinating the Better Migration Management (BMM) project activities on the ground. The objective of Better Migration Management’s (BMM) Component 4 (C4) is to provide migrants and potential migrants in target locations with better awareness of, and more and better information to inform their decision about their options. The vehicle for engagement will be through regional CSO partners who will provide awareness raising services to migrants. You will supervise, lead and train a team under the guidance of the East Africa Manager and other senior leaders at Seefar. You will be the local face of the project, engage with stakeholders and enjoy being a valued member of the Seefar team. You will have demonstrated project management experience, preferably in the development sector; have thematic experience on, and a strong interest in, migration issues; have management experience; be a natural communicator and always responsive; are results focussed; and have complete fluency in English, Tigrinya and Amharic. This position is based in Addis, Ethiopia and is for an initial 9-month contract.

Job Description

We are a social enterprise with a mission to work with vulnerable people to build a better future. We specialise in justice, migration and social inclusion. Our expertise is in strategic communications, counselling, consulting, monitoring and evaluation, and research. We work in East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, East Africa, North Africa, the Sahel and Europe. For more information about us, please visit http://seefar.org/about-us

To get a sense of the services we specialise in at Seefar, please visit http://seefar.org/services.

For examples of projects relevant to the Migration Program, please visit

https://seefar.org/themes/migration/

https://seefar.org/themes/displaced-people/

https://seefar.org/themes/human-trafficking-and-modern-slavery/

Seefar continues to grow and this role will be responsible for coordinating and growing a new project on the ground in Ethiopia. The role requires someone with at least five years professional experience in managing teams and implementing projects and who is smart, intrinsically motivated, worldly, interested in hard challenges and is highly flexible and efficient.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The following are the primary responsibilities of the role, with estimated allocations of time and attention.

DELIVER: PROJECT AND MISSION IMPLEMENTATION

Approximately 90% of your time and attention:

  • Supervise, develop and lead local teams in Gondar, Addis and Jijiga and team leaders.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and the broader community of interest.
  • Provide pastoral care to team members.
  • Responsive to taskings and requests from Seefar’s BMM Project Manager
  • Fulfilling project management responsibilities using our internal project systems and processes.
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc reports.
  • Provide inputs to programs relating to migration, displaced people, human trafficking.
  • Other tasks as directed.

DEVELOP: CAPABILITIES AND PROGRAM PORTFOLIO

Approximately 10% of your time and attention:

  • Develop project field teams.
  • Learning, growing and developing professionally and personally.
  • Strengthen the Enterprise’s reputation and profile in our areas of expertise.

DIRECT: GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

  • Represent and demonstrate the Enterprise’s values.

TRAVEL

Your work as a Project Coordinator in Ethiopia will require you to undertake local travel to project implementation sites around Ethiopia.

Working with Seefar

Current and former personnel have noted the points below as positive features of Seefar’s work environment and culture:

  • The Enterprise combines entrepreneurialism with a focus on social impact.
  • You work with highly diverse people and across a diversity of contexts.
  • There is a high level of trust that supports you to work autonomously.
  • The people in the Enterprise encourage innovation and experimentation.
  • Achieving results is prioritised over rigid structures and workflows.
  • You are never bored and always challenged.

Current and former personnel have noted the points below as negative features of Seefar’s work environment and culture:

  • Collaborating with geographically dispersed teams requires flexibility and patience.
  • Working remotely can make you feel isolated and so requires you to invest time in communication.
  • Travel schedules can sometimes be heavy.
  • A high-growth phase means problem-solving as the Enterprise’s systems evolve quickly.
  • It can be fast paced so you need to be productive and able to prioritise effectively.

An Excellent Candidate

To excel in this role, you will have five years professional project and personnel management experience in Ethiopia. You have complete fluency in written and spoken English. You will have complete fluency in written and spoken Tigrinya and Amharic. Having knowledge of Somali language is a plus. You have an undergraduate degree, are highly organised, communicate regularly and effectively, have the ability to prioritise and are highly productive. You are naturally responsive and are client focussed, while also able to work autonomously. You are motivated by an Enterprise performance framework focused on social impact. You are Ethiopian.


How to apply:

On or before 1 May 2018, complete our online application form. Before you start, you should do the following:

  1. Confirm you meet these minimum requirements:

    1. A minimum of five years professional experience
    2. Experience managing and developing teams in Ethiopia
    3. Experience in project coordination
    4. Complete fluency in oral and written English
    5. Complete fluency in oral and written Tigrinya and Amharic.
    6. Knowledge of Somali language is a plus
    7. An undergraduate degree.
    8. Be based in Ethiopia.
  2. Prepare a CV and introductory letter in Word or PDF format. You will upload this in our online application form.



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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia LonAdd Consultancy Plc

LonAdd HR Consultancy Plc (www.lonadd.com) is a Recruitment & Outsourcing Company based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Dukem and Hawassa.  We are working on behalf of

KFW Development Bank to identify and recruit a proficient & knowledgeable candidate as per our Client’s specific requirements outlined below:

 

About the Organization

KfW is one of the world’s leading promotional banks. KfW Development Bank has been helping the German Federal Government to achieve its goals in development policy and international development cooperation for more than 50 years. On its behalf, we finance and support programmes and projects that mainly involve public sector players. Our goal is to help our partner countries fight poverty, maintain peace, protect both the environment and the climate and shape globalisation in an appropriate way. In 2017 we committed 8.2 billion EUR worldwide to new projects and programmes.

 

In Ethiopia, KfW supports the Government in the implementation of growth and reform programmes in the sectors of Education, Natural Resources, and Agriculture and Food Security. The German support for Drought Resilience, Refugees and Host Communities increased significantly in the last years. Our Financial Cooperation with the African Union focuses on Education and Employment, Regional Economic Integration, and Agriculture. For further support of our commitment, KfW Addis Ababa Office is currently seeking:

Development Programme Coordinator

Key Responsibilities (under the guidance of the Office Director and KfW headquarter):

  • Proactively work with the Project Manager / Sector Team at KfW HQ Frankfurt on preparing and implementing Financial Cooperation projects with Ethiopia and the African Union. Foreseen sector focus: biodiversity, forestry and refugees/UN cooperation;
  • Maintain close working relationship with Ethiopian/AU/UN partner institutions, Development Partners and consulting companies. Organise, participate in and support meetings and field missions;
  • Contribute to and review documents/reports (e.g. concept notes, progress and feasibility reports, tender documents, audit reports etc.);
  • Monitor sector developments, identify scope for future cooperation, develop new programmes;
  • Take on additional tasks in the interest of KfW in Ethiopia.

The candidate required will meet the following profile:

  • A University degree / Masters Degree in economics, agricultural economics, or other relevant subject;
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional working experience with international development organisations in project preparation and supervision (familiarity with development banks particularly welcome);
  • Experience in biodiversity, forestry or humanitarian/refugee affairs would be an additional asset;
  • Knowledge of Ethiopia’s institutions and administrative structures;
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills in English. Amharic is required and German language capacity is an competitive advantage;
  • Open, pro-active and highly motivated personality; excellent team player enjoying interaction with people from very different backgrounds, with ability to work independently.

How to apply:  Interested applicants with the appropriate qualifications and experience should submit their most recent and detailed CV with a cover letter only, via email to vacancy1@lonadd.com, by putting Application for Development Programme Coordinator in the subject box.

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted 

Application deadline: May 10th, 2018



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Organization: Comunità Volontari per il Mondo (CVM)
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Requested figure: Country representative

Workplace: Ethiopia - Addis Ababa Applicant

CVM - Volunteer Community for the World is an International Voluntary Organism founded in 1978 and operates in 2 African countries. CVM has been working for 40 years in water supply, HIV / AIDS prevention and treatment, training and education for orphans, street children and disadvantaged girls. The CVM offers to the girls from the poorest rural areas a support, economic and not only, to make possible their access to university studies or professional training courses. The aim is to guarantee the recognition of girls' rights to education and work, in order to put an end to the cause-effect chain that causes exploitation and violation. CVM projects have been co-financed by the MFA, Irish Aid, Regions and EELL, as well as private subjects. He is a member of FOCSIV and collaborates with other European NGOs. Insertion: ImmediateDuration: 12 months RenewablesReport: To be agreed according to CVM parameters and candidate's skills Activities The CVM Country representative will have to deal with: Representing CVM in Ethiopia Representing CVM in the various realities of connection and collaboration Understanding the various laws and regulations of the Local Government regarding Cooperation Maintaining relations with institutional donors present in the Country (Italian Embassy, ​​etc.) Keeping good relations with local, regional and national authorities involved in various ways in the work of CVM; Ensuring the effective management of human and financial resources; Maintaining communication with the project office in Italy; Writing of projects and reports; Coordinating the work of various teams managing the projects using the staff of the Addis Ababa Coordination Office; Animating, supporting and promoting the growth of skills and competences of the various work teams; Monitoring the implementation of the various projects in accordance with the agreed action plans; the provisions of the different donors; Animate, support and promote the growth of cap the skills and competences of the various work teams; Keeping good relations with the local, regional and national authorities involved in CVM operations in various capacities; Competences; Relevant background and previous experience with managerial tasks of at least 5 years Other Requirements Previous experience in a country in the South of the World (preferably in Ethiopia) Sharing the philosophy of the association. Managerial experience. Good communication and communication skills. Experience of human and financial resources. Sharing the philosophy of the association. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Experience in financial management. Experience in project analysis, monitoring and follow-up. of the project cycleCapacity in the teamAvailability of a period of preparation in ItalyAvailability of frequent movements in rural and disadvantaged areasCapacity of stress management.


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Prequired and qualified candidates are asked to send the CV with a recent photo, cover letter, two references and expected remuneration, to the following email addresses: cvmap@cvm.an.it. Please enter the word "Country Representative" in the subject of the email.



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Ethiopia: Communication Officer Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: African Union
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 18 May 2018

Job Posting Title Communication Officer
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Start Date **17.04.2018
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End Date **18.05.2018
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Reference Code **COIBAR03

Organization

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa's rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.

In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the filling of regular and short-term vacant posts.

The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for the short-term post of Communication Officer below within the African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources – AU-IBAR (Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission).

Department

Post

Job Title: Communication Officer
Grade: P2
Supervisor: Director, AU-IBAR
Duty Station: AU-IBAR, Nairobi, Kenya
Number of Position: 1

Project

Job Description Summary

The Communication Officer under the supervision of the Director AU-IBAR shall be responsible for providing strategic guidance on the Communications activities of AU-IBAR.

Tasks

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the incumbent shall include the following:

  • Provide strategic guidance on the communication activities of AU-IBAR including coordination, advocacy and communication strategies, planning and implementation.
  • Work closely with the knowledge management officer, information systems officer, the webmaster and Projects and Programmes Unit (PPU) to develop and/or update the information, communication and knowledge management strategy based on AU-IBAR's strategic plan.
  • Provide advocacy, communication and social mobilization support to AU-IBAR projects and activities to promote Information sharing and Communication: and assure maximum visibility of AU-IBAR through
    • Working with Project coordinators to bring out, package and promote AU-IBAR achievements
    • Guide programme activities needing communication support and proactively seek out achievements and disseminate such in the best communication approach
    • Establish strong linkages with relevant Media/News/Communication outlets, organisations and Institutions to enhance AU-IBAR Communication activities
    • Develop and roll-out mechanisms for wide sharing of outputs of AU-IBAR achievements
    • Contribute to the development and management of the Animal Resources Knowledge Portal
  • Contribute to the promotion of collaborative tools that facilitate sharing of ideas, information and knowledge such as the Intranet, outlook etc.
  • Establish a viable media relationship between AU-IBAR and relevant media organisations at continental, regional and national levels;
  • Facilitate the sharing of experiences and knowledge on development and communication in general as well as learning through nurturing and training activities.
  • Help to capture and document information and knowledge on animal resources in Africa such as the documenting of lessons learnt and best practices and success stories.
  • Work closely with Project Coordinators to document outputs and provide content for publishing of bulletins, policy papers and scholarly articles for wide dissemination.
  • Disseminate information widely among AU-IBAR's target groups through publications, knowledge fairs and exhibitions; organization of Radio and TV programmes; Development of Communication materials etc.
  • Work closely with the Webmaster and the Communication Expert to maintain and improve the AU-IBAR news and information dissemination facilities including the website.
  • Support AU Member States in advancing good communication practices to enhance visibility of animal resource development activities across the continent.
  • Develop and roll out cost-effective training on evidence-based advocacy for increased public and private investment in the animal resources sector.

Requirements

Qualification and Work Experience Required

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication, or other related field. An advanced degree preferably in knowledge management and/or development Communication will be an advantage. Knowledge of relevant computer applications including Communication IT tools is mandatory.

Work Experience

Experience in Development communication activities, media relation, advocacy management, organization of focus groups, public communication and social mobilization

  • Familiarity with developing and delivering development Communication and knowledge management programmes.
  • Experience in developing and delivering Communication programmes and packages with and for different stakeholders and partner organisations.
  • Experience in the animal resources sector would be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of progressive experience in areas of communication preferably within an International or continental organization.

Other Relevant Skills

  • Professionalism: Demonstrated technical knowledge and analytical skills related to communication management.
  • Leadership: Ability to influence a team of professionals from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Planning and organizing: Ability to plan and organize work within a project and ability to make timely decisions.
  • Communication: Effective written, oral and presentation skills, particularly the ability to present information in a concise yet accurate manner; ability to develop consensus among people with varying points of view.
  • Teamwork: excellent interpersonal skills and ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds with respect for diversity.
  • Computer literacy: Working knowledge of data analysis; SAP ERP System, etc

Language Requirement

Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages is a must. Knowledge of one or several other working languages is an added advantage.

Tenure of Appointment

The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of two years, of with one will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance, deliverables and funding availability.

Gender Mainstreaming

The AU- IBAR is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Remuneration

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of US 85,212.07 inclusive of all allowances for internationally recruited staff, and US 66,751.81 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff.


How to apply:

Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website AU Careers not later than 18th May 2018.

Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management
African Union
Commission Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Employment Fraction
Full-time
Branch
IBAR, Nairobi



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Yara Dallol BV is developing the potash mining project in the Ballot woreda in the Danakil Depression, Afar National Regional State (ANRS), Ethiopia. The Company has been granted large scale Potash mining license from the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Mines. The project is under preparation for the development phase for eventual construction of a large scale mining and processing facility.
The Company is looking for a senior professional responsible for all social impacts management and community development engagement in the surrounding area of the project operations.
The Social Performance Leader will report to the General Manager.

Responsibilities:
Responsible as the senior expert for planning and integrating social and community development aspects and activities for and at the project site based on Social Impact Management and Monitoring Plan as per approved ESlA study.
Responsible for the Implementation of social and community aspects impact management and monitoring activities for sustainable development of the project for construction and operations including those related to cultural heritage, health, safety, security, in-migration and local content in relation to the communities.
Ensure and follow up the company and contractors to bring a strong element of local content for purchase of local goods and services, and for employment of locals as per project needs with a direction to enhance employability of locals through capacity building.
Responsible for collecting, measuring, documenting and analyzing the social (socio-economic) baseline data and social audit study and regularly prepare reports, maps, graphs and other related information of the Social impact Management and community Development activities.
Plan, budget and lead the voluntary community development projects with local communities
Prepare social and community development performance reports, and newsletter as necessary for internal and statutory requirements
Prepare guidelines and procedures for any social and community aspects of the impact management and monitoring activities including for grievance and consultation of internal and external stake holders.
Participate and be responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the company
Responsible in building the trust and maintaining transparent and good relationship with the communities and all other stakeholders of the project.
Engaging with the joint committees of Federal and Regional Authorities for community development projects to ensure transparent use of obligatory fund contribution and the execution.
Participate, review and advice for contractors polices and plans implementation activities on social aspects and related social commitments during the construction and Operations period.

Role relationship:
Managerial position accountable to the General Manager
Direct reports- CLOs and Community Development experts
Key internal role interfaces- Project Director, Project operations Managers, HR Manager, Site Manager, HSE Manager, Procurement Manager and other key interfaces.
External Relations interfaces - Government departments (Local, Zonal, and Regional) mainly on information sharing and determine needs/priorities on social and community matters; Traditional and Clan Leadership and Community mainly for consultation on issues, developments, initiatives and information sharing

Position: Permanent
Salary: Attractive
Place of work: Addis Ababa (with frequent visits and extended stay in Dallol)


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Interested  and qualified applicants should submit their application letter, CV and photocopies of all necessary documents with in 10 days from the date of this vacancy announcement (22/04/2018) to human resource department with normal working hours monday-friday from 8:00 am-5:00pm and saturday from 8:00 am 12:00am in personor through our e-mail: train@harmonyhotelethiopia.com or P.O.Box 16139 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.



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