Ethiopia: HEAD OF ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS

Ethiopia: HEAD OF ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS

Organization: SOS Children's Villages International
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 05 Mar 2019

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

HEAD OF ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS /IOR ESAF**

(Job Ref: SOS/19/2)**

Head of Advocacy and Communications

Position title: Head of Advocacy & Communications

Working location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Supervisor: Regional Director of Programme Development, ESAF

Region: East and Southern Africa (ESAF)

Context of the position

Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it.

Within the Eastern and Southern Africa region, SOS CV International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has member associations in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Mauritius, Angola and Madagascar.

Job Summary

The Head of Advocacy and Communications is responsible for leading and managing the implementation of SOS Children’s Villages International Advocacy and Communications strategies in ESAF (Eastern & Southern Africa). Under the general direction and leadership of Regional Programmes Development Director (PDD), the incumbent ensures excellence in SOS CVI Internal and External Advocacy and Communication in full alignment with the Country Strategy in ESAF and SOS Children’s Villages global programme strategy. S/he manages work with PD Director, CVI Representatives, and PD Advisors and with other relevant IOR ESAF & IO offices mainly International Office Programme and Strategy (PS) Liaison & Advocacy unit to develop key advocacy messages, defining effective strategies and strategic partnerships, leveraging the SOS brand strength to mobilize support and raise awareness in ESAF and also externally with donors.

She/he will ensure a consistent and effective flow of information pertaining to SOS Children’s activities, keeping relevant teams up to date on all developments both internally and externally.

She/he works closely with the Africa Union (AU) Representatives and other regional agencies in order to build, maintain and strengthen relationships with key decision-makers, Member States and networks to influence AU, UN agencies and other regional body policies and positions to include and address the right of the SOS target group to be respected, protected, and empowered.

Main Clients

  • International Director of Region (IDR)

  • Regional Programme Development Director

  • Regional Programme Development Advisor

  • SOS Children’s Villages International Representatives (CVI Reps)

  • Regional Function Directors

  • National Directors (NDs)

  • National Advocacy Advisors

  • IO PS Liaison and Advocacy unit

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Leadership:

Provide strategic and technical leadership to design and implementation Advocacy and Communication strategies in line with the overall SOS CVI global, Regional and Members Associations (MA) strategy by coordinating and engaging with the staff and partners, taking an integrated approach to policy change, campaigning and communications.

Ensure that there is a strong linkage between Advocacy, Communications and Programmes so that advocacy is evidence based and programme driven and projects are further strengthened and improved through advocacy and communications

Regularly review and update the Regional Advocacy and Communications Strategies as appropriate in response to the global strategy and the evolving country context and programme design.

Build a strong advocacy & communication team at regional and national level and encouraging staff to contribute to networks, influencing, campaigns, advocating and communicating within the country, region and at global levels.

Guide and support the Member Associations (MAs) on key communication and advocacy issues, which includes developing position papers, managing potential communication risks and leading on a range of cross-organizational priorities and strategies.

Build strategic partnership with relevant organizations and key stakeholders that will assist the Regional Office in meeting its strategic agenda & outcomes.

Make sure that platforms are in place for learnings and share of good practices on Advocacy and communications as part of capacity building and problem solving in the Member Association as well as in the Regional Offices.

Supports the International Director for the Region (IDR) and Programme Director in building a strategic network among the regional humanitarian hubs, regional bodies and agencies and public relation initiatives, child rights alliances, etc.

Work closely with the AU Representatives and other regional bodies to lead the conception and implementation of strategy and priorities of SOS CVI towards the regional bodies, UN agencies, AU and also implement the Pan-African Strategy. And also together with the AU representative to make recommendations to IORs and IO how/ when to engage in advocacy to impact policies and laws affecting the SOS target group in ESAF

  1. Advocacy and Policy:

Develop/revises existing Advocacy Strategy, in coordination with the IO PS Liaison and Advocacy Unit, MAs & partner organization aligning with the Regional and Global priorities.

Analyze and advise the Regional Management Team (RMT) on the changing trends and opportunities on Child care and Protection in the national, regional and global policy landscape for appropriate interventions/planning.

Identify and define key advocacy opportunities, targets and strategies at MA levels and align programme and project design to these targets.

Ensure that all advocacy messages, documents and strategies are evidence-based, drawn from field experience and assessments and maintain high quality standards

Identify research opportunities and policy development, working closely and collaboratively with the Monitoring & Evaluation, Research & Innovations teams at International & Regional Office

  1. Media, Communications and branding:

Support and provide guidance in the development and implementation of Communications Strategy to promote SOS CVI vision & mission and International’s visibility in the Region (Eastern & Southern Africa), strengthening advocacy, programme effectiveness and fundraising opportunities in coordination with the MA Strategy as well as engaging SOS CV International wider federation.

Support in the development of high quality, well researched, and well written products. This may include, but not limited to: annual reports, success stories, tweets, blog and Facebook post, etc.

Make sure that there is a coherent and consistent brand image in the Region and ensuring all projects are aligned to the Global SOS CVI Branding Guidelines

Make sure that events calendar is managed leveraging national and international moments to maximize communications and advocacy opportunities.

Make sure that there is a cordial and positive relationship with all key media houses and proactively ensure consistent media coverage of events and development programmes.

  1. Mentoring and Coaching

Lead, manage and provide capacity building support to employees in Advocacy & Communication unit by ensuring clear goals and accountabilities are established and achieved

Ensure individuals’ performance and development needs are met, and employees are high performing and engaged

Identify capacity gaps in advocacy and communications work with the MAs and Region to address them

Foster a team environment, people management skills that includes diplomacy and also providing leadership and technical support as needed, support and evaluate direct reports regularly.

  1. Dealing with Problems:

This position is critical and very strategic, dealing with diverse demands and pressure from different parts of the organization to often tight deadlines: Member Associations (MA), Programme locations, Regional Office and International Office as well as key stakeholders and partners within the region

The ability to prioritize and maintain focus while still demonstrating high levels of customer orientation are thus key for this position.

  1. Knowledge, skills, abilities and behavioral competences:**

A Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in a human rights, children’s rights, international law, political science or international development related discipline

In-depth understanding of children’s rights, alternative care and protection and/or investment in children.

Solid experience in policy and advocacy work with a non-governmental organization or international organizations.

Significant experience of leading or coordinating advocacy and campaigns

Experience of international work environments and intercultural communication, including a strong understanding of NGO structures, the UN human rights system and how these operate

Networking skills

Knowledge and understanding of the African Union, European Union, UN and their role in social policies

Experience of creating networks of influence, and an ability to manage diverse professional relationships, thereby securing significant new opportunities for the organization

A demonstrable ability to speak and communicate effectively, and to tailor messages to different audiences in different platforms.

Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in

7**Qualifications and Experience**

University Master’s Degree in in Social Sciences, Humanities, development studies, International Relations, Communications or its equivalent

Extensive knowledge of Pan African institutions, especially the AU, and a broad accessible network at Pan African level.

Extensive understanding of advocacy based programme approaches.

Extensive understanding of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) with a strong understanding of the African Charter on the Rights & Welfare of the Child

Ability to engage at a strategic level and build collaborative relationships with government, donors, media and peer agencies

At least 5 years of senior leadership experience in advocacy, campaigns, communications and government and stakeholder engagement mainly in Eastern & Southern Africa region.


How to apply:

How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees as Single Document.

Applications that are late, or do not have CV or certificates attached, will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. E-mail applications should bear the reference number of the position in the subject line of the email.

Email to: Applications including at least three traceable referees should be sent electronically to: ESAF.HROD@sos-kd.org

All applications should be submitted not later than 5 March 2019

Ethiopia: Shelter Officer

Ethiopia: Shelter Officer

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 28 Feb 2019

Position Title : Shelter Officer

Duty Station : Multiple Duty Stations* (Ethiopia)

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade OTHE

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 28 February 2019

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.

Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract. Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of EPC program coordinator and with the direct supervision by the Shelter NFI/WASH program manager, the successful candidate will support in carrying out shelter operations in Gambella and Nekemte area.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical guidance in the development of IOM shelter support emergency, recovery and transitional shelter programs.

  2. Design shelter typologies and prepare bills of quantities for location specific interventions.

  3. Conduct site mapping for shelter project layout and implementation.

  4. Prepare and support with the shelter strategy document as well as standard operating procedures (in term of material, labors and community engagement).

  5. Support IOM implementing partners in technical aspects of shelter design, training materials and monitoring procedures.

  6. Provide technical input on bidding documents, Bill of Quantity (BoQ technical drawings) in line with establish Shelter/NFI Cluster and IOM standards.

  7. Represent IOM in Shelter/NFI Cluster Technical Working Group and support the development of Cluster shelter guidelines /Refugees shelter guidelines.

  8. Conduct field assessment missions to identify potential shelter interventions for IOM in Ethiopia including emergency response in IDP sites as well as in the context of recovery and Durable Solutions.

  9. Perform such other duties as maybe assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering 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

• Minimum of four years’ experience required in the Shelter sector;

• Demonstrated ability for leadership in the context of partnership building and consensual decision making;

• Proven skills to analyse statistical information;

• Ability to translate planning and specifications into technical briefs for data capture and analysis, and vice versa;

• Demonstrated team building and information management skills;

• Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies;

• Understanding of relational data theory;

• Advanced data visualization and information design skill. Experience with supervision roles for tasks of a similar nature to this assignment;

• Skills and knowledge on the planning, design, execution and supervision of shelter implementation;

• Proven track record of working with government officials, UN agencies, NGO and communities in the execution of humanitarian shelter projects;

• Knowledge and experience working with UN administrative procedures;

• Experience liaising with donors, government officials and other stakeholders and a proven track record of resource mobilization;

• Ability to move freely and frequently in different areas of Ethiopia.

Languages

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of local languages is an advantage.

Note

* This position includes working in Gambella and Nekemte, Ethiopia

Desirable Competencies:

Values

• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences;

encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

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

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

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

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

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

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

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

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

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators

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

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

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


How to apply:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

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 28 February 2019 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 10M e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 19.02.2019 to 28.02.2019

Requisition: CFA 2019/05- Shelter Officer (2)- Multiple Duty Stations* (Ethiopia) (55842654) Released

Posting: Posting NC55842655 (55842655) Released

HR Coordinator

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Addis Ababa Habesha Breweries S.C
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Would you like to be part of a Great Family? We are growing very fast with a team that is highly passionate about the beer industry. We value all of our people and their desire to grow personally and professionally and their dedication to brewing the best Ethiopian beer! We really care about having a company where our people love what they do and consider themselves as the ultimate consumers of their own Habesha Beer. As such, we aspire to create a work environment that is equally fun and a place where happiness can be felt with the teams that we form through time. We hire for attitude and skill as much as passion for our industry.

If the above describes who you are, then our brewery is a place where you can prosper as leaders if you put learning and excellent execution as your practice in the work environment. Join us!
Habesha Breweries S.C. is looking for a HR Coordinator which is a Grade 11 position per the Company’s job grading.

The Role Summary:
Working with the team, the post holder is responsible for designing and organizing employee engagement activities together with the HR team, to coordinate and evaluate the effectiveness of employee engagement activities and support and participate in different HR functions like Recruitment, learning and development and performance management.

The Person:
This role is positioned at the professional level and requires an experienced professional, who will have the opportunity to develop their career further within a very progressive learning and development as well as a dynamic and exciting work atmosphere. Having good communication and coordination skills are the requirement of the job.

A university level degree in any Business related fields, equivalent work experience.
Ideally 2 plus years of experience in a similar role.

While working with us, you will be entitled to a wide range of employee benefits, such as, medical insurance, comprehensive insurance, free lunch, annual bonus, communication allowance and other financial and non — financial rewards.
Habesha Breweries S.C. also provides a number of capacity development opportunities to its employees including talent management programme.

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fresh graduates' job; Trainee Engineer

Addis Ababa Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and interested candidates for the following position.

Trainee Engineer

BSC degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Construction Technology & Management or any other related field. With zero year work experience.
Salary: As per the Bank’s salary scale

Term of Employment: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Age: 35 and Below
Year of Graduation: Only 2018/2019 graduates

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Zemen Bank offers customer oriented financial services. We are a fast-moving, fast-growing financial institution seeking highly energetic individuals to join our team. We value intelligence, integrity, diligence and teamwork. If you share these values, we would like to have a career conversation with you.

Job title: Relief Assistant Banking Center Manager I

Job Summary: The purpose of this job is to assist the Banking Center Manager in planning, directing and coordinating the functions of the banking Center; to ensure its effective operations and achievement of the strategy of the bank and assigned targets; to oversee the day to day activities, deposit mobilization, processing of credit, trade service request and other retail banking services; to ensures that the activities of the banking center are performed in line with policies and procedures of the Bank and relevant NBE directives.
Minimum work experience and Educational Qualification Required:
  • BA in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Management, Business Administration or related fields
  • 6 years of relevant experience of which 3 years as a Senior CRO or in equivalent Positions.
Additional Skills:
  • On Basic Computer Application Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Industry Specific skills (Product and Service)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Data Analysis and presentation skills
  • Strategic thinking and strategic planning skills etc.

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Various Locations Zemen Bank S.C.
Zemen Bank offers customer oriented financial services. We are a fast-moving, fast-growing financial institution seeking highly energetic individuals to join our team. We value intelligence, integrity, diligence and teamwork. If you share these values, we would like to have a career conversation with you.

Job Title: Manager -Banking Center (Kombolcha and Dessie) Grade “C” (Kombolcha and Dessie Respectively)

Job Summary: The purpose of this job is to plan, direct and coordinate the functions of the branch or banking unit; ensure its effective operations and achievement of the strategy of the bank and assigned banking center targets; oversee the day to day activities, deposit mobilization, processing of credit. trade service request and other retail banking services; ensures that the activities are performed in line with policies and procedures of the Bank and NBE directives.

Educational Qualification Required: BA in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Management, Business Administration or related fields
Minimum work experience:
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  • Those who have Practical Banking experience in or around Komboicha City are highly encouraged to apply.
Additional Skills:
  • On Basic Computer Application Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Industry Specific skills (Product and Service)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Data Analysis and presentation skills
  • Strategic thinking and strategic planning skills etc.

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Zemen Bank offers customer oriented financial services. We are a fast-moving, fast-growing financial institution seeking highly energetic individuals to join our team. We value intelligence, integrity, diligence and teamwork. If you share these values, we would like to have a career conversation with you.

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Job summary: The purpose of this job is to plan, direct and coordinate the functions of the branch or banking unit; ensure its effective operations and achievement of the strategy of the bank and assigned banking center targets; oversee the day to day activities, deposit mobilization, processing of credit, trade service request and other retail banking services; ensures that the activities are performed in line with policies and procedures of the Bank and NBE directives.

Educational Qualification Required: BA in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Management, Business Administration or related fields.
Minimum work experience: 7 years of relevant experience of which 2 years as an Assistant Branch manager or in equivalent Positions.
Additional skills:
  • On Basic Computer Application Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Industry Specific skills (Product and Service)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Data Analysis and presentation skills
  • Strategic thinking and strategic planning skills etc.

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