Ethiopia: Child Protection Officer - National Officer -Level B (UNICEF Ethiopia) (Gambella), Open for Ethiopian Nationals)

Ethiopia: Child Protection Officer - National Officer -Level B (UNICEF Ethiopia) (Gambella), Open for Ethiopian Nationals)

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 01 Feb 2019

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a fair Chance

UNICEF has been present in Ethiopia for 65 years and its history is closely tied to Ethiopia’s gradual transformation into a modern economy with strong aspirations for middle income status by 2025.

UNICEF works to support national efforts to ensure the realization of the rights of children and women through improved child survival, development and protection. Over the past six decades UNICEF has established strong relations with the government of Ethiopia, bi-laterals, donors, development partners and civil society.

How can you make a difference?

Reporting tothe Child Protection Specialist , the Child Protection Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for child protection programmes/projects within the Gambella Region from development planning to delivery of results. H/She prepares, executes, manages, and implements a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Key tasks include :

1. Support to programme development and planning Conduct and update the situation analysis for the development, design and management of child protection related programmes/projects. Research and report on development trends (e.g. economic, social, health) and data for use in programme development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results. Contribute to the development and establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives, strategies, and results-based planning through research, analysis and reporting of child protection and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting.  Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical, programme, operational, and administrative transactions, preparing related materials and documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating of results. Prepare required programme documentations, materials and data to facilitate the programme review and approval process.

2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results

• Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or to alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level interventions and/or decisions. Keep records of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.

• Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programmes/projects, and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of programme management.

 Monitor and report on the use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verifying compliance with approved allocations, organizational rules, regulations, procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues and findings to ensure timely resolution by management and stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.

 Prepare regular and mandated sectoral programme/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

 Conduct regular programme field visits and surveys and exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support. Take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.

 Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices in child protection, to support programme implementation.

4. Networking and partnership building

• Build and sustain close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on child protection. Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on AWP planning and preparation of child protection programmes/projects, and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies with Country development and planning processes.

 Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

• Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for child protection programmes.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

 Identify, capture, synthesize, and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.

 Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.

• Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.

• Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients and stakeholders.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Auniversity degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Experience working in a similar context or region is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are :

  • Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
  • Analyzing (II)
  • Applying technical expertise (II)
  • Learning and researching (II)
  • Planning and organizing (II)

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

We strongly encourage women candidates to apply.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Gojo Local Employement Agency


  • First Degree in mechanical engineering

Work Experience:-

  • Zero year

Required No:- 5

Salary:- Negotiable and Attractive

Gender:- Female/Male

Place Of Work:- Addis Ababa ,Around Kality

For more information:- 0929050719

Ethiopia: Finance and Administration Officer - Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Finance and Administration Officer - Ethiopia

Organization: Terre des Hommes Netherlands
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 30 Jan 2019

Terre des Hommes Netherlands in East Africa is looking for a Finance and Administration Officer, full time, to be based in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), with frequent travel within the country.

Who we are

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) prevents child exploitation in developing countries, rescues children from exploitative situations and ensures that these children can continue their development in a safe environment. Terre des Hommes is a rights based organisation. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the cornerstone of all our programmes.

What we do

Terre des Hommes Netherlands focuses its long-term development work on (Worst Forms of) Child Labour, Child Migration and Child Trafficking, (Commercial) Sexual Exploitation of Children and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Children (including Child Abuse and Child Marriage) and on Child Protection in Humanitarian Crisis. For each of these forms of child exploitation, Terre des Hommes Netherlands develops and implements programmes, through local partners in Asia, Africa and Europe.

Our approach

Terre des Hommes Netherlands addresses the above mentioned issues through five types of interventions: prevention of the worst forms of child exploitation, prosecution of those who perpetrate crimes against children, promotion of a safe and conducive social/economic/legal context for children, provision of services to ensure safe and enduring reintegration of child victims; and partnership & participation to strengthen civil society in the promotion of children’s rights and include meaningful participation of children.

Objective of the function

The Finance & Administration Officer is responsible for performing financial and administrative work within the department/organization. To implement, coordinate, realise and evaluate the financial and administrative policy and processes concerning the operations and programmes in the country and to execute the AO/IC (administrative organisation and internal control) processes within the country office. The financial and administration officer advises and guides the country manager, project partners and other stakeholders on financial management as well as urges them to take action when needed.

Position in the organisation

The Finance & Administration Officer reports to the Country manager of the country within which the function is positioned and has no direct reports of its own

The post holder will work closely with the programme implementation and administration staff in the country, Regional office and at the Head office.

General features

The Finance & Administration Officer provides a supportive contribution to business operations by performing financial and administrative work, processing relevant information, and providing information.

1. Country Office Administration & ICT

  • In consultation with the Country Manager and Regional Finance Manager, coordinate the day-to-day management of the office and office assets and consumables, as per established TdH-NL procedures.
  • To ensure TdH-NL operations and activities are compliant with laws, regulations, and other statutory requirements of the government, its agencies and instruments.
  • To advise on appropriate administrative systems and procedures in the country office.

  • To be responsible for security of office, staff and assets.

  • To facilitate sound data entry systems for the country office and TdH-NL partners in-country; and take appropriate and timely action in consultation with the Regional Office in case of ICT issues.

2. Finance

  • To be responsible for the preparation and monitoring of operational budgets, in consultation with Country Manager and Regional Finance Manager.

  • To be responsible for all financial (cash and cheque) transactions of the operational budget as per established procedures, as well as maintain up-to-date accounts, including filing and safekeeping of documentation.

  • To be responsible for compiling and submission of timely and complete monthly financial reports of the country office operational budget.

  • To provide clear analytical information and advice to the management at country and regional office to support informed decision making.

  • To be responsible for timely submission each month to the regional office of monthly finance reports as well as quarterly cash requests.

  • To be responsible for compliance to all bank requirements.

  • To review partner contract budgets and provide informed advice to management, as well as periodically (at least quarterly) review budget performance and provide analytical advice as well.

  • To coordinate with the Country Manager and regional office on all finance related issues (partner contracts and office operational budgets).

3. Audit

  • To prepare yearly plan of audit schedule for partners and submit to the regional office (RO).

  • To facilitate in the selection process for auditors for partner audits.

  • To secure approval of audit engagement and budget from RO prior to audit fieldwork.

  • To coordinate the progress of audit and ensures timely submission of the draft and final report after country manager’s approval, to the regional office.

  • To ensure maintenance of audit reports and documentation at the country office and follow up of recommendation with the Project Partners.

  • To assist in office audits undertaken by the regional office or head office.

4. Programmes

  • To make supervisory support visits to all programme partners, to review financial reports and planning, as well as any other support or monitoring activities as may be appropriate.

  • To apply TdH-NL tools (PCATs) in organisational assessment, and identify together with TdH-NL programme staff and project partners areas for further improvement on programme, finance and administration management.

  • To ensure that programme reports are delivered on time and are of good quality, according to TdH-NL standards and analyse the received information. This includes supporting the use by programme partners of the TdH-NL online reporting system (PMEasy).

  • To maintain good relationships with project partners, guiding them, giving capacity building training in finance and administration and giving direction as may be appropriate.

  • Support the Marketing and Communication Officer at Regional Office with information and materials for marketing and communication, e.g. for the newsletters.

  • Guide project partners, give capacity building training and give direction so that they improve on quality of work, efficiency, effectiveness of the desired outputs and sustainability of results.

  • Safeguard project quality by maintaining an overview of supported projects and evaluating the quality of work and results. Ensure that project partners follow the terms and conditions of the signed agreements; facilitate them to keep track of key factors in project management, implementation and monitoring of results.

  • To do the day-to-day management of the projects/partners we have: financially, monitoring, etc.

5. HR Administration

  • To advise country and regional office on any changes, development and policies of the government relating to employment contracts and statutory benefits.

  • To advise country and regional office on employment and consultancy contracts.

  • To assist the regional management and country management in any HR related aspects per local laws.

6. Other

  • To carry out any other duties that can reasonably be asked of this position.

Knowledge and skills

  • Relevant University degree up to at least Bachelor's level.

  • Relevant accounting professional qualification up to completion level.

  • Mid/ High level applied thought and working ability.

  • Knowledge of the processes and services of the organisation.

  • Knowledge of and insight in the (financial) administrative setup of the organisation.

  • Knowledge of the application of automated data processing/ICT.

  • Skills in the accurate processing of financial data - planning/budgeting, execution, controlling, documentation and reporting (grant management cycle).

  • Skills in maintaining contacts.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in a similar position in a similar non-profit organisation.

Competence profile

A. Analytical capacity

Understanding the essence of complex issues by logical reasoning, investigation of potential causes, separation of key messages from the mass of detail and acknowledgement of their interdependence.

Level 2: Collects and examines information from various sources independently and on own initiative. Acquires insight by doing so and draws conclusions from their interdependence.

B. Driving for quality

Set high demands to the quality of own work and that of others; constantly strive for improvements.

Level 1: Applies the specified quality requirements within own work and repairs mistakes

C. Planning & Organising

The effective alignment of activities, time and resources to achieve objectives.

Level 1: Plans and organises own work in a logical way

D. Care

Possessing an eye for detail and doing things precisely as required.

Level 2: Has an eye for detail with regard to own work and that of others and in the way work is


How to apply:

Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae by e-mail to: clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications for this position, no later than by Wednesday, 30th January, 2019. For more information about this position, you can contact us through the same email address.

This is a national position. Applicants must be able to provide proof of the right to live and work in Ethiopia.

Note that due to the expected large responses only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The selection procedure will also include an assessment test, and checking of recent professional references.

Information Technology(IT)

Information Technology(IT)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Gojo Local Employement Agency


  • Diploma/Degree in information technology or related field

Work Experience:-

  • Zero year and above

Required No:- 9

Salary:- Negotiable


Place Of Work:- Addis Ababa

For more information:-  0929050719



Addis Ababa, AA Samaritan's Purse
The Human Resources Manager will be responsible to oversee the HR function for expatriate and national staff in matters related to but not limited to staffing, compensation and benefits. The Human resources Manager will be expected to support managers and staff in performance management, provide mediation and conflict resolution services when needed, create and implement policies and procedures, and track both expatriate and national staff leave. This position reports to and assists the Country Director.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Performs the HR function for expatriate and national staff
  • Ability to develop HR Manuals and Guidelines
  • Communicates in a positive and effective manner with staffs and co-workers as well as visitors
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop HR manuals and guidelines in accordance with the IHQ 
  • Maintain staff records
  • Maintains and processes forms for easier communications
  • Composes letters, memorandum
  • Maintain staff attendance, reports and logs
  • Prepares reports on meetings and takes minutes on meetings
  • Orders, distributes, and keeps an inventory of supplies
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Country and Deputy County directors office

Ethiopia: TEAM LEADER for EU-funded Peace & Security Programme in the Horn of Africa Region -based in Addis Abeba

Ethiopia: TEAM LEADER for EU-funded Peace & Security Programme in the Horn of Africa Region -based in Addis Abeba

Organization: Austrian Development Agency
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 25 Jan 2019

Project Title: IGAD Promoting Peace & Stability in the Horn of Africa Region (IPPSHAR)[1]**

Position: Team Leader for the EU-funded Peace & Security Programme in the Horn of Africa Region (based in Addis Abeba)

Starting date: As soon as possible

Contract period: 48 months

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with travels within the IGAD region & Europe

The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is the Operational Unit of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC). It is in charge of implementing bilateral programmes and projects in ADC's partner countries and administers the budget earmarked for this. Under the ‘*European Union Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for Stability and addressing roots causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa’* ADA has been delegated by the European Commission to manage the funding for the implementation of the regional program entitled “IGAD Promoting Peace and Stability in the Horn of Africa Region” (IPPSHAR).

For the implementation of this regional programme amounting to EUR 38.144 Mio (EU TF: EUR 35 Mio, ADA: EUR 1 Mio, Sida: EUR 1 Mio, NL: EUR 1.144 Mio) ADA is looking for a Team Leader who will be based in the IGAD premises in Addis Ababa, supervise a team of five professionals and work in close cooperation with the IGAD Peace & Security team.

The overall objective of the programme is to contribute to achieving sustainable peace, security and stability for the attainment of economic integration and development of the IGAD region.

The specific objectives are:

  • To enhance the IGAD Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN) systems, so that there is an improvement in the quantity and quality of the information collected, in data analysis, and early response action

  • To enable IGAD and national governments in the region to predict, prevent, and address transnational security threats

  • To enhance the capacity of IGAD and national governments of the region on preventive diplomacy, mediation and civilian peace building

  • To enhance the implementation effectiveness of IGAD's Peace and Security Division and units

The main focus will be the institutional strengthening and capacity development of IGAD’s Peace & Security Division and units and in particular of corresponding IGAD Member states’ institutions through provision of technical assistance, analysis, strategic and operational guidance & cooperation, partnership

building, support to IGAD’s partners such as NGOs and academia as well as setting up effective financing instruments in support of IGAD’s peace & conflict prevention initiatives such as the Rapid Response Fund (RRF), Mediation and Women’s Peace Initiatives.

The programme constitutes an integral part of IGAD’s multi-year peace and security programme. Hence coordination with other IGAD, EU and other Development Partners’ funded programmes is essential for planning, budgeting and implementing the activities under the Action as well as for monitoring and evaluating sustainable impact of IGAD and EU efforts to contribute to peace, security and stability in the Horn of Africa region.

The Team Leader is responsible for the implementation of the entire Programme “IGAD Promoting Peace and Stability in the Horn of Africa Region” (IPPSHAR). She/he has the following functions and duties:

  • Setting up of the operational and management structure based on the programme document (Description of Action (DoA)) and the Project Operational Manual (POM) agreed with IGAD as well as the ADA-internal POM

  • During the inception phase of the programme together with IGAD:

    • Develop a comprehensive workplan & budget for the inception phase by ensuring consultative meetings and discussions with all relevant stakeholders

    • Recruit required expertise, supervise experts and assure quality of deliverables

    • Support and supervise assessments, reviews and development of policy papers and proposals for institutional strengthening as outlined in the DoA

    • Supervise and support the ADA Grant Expert in reviewing and proposing effective and sustainable financing instruments

    • Adjust current DoA, budget, workplan, logframe as well as the POM, if required

    • Prepare a report at the end of the Inception Phase

  • Overall management of the programme including:

    • contract management including vetting of IGAD implemented budget execution tasks, preparation and management of grants awarded to IGAD financing instruments, other IGAD special programmes, and third parties

    • preparation of contract amendments in close cooperation with ADC Office in Addis Ababa and ADA HQ

    • supervision of staff and recruitment of short-term and mid-term experts

  • Quality Assurance of project interventions and outputs, in particular related to effective and efficient capacity development programmes and with regard to financial and technical support to peace and conflict prevention initiatives

  • Ensure compliance with ADA’s Environmental, Gender and Social Impact Management (EGSIM) Manual

  • Technical and managerial cooperation with and advice to the IGAD Peace & Security Senior Management Team as well as Executive Secretary of IGAD

  • Establishing and maintaining regular contacts with relevant stakeholders, in particular with EU, AUC, other RECs, UN, academia, NGOs and relevant IGAD Member States institutions

  • Facilitate reflection workshops based on robust M&E reports from ADA M&E Advisor and EUTF M& E Advisors for inputs to planning and budgeting

  • Monitoring and reporting; development of annual workplans and budgets

  • Preparing Project Steering Committee (PSC) meetings and act as secretariat to the PSC

  • Regular and ad hoc reporting internally (to the ADC Head of Office) and externally (to the EU Delegation to the African Union in Addis Ababa)

  • Organization of annual internal and external audits

  • Representing the programme in the IGAD/AU/EU Region

  • Supervision and coordination of implementation of the programme’s Communication and Visibility Plan, ensuring appropriate communication about the ADA, Sida and EU funded activities.

Job requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in Peace and Security Studies, International Relations, Human Rights, Development Studies, other relevant Social Sciences or equivalent expertise

  • At least 10 years proven experience in managing international development cooperation projects. Experience in managing large EU funded projects is an asset.

  • At least 5 years proven experience in providing support to government stakeholders and/or inter-governmental organizations on institutional strengthening

  • At least 3 years proven experience in the Peace & Security sector, in particular in civilian peacebuilding, conflict prevention and resolution including capacity-building, monitoring dialogue and information exchange, and preferably in at least one of the following areas: (1) conflict early warning/early response, (2) security sector reform (SSR); (3) transnational organized crime; (4) mediation, confidence-building and assisting peace processes; (5) women, peace and security (UNSC RES 1325 and follow-up resolutions).

  • Sound knowledge of relevant international and regional policy frameworks in Peace & Security,

  • Proven competence in applying a conflict sensitive and human rights based approach as well as gender mainstreaming in development cooperation

  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation and communication skills

  • Excellent planning and reporting skills

  • Gender and diversity competence

  • Excellent English required, German is an additional asset

  • Experience in the Horn of Africa Region is an asset

[1] The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is one of eight Regional Economic Communities (RECs) under the framework of the African Union. IGAD member states currently comprise Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda.

How to apply:

Applications must be sent to by 25th January 2019 indicating “Team Leader IPPSHAR” in their subject and including the interested candidate’s CV in English language, a motivation letter, and name, contacts, working relationship of 3 references (at least one referee your direct supervisor). Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Ethiopia: Mid-Level Software Developer

Ethiopia: Mid-Level Software Developer

Organization: Food for the Hungry
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 28 Jan 2019

Position Overview

This position will reside in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; the most appropriate candidate will be eligible to work in, and already reside in Addis Ababa.

As a member of the Food for the Hungry Information Technology team, the Mid-Level Software Developer is responsible for working towards the delivery of reliable software and writing code that adheres to industry best practices and FH programming policies. This position is expected to collaborate with co-workers and FH product owners as required to ensure needs are met and successfully deliver all assigned projects. The Mid-Level Software Developer will also provide support for key business applications. This is a critical role in contributing to the design, implementation and support of in-house and off-the-shelf solutions that support the business operation worldwide. This includes, but is not limited to data collection, metrics and reporting, website development, mobile apps, database and product integrations. A Mid-Level Software Developer understands one or more languages more deeply; will produce working code with less supervision and while thinking about performance and maintainability; understands what the tools are doing for them, digs into source code often to understand how it works and also finds undocumented usage of tools; does a solid job of troubleshooting and debugging.

Key Result #1 – Provide expertise in the area of code development (85%).
Key Result #2 – Application Support: Provide support for key business applications (15%).

A resume and an application are required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on January 28, 2019. For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page:

FH benefits include (Int’l):
Insurance - Health, Disability, Life
Paid holidays, vacation, & sick leave
Pension eligibility per FH policy
Professional development and continuing education opportunities

Values, Vision, and Purpose
At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision, and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty

How to apply:

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