Emergency Response Project Coordinator-Desert Locust Joint Response (DLJR) Project

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Interchurch Organisation for Development Co-operation
Closing date: 29 May 2020

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organisation founded in 1964 in the Netherlands and implements programmes with partners in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa since the 1980s. We work towards a world in which people can live in dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice.

ICCO Cooperation is seeking to hire a competent and qualified person in the position of Emergency Response Project Coordinator for the Ethiopia country office.

Job Summary: The project coordinator is responsible to coordinate emergency response project implementation and to work on emergency response and disaster risk reduction programs or projects development/design. He/she will coordinate implementation of the emergency response project and undertakes related fundraising, communication and other emergency project related management tasks.

Reporting: The project Coordinator reports to the Country Manager. He/she works in a multidisciplinary team and works in direct cooperation with the program staff and finance team.

Duty station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Contract type: Six Months with possibility of extension

Position type: National Staff based in Ethiopia Country Office Salary Scale Proposed start of contract: June 1, 2020

Duties and responsibilities:

● Manages/coordinates implementation of ICCO desert locust joint response project

● Coordinate (planning, strategy development, implementation supervision) of a the ICCO part of the joint emergency response project

● Coordinate with local implementing organizations and ensure efficient and effective implementation of the emergency response activities both by the local implementing partners and ICCO cooperation

● Provide feedback and advice to ICCO’s local partner organizations, when needed.

● Effectively collaborate with a team involved in the implementation of the emergency project

● Timely submission of plans, reports and other deliverables to all concerned bodies

● Timely reporting for the ICCO and national partners shares of this project to the country manager and the ICCO headquarters disaster management unit in the Netherlands

● Supports the development of high-quality emergency response proposals

● Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to emergency response programs, task force meetings, assessment missions etc. as needed

● Establish a good network with like-minded organizations and potential donors.

● Contribute to ICCO’s learning, exchange and knowledge-sharing

● Contribute to communication/visibility regarding activities & policies of ICCO Cooperation in Ethiopia & beyond

● Identify bottlenecks and opportunities in the context and partner organizations on a regular basis and report to management for necessary actions

● Perform additional relevant tasks assigned by the Country Manager

Qualifications and Skills

● Management and program development experience in emergency settings

● Experience in proposal development/fundraising, budgeting and report writing

● Good knowledge of humanitarian, social, economic and political situation in Ethiopia

● Knowledge of disaster risk management, food security and value chain development.

● Proven track record of effective project/program management

● A postgraduate in disaster risk management, agriculture, agricultural economics, economics, development studies, social studies or other related fields coupled with 5-8 years of relevant experiences.

● Negotiation skills

● Fundraising skills

● Networking and facilitation skills

● Training facilitation skills

● Good communication skills, including intercultural communication and communication with ecumenical actors

● Fluent in English and Afaan Oromoo languages

Competencies needed:

● Open

● Integrity

● Innovative

● Strategic thinking

● Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

● Reliable

● Result driven

● Independent team worker

● Affinity with the protestant character of ICCO Cooperation

More details of the job description are available here https://docs.google.com/document/d/152A7Fz-oM7Iqca7gJzJIVoS6iRTWzx5G3QOaFxHQCnc/edit?usp=sharing


How to apply:

Interested candidates should go to https://icco.hrmagic.co/careers/job?id=NDA4. and​ apply online. Ensure you fill in all the required fields and submit accordingly.


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