Programme Director - Ethiopia

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Concern Worldwide
Closing date: 10 Feb 2021

About the role: This is a 24 month replacement role with accompanied terms based in Addis Ababa with frequent travel and with a salary of Band 5 €45,859 - € 50,954

Your purpose: As a member of the Senior Management Team, and in close collaboration with the Country Director, contribute to the strategic development and management of the Concern Country Humanitarian Programme in Ethiopia and to business development for the Country Programme Emergency Response and Recovery work in line with organizational policies, values and frameworks and the Concern Worldwide Ethiopia Country Strategic Plan. This role has overall responsibility for Emergency Response, protection, accountability and gender equality, in close collaboration with the CD.

You will be responsible for:

  • Emergency Response
  • Senior Management
  • Institutional Fundraising & Donor Liaison
  • Programme Management
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Gender Equality
  • Accountability and Protection
  • Grant Management
  • Financial Management
  • HR
  • Reporting
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Systems

Your skills and experience will include:


  • Relevant Third level qualification (humanitarian assistance, nutrition, agriculture, social science, anthropology, gender studies, public health, nutrition, rural development etc.)
  • Masters in relevant discipline


  • At least 2 years of senior management team experience
  • Strong track record of managing large scale humanitarian response in complex operational environments
  • Demonstrated experience in gender equality
  • Proven track record in proposal and report writing
  • Proven track record in MEAL
  • Strong logistics and budget management skills


  • Relevant experience in integrated development programming at management level
  • Experience in humanitarian advocacy and negotiations
  • Experience in knowledge documentation and sharing

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:

  • Ability to identify and analyse problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure often to strict deadlines
  • Alignment to Concern’s values. Strong commitment and understanding of the need to advance gender equality at the organisational level and within Concern’s programmes is essential for this role, as is the ability to act as a Gender Champion and lead in the implementation of organisational goals relating to gender equality
  • Empathy with organisational goals
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and patience with facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical and thorough in approach
  • Training, coaching and mentoring skills and ability to motivate and develop skills of others
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences

How to apply:

All applications should be submitted through our website at[]( by closing date. CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length.

All candidates who are short-listed for a first round interview will be notified via email after the application deadline.

Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries

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