Delegate Ethiopia

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Austrian Red Cross
Closing date: 30 May 2021

The Austrian Red Cross (AutRC) is offering a job opportunity for a highly motivated Delegate with experience in project management, who is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The delegate has the overall responsibility for the implementation of the project “BASE Basic Services to Southern Tigray”, which includes cash assistance, rehabilitation of water systems and provision of life-saving emergency medical services. The assignment starts in July 2021 and is limited to 12 months, with option to extend.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure quality implementation of the “BASE” project including optimal use of financial resources and delivery of project components to a high technical standard in line with international best practices
  • Regularly visit field activities and ensure that the project is comprehensively monitored, and monitoring tools are regularly updated
  • Lead on financial and narrative reporting to AutRC HQ, donors and partners, ensuring reports are of a high quality and are submitted in a timely manner
  • Support Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) staff in developing project tools (e.g. work plans, budget trackers), and input into the design of key project tools (e.g. needs and market assessments)
  • Assist ERCS and its local branches to strengthen Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) capacities
  • Support ERCS staff to ensure the necessary capabilities to adhere to best practice, legal regulations and procedures
  • Coordinate with Red Cross- and Red Crescent Movement and other international partners

Your profile and skills

  • At least three to five years international humanitarian and/or development experience (NGO, IO or Charity) at project management level, with focus on financial management and project monitoring
  • Field experience in humanitarian work in Cash and Voucher Assistance is an asset
  • Experience in EMS (e.g. Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic) is an asset
  • University degree and/or specialized training in a field related to humanitarian work
  • Experience in the Red Cross- and Red Crescent Movement and experience in East Africa are a strong asset
  • Excellent English skills required, German and Amharic skills are a strong asset
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills, flexibility and strong motivation, ability to work independently
  • Team player and cultural sensitive personality, ability to work in a multi-cultural team
  • Willingness to work in a demanding and difficult settings with frequent travels in-country

Compensation depends on qualifications and experience, minimum monthly all-in salary of € 3.495,00 gross.

How to apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please send us your application until May 30, 2021 to


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