Staff Assistant, Addis Ababa (G-5)Closing date: 2014-11-30 Share
Chief Travel Unit, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa (P3)Closing date: 2014-11-30 Share
Leiter des Programms "Kapazitätsaufbau im Bildungswesen" und "Finanzierungsbeiträge zum Bildungsprogramm", Addis Ababa, EthiopiaClosing date: 2014-11-30 Share
Ethiopia: CBM Country Representative EthiopiaClosing date: 2014-11-30Organization: CBM Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 30 Nov 2014 CBM is an international development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. Based on its values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability, and works in partnership to create a society for all. CBM’s vision is: “an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential”. CBM works with persons with disabilities, their families, local partner organisations, alliance partners including UN agencies, global organisations, and Disabled Persons’ Organisations (DPOs). CBM has been involved from the outset with "VISION 2020: The Right to Sight", a global initiative with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020, and other global initiatives such as the provision of affordable hearing aids, education for all and community mental health. CBM is also recognised as a collaborating organisation by the World Health Organization (WHO) and has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Together with its partner organisations, CBM is active in more than 600 projects in 68 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and in 2013, reached more than 24 million people. CBM’s International Office in Bensheim, Germany, is accepting applications for Country Representative in Ethiopia Location:Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Contract Duration: 2 years (with possibility of extension for another 2 years) Contract Start: As soon as possible Objective The Country Representative will be responsible for providing leadership to the Country Office staff, partners and programme work as well as ensuring CBM's mandate, strategies and standards are implemented and in line with country policies and CBM's directives. The incumbent of the position will represent CBM towards partner organizations and other institutions in Ethiopia, including liaising with the Government as well as other NGOs. S/he will monitor the performance, accountability and timely implementation of existing CBM partner projects in Ethiopia. S/he will facilitate and ensure monitoring and evaluation of CBM partner projects in close collaboration with other CBM programmatic staff in Ethiopia and the Regional Office East Africa. The country representative will report to the Regional Programme Manager East Africa. Main Tasks Country Office Administration Ensure that CBM Regional policies and procedures (Administration, Finance, IT, Procurement, Safety and Security, Human Resources) are in place, enforced and adapted to the local context and laws Ensure that the Country Office Ethiopia is compliant in regards to local registration and other relevant laws Ensure effective human resource management and development, including review of personnel positions, annual performance appraisals, training plan and staff development Programme Management Lead implementation and review of Country Strategy and ensure alignment with CBM's Global Programme Strategy 2 Ensure programme work adheres to CBM's standards and principles as well as donor requirements, e.g. inclusive Project Cycle Management, Child Safeguarding, Disability Inclusive Development, Gender, Inclusive Indicators etc. Identify and coordinate partners’ capacity development needs with the support of the Regional Office Co-ordinate CBM’s involvement in country level forums/alliances/planning bodies with relevant stakeholders (Government, INGOs) Ensure and increase visibility and presence of CBM within coordination and technical forums on disability, eye health etc. in Ethiopia Contribute to the development of policies and legislation in areas relevant to disability and inclusive development Seek alternative avenues for resource mobilization in conjunction with the Regional Office Represent CBM’s values and promote the image of CBM in Ethiopia as a leading disability and development organisation Financial Management Maintain oversight of budget implementation rate and financial deliverables Ensure that appropriate internal and management controls are established and maintained for accountability and efficient use of funding Cooperate closely with Regional Office Chief Operations Officer to ensure deliverables at Regional, Country and partners level are met Prepare and recommend annual budget for the Country Office for approval by the Regional Director Professional Profile & Requirements Master’s degree in Development Studies, Disability Studies, Business Management, Health Management, Public Health, Public Administration, Sociology, Education or related field Minimum of seven years work experience in the development sector with an international development organization, of which at least five in a senior management role Demonstrated experience in Project Design and Project Cycle Management, including financial management Significant experience in country programme management and development in an international NGO Experience in networking and alliance building (national and local government, partners, projects, NGO alliances) Excellent written and spoken English, knowledge of Amharic is an asset Personal Profile & Competencies Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including ability to manage a diverse team of staff Intercultural knowledge and sensitivity Excellent leadership and management skills, strategic thinking and planning to build harmonious and productive relationships internally and externally Wide knowledge of disability and inclusive development issues, as well as medical and rehabilitation activities Understanding of trends and standards in development work in Africa in general and in Ethiopia specifically Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines Ability to work with minimum supervision and high level of autonomy and flexibility Very good experience in use of Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access Availability to spend 30% of his/her time in the field to support partners and travel to Regional Office The future job holder adheres to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy. CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit, in English via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation (stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM), a CV, copies of diplomas, three professional references and salary expectations to Application deadline: November 30th, 2014 How to apply:The future job holder adheres to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy. CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit, in English via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation (stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM), a CV, copies of diplomas, three professional references and salary expectations to Application deadline: November 30th, 2014 Share
Ethiopia: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning AdvisorClosing date: 2014-11-30Organization: GOAL Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 30 Nov 2014 GOAL JOB DESCRIPTION PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A 3MTH CONTRACT General Description of GOAL’s Workin Ethiopia In 1987 GOAL registered as an international implementing NGO in Ethiopia, and has been delivering a range of relief and rehabilitation initiatives throughout the country ever since. Within excess of 30 years of experience in implementing all kinds of humanitarian aid there, GOAL has developed a strong capacity to perform appropriate humanitarian programs effectively, efficiently and sustainably, and is now a strong and influential organisation in Ethiopia. In line with its mission, GOAL has supported the planning, design and delivery of development and emergency interventions across all regions of Ethiopia. With adherence to its strict guidelines and policies across its initiatives, GOAL conducts/supports needs assessments, review and evaluation of the outcomes of implemented programs and initiatives in a range of sectors including livelihoods, water, sanitation and hygiene, health (including HIV, nutrition and child and maternal health) and child protection and empowerment. One of GOAL’s operating principles in Ethiopia has been improving the ability and capacity of local institutions, organizations and individuals to make effective and efficient use of resources to achieve humanitarian objectives. Summaryof the Role The Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor will support Programme Coordinators, Managers and staff to strengthen M&E tools, templates and processes across all GOAL Ethiopia programmes to ensure evidence-based planning and programming. The M&E Coordinator will also support programmes in quantitative and qualitative research activities undertaken. Additionally, the M&E Coordinator will advise and input during proposal development for new programmes, to ensure clear theory of change and impact logic within programme design. 1. Monitoring and evaluation With the Programme Managers, ensure an integrated approach to M&E across all programmes, including developing and updating programme logframes and putting in place programme M&E plans. Review and strengthen M&E tools, templates and processes across all GOAL SL programmes. Advise and input into during proposal development to ensure proposal has clear theory of change and impact logic. Train and develop the capacity of M&E Focal Points to lead on M&E issues in their departments. Work with M&E Officers and Programme Managers to analyse and review monitoring and evaluation findings and feed learnings and recommendations into action plans for programmes. Work with M&E Officers and Focal Points to manage routine monitoring survey activities. Ensure the systematic record-keeping of all M&E activities and user-friendly systems for accessing M&E logframes, indicators and data generated across the programmes. 2. Research Give technical support to programmes in selecting the appropriate research design, and structuring their research activities. Support Programme Managers to design research activities and train enumerators. Oversee data collection to ensure high quality results. Assist the teams with data entry and analysis. Contribute to the writing of research reports and dissemination of results and recommendations. 3. Other Carry out any other duties as requested by the Assistant Country Director-Programmes. Comply with GOAL’s Child Protection Policy at all times Requirements Degree-level qualification in public health, international/community development, child protection or a related field, including studies relating to research and statistical analysis. Demonstrated experience in applying quantitative and qualitative/participatory research methods in a developing country context. Capacity to build the research and M&E skills of colleagues and community members. Ability to write clearly and concisely and to translate complex concepts into non-technical language. Good communication skills, including fluency in oral and written English. Confident presentation and facilitation skills. Proficiency in using standard computer software, especially MS Office programmes, as well as data entry/statistical packages, such as MS Access (preferred), ENA-SMART, STATA, SPSS or equivalent. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines under pressure. Commitment to GOAL’s gender, child protection and HIV workplace policies. How to apply:To apply for this role please visit the GOAL website Share
Climate Change Technical Specialist, Addis Ababa, EthiopiaClosing date: 2014-11-30 Share
Team Assistant, Addis Ababa (GB)Closing date: 2014-12-01 Share
One Acre FundEthiopia: Corporate Operations AssociateClosing date: 2014-12-03Organization: One Acre Fund Share
Ethiopia: Legal Officer P-3Closing date: 2014-12-04Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 04 Dec 2014 Organizational Setting The Office of the Legal Counsel ensures that the Organization's activities are carried out in accordance with its Constitution and the other Basic Texts of the Organization, in a manner consistent with its status as an inter-governmental organization of the United Nations system, and that its relationships with governments, organizations and individuals are on a sound legal basis. The position, based in Addis Abeba (Ethiopia), is located in the Development Law Branch, LEGN which provides legal advisory services to governments on land, water, fisheries, plants, animals, food, forestry, wildlife and national parks and environment and biodiversity, as well as general agricultural issues (institutions, trade, economic reform) . Reporting Lines The Legal Officer reports to Senior Legal Officer, LEGN, and is under the direct guidance of an officer of LEGN. Technical Focus Development law including legal activities, research and related issues pertaining to the Organization’s activities and mandate in relation to food and agriculture and management of renewable natural resources, with particular reference to the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security and the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Land Tenure, forestry and fisheries. Key Results The provision of legal advice on questions pertaining to the Organization’s mandate Key Functions · Conducts extensive legal research and analysis and prepares studies in international, public, private, administrative and/or development law, comparative studies, briefs, reports and correspondence; · Undertakes extensive review of legal documents, instruments, or other material; · Prepares or assists in the preparation of background papers, studies, reports, legislative texts and commentaries on those texts; · Prepares or assists in the preparation of legal opinions/advice on a wide range of public international law, development law issues, involving, inter alia, issues relating to privileges and immunities, rule of law, international tribunals, institutional questions, treaty law and practice, procedural issues arising during meetings of FAO Governing Bodies; · Participates, as required, in working groups, meetings, seminars and conferences; Specific Functions · Assists in advising Member Governments of the African Region in development law, in particular on the legal and institutional aspects of food and nutrition security and the management of agriculture and other renewable natural resources, including in supporting the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security and the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Land Tenure, forestry and fisheries; · Contributes to the preparation and implementation of field projects in the above-mentioned areas of work in the African Region; · Conducts advisory missions in connection with field projects in the above-mentioned areas of work, in particular in the African Region; · Contributes to the provision of legal advice and relevant background information to FAO technical divisions on the above-mentioned fields of development law; · Responds to requests for information on national and international law related to the above-mentioned areas of work, and relevant to the African Region; · Contributes to the implementation of FAO’s gender policy including through the above-mentioned areas of work. CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING Minimum Requirements · Advanced university degree in Law · Five years of relevant legal experience in the field of food and agriculture, natural resources or development law · Working knowledge of English and French Competencies · Results Focus · Teamwork · Communication · Building Effective Relationships · Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement Technical/Functional Skills · Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable · Extent and relevance of experience in legal aspects of food and agriculture, in particular in relation to food and nutrition security, land tenure, forestry and fisheries · Ability to carry out legal research and analysis · Ability to write clear and concise reports and experience in drafting legal texts (legislative and regulatory instruments) · Extent and relevance of experience in implementing technical assistance projects related to national legislationPlease note that all candidates should adhere to*FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION · All candidates should possess computer/word processing skills. · Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by a competency-based interview. · Your application will be screened based on the information provided in your iRecruitment online profile (see “*How to Apply*”). We strongly recommend that you ensure that the information is accurate and complete including employment record, academic qualifications and language skills. · Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognised in the IAU/UNESCO list. · Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice and the endorsed candidates will be considered for the Employment Roster for a period of 2 years. · Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments. REMUNERATION A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, visit the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) website: How to apply:To apply, visit the iRecruitment website at and complete your online profile. Only applications received through iRecruitment will be considered. Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile. Vacancies will be removed from iRecruitment at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date. If you need help, or have queries, please contact: iRecruitment@fa Share
Director, Addis Ababa (D1)Closing date: 2014-12-04 Share

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