Ethiopia: Program Quality ManagerClosing date: 2015-02-28Organization: Project Concern International Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 28 Feb 2015 Job Description Program Quality Guide and ensure the integration of PCI’s program quality standards in managing Project REVIVE;Develop used friendly program quality assurance tools and ensure their applicability; Provide TOT for program staff on the use of such tool; Develop and introduce clear and easy to use measurements for program quality and sustainability; Train program staff in identifying and organizing case stories and lessons learned; Undertake a regular capacity needs assessment on relevant programmatic issues and develop a prioritized capacity building plan- training and capacity building initiatives related to program quality standards and good practices; Oversee the collection, compilation, development and dissemination of manuals and reading materials useful for program design initiatives and implementation quality of sectoral and thematic areas and share with wider staff; Keep up to date with developments in CB DRR programming and sharing the same; Design and guide the quality of phase in and phase out stages and processes of the program; Knowledge management In partnership with key managers, strengthen the capacity of PCI Ethiopia staff to identify and optimize the use of internal program data, technical strategies and existing best practices, lessons learned and research across key sectors. Conduct regular staff workshops to facilitate the process of documenting lessons learned, challenges, and opportunities to improve field practice. Lead the design and implementation of key studies to inform programmatic decision-making, project designs and institutional learning, and oversee PCI Ethiopia’s research partnerships with universities.Provide ongoing support to project M&E staff and assure quality implementation of project M&E plans / procedures (e.g. baseline studies, mid-term/final evaluations, etc.) Produce and disseminate high quality project case studies, success stories, best practices and lessons learned that are supported with an evidence-base, beneficiary testimonials, impact/comparative data and other relevant information. Regularly apply, update and monitor performance against state of the art field practices, and make recommendations for improving the overall effectiveness of M&E systems and tools. D-RISK Develop easy-to-use vulnerability assessment and monitoring tools Familiarizes staff on the use of D-RISK tools; Guide the application of ARC GIS and GPS understanding, assessing and monitoring vulnerability in the project areas; Build project staff capacity in using of GIS and GPS; Reporting Train key project staff on quality report writing; Develop and introduces report writing guidelines and check lists for staff use in writing reports; Ensure that quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports, promotional materials, case stories, like flyer and brochures meet quality standards by way of reviewing and polishing before distribution; Positioning and Networking Establish strategic partnership and network with state and non-state actors and donor communities and position the country office for proactive engagement Identify and informs IO and the Country Office on strategic collaboration and funding opportunities that align with PCI strategic objectives; Guide the development of marketing and promotional materials that showcase program quality and share promising practices; Participate in new business development efforts by way of concept note and proposal writing; Develop and share ideas Education –MSc in international development, Agriculture, Natural Resource, Environment, Climate Change or related field Experience 5-7 years’ experience in measuring program quality, development of tools for measuringprogram quality especially in DRM interventions; Demonstrated experience working with, and knowledge of, key donor agencies such as USAID (including OFDA), USDA, and WHO. Prior project management experience, especially in managing DRR and climate change programs Knowledge and experience in the use and application of ARC GIS and GPS is highly desirable Required skills Knowledge and experience in research design, analysis and systematization, with a proven track record in leading field-level research/studies/assessments/evaluations. Prior supervisory experience and proven track record in effective facilitation and capacity building of local staff and partner organizations, with strong abilities to coach, mentor and coordinate multi-disciplinary teams. Strong ability to foster effective coordination and information flow between field, country and international staff. Demonstrated experience working with multi-sectoral agencies including national, municipal and local government counterparts, local and international universities, private sector entities and community-based organizations. Experience in designing and implementing effective management information systems and M&E procedures. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English, with demonstrated experience in developing abstracts, publications, scholarly articles and technical documents. Salary: Negotiable Place of work: Addis Ababa with frequent field trips Please note that this is an unaccompanied post. How to apply: Share
Ethiopia: People in Need offers the position of Country Director in EthiopiaClosing date: 2015-02-28Organization: People in Need Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 28 Feb 2015 People in Need (PIN) in Ethiopia –is a Czech NGO involved in development projects in SNNPR in Ethiopia. It was registered by the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice under registration No. 1130 in 2003 and re-registered by Charities and Societies Agency in 2012 under registration number 0563. Since summer 2003 PIN has been implementing projects mainly focused on education, water/sanitation, livelihoods, agriculture, environment and social development. Location: Addis Ababa with frequent travels to SNNPR Starting date: June/July 2015 Duration: 24 months with possibility of extension Line-manager: Regional Coordinator for Africa at PIN HQ in Prague Country Director (CD) is responsible for overall management and development of the mission and its employees (2 expatriates and over 50 nationals) and for PIN´s representation at the country level. CD supervises the mission’s programmes, finance and administration as well as human resources; at the same time the CD is ultimately responsible for the security management of the mission. Considerable part of CD’s responsibilities consists of medium and long-term task such as strategic planning, implementation of best practice and procedures, strengthening mission´s management and structure, employees capacity building. Country Director is directly responsible for: Management: CD is responsible for leading the whole mission team, for overall coordination of all its operations and its proper joint acting (synergy). At the same time CD plans the development of the mission in accordance with the needs identified in the country and priorities of PIN. All these tasks are undertaken in close cooperation with Desk Officer (DO). Programmes: CD, in cooperation with HoP (Head of Programs), supports and supervises senior programme staff, follows all phases of the Project cycle management (PCM), and actively participates and leads the design of new programmes. Finance & Administration: CD supervises the finance and administration unit of the mission. Together with Finance Manager and Compliance Director prepares and follows up mission budget and overall economic situation. Human Resources: CD, in cooperation with DCD (Deputy Country Director, national) plans HR needs of the mission and takes part in the process of selection of new expatriate staff. CD is also responsible for capacity building, safety and security of all employees. Fundraising: CD is responsible for fundraising from institutional donors and financial stability of the mission including preparation of project proposals in cooperation with the programme staff. . Security: CD is responsible for security management, including keeping security policy up to date and enforcing its implementation in cooperation with national Security Officer). S/he is also working towards maximum possible safety of the working conditions to minimize health risks and secure PIN’s assets. External relations: CD represents mission in relation to media, public, authorities, donors and partners especially in the given country. The position requires frequent travels to the implementation sites. Logistics: CD supervises the operations and logistics department, approves all important purchases. Communication with HQ: CD is responsible for regular communication with the HQ and timely channelling of all important information. Key requirements: experience in management of team of 30+ employees in humanitarian and/or development context proven experience in programme management (needs assessments, proposal preparation, implementation, reporting, monitoring, evaluation) good knowledge of humanitarian and/or development aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirements fluency in written and spoken English mature, reliable personality with ability to make decisions and work independently strong team-building skills ability to organize and plan effectively excellent communication, negotiation and networking skills ability to work in difficult conditions and under pressure cultural sensitivity, work/travel experience in developing countries dedication to work in the sector of humanitarian and development assistance People in Need offers: Work in dynamic and motivated team Work experience with professional and flexible NGO, the largest in Central-Eastern Europe Salary defined by PINs salary grid Accommodation and local transport costs covered 2 flights to home country covered per year Financial bonuses based on performance twice a year Costs of visas and vaccination covered 25 days of holiday per year Medical helpdesk (in the Czech Republic, provided in English) Travel insurance (covers the health care incl. the repatriation) Introduction and training in Prague Participation in enriching annual meetings of all senior field staff in Prague How to apply:Suitable candidates are requested to send a CV and a motivation letter to: by February 28th. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Please note that only the short-listed candidates will be c Share
Ethiopia: DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT - EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICAClosing date: 2015-02-28Organization: SOS Children's Villages International Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 28 Feb 2015 Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages is a dynamic social development international organisation working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children. We seek to employ a Director for Programme Development to be based in Addis Ababa: Reporting to the International Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, the Director for Programme Development drives the development of programme work within the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF) region. Key Responsibilities: Line manages the regional Programme Development Advisors \Team. Oversees the program planning processes in the region. Ensures the core programme policies are implemented Promotes program monitoring, evaluations and continuous learning Collaborates with the Children’s Villages International Representatives to enable strong leadership in programme cycle management in Member Associations. Initiates and contributes to the development of federation programme related policies, standards and guidelines. Ensures the consistent programme sustainability and quality in Member Associations Drives the implementations of child protection policy as well as prevention of child abuse through transparent reporting systems Ensures capacity building of core workers Develops, leads and supports the regional programme network Ensures best-practice sharing and facilitates international research projects. Position requirements: A Post-graduate qualification; in the fields of program management; Humanities, Community Development or related fields At least 7 years managing resources and providing support to field offices Project cycle management experience. Experience coordinating processes with large groups of stakeholders. Ability to function in a high expectancy and demanding position Good problem solving skills Ability to influence key decision makers and build networks Team player, strong written and verbal communication skills. Fluent in English with and additional language, either / or Portuguese or French would be an advantage How to apply:Applications including at least two traceable referees should be sent electronically to: Closing date for applications: 28 February 2015 Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be Share
Ethiopia: Resource Mobilisation and Relationship Management CoordinatorClosing date: 2015-02-28Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 28 Feb 2015 The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 189 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. Organizational Context The Secretariat of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is organized into four Business groups in Geneva and five Business Groups in the field, namely the Zone Offices for Africa, Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The Africa Zone Business Group is organized through regional representations covering the National Societies in Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Coast, Sahel and Central Africa as well as country representations in Ethiopia, Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Chad, Niger, Somalia and Zimbabwe, Central Africa Republic, Liberia. Job Purpose The Resource Mobilisation and Relationship Coordinator, as a member of the global RM and Relationship team and reporting to the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy and Representative to the African Union and International Organisations, works to support the implementation of the Federation Wide Resource Mobilisation Strategy, maximising RM opportunities for all National Societies in Africa zone, and supporting National Societies' RM efforts by leveraging the international status of the IFRC and supporting NS's capacity building needs in RM. The RM Coordinator is also a member of the Africa zone management team, working within agreed strategic priorities, fully involved in the zone's long term and annual planning/budgeting process, and, in the case of disasters, is a member of any task forces convened by the zone office. As part of the implementation of the Federation Wide Resource Mobilisation Strategy, to develop and implement an RM strategy for Africa zone, identifying, developing and coordinating resource mobilization opportunities for National Societies and IFRC secretariat programmes, ensuring a Federation-wide RM approach in mobilising funds for long term programmes of National Societies, as well as for disasters. Job Duties and Responsibilities A. Relationship management By working with other units in the Africa zone office, IFRC regional and country offices, and with National Societies and the Geneva Secretariat resource mobilisation department, to strengthen existing relationships and develop new relationships with partners including: Partner National Societies (multilateral and bilateral) Governments (always in cooperation with respective partner National Societies). European Union, including DG ECHO. Multilateral organizations, including Global Fund and GAVI. Development Banks, including the African Development Bank and World Bank African Institutions including African Union and its REC’s and IGAD Corporate Sector. Foundations - locally oriented and internationally oriented. B. Capacity building of National Societies in resource mobilisation: To provide support, expertise and tools to African National Societies in developing their capacities in RM, so that each National Society is able to maximise its funding opportunities, through different funding streams, including government, multilateral and private funding (individual giving, including high net worth individuals, corporate and foundations). To facilitate knowledge sharing of RM expertise amongst National Societies in the zone, including experience of good practice in partnership and relationship management, to link with National Society communities of practise once established in specific income streams, possibly to establish an Africa zone fundraising network and to facilitate links with other zone fundraising networks and initiatives such as the global fundraising Skillshare forum. C. Knowledge management: To collect information, data, market research and undertake analysis of donor trends in sub-Saharan Africa, including current and potential new sources of funding. To provide this input into a centrally coordinated RM knowledge management system coordinated by the RM Department in the Geneva Secretariat, contributing to the global RM analysis, the information being available to all National Societies and IFRC offices globally. D. Fund management: Funding plans: To work with units in the Africa zone office and regional and country offices to develop funding plans for all IFRC emergency appeals and long term plans, establish tracking sheets to track all incoming funding, and aim to ensure good coverage of all appeals. To maintain an overview of the funding situation of all current annual plans and emergency appeals in Africa zone, continuously identifying gaps in funding and funding priorities. Emergency appeals: In the case of all emergency appeals in Africa zone, to take the lead in coordination of RM, working with the respective regional/country offices, maintaining a tracking system for all pledges of funding, and taking part in zone task forces when convened. To technically supervise all Africa RM officers, to ensure that various donor stewardship activities are undertaken in a timely way : pledge management: working with regional/country offices, to ensure efficient processing of all pledges for Africa appeals/plans; according to established guidelines; grant management: working with zone, regional and country offices to ensure that all grants of funding received through the IFRC secretariat are managed well, ensuring good quality proposals, and that monitoring mechanisms are in place for management of grants; donor reporting: working with zone PMER and regional and country offices to ensure that all donor reports (standard reports and pledge based reports) are prepared to quality standards, that there is compliance with agreed donor conditions and requirements, and that all reporting deadlines are met. Education University degree in a relevant discipline Relevant post-graduate degree or MBA preferred Relevant professional training courses (Red Cross/Red Crescent related, humanitarian and development sector, management). Experience Five years relevant experience in Africa. 5 years relevant work experience with the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, including time in the field and/or with a National Society, and knowledge of Federation systems and processes in communications, resource mobilisation, planning and reporting is preferred. Management of a team with a minimum of 3 staff members. Experience in coaching program staff, in facilitating training, and in selecting and managing consultants Knowledge, skills and languages Familiarity with Government aid systems in Africa Familiarity with philanthropic foundations operating in Africa Ability to lead and manage in a diverse cultural context Strong knowledge of information sharing tools, and the ability to implement them Highly organised, with ability to create a team approach Excellent communication skills Excellent relationship building skills; ability to build and strengthen internal and external networks, and establish effective partnerships, with National Societies Budget and finance management skills Demonstrated skill in analytical and strategic thinking Fluently spoken and written English. Good command of another IFRC official language (**French**, Spanish or Arabic) Competencies and values National Society relations Results focus and accountability Professional standards Teamwork Integrity Communications Managerial effectiveness Comments The Federation is an equal opportunity employer. How to apply:Use the link below to apply:- Share
Ethiopia: Head of Finance and AdministrationClosing date: 2015-03-01Organization: BBC Media Action Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 01 Mar 2015 BBC Media Action is looking for a Head of Finance and Administration to support the office in all aspects of financial and administration. BBC Media Action has been operating in Ethiopia since 2001 and is currently expanding its project portfolio. This is an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager or Senior Finance Officer who wishes to work in a dynamic organisation at a senior level, in a unique and specialist area of development that harnesses the power of communication for positive social change. The transparent and responsible administration of resources is critical in helping us deliver that change. Duties include: Maintaining the financial integrity of BBC Media Action’s operations in Ethiopia, and ensuring full compliance with policies & procedures, particularly around cash, advances, banking and assets. Being the primary source of expertise for BBC Media Action staff in Ethiopia on financial best practice, and control and compliance issues. Accurate recording of all income and expenditure. Line management and leadership of the finance and admin team. Ensure full financial compliance with donor, government, legal and BBC Media Action requirements. Essential: Fully Qualified Accountant – ACCA, CIMA, or local qualification. At least 8 years professional working experience of which 3 have been spent working at a senior management level within a recognised NGO or INGO. Experience of working with international donors and a working knowledge of donor compliance. Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with financial and non-financial managers within BBC Media Action and key stakeholders. How to apply:For a copy of the full job description please visit and/or To apply, candidates should write a letter in English, explaining – in an engaging way - why they are the right person for the job. The letter should be sent, with attached C.V., to the following email (the job title should be in the subject field of your email). Candidates will be long listed based largely on the quality of their covering letter. Deadline for applications: March 1st 2015 NB: Candidates should have Ethiopian nationality or have a valid Ethiopian work permit. Please note that these are not international postings. BBC Media Actionis an international charity, which uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. For more information please see our website:**[]( Share
Djibouti: **ANTICIPATED POSITIONS** 14-894: Technical Experts - Horn of AfricaClosing date: 2015-03-03Organization: International Medical Corps Country: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia Closing date: 03 Mar 2015 Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work: International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. International Medical Corps is actively contributing to recovery of devastated health care systems that aims to restore self-reliance of both government and civil society. POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY: International Medical Corps is prospectively assembling a multi-disciplinary team of experts towards competing for a USAID/Rockefeller Resilience Challenge Grant in East Africa. Should International Medical Corps win a Grant, it will contract these subject matter experts to enable a deliberate, structured, collaborative, coaching, mentoring, partnership and mutual learning approach in the implementation of local level health resilience assessments. These positions are intended to complement the team by ensuring effective program assessment, identification, design, and implementation and in response to the major burdens affecting targeted countries/ populations in the Horn of Africa. In particular, we seek diverse teams that bring together a variety of disciplines with a range of viewpoints, including but not limited to public sector, private sector, local civil society, international NGOs, and academic sector members. At this stage, IMC is looking for experts it can add to its pre-proposal concept for submission to the Resilience Challenge competition in the following categories. Selected experts will be required to sign a letter of commitment to participate on the IMC team. Interested experts should submit c.v’s not exceeding two pages in length. SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS SOUGHT: Team Lead, disaster risk reduction/resilience Alternate team lead, climate change risk analysis & resilience Health sector research & capacity building Public-private partnerships for health Adaptive management of health systems to future climate uncertainty Sexual/Reproductive Health Community health/nursing Disease/Pathogens Emergency Response/ Contingency Planning Civil/Environmental Engineering Agriculture/Livelihoods/Livestock Food security WASH Environment Politics/Conflict/Security Gender & Social analysis Economics/Financial Analysis Micro, Medium & Small Enterprise Development Monitoring & Evaluation Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Advanced degree in related discipline; At least 10 years’ demonstrated experience in subject matter; Good knowledge of multilateral and bilateral donors, including regulations, policies and requirements specific to the health sector; Experience in programme development including proposal writing and use of standard tools (eg, logframes, SWOT etc) Fluency in spoken and written English language essential Excellent communication skills with an ability to work on inter-disciplinary initiatives collaborate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders; Ability to travel up to 40% of time. How to apply: civil society, international ngos, and academic sector members. at this stage, imc is looking for experts it can add to its pre-proposal concept... Share
WHOCommunication ConsultantClosing date: 2015-03-03Organization: WHO Share
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