Mar 22, 2019
// Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio currently focusing on community-based food and livelihood security through activities in agriculture, health, peacebuilding, WASH, emergency relief, and savings and lending. CRS is active in nearly all regions of Ethiopia: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), Somali, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar, and Dire Dawa Regions. CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position; Position Title: Field Officer I Duty Station: CRS/Adama, Shashemene, Dire Dawa, Mekelle and Kombolcha (There will be rotation In all JEOP Hubs above) Required no: Two Employment Term: Indefinite period Contingent upon funding of the JEOP program Reports To: Field Officer II Application Deadline: March27, 2019 Job Summary: You will assist project implementation by working directly with local partners and community members, coordinating JEOP/DFSA project activities and events in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your service and community relations skills ensure that the local partners and communities feed into and benefit from the project that consistently applies best practices and continuously works towards improving its impact. Job Responsibilities: Support the coordination and monitoring of JEOP/DFSA food distribution activities at the field level, ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the distribution plan and monitoring schedule, and that adherence to systems for quality project implementation are strengthened. Conducts risk monitoring visits at FDPs using the ICT4D devices for the various factors against the monitoring checklist (upholding high standards of equipment maintenance, accurate input of data, and timely synchronization of data as specified by the JEOP/DFAP protocols). Submit timely and accurate synchronization of all reports via ICT4D-established platform and protocols by 5th of each month, and ensure immediate reporting of incidents to supervisor in writing or by phone (and following up in writing). Coordinate communication and facilitate information sharing among the project team, implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the community level to assist local partners in strengthening the community interest, involvement and support networks. Liaise with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to ensure full involvement of community leaders, community representatives, and local government representatives in the overall implementation and improvement of project activities. In coordination with the project team support capacity building events for community representatives. Compile data provided at the community level as per project requirements and contribute to the preparation of reports. Conducts exit meeting with the partner’s management staff to discuss observations, findings and possible recommendations that may be reported at the end of the monitoring visit, and ensures meeting is documented through meeting notes. Typical Background Experience & Requirements: Education and Experience Completion of BA/BSC Degree in related field with 3 years’ relevant experience. Field experience (outside of Addis) for minimum of one year. Additional education may substitute for some experience. Computer skills required. Personal Skills Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented Agency-wide Competencies for all CRS positions These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results. *Trusting Relationships *Professional Growth *Partnership *Accountability How To Apply: Please enter via https://form.myjotform.com/90732243973561 to fill a form and attach your up-to-date CV before the application deadline, March 27, 2019. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply! CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. Note: CRS is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.
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