Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

About CRS: “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 partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.â€

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 ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.

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.

Feb 14, 2018
CRS Ethiopia Job Vacancy Position Title: Officer, Gender Department: Program, DFSA Duty Station: Dire Dawa Required no: 1 Employment type: Indefinite period contingent up on funding of the DFSA program Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party, Gender and Youth Purpose of the Position:  CRS Ethiopia is seeking an  Officer ,  Gender  for the Ethiopian Livelihoods and Resilience Program (ELRP) and also called Development Food Security Activity/DFSA/, a five-year USAID Office for Food for Peace (FFP).  ELRP/DFSA will focus on building resilience to shocks, enhancing livelihoods and improving food security and nutrition for rural households vulnerable to food insecurity. CRS seeks to hire Diredwas based officer to support local implementing partner Hararghe Catholic Secretariat. The Gender Officer (GO) position contributes to the expectations of CRS/Ethiopia’s Strategic Plan, CRS Ethiopia’s Gender Strategy and Action Plan, and CRS‘ Global Gender Strategy through ensuring equality of women, men, girls and boys, at all operational levels. The position will contribute to the Country Program’s (CP) efforts toward quality design and implementation of gender initiatives to ‘promote right relationships’ among targeted ‘families and communities’. The GO will take primary responsibility to advocate for greater attention to gender perspectives, by providing the necessary technical support in gender mainstreaming.     Key /Specific Duties and Responsibilities:   Technical Support  Provide close support and technical guidance to DFSA project implementing partner’s staff on DFSA gender integration strategies/approaches. Provide technical support to local partners to build skills and develop effective strategies to develop and implement gender responsive projects/program. Develop/adapt training curriculum to the needs of the project staff, provide training, support, and undertake ongoing technical assistance. Develop/adapt tools and guidelines that can be used by the project staff during implementation and M&E of the project Provide capacity building to ELRP/DFSA stakeholders on gender sensitive/responsive PSNP 4 implementation. Support preparation of different issue-papers and undertake research on gender perspectives as the basis for efforts to promote gender equality and achieve common goals. Provide regular monitoring and mentoring to ELRP/DFSA staff at partner level. To attend important and relevant events on gender and the substantive areas covered by ELRP/DFSA to disseminate information on progress made in gender equality and women/girls empowerment Support Gender Working Group (GWG) in the implementation of CRS/Ethiopia’s Gender Strategy and Action Plan.   Information and Coordination Assist partner staff to communicate information from the field to the DFSA purpose leads and SMT who for appropriate decisions on components, processes and impacts. Support preparation of different issues-papers and undertake research/study on gender perspectives with the help of other CRS and implementing partner colleagues to promote gender mainstreaming and achievement for CRS/Ethiopia.   Arrange for the dissemination of information from MEAL data on the degree to which the project objectives are being achieved. Liaise with implementation partner, respective government offices and institutions in the implementation of ELRP/DFSA.   Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL) and Reporting Prepare and submit timely updates on project implementation to ELRP/DFSA management and maintain current knowledge of and liaise with other implementing partner regarding updates and promising practices in gender. Ensure that gender based indicators are sufficiently covered in the project monitoring and evaluation systems including Performance Management Plan (PMP), Indicator Performance Tracking Table (IPTT) and other monitoring tools. Review partner’s reports and ensure it captures required level of gender disaggregated data and gender specific success stories. Arrange for the preparation of special reports as needed, on particular gender issues together with the MEAL team, Assume primary responsibility in monitoring, evaluating data quality for gender sensitivity as well as documentation of successes and failures. Collect qualitative/quantitative data in ELRP/DFSA on a regular basis, to provide a holistic picture of gender mainstreaming. Ensure that all MEAL trainings and MEAL processes that integrate gender Support gender assessments conducted in ELRP/DFSA operational areas Ensure ELRP/DFSA feedback mechanism is gender sensitive. Representation Attend important and relevant events on gender and the substantive areas covered by ELRP/DFSA operational area to disseminate information on progress made in gender mainstreaming in the project as necessary.   Represent the CRS at workshops and events where information on gender mainstreaming and food security is requested. Participate in CRS/Ethiopia Gender Working Group as necessary Performs other related duties as required. Work Relationships Reports to DCOP – Gender/Youth  Works closely with gender officers in other CRS projects; implementing partners; Women’s Affairs Offices; Woreda and Kebele Food Security Task Forces. Job Requirements Completion of 1st Degree (Social sciences, development studies or Law) with five years’ relevant work experience OR Completion of 2nd Degree in (Social sciences, development studies, or Law) with three years’ relevant work experience.        At least 5 years work experience in developing and supporting gender responsive, integrated and inclusive programming. Demonstrated ability to provide technical support and guidance on gender issues, including gender mainstreaming, girls’ empowerment. Demonstrated experience in gender and development project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Skills and experience in working effectively with partners and stakeholders (government and non-government) to achieve goals. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with groups. Experience on designing training manuals, modules and facilitating Strong analytical, training, facilitation, and representation skills. Sensitivity to different aspects of diversity (cultural, religion), firm belief in teamwork and sensitivity to gender perspectives. Computer skills (word, Excel, power point). Familiar with quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills. Familiarity with PSNP4 or food security programs   How to Apply You should send your  application letter  and  up-to-date CV  via email address:  ET_Job_Applications@global.crs.org   before the application deadline , February 24 ,2018.  Please write the position title you are applying for in your subject line of your email, and in your application letter. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Phone solicitations cannot be accepted. Only if you are selected for written exam/interview, you will be contacted.   ** Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply**  
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ethiopia Dire Dawa, Ethiopia Full time
Feb 01, 2018
Catholic Relief Services - CRS Ethiopia Temporary HR Officer   External Job Announcement   About CRS:  “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 partners 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 ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.   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 positions;   I.       Position Title:     Temporary HR Officer Duty Station:           Addis Ababa Employment term:   Contract of 6 months Reports To:               Human Resource Manager   v   Job Summary:   To handle  personnel functions such as recruitment, placement and other areas of Human Resource activity;   Job Requirements v   Summary of Duties and Responsibilities :   §  Be responsible for staff recruitment and placement process; §  Handles job advertisements and sort listing of applicants in collaboration with the HRM & requesting department; §  Makes arrangement of written exams, interview and other selection processes and documents the process; §  Participate in interviews and selection of staff; §  Checks at least three references of selected staff and documents the replies;  §  Process vetting of names of recruited staff before hiring as per the HQ policy; §  Prepares offer of employment and employment contract; §  Determine salary payment for the recruited staff in consultation with the HRM; §  Process fulfillment of employment formalities, checks employment records and follows up probationary period;   v   Required qualification:   §  Completion of 1st Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related with four years of work experience in human resource management. §  Completion of 2nd Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related with one year of work experience in human resource management.   Competencies /Knowledge, Ability and Skill               §  Good knowledge of HR Management principles and practices §  Good knowledge of office practices and procedures §  Good knowledge of Ethiopian Labour Law §  Good knowledge of trends and developments in the field §  Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously §  Ability to maintain good working relationship and keep records up-to-date §  Ability to perform routine and recurring assignment §  Skill in the use of computers and S/W application related to the job   Ø   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. *Serves with Integrity *Models Stewardship *Cultivates Constructive Relationships *Promotes Learning     How to Apply How to apply :   ·         You should send your  application letter  and  up-to-date CV  via email address:  ET_Job_Application@global.crs.org  before the application deadline  February 11, 2018.  Please write the position title you are applying for in your subject line of your email, and in your application letter.    ·         These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Only if you are selected for written exam/interview, you will be contacted. ** Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply**
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