Sep 17, 2019

Education Project Coordinator

  • ChildFund International -Ethiopia
  • ChildFund ETHIOPIA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

ChildFund Ethiopia is an international child focused NGO working to improve the wellbeing of deprived, excluded and vulnerable children and families. We achieve positive change in communities in partnership with local organizations through our three core programs that improve education, health and livelihoods and achieve the outcomes of healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children and skilled and involved youth. ChildFund Ethiopia would like to invite competent and vibrant candidates to apply for the following positions.

The Project Coordinator ensures the Enabling Orphan and Vulnerable Children to Access Quality Education Project is successfully implemented in accordance with approved donor and government agreements; and that the human, material and financial resources of the project are well managed in line with ChildFund financial, grant management and other approved guidelines.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure the Enabling Orphan and Vulnerable Children to Access Quality Education project is implemented according to the approved donor and government agreements and with required quality standards.
  • In coordination with the ECD/Education Program Specialist, develop and regularly update a detailed project work plan guiding the project implementation and ensure this is implemented.
  • Assist the Education/ECD Program Specialist in preparing programmatic and financial reports for donor(s), government and ChildFund as required, ensuring these are of a high quality and submitted to the country office in a timely manner. This will include compilation of information from a range of project staffs.
  • Assist the ECD/Education Program Specialist on the preparation and revision of a realistic budget; authorizing and monitoring expenditure in line with the budget and donor guidelines, ChildFund grant management and financial guidelines.
  • Monitor and support the implementing partner project staff in implementing the project. This includes ensuring the appropriate light training and follow-up needs of all project staff as identified and planned with the ECD/Education Program Specialist.
  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

Terms of Employment:         One year with a possibility of extension based on proven performance

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related discipline. 

 Work Experience

  • Five years’ experience in the practical implementation of education projects.

Demonstrate Competencies

  • Good technical knowledge in the field of quality education.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Strong organizational, inter-personal, communication and report writing skills.
  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages.
  • Experience in developing and monitoring budgets.
  • An understanding of child well-being and their protection and fulfilment

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can apply in person, via e-mail or by sending non-returnable full CV and copies of supporting documents with cover letter on or before September 30, 2019 to:          

ChildFund Ethiopia

Bole -03-680 Street, House No 207-11, P.O.Box 5545

Tel. 0116-612-928/637-498     

   Please write the job title on the subject line when applying through e-mail.

 ChildFund Ethiopia is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children.

Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply