Requisition ID: req11703
Job Title: Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) Officer
Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Oromia, Ethiopia
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response.
IRC Ethiopia program is implementing a multi-year, EUTF supported project entitled, “Green Jobs, Green tanneries-LISEC (Leather Initiative for Sustainable Economic Opportunities” in the Modjo town. Through programming in youth livelihoods/leadership, social cohesion, combating GBV, tailored capacity improvement of the community and local government and, the project is intended to contribute to strengthen social cohesion by supporting local economic and social development initiatives, especially for women and youth living in Modjo area; and improving industrial and labour relations in the MLC.
Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) Officer position is based in Modjo town, with frequent travel to the field project area. The incumbent reports to the project manager on day-to-day project management and implementation with complementary oversight from the Field coordinator/manager. He will provide implementation support, technical and project support to target beneficiaries in the whole project cycle implementation. The post holder will support and strengthen the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of EU TF LISEC project in Mojo area. He will collaborate closely with other project staff within IRC/ and consortium partner team; and among partner agencies, government, private sector, and community groups. She/he will give support to the program to ensure technically sound and complementary programming. The officers will ensure successful support for livelihoods programming which includes entrepreneurship, enterprise development, and employment initiatives, financial inclusion/savings, micro-franchising, and other related activities.
Major Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Project implementation support, technical capacity building:
Project Monitoring and Reporting:
Required Job competencies:
Female applicants are encouraged to apply!