Jan 30, 2018

Project Coordinator Vacancy at ChildFund Ethiopia

  • ChildFund International -Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full time Management NGO/Nonprofit/Social Services

Job Description

ChildFund Ethiopia Job Vacancy

ChildFund Ethiopia, an international non-profit humanitarian organization working in different regions of Ethiopia for the well being of children, is seeking experienced candidate for the position of Project Coordinator for Youth Economic Empowerment Project II.

The Project Coordinator will take the lead in coordinating Youth Economic Empowerment Project II (YEEP II) which will be implemented in Dugda district, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State in partnership with Dugda Children’s and Family Charitable Organization (Dugda CFCO). He/ She will responsible in providing technical support for the successful implementation of the project in accordance with approved donor and government agreement Moreover, He/ she will ensure the financial management in line with Childfund financial policy, grant management and other approved guidelines.

  • Lead the implementation of Youth Economic Empowerment Project II (YEEP II) that prepares youths for gainful employment, including provision of vocational training, business skills and entrepreneurial skill training.
  • Ensure that the local partner actively engage the youth in their community development and enable the youth have healthy reproductive health decisions.
  • Produce intervention strategies to enable youths make informed decisions that promote their economic, physical and social well-being.
  • Develop strategies and interventions to promote youths accepting their role as participants in their community and local economy.
  • Design strategies to promote involvement of the youth in project assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation and promote youth participation in promoting the safety and wellbeing of children and youth.
  • Organize and facilitate training programs for project staff, community and partners in providing appropriate support to promote skilled and involved youth.
  • Build the capacity of the local partner (LP) to enable them to support youth to have access to credit (revolving fund), linking to microfinance institutions and receive on going technical support for business development and economic empowerment.
Minimum Educational and Experience Required
  • B.Sc. degree in Social Works, Sociology, Development Studies, Economics, Rural Development or equivalent. Post graduate level is preferred.
  • Six years of work experience in NGO, out of which two years in managing youth development/economic empowerment projects. Experience in working with community based organizations is highly desirable.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Committed to gender equity, youth participation.
  • Excellent presentation, training/facilitating skill public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to local culture, participatory approach and sustainable development
  • Strong computer skills, with familiarity in using Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word and PowerPoint)
  • Be able to listen to others and be sensitive to their needs and points of view
Terms of Employment: One year with a possibility of extension based on proven performance and availability of fund
Salary: Attractive salary and benefit package
Place of work: Addis Ababa
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply  

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 February 7, 2018 to:
ChildFund Ethiopia
Bole -03-680, Street, House No 207-11 P.o.Box: 5545
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