Job Title: Regional Project Coordinator Project: Culture Leads The Way Duration of the Project- 3 years Nature of the Assignment: Part Time position Duration/Period of the employement: One Year with a possibility of extension based on performance Place of Work: Dessie, Bahir Dar, Hawassa, Mekelle (One Coordinator for each city ) Background Information Selam is an international NGO (non-governmental organization) that works on the thematic area of culture with the vision to promote social change through the enabling and empowering aspects of cultural life. Selam holds a unique position in Ethiopia by functioning as a prominent actor within civil society and the culture sector and by managing culture as a tool for social development. The role of Selam benefits from the fact that duty bearers have a generally positive attitude towards the cultural field, while it also has the capacity to engage a large number of the society. Description of the Assignment Selam secured a three-year project called “Culture Leads the Way” from Sida which is going to be implemented in Addis Ababa, Amhara, Tigray, Oromia and SNNPR regions. The goal of the project is to deepen and strengthen participation of youths (18-35) in development processes through culture expressions mainly through Music, Film, Media and Circus. Through out the project period various partners such as federal and regional governmental authorities, Universities, Civil Society organizations and private institutions will be involved.
For the proper implementation of this project Selam Ethiopia is going to in place regional project coordinators for Bahirdar, Mekele, Hawasa, Dessie cities and open satellite offices in selected cities of the four regions. Scope of the Assignment Under the supervision of the head office in Addis Ababa, regional project coordinators will take assignments to properly implement Selam’s activities in regional cities, and to keep smooth communication with partners, governmental authorities and project target groups in their perspective regions. Coordinators are also expected to properly manage all program, financial and administrative issues of each satellite offices as well as they are expected to fully engaged in planning and reporting processes as per the head offices demand and procedures.
Skills & Qualifications: Qualifications in music, theatre or a related field Experience in a similar role related to the culture sector Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English
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