Feb 22, 2018

IOM Jobs in Ethiopia - National Cash Program Officer-ES/NFI

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Job Description

IOM Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

National Cash Program Officer-ES/NFI

Vacancy Number 


Position Title

National Cash Program Officer-ES/NFI

Duty Station

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


 National Officer (NOA)

Type of Appointment

SVN, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date

As soon as possible

Closing Date

08 March 2018


Under the general supervision of the Emergency and Post-Crisis (EPC) Program Coordinator and the EPC Emergency Shelter/NFI Project Manager and the direct supervision of the EPC Cash Advisor, the incumbent will be responsible for market assessment and monitoring under cash based programming for Emergency Shelter/NFI assistance.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Develop market assessment tools and survey methodology with emphasis on access to high quality ES/NFI materials in a timely manner.
  • Prepare market monitoring tools to track resale value of in-kind materials distributed by ES/NFI Cluster agencies.
  • Represent IOM in relevant cash coordination forums such as the Cash Working Group and the ES/NFI Cluster Cash Technical Working Group.
  • Assess market impact of cash based assistance programs undertaken by IOM and ES/NFI agencies.
  • Define monitoring tools to ensure continued appropriateness of selected retailers, and tracking of household voucher usage.
  • Assess capacity of a representative sample of retailers inside sites and their current supply network.
  • Prepare and submit final assessment reports to the Emergency Shelter/NFI Manager and Cash Advisor with presentation of key finding—including summary of voucher system impact, recommended features of the voucher system to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence and analysis of retailer capacity in the sites, effectiveness of unconditional cash assistance, etc
  • Perform other duties as requested by the manager.

Job Requirements

Educational Qualification 

  • A university degree from a recognized university in economics, business administration, or related field. 


  • Five years’ experience required for Masters Holders and Seven years for Degree Holders; experience related to disaster response and transition and recovery programs with humanitarian agencies.
  • Extensive theoretical and practical experience of market assessment methodologies in humanitarian contexts, including rapid market assessment
  • Experience with socio-economic surveys.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel.
  • Computer literacy


Thorough knowledge of spoken and written English. Knowledge of other local languages will be advantageous.   


  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism -  displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM ( optional depending on position level)


 Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation  letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English  via our e-mail address RECADDIS@iom.int, by  March 08, 2018 at the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!


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