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PROJECT MANAGER, Empower Youth for Work (for Ethiopian National Only)
Closing date: 25 Feb 2018
PROJECT MANAGER – OXFAM IN ETHIOPIA
LOCATION: ADDIS ABABA
CONTRACT LENGTH: 2 YEARS
LEVEL: C2 NATIONAL
Oxfam has been working in Ethiopia since 1974, devoted to empowering people against poverty. The Oxfam ‘“Empower Youth For Work!” program starts on July 1st, 2016 and will last 5 years. The program’s ambition is that young people in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Indonesia are empowered and have improved skills and jobs. This program focuses specifically on the development of appropriate skills for youth, the improvement in opportunities for decent work with micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and in larger companies, and the creation of an enabling environment for young women and men (including improving Sexual Reproductive Health Rights for instance). Geographic locations, sectors and economic opportunities are also selected based on their ability to contribute to climate change adaptation.
Reporting to the Livelihood Programme Coordinator and for this position you need to have excellent programme management skills and be capable of managing a complex programme, working with a diverse set of stakeholders. You will need to be effective at developing partnerships with civil society, academia, Government and the private sector. You will need expertise on economic empowerment and have a holistic understanding of the issues facing young people. You will have a passion for youth rights and skills. You need to be a creative thinker who enjoys innovating but at the same time is organized and can deliver a project with high standards. This will involve a great deal of coordination and problem solving, therefore, you need excellent cross-cultural communication skills.
This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and dynamic professional. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV including a day time contact by applying online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs Ref: INT4278 Closing date: Feb 25, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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