Labor Youth, and Gender Manager at Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ethiopia
NGO Jobs in Ethiopia
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio currently focusing on community-based food and livelihood security through activities in agriculture, health, peacebuilding, WASH, emergency relief, and savings and lending. CRS is active in nearly all regions of Ethiopia: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), Somali, BenishangulGumuz, Afar, and Dire Dawa Regions.
CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among Its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encourage to apply.
As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRSI Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position;
Position title: Labor Youth, and Gender Manager Duty Station: CRS/Addis Ababa office Employment term: Indefinite period Contingent up on funding of the LRO Program Reports to: Chief of Party, LRO
Job Summary: CRS Ethiopia is seeking highly experienced and skilled Labor, Youth, and Gender Manager for the five-year Feed the Future Ethiopia Livelihoods for Resilience — Oromia program. This project works to support Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) IV households to improve their sustainable economic well-being, across eight woredas in Oromia. The Labor, Youth, and Gender Manager will provide strategic vision, leadership and technical expertise in leading the activities of one of the key purposes of the LRO scope of work 1) including youth and women and 2) Increasing Income from gainful wage employment The incumbent will have a strong background in livelihood generation with a particular focus on the employment pathway, youth and gender. The Labor, Youth, and Gender Manager work closely with implementing partner Meki Catholic Secretariat in identifying employment opportunities, identifying barriers (especially for youth), making clients employment-ready, and facilitating linkages between clients and employers. In terms of youth and gender, the incumbent will be responsible for the supervising the Youth and Gender Specialist.
Education and Experience:
MA/BA Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development technical discipline with 5 years’ relevant experience for MA experience for BA degree.
Demonstrated experience in employment programming, prefer focus
Demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with stakeholders, including national and local government, donor organizations, and the private sector
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both
Established relationship with and/or substantive knowledge Youth, and Gender agribusiness firms, both within Ethiopia
Competencies /Knowledge, Ability and Skill:
Demonstrated leadership, management, and training capability
Strong skills in planning and organization, partnership
Experience in working in large scale complex programs, with strong emphasis on poor and vulnerable populations
Knowledge of USAID and USG grant regulations, procedure requirements is preferred.
The successful candidate will have exceptional verbal and written skills, and be a strong trainer and facilitator.
Previous experience and understanding of Productive Safety and implementation guidelines
Have a strong network of labor and youth experts
Fluent in English and Afaan-Oromo (both oral and written)
High level of computer literacy
Agency-wide Competencies for all CRS positions These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results. *Serves with Integrity *Models Stewardship *Cultivates Constructive Relationships *promotes Learning
How To Apply:
You should send your application letter and up-to-date CV via email address: ET_Job_Applications@gIobal.crs.org before the application deadline, June 20, 2018. Please write the position title and duty stations you are applying for in your subject line of your email, and in your application letter. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Phone solicitations cannot be accepted. Only if you are selected for written exam/interview, you will be contacted. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply
About CRS: â€œCatholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.â€
In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.
CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.