Accountability Officer

Location Gambela, Ethiopia
Date Posted January 2, 2020
Category Business Administration
Health Care / Medical
IT / Information Technology
Job Type Contract
Base Salary 15574
Currency ETB


As a registered charity, founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger operates in 45+ countries. The international network of Action Against Hunger is represented in France, United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, USA and India. Teams in the field combat hunger on 04 fronts: Nutrition and Health, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and Mental Health and Care Practices (MHCP).

We are currently looking for the following professional:

Accountability Officer

General Assignment:

Establish functional accountability system; Receive, record, track and respond to feedbacks and complaints come from the community through hotline number,  assessments(PDMs), interviews, FGDs, face to face interview; Manage CFRM database and prepare monthly update

Objective 1:  Respond hotline phone for feedback and complain of beneficiaries


- Pick and respond any in-call to the hotline

- Fill in the logbook/database

- Ensure to follow procedure based on SOP of phone

- Develop sense of ownership for beneficiaries while using phone (by showing empathy, greeting, responding call politely, communicate all beneficiary in the same way by understanding their feeling)

- Prioritize, identify and categorize level of beneficiaries’ feedback and complain

- Ensure privacy of any information

- Ensure the data registered in feedback format is similar with CFRM database (All beneficiary details and other information are reflect in the format and the database).

- Ensure presence of hot number on any posters, entitlement banners, billboard and other IEC materials printed and used at the base

Objective 2 : Implement and facilitate effective accountability system

- Ensure beneficiaries get a clear, timely and relevant information about Action Against Hunger projects

- Ensure beneficiaries and communities participation in assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Action Against Hunger projects

- Ensure targeting criteria, entitlement banner and other relevant information are delivered ahead of any distribution

- Ensure and conduct PDM with the MEAL specialist in two weeks’ time of any distribution.

- Ensure proper budget is allocated for accountability training, PDM and quarterly accountability assessment

- Collect recommendation from beneficiaries and staffs for all new listening systems and ensure presence of compliance tracker, update and compile it per site/camps, groups and topics.

- participate and support all emplaced feedback and compliance systems across the base

- Conduct and participate quarter FGD and KII with beneficiaries and staffs

- Keep records of all minutes of meetings related to accountability activity/meeting

- Develop tools needed for data collection based on needs and feedback from camp managers and train staff on use of the tools.

- Ensure recording of all data safely and archive soft/hard copies.

- Develop assessments based on emplaced feedback system using Kobo and ensure to fill and compile all data.

- Update CFRM data base if needed and ensure presence of all data in CFRM

Objective 3: Analyse and compile beneficiary feedback:


- Analyze and forward all SEA timely for responsive body

- Develop analytical report timely by prioritizing feedback and complains

- Review and compile weekly and monthly accountability report  based on feedback and compliance received based on priority (CFRM database)

- Ensure the quality of CFRM data

Objective 4: Reporting to MEAL and coordination office


- Share all generated accountability related report for responsible body

Objective 5.  Represent the organization in relation with the project to the local authorities and other partners:


- Represent/upholds the image and value of Action Against Hunger locally whenever requested

- Any other task as requested by MEAL specialist or coordination office

Objective 6: Maintenance of computer and phone

- make phone active at all time or presence of phone battery/charge

- protect and responsible for all organizations property

Additional: Perform any additional task assigned by direct line manager, (N+1) in line with job description and plan of action.

-  Mandatory to report if you hear or encounter any case of immorality to the  FC ,CD, DCDS, CHRM

Job Requirements

Educational background/Level of studies:

- Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, public health officer, Information Technology and Computer Science

- and other related subjects and Degree with 1 year experience or Diploma with 2 years’ experience with related position in INGO’s

Experience and Required skills:

• Practical experience in camp setting is desirable.

• Knowledge and understanding of the complexity related to refugee situations.

• Good command of English and Nuer (mandatory).

• Excellent ability to work with MS office specially advanced Excel skill (essential), and Kobo and SPSS (advantageous) certificate

• Training on Core Humanitarian Standard is desirable

Hardworking, Attention to detail, Good capacity to work in a team, Flexibility.


Applying Instructions


If you are interested, please send your application composed of: none returnable CV, Covering Letter with “Accountability Officer  - Gambella” written in the subject lineand three references, applicants to the following addresses:

  • Action Against Hunger – Addis Ababa – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 2357,  (On the way to Meskel Flower from Dembel city mall, Behind Addis Ababa Road Transportation Authority Garage ): or
  • Through ; or
  • Directly In Person to Action Against Hunger Gambella office ;


“Women Applicants Are Highly Encouraged”


NBOnly short listed applicants will be, communicated on and selection process includes technical test and an interview.

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