Agriculture Senior Project Officer

at Concern Worldwide
Location Addis Ababa yeka, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 1, 2020
Category Economics
Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Program Implementation

  •  Implement Agriculture and early warning activities as per the plan within the CPAMA program agreed time table;
  • Facilitate and encourage sustainable agriculture extension and farmer’s asset building to enhance the return on asset in collaboration with the community, government and other responsible bodies;
  • Design appropriate implementation modalities and program approach to strengthen sustainability factors;
  • Integration of CPAMA Program with its sub sectors (WASH, health & nutrition), REGRADE program and government Agricultural extension packages and conduct assessment and identify Agricultural related problems of the target community / Woreda and develop appropriate and workable activity plan and implement accordingly,
  • Under take assessment surveys (early warning, intervention impact, baseline data, case studies, etc.) in collaboration with the responsible stakeholders;
  • Build confidence in application of change through introducing  innovative ideas/approaches into the agriculture and other related rural livelihoods strategies;
  •  Conduct and facilitate training on rural livelihoods intensification and diversification techniques and methodologies for field staff and project stakeholders;
  •  Build, in collaboration with concerned units,  the capacity of key stakeholders so as to implement the program/project effectively and efficiently;
  •  Promote and ensure community participation & initiatives through all possible methods (esp. the marginalized group) in all aspects of program activities;
  •   Prepare technical and supportive supervision plan based on the need assessment for staff and project stakeholders and report on time;
  • Facilitate and participate in the identification and selection of target beneficiaries in collaboration with local community and Local Government structure.
  •   Collect and document appropriate data regarding each beneficiaries
  •        To build and strengthen the capacity of key agents at Kebele and Woreda level through training, monitoring and follow up of CPAMA Program.


  •  Prepare periodic quality progress reports (monthly, quarterly, bi-annually, annual report for Concern, government and donor);
  •  Document all the progress of  activities (at activity, output and impact level) and maintain project data, record and documents;
    • Conduct case studies and document the findings
    • Financial Management
    • Under the guidance of CPAMA program manager

      Ø  Responsible to control the budget allocated to the sector and ensure that activities are implemented according to quality required and agreed plans.

      Ø  Ensure that  annual/program budget are responsive to cost and value for money

      Ø  Responsible for ensuring proper, efficient and timely utilization of allocated program/project budget, including purchasing of materials;

      Ø  Prepares detailed FIM program budgets with monthly cash flow;


      Ø  Participate in the recruitment of local Agriculture sector staff;

      Ø  Provide technical support or coach field staffs to build  their capacity to perform their assigned roles and responsibilities;

      Ø  Prepare and conduct in house trainings for employees of Concern and key stakeholders that involve in the project implementation and M & E;


      Ø  Perform any other task as assigned by the management


      Ø  Create appropriate links, working procedures and information sharing with other program staff and external stakeholders.

      Ø  Integrate the program with other program staff and concerned stakeholders.


      Ø  Establish strong linkage and collaboration with Woreda Agriculture office in the implementation of Agriculture sector activities.

      Monitoring & Evaluation 

      Ø  Develop participatory program/project monitoring plan and internalize with the action plan and implement the plan accordingly

      Ø  Under take assessment surveys (EW, intervention impact, baseline data, case studies, etc.) in collaboration with the responsible stakeholders

      Ø  Evaluate the project implementation and impact in collaboration with all responsible stakeholders.


      Ø  Conduct and document annual learning reviews


      Ø  Design and create appropriate methods/ways and implement to mainstream all cross cutting issues like Accountability, gender, inequality, HIV/AIDS, DRR in line with Concern Worldwide – Ethiopia guideline.

      Ensure that all cross cutting issues like accountability, gender, inequality, HIV/AIDS, DRR, are mainstreamed in the implementation of Agriculture related activity;

Job Requirements

Bachler Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics,  DRR& Early warning, livelihood, rural Development &related fields with 5 years’ experience

Applying Instructions

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Apply in person at our Office in Addis Ababa yeka sub city in front of Shola Market

Phone: +251 -11-661-1730/ Adis Abeba

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