Field Facilitators

at LonAdd Consultancy PLC
Location Amhara, Benishangul Gumez, Gambella, Oromia; SNNP and Tigray, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 26, 2021
Category Agriculture
Facility Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Field Facilitators (community-based participatory land resource use planning and development facilitators) in (Amhara, Benishangul Gumez, Gambella, Oromia; SNNP and Tigray)

LonAdd HR Consultancy Plc ( is a Recruitment & Outsourcing Company based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Dukem and Hawassa.

We are looking to hire Field Facilitators for a project we are working on with an International Client.

Number of Positions: 21

Job Purpose and Accountabilities

  • Facilitate training of extension workers (DAs and woreda experts) in participatory watershed development, management and use planning, implementation, and monitoring in consultation with the regional Company’s office;
  • Guide, coach and backstop community and district level agricultural extension workers in establishment and registration of community watershed user’s association/cooperative;
  • Develop criteria for the selection of model watersheds in consultation with partner staff and regional Company’s office,
  • Support the establishment of model watersheds’ in selected SLMP intervention woredas/watersheds and facilitate networking and knowledge exchange between relevant actors;
  • Provide guidance and technical support to woreda experts (WEs) and development agents (DAs) in preparing quality and timely annual and multi-year watershed development plans
  • Advise zonal and woreda administration on the establishment and registration of community watershed users;
  • Contribute to the development of innovative concepts in SLM which strengthen the ownership of local communities;
  • Facilitate partnership and networking between training service providers and the extension service;
  • Facilitate community, woreda and zonal level project progress reviews and evaluations of project performance by partner institutions;
  • Conduct and document training needs of the extension workers and community-based organisations (community watershed executive committee members);
  • Support the development of training programmes for extension workers and community watershed members;
  • Support the development of innovative financing solutions for community watershed users’ associations/cooperatives to sustainably manage natural resources (Payment for Ecosystem Services, management and mobilisation of local grants and contracts);
  • Ensure sustainability and scaling up of project approach in the partner system, both vertically and horizontally;
  • Support documentation and dissemination of best SLM practices and approaches;
  • Provide input and assistance to project M&E, reporting and administration;
  • Perform additional tasks as agreed between the consultant and commissioning party.

Job Requirements

Required qualification

  • Education/training: Postgraduate university degree in natural resource management, land management, rural development, agriculture. In individual cases where candidates display 8 years of professional track record, a B.Sc in the respective fields will suffice;
  • General professional experience: 5 years of professional experience in community-based natural resources management (long-term assignments of 1 year);
  • Specific professional experience: 3 years professional experience in facilitation of community-based resource use planning, implementation and monitoring including use of GIS and remote sensing, gender and environment and proven experience in adult training methodology.

Competencies Required

  • Motorcycle driver’s licence and 2 years of motorcycle driving experience,
  • Proficiency in Amharic, English and either one of the local languages in the listed duty stations (Amhara, Benishangul Gumez, Gambella, Oromia; SNNP and Tigray)


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants with the appropriate qualifications and experience should submit their most recent and detailed CV only, via email to , by putting Application for Field Facilitators- (Region preferred) in the subject box.

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted. 

Application deadline June 30th, 2021

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