Project Coordinator

at World Vision Ethiopia
Location Libo Kemekem, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 8, 2021
Category Business Development
Economics
Facility Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 51 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.  WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.

  Purpose of the position:

To oversee and manage the overall implementation of FMCR project at target woredas (Libo Kemkem,) and expected to coordinate, guide and lead all woreda level relationships and interactions with FMCR partners and stakeholders. She/He is expected to manage and engage actively in operationalizing the FMCR II project at the woreda and field level.

 

S/he will work in close coordination with Woreda staff to smoothen the daily operation of the FMCR II project and coordinate effectively with infrastructure development, Livelihood, and WASH interventions.  This position requires a good understanding and exposure of the multifaceted and complex nature of FMCR II  project components, interaction with Regional, Zonal, Woreda, and community level stakeholders, and ensure the project deadlines and reporting are well addressed according to the work plan. . He /she is also required to demonstrate the strong leadership to diverse staff with commitment. The position will be based in the Woreda coordination office with frequent travel to the field offices at Woreda and CPO level stakeholders coordination.

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

·       Responsibly develops and prepares Plan, facilitate and undertake integrated project implementation of FMCR II, (both by allocated project budget and sustainable development activities of the community) within the projects areas to ensure outputs are reached to realize project goal on time and within budget

·       Ensure Children   and  families   living  in  flood-prone   areas  are  protected  from flooding hazards through  the  introduction  of sustainable, community-owned  structural,   behavioral,   and biological flood  mitigation   systems

·       Oversee all project’s and programs’ monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities using set performance indicators by working closely with sector technical Officers using appropriate monitoring and reporting tools and methodologies

·       Lead, Promote and encourage a collaborative and respectful working culture between local stakeholders including government line ministries at grass root levels and other NGOs, GOs

·       Ensure community and government capacity for management of flood mitigation infrastructures and community resilience Components such as NRM, Livelihood, and WASH interventions are  developed and strengthened

·       Network with relevant government Bureaus, offices, FBO, and CCCs in the projects area to expedite project implementation and facilitate experience sharing within and outside the area

·       Coordinate and supervise MEAL tools are developed and utilized as needed, such as for household surveys, focus group discussions, and for collecting data from Flood mitigation and DRR projects on the engineering, economic and social aspects

·       Ensure to prepare, and submit quarterly, biannual and annual plan and report activities are undertaken as required to pace forward to the desired goal,

·       Coordinate and supervise MEAL tools are developed and utilized as needed, such as for household surveys, focus group discussions, and for collecting data from Flood mitigation and DRR projects on the engineering, economic and social aspects

·       Manage overall project staffs, financial and activity implementation to ensure these are effectively undertaken according to the plan & organizational policy

·       Work in collaboration with teams under this unit as well as other units in at most professional manner as deemed necessary

Job Requirements

·       BSc/MSc. in Social science, Natural resource management, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics

·       Experience:  5 years and above for BSc and 2 years and above for MSc particularly in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural engineering, Development studies

·       Significant bi-lateral donor grant experience with program implementation, funding acquisition, and reporting

·       Must be a creative individual with a strong sense of priorities and organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams across considerable distances

·       Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and strong interpersonal skills are needed

·       Must be able to negotiate ideas within and outside the World Vision partnership, particularly with donor communities and government.

·       Technical Training qualifications required: Natural resource management, NRM, FMNR, Livelihood, and WASH intervention projects

Working Environment / Conditions:

·       Work environment:  Office-based 50%

·       Travel:  50% project site, RO, HO, and CPO travel

·       On call: 25%

 

Applying Instructions

Interested applicants are required to Write Position Title on the subject line and attach the Current CV with three references & fill the employment application form which can be found at http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to  Recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org.

 

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