Project Field Officer

at SNV
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 2, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Company Description
SNV’s mission is to support people to pursue their own sustainable development, where we leave no one behind. To do so sustainably, we need to address systemic issues that trap people into poverty and marginalization. Using a systems perspective means we seek to find ways of changing the underlying structures and dynamics to sustain access to services and income generation over time and grow them further. Attention to systems change, including power dynamics and mental models, can increase the quality, depth, and sustainability of results as well as their continued growth.
In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change during project preparation and implementation - by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. We will continue to position ourselves as a premium organisation and invest in making knowledge flow to and from the frontline.
SNV, Netherlands Development Organization, is operating in Ethiopia since the 1970s. Currently, SNV is working in eight regional states and the two city administrations of Ethiopia, providing technical assistance and program implementation in Agriculture, WASH, and Energy Sectors. SNV is an open and learning organization that focuses on improving the lives of Ethiopian through a market-based approach inclusive of women and youth. In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change including strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects.
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Context And Purpose Of The Job
SNV Ethiopia in partnership with Sight and Light (SAL) has started implementing the Market-based Innovation for Nutrition in Ethiopia (MINE) project in Oromia, SNNP, and Amhara region. It is a 6-year project funded by Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF).
The Lead Field Officer is part of an SNV Country Organisation and is appointed to MINE projects in the country. The Officer works to ensure the quality of the service delivery to the egg hub operator and egg farms. Executes the local delivery of the project conforms advice given by the advisor(s)/ project manager and conforms SNV procedures and guidelines, making sure timelines and project standards are met. Anticipates on delivery challenges to ensure service and delivery continuity.
Job Description
Service & Process Delivery
Provides process services and delivery to reach project goals, as advised by the advisor within given guidelines, ensuring consistency and quality of delivery. Guides and trains egg farms, follow up, and oversees the development of the project awards and conform project goals. Coordinate works of other filed officers.
Internal and External Communication
Informs and is informed about the development/changes in the project, is consistently responsive to the client community, and pro-active and confident in engaging with external stakeholders (government, NGOs, private sector or other relevant stakeholders).
Project Data Handling
Collects data in the field (paperwork) checks and enters all relevant data into the relevant system(s). Signals abnormalities. Coordinate works, reports, and data of other filed officers.
Process Improvement
Assesses service delivery quality and adapts service processes, to increase efficiency.
Bachelor’s degree in Animal science, agriculture, business management, and related field with relevant experience of minimum 5 years in project implementation.
Having good analytical and IT skills is preferable.
Additional Information
Contract Type: National
Expected start date: As soon as possible
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract Duration: one year with the possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability.
Working at SNV
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package; for internationals, we offer an international benefits package and to Ethiopian nationals, we offer a competitive national package. We also offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. Our staff benefit from, and contribute to, an internal global network of experts.

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