Project Manager

at Concern Worldwide
Location Legahido, Somali, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 30, 2020
Category Facility Management
Social Sciences
Job Type Contract
Base Salary 34577
Currency ETB


Job purpose :

The purpose of the position is to provide effective and professional leadership/management role for the emergency nutrition intervention project supported by HPP in Legahido as per in-country protocols and international standards.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Leadership, Coordination and networking

·        Manage the emergency nutrition intervention project as per the project proposal and budget secured.

·        Ensure the proper and timely utilisation of the allocated project budget

·        Contribute to budget preparation and revision as necessary

·        Co-ordinate and manage project staff and conduct PDR of each of these Officers.

·        Assist the project team to develop weekly and monthly objectives and work-plan for the project and ensure that all planned activities are met.

·        Coordinate and insure that reports from project officers are received timely, compiled, analysed and submitted.

·        Monitor staffing needs and ensure the recruitment of local staff on timely manner

·        Ensure the project the logistics officer is tracking & properly managing allocated fleets, food resources and other supplies

·        Update the Area Manager about security issues on regular basis

·        Ensure good collaboration and participation of government and other relevant partners

·        Liaise with relevant national and international NGOs operating in the area and government bodies to ensure information sharing and coordination, regarding response plans, agreements and reports.


Technical Support and Facilitation

·        Compile monthly, quarterly, and project end reports to Concern, government and donors. Provide both formal and ongoing training to field teams and partners in planning and implementing the project.

·        Support staff development through coaching and mentoring to enhance the capacity of project and partner staff

·        Organize and provide capacity building training for Out-reach workers on sanitation and hygiene promotion

·        Prepare periodic review meeting with CMAM officer, supervisors, Out-reach workers and Government stakeholders


Monitoring and Evaluation

·        Ensuring that Monitoring & Evaluation plans are implemented with the involvement of relevant stakeholders

·        Ensuring that all project partners have a clear understanding of Monitoring & Evaluation requirements and incorporate them in the project implementation

·        Plan and implement project monitoring and evaluation activities

·        Develop different monitoring tools based on the activities


Planning, Reporting and Accountability

  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports

§  Prepare Bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly report and submitted on timely manner to the regional program manager.

§  Ensure that program participants and stakeholders have clear information about the program activities as appropriate and relevant to them.

§  Make sure all the policies and guidelines of the organisation are adhered and respected by project staff.

  • Make sure that mainstreaming gender, protection, accountability, HIV/AIDS, and equality throughout the implementation of project period.
  • Committed to CWW’s vision, mission and core values

Additional Duties

Perform other duties assigned by the line manager for the accomplishment of programme objectives.

Gender Equity :

·        Ensure that programme/project staffs have a strong understanding of gender mainstreaming and that gender mainstreaming tools are effectively implemented across all programmes/projects

·        Coordinate with the Gender Equality Coordinator in planning,  allocating and implementing a programme budget for gender mainstreaming

·        Ensure that programmes have a thorough gender mainstreaming design and plan from the conceptualization stage

·        Ensure that gender mainstreaming is effectively implemented and monitored throughout the project cycle management process.

·        Ensure that gender sensitive indicators and M & E plans are in place and that they are effectively monitored

Ensure quality reporting on gender mainstreaming in all programme reports

Emergency Response :

Concern is committed to responding to emergencies efficiently and effectively in order to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering and maintain their dignity. To this end, when emergencies strike and the Ethiopia Programme is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

Job Requirements

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies


Concern's Code of Conduct (CCoC) and its associated policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy, the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, contractors, visitors to the programme and partner organisations, and the standards of behavior expected of them.  In this context staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for and maintain the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern's core values and mission. Concern's Code of Conduct and its associated policies have been appended to your Contract for your signature. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct you demonstrate that you have understood their content and agree to conduct yourself in accordance with the provisions of these two documents. A breach of this policy will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal.

Women are highly encouraged to apply

Person Specification 

  • MPH/ MSc or BSc. degree in Public Health, Nutrition or other health related fields of study with minimum of three years or six years relevant experience respectively in an emergency & development context;
  • Minimum of three years NGO experience
  • Management experience in wider emergency response programmes
  • Experience of managing multi-sectoral teams
  • Financial Management skills and some experience in donor compliances
  • Good analytical, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience in CMAM programme is advantageous
  • Flexible, reliable, culturally sensitive
  • Fluent spoken & written English and local languages
  • Good administrative skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Self-starter and motivator

Excellent communication and interpersonal skill


Knowledge of participatory approaches

  • Excellent ability to write good quality reports and proposals in English.
  • Able to work in teams/ isolated situation and stressful environments and under pressure meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to plan own work, set priorities, complete work under pressure or when faced with competing demands and report

Analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer proficiency

What we offer

·        A competitive salary and benefit package

·        Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)

·        20 days annual leave

26 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 18 weeks (unpaid) parental leave


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy, please note that no need to submit your supporting documents at this stage:

Concern Ethiopia, Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 2434, Addis Ababa.

Apply in person at our Office in Addis Ababa or Jigjiga office

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