Project Officer

at Cheshire Ethiopia
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 28, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Under the general supervision of the  Lilane Fonds program officer ,the project officer is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the overall mobilization, identification, and assessment of  youth with disability for community based(CBT) and TVET training.

Specific Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Conducts mobilization, identification and assessment of  youth with disabilities  for community based skill training (CBT) and TVET training by closely working with CE partners in the project area.
  • Establishes proper tracing and tracking system of youth  trainees through utilizing assessment forms.
  • Arranges orientation and guidance for youth trainees selected by ECDD
  •  Collects stories of youth  with disabilities using participative Narrative Inquiry (PN)T formats.
  • Identifies youth trainees who need assistive devices  and facilitate provision according to their need .
  • Identifies and select community based  skill training  (CBT) providers/crafts men with ECDD employable project assistant coordinator.
  • Facilitates community based training (CBT) for youths selected by ECDD.
  •  Makes close supervision to youth with disabilities in training, self employment and wage employment after training.
  •  Initiates partnership between TVET institutions, employers, and government authorities for on job training and internships.
  • Facilitates disability inclusive employment and accessibility audit training for CE-partners in the project area.
  •  Participates in experience  sharing/ forum/ meetings of partners in the project area.
  • Participates in CE partners exposure visit to ECDD model TVETs
  • Facilitates business skills training to graduates for self employment.
  • Facilitates awareness  training micro and small enterprise office in the target area for accessing financial services for youngsters with disabilities.
  •  Facilitates self and wage employment opportunities for trained youngsters with disabilities
  • Works closely with ECDD assistant project coordinator on activities of the employable project for achieving better result.
  • Provides report and information to LF-program officer on implementation of the employable project on regular basis.
  •  Follows up and monitor implementation of overall employable project activities based on the designed plan .
  •  Prepares monthly and quarterly performance report on the employable project and submit on time to the LF-program officer.
  •  Documents the beneficiary information/ data, success stories and best practices.
  • Undertakes other related activities as may be assigned by his immediate supervisor and program coordination manager.

Work Unit: Program  director

Immediate Supervisor: LF Program officer

Required number: 01

Job Requirements


  • BA degree in sociology,  social work , Public health , Project management and related fields


  • 6 year relevant experience

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of managing and coordination of  project planning
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