Project Officer for Inclusive Humanitarian Aid & Emergency Response Project

at Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 20, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Description of Tasks:

The ECDD Inclusive Humanitarian Aid & Emergency Response Project Officer reports to ECDD Project Coordinator based in Addis Ababa Head Office, and is responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the emergency project in the project locations.  Specifically, the Project Officer will:

1.    Prepare a Plan for the implementation of the activities of the approved project under the ECDD Inclusive Humanitarian Aid & Emergency Response Program, in consultation with the donor partner, ECDD Project Coordinator, the ECDD Program Director and Program Team Lead.

2.    Work closely with, and provide technical guidance on disability mainstreaming to collaborating government bodies and CSO partners providing humanitarian relief in the target Region.

3.    Establish or strengthen strong networks with the key partners engaged in humanitarian relief at national level and in the affected areas

4.    Design and organize workshops and various capacity building trainings on disability inclusive humanitarian action, produce training materials and checklists for disability inclusive humanitarian support, particularly targeting IDP and refugee camps and local communities.

5.    Design rapid assessment tools and new activities to ensure disability inclusive humanitarian aid and emergency relief actions.

6.    Organize disability inclusive awareness raising trainings and events in collaboration with DPOs for personnel engaged in humanitarian relief projects in IDP and refugee camps.

7.    Represent ECDD and the inclusive humanitarian aid and emergency response project in different government and non-governmental platforms.

8.    Ensure timely submissions of reports to the ECDD project coordinator, donor partners and to key government signatories, including but not limited to Bureaus of Labor and Social Affairs.

9.    Ensure observance of the ECDD Child and Adults-at-Risk Policy by project staff and partners, in consultation with the ECDD Safeguarding Focal Person.

10.  Monitor and evaluate progress on achievement of project results, and provide data and information to the ECDD M&E Coordinator.

11.  Keep proper documentation of the project implementation and outcomes, including case stories and good practices.

12. Undertake such other tasks as may be assigned by project coordinator, the Program Director and/or the Executive Director.

Job Requirements


1.    Education – minimum BA degree in Social Studies, Development Studies, Economics, or other related social science field

2.    At least 2 years’ professional experience in humanitarian relief and emergency aid projects, involving supervision and field support

3.    Previous experience in providing humanitarian support to persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups highly desirable

4.    Strong understanding of protection issues in conflict as well as protracted emergency settings, knowledge and commitment to core humanitarian standards, principles, instruments, frameworks and protocols, and codes of conduct that govern humanitarian action

5.    Previous experience in leading rapid assessment, proposal development and project management

6.    Good understanding of donor and local regulations and compliance management

7.    Previous professional experience working with persons with disabilities and their organizations desirable

8.    Excellent interpersonal relationships and team work

9.    Excellent communication skills

10. Able and willing to travel frequently to project target areas

11. Competence in the use of computer applications

12. Fluency in English and Amharic or Ethiopian Sign Language, knowledge of other Ethiopian languages also desirable

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