Regional Field Operation Coordinators

at International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted February 22, 2021
Category Business Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



The Regional Field Operation Coordinators are expected to support the National Election Board of Ethiopia (hereinafter ‘NEBE’) in coordinating field logistics and operations.


  • Serve as a key regional point of contact to coordinate NEBE election preparation activities, operational and equipment troubleshooting, and must report on the progress to NEBE’s operations department.
  • support the collection of information on a wide range of issues related to elections operation in regions.
  • Ensure the regional preparations are in alignment with NEBE overall strategies and timelines.
  • Provide regional support services for a wide variety of activities including distribution of election materials, transport management, implementation of security protocols, and ensuring the safe custody of NEBE assets.
  • Provide technical and operational support to regional election staff as needed.
  • Support coordination of training workshops for election officials in assigned region.
  • Establish and monitor regional performance measurements and provide routine update reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

TRAVEL:  Travel to the field may be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office and fieldwork environment.

DUTY STATION: NEBE Headquarters, Addis Ababa

DURATION:  12 months

EXPECTED START DATE: Immediately after obtaining the contract

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public administration, business administration, public relations, communications or a related field.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience at the national or regional level on project management, operations and logistics.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.


  • Ability to establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness.
  • Not be a member of any political party.
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality.
  • Ability to conduct self with integrity, and function ethically and impartially.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Fluency in Amharic and English required.


Applying Instructions

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