Team Leader/GESI Advisor

at International Development Enterprises (iDE)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 26, 2022
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


International Development Enterprises (iDE) is a non-profit headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA; with iDE Ethiopia being part of the global iDE family that is committed to powering entrepreneurs to end poverty through various agricultural and WASH projects implemented in several parts of the country. For 40 years, iDE has been a leader in market-based approaches to development, helping more than thirty seven million people navigate their way out of poverty. iDE’s successes since our founding in 1982 have demonstrated that entrepreneurs are everywhere. Given the right technology and access to open markets, struggling populations can increase their income and rise out of poverty.

Currently, iDE has secured a four year funding from Government Affairs Canada (GAC) for implementation of the project known as Her Time To Grow (HTTG). HTTG Project will be implemented in three districts (Woliso & Wonchi and Ameya) of South West Shoa Zones, Oromia Regional State. HTTG aims to improve the lives of rural women working in the agricultural sector through supporting their economic empowerment, expanding their market access and helping them to be full participants in the economic life of their communities.

Hence, iDE is currently looking for a highly qualified and experienced personnel for the positions that fulfil the requirements specified hereunder. Interested individuals who meet the specified requirements are invited to apply for the following job opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

The Team Leader/GESI Advisor coordinates and monitors the day-to-day implementation of HTTG project by providing overall technical and leadership support to the project field team members in the target districts and zone.  S/he develops & facilitates clear pathways for market system development & GESI mechanisms under the HTTG project in the target districts. S/he also Coordinates development of diversified and sustainable economic opportunities for target beneficiaries/clients; oversee innovative, livelihoods’ resilience-building opportunities such as job-creation (self-employment pathways) that will focus on Women empowerment (WE), with a particular emphasis on youth and poor women.

Required No: 1

Duty station: Woliso, with frequent travels to project districts.

Job Requirements


  • MSc/MA (desirable) or BSc/BA in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Project Management, Development studies or related fields,
  • At least 3 years for MSc/MA and 5 years for BSc/BA direct experience, respectively, in M&E related roles with development and/or agricultural research projects.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • NGO experience is of an advantage.
  • Strong Monitoring & Evaluation, analytical and writing skills.
  • Result-oriented, problem-solving attitude & ability to work with little guidance.
  • Sociable and team player.
  • Knowledge of the local community’s language (Afaan Oromo) is of an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

How to Apply

Interested applicants and only those meeting the above requirements are invited to send non-returnable copies of their applications; including: Letter of Application, CV, and Credentials to the following address:



  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Applicants must clearly indicate for which position they apply.
  • We highly encourage female candidates to apply since the project mainly works on impacting women’s lives.
  • iDE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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