Veterinary Expert/Officer

at Comitato Collaborazione Medica (CCM)
Location Filtu with field mission to Filtu and Deka Suftu woredas when requested,, Somali, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 27, 2020
Category Agriculture
Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


CCM ( is an Italian NGO operating in: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, South Sudan and Somalia, running health-related projects. In the frame of the project “One Health-Strengthening the resilience of pastoral and agro-pastoral communities affected by drought in the Liben Zone of the Somali Region (Ethiopia) - phase 2".” we are seeking one Community Mobilizer to integrate the CCM team for supporting the Project activities in Filtu and Dekasuftu Woredas.


Supports the Project Coordinator in the implementation of the veterinary activities;

S/he has the following responsibilities:

  • Gives proper technical support to the veterinary officers of Filtu and Deka-Suftu woreda
  • Is responsible for the organization of trainings on animal health and zoonotic diseases
  • Analyses gaps and needs in the Animal Health Posts and other veterinary services and provide to the project coordinator a clear indication on items to be procured, giving support to the procurement officer to make sure the items are properly received, distributed and handed over to the local counterpart
  • Analyse with local counterpart the gaps in the animal vaccination process and advice the project coordinator or possible intervention according to the available budget and in line with the project
  • Ensures the awareness messages provided to the communities are in line with governmental guidelines and CCM One Health strategy
  • Monthly reports to the project coordinator on activities and provide him/her with a plan for the following month. Prepare intermediate and final report according to the request of the Project Coordinator and the donors’ requirements (in English)
  • According to the indications of the Project Coordinator, is responsible for the budget breakdown needed to implement the activities
  • Actively participate to information exchange with the other CCM staff working in the area on other projects (i.e. with the CCM staff working on IDPs)
  • Represent CCM in the meetings with local and regional authorities

Any other task not mentioned above requested by the Project Coordinator


Job Requirements


  • Degree in Veterinary
  • Experience in veterinary intervention and development projects
  • Excellent ability in analysis, negotiation skills and team working
  • Availability in performing field visits and overnight
  • IT skills
  • Amharic and English languages knowledge. Somali language knowledge is considered an asset


Applying Instructions

To apply for this position, please send a one-page motivation letter and a CV in PDF format (not more than three pages) without any scanned certificates or credentials attached to the followings:, quoting “Education and Community Activities Coordinator application for Liben Zone Project” in the subject.

Hard copy can be submitted to CCM Filtu office during working hours within 10 working days after announcement and CVs will not be returned.  Note that the office will review the CV document before the deadline

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CCM is an equal opportunity employer, but we encourage women applicants. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


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