INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Date: October 13, 2016
Vacancy No: 117/16
CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.
Do you want to be part of this team?
Would you like to be responsible for ensuring the staffs that are implementing this vision are qualified, motivated and committed to this vision? Please apply and join us!
Position Title: Development Food Assistance Program Coordinator
Base Salary: $2004 per month
Duty Location: Addis Ababa
Number of Vacant posts: 1 (One)
Term of Employment: Regular
Application Deadline: 15 days from this announcement
Duty Starting Date: Immediately
The Development Food Assistance Program (DFAP) Coordinator position is responsible and accountable for overall operational/implementation strategy, quality, and coordination. S/he provides oversight and guidance to program operations, commodity management and implementation in CARE operational areas in four woredas of East and West Hararghe zones. The DFAP Coordinator will assume overall responsibility and ensures consistency of implementation, strategies and approaches, oversees monitoring and evaluation, and leads technical coordination of the key interventions of the DFAP.
Responsibilities and Tasks
§ Supervises the management of technical staff and field operations for CARE operational areas in East and West Hararghe.
§ Ensures CARE’s oversight of DFAP adherence to Project goals and work plans, compliance with donor and Government regulations and participation in Project meetings and relevant trainings.
§ Ensures the development of key leadership, management, financial and administrative skills of direct reports as relevant to increase their capacity and ensure overall quality of Project actions and impact.
· Ensures that DFAP team develops realistic and strategically focused quarterly implementation plans which are oriented toward accomplishment of the DFAP, and are supported by individual operation plans of the field office Project staff.
§ Ensures Project team include communities and local organizations in participatory planning and implementation of interventions.
§ Ensures that the Project interventions are implemented according to agreed upon plans and signed agreements.
§ Monitors the implementation of Project and documents progress on Project objectives and areas for correction, and ensures that appropriate follow-up actions are taken.
§ Facilitates detailed implementation plans for CARE operational areas, and works closely to ensure the completeness and adequacy of Implementation Plans.
§ Works with Field Offices and Program Department staff to assess and identify technical assistance needs and to identify and secure potential technical assistance providers
§ Monitors budget utilization and sets strategies and targets to improve financial management and utilization of Project budgets both for CARE Operational Areas as well as Implementation Partners per plans and commitments made to the donor, making adjustments when needed.
§ Identifies needs and facilitates access to appropriate support and training by the CO finance to Field Offices and Project Partners to produce timely and accurate reports alerting management of low/high burn rates and proposing appropriate measures to improve budget utilization.
§ Establishes and maintains formal and informal communication mechanisms with government, community Partners, donors and other stakeholders particularly in the food and livelihoods sector. This includes participating in the relevant sector working groups and Clusters currently active in Ethiopia.
§ Actively participates in Project Coordinating Committee and Technical Working Group to ensure that new information, innovations and lessons are shared and capitalized on.
§ Master’s Degree in international development field of study directly related to rural livelihoods, including agricultural and economic development, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation.
8 years of experience in development and management of multi partner complex Projects/programs focused on rural livehood recovery and stability, long-term food security interventions, market and cash-based interventions and/or program management.
Significant exposure to PSNP/DFAP, including the public work and House hold asset building initiatives.
Respect, integrity, diversity, excellence, adaptability, stress tolerance, innovation, building Partnership, communicating with impact, coaching, facilitating change, developing teams, initiating action, strategic decision making, planning and organizing, leading through vision and value.