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NRM (Natural Resource Management) Officer
Place of Work
Monthly Salary in ETB
As per the organization scale
No. of Positions
Under the overall coordination, close technical and managerial supervision of the EC-Recovery FSL Program coordinator, the job holder will ensure the effective and efficient implementation activities directly related with natural resources management and capacities building in the area of disaster risk reduction are successfully implemented according to approved donor and government agreements. Contribute to the proper utilization of human, material and financial resources of the project in respective operational districts and comply with SCI financial, grant management and other approved guidelines
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Staff directly report to :FSL Program Coordinator
Staff directly reporting to this post: NA
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Develop and prepare operation action plan for watershed and natural resources management in collaboration with concerned bodies.
Coordinate & facilitate the selection of beneficiaries of the project & where the natural resource activities should be implemented jointly with government based on the agreed targeting criteria.
Prepare MOU (including project expectations, responsibilities, needs for training, appropriate work schedule, wage rate and hand over of the tools & equipment at the end of the project) with communities adhered to the national guideline of government of Ethiopia.
Facilitate and support the delineation/updating of water shed in collaboration with concerning government partners in all operational areas of the program.
Coordinate to update data collection on socio economic aspects of the identified natural resource sites in all operational areas of the project and conduct analysis and share the result to the concerned partners.
Enhance to document update of Environmental Impact Assessment or Environmental Social Management frame work EIA/ESMF
Support technically the mobilizations of the communities in the water shed operation areas and create awareness on the concept and principles of watershed management and facilitate the development watershed management and receive feedback and reach to consensus on implementation.
Enhance to the establishment/strengthening of community based range land management committee in the identified NRM sites and facilitate the development RLM bylaws.
Identified appropriate biological and physical conservation and development measure in the identified areas and communal area closure and will make through discussion with the communities and develop action plan for its implementation.
Coordinate to organize capacity building training and provision of farm tools & other logistic support for woreda Partners.
Provide training for kebele development committees / Food security task forces on DRR concepts and principles.
Coordinate & facilitate the selection of beneficiaries of the project jointly with government based on the agreed targeting criteria.
Coordinate the action plans for assessments, monitoring, & joint review on the implementation and progresses of the project activities.
Ensure your work plan relates closely to the regularly updated project work plan guiding the project implementation and progress towards completion.
Record and monitor project activities and its process to facilitate learning, implementing monitoring and evaluation..
Provide technical advice and support to beneficiaries and partners and ensure the community level data is collected, consolidated and reported on time and are well integrated in the project activities.
Properly & timely compile all relevant documents as like as case stories, success stories, pictures, photographs and lesson learned during the implementation and constantly share it to project team
Provide all the written weekly, monthly and quarterly reports timely as required by SCI and the donor.
Ensure there is a system for networking and communication with local government partners, relevant line departments and community representations in the project area(s).
Advocate to partners for project activities and objectives, and understand the project’s contribution to wider SCI goals and objectives.
Work closely with beneficiaries &woreda NRM officers to link with project activities to their regular duties & responsibilities
Ensure that communities and partners are facilitated to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the project activities for quality and sustainable development.
Monitor woreda level performance of the project in relation to the agreed MOU, workable procedures or new model that is introduced.
Conduct ongoing monitoring of the project against objectives outlined in the project using methods and tools developed by SCI or the project in collaboration with the project staffs
Ensure the preparation and implementation of the work plan activities, including M&E activities, meetings & visits of the project area conduct timely in coordination with the zonal coordinator.
Follow up the proper implementation of activities based on the agreed budget as per Detail Implementation Plan (DIP) or other planning documents.
Create transparency and accountability by ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively utilized within the project for the intended purpose
Speed up payments for cash work activities for direct participants.
Facilitate & speed up all procured farm tools & other material support to the targeted kebele where the cash for work is practiced.
Facilitate the innovation and creative mind in initiating the integration of other project components at household and community level.
Translate the available economic potentials to improve the nutrition status at household level.
Promote and come up with new innovation and simple ideas/technologies that will address some of the challenges
Ensure that all the NRM & DRR activities of the project are incorporated into the respective government regular plan and monitoring points by the local leaders.
Development or strengthening to work in closely with all local &woreda stakeholders and create ownership.
Create smooth networking relationships and participation with wide stakeholders such as government, CBOs, community leaders and other key partners at local level.
Provide technical and networking support in relation to integration of child rights and child protection policy (CPP) to staff at all levels.
Ensure that Child Rights programming is effectively incorporated into all aspects of planned project activities
Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements clearly mentioned above, you should send through Menayeche.Girma@savethechildren.org before October 23, 2016. only
A cover letter (not more than one page)
A CV (not more than 3 pages)
Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE Job Title ON THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. All applications should be received within 10 days of this advertisement.
In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities. “We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for the post. All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.”
Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.
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