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About the company:
Nejashi Printing Press PLC is a company engaged in printing and publishing of Islamic books, general printing services and packaging works. 

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:18:55 GMT
<![CDATA[Project Officer]]>

We are seeking to recruit  Programme Officer to support the delivery of British Council School Projects the post holder will have the following accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

·        To provide the required support for the successful delivery of School Projects including Connecting Classrooms, World Voice and Book Aid. 

·        To provide administrative, financial and logistical support to ensure the successful delivery of School Projects.

·        Working with the respective team, to ensure that all projects related procurement, contracting and payments are completed according to British Council procedures and client requirements.

·        To assist in the identification, assessment, reporting, and management of risks.

·        To help manage project budgets to corporate standards.

·        To help ensure that outcomes and impact are measured and reported according to corporate standards and client requirements

·        To assist in ensuring that projects are marketed to the highest standards in print (press, publications), digitally (websites, social media, TV, radio) and at events (conferences, workshops, meetings).

·        Assist with other administrative work as required.

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:19:41 GMT
<![CDATA[Head of Quality, Garments]]>

Manage and maintain the quality standard and rules and regulations for achieving the required quality of the garments.

Bring sustainable efficiency improvements by identifying the bottlenecks and initiate necessary measures.

Make a bridge with Production-Quality for reducing gaps in understanding of both functions to co-ordinate with Production and Merchandising department.

Validates quality processes by establishing product specifications and quality attribute.

Update information on technical operations and cost parameters at every stage of the quality process and conduct audits and monitor first article and first piece inspection and report.

Compile quality control reports, create statistical process control metrics, manage non-conformity material discrepancy reports, recommend continuous improvement activities.

Implement quality training programs for key quality & manufacturing personnel and also supply chain partners.

Monthly performance status report preparation and submission to the Management.

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:12:27 GMT
<![CDATA[Chief Production Officer (CPO), Garments]]> Able to handle production parameters with the set-in unit with minimum wastage.

Manage and maintain the standard and rules and regulations for achieving the required quality garments in term of knitting.

Responsible for Line Product Quality deliveries.

Optimized resource utilization by implementation of effective production schedule

Ensure corrective and preventive action.

Keep liaison with various departments for ensuring in time production and meet the scheduled shipment.

Execute Buyer’s order & help to all account holders for making Plan

Monitor machine performance.

Bring sustainable efficiency improvements by identifying the bottlenecks and initiate necessary measures.

Motivate and inspire the production people to give their best ensuring required quality.

Liaison with R&D department.

Oversee monthly performance status.

Ensure the quality of the raw materials and standardize it.

Ensure that all the manufacturing targets are met.]]>
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:07:53 GMT
<![CDATA[Data Analytics]]>

Chemonics International seeks experienced professionals for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM Ethiopia will serve as the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure and furnish health commodities, provide technical assistance to improve the country’s management of the supply chain, and collaborate with key international stakeholders to support global and local health initiatives.
The project is currently seeking qualified Data Analytics.

The Data Analytics is responsible for developing information driven insights to help identify trends and opportunities and provide solutions based on these insights. They will work closely with the Pharmaceutical Inventory Advisor to extract meaning from complex data relationships in order to enhance PFSA ability to understand the inventory data. They will provide in depth analysis of Data using generated from PFSA central and hub warehouses
Possessing strong abilities in data and report presentation, the successful candidate will also have the ability to effectively communicate information to our pharmaceutical Inventory Advisor and PFSA deputy director general for warehouse and distribution. Please follow the link SOW to view the criteria on the vacancy:

SOW_Data Analytics.pdf

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:34:05 GMT
<![CDATA[Pharmaceutical Inventory Management Advisor]]> Chemonics International seeks experienced professionals for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM Ethiopia will serve as the primary vehicle through which USAID will procure and furnish health commodities, provide technical assistance to improve the country’s management of the supply chain, and collaborate with key international stakeholders to support global and local health initiatives.
The project is currently seeking qualified Pharmaceutical Inventory Management Advisor. The GHSC-PSM Pharmaceutical Inventory Management Advisor is responsible to maintain good inventory management practices that will ensure the efficient and timely delivery of high quality inventory data for health commodities through the Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA) supply chain system designated at central PFSA. The GHSC-PSM Pharmaceutical Inventory Management Advisor supports PFSA to effectively manage the health commodities inventory (program and RDF) at national level. After analyzing the hub and central store data, S/he will advise the deputy director general to make decision and avoid stock outs and minimize wastage due to expiry. Please follow the link SOW to view the criteria on the vacancy:

SOW_Pharmaceutical Inventory Management Advisor.pdf

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:28:25 GMT
<![CDATA[Terms of reference (TOR)]]>

To Hire and second Technical Assistants to Zonal Health Departments on Maternal Newborn Health and Nutrition Collaborative Quality Improvement Initiative and Behavioral Communication Strategy Implementation

Background

To support the Health Sector Transformation Plan (2016-2020) of the Ethiopia, the Nutrition International Ethiopia has developed Right Start Initiative with emphasis on the first 1000 days of life, from conception to the child’s second birthday. It includes a project to Improve Access and Quality of the Maternal Newborn Health and Nutrition (MNHN) care in Ethiopia. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH), NI identified and prioritized a package of MNHN care that supports the national health and nutrition strategies and plans. This package of MNHN care includes Antenatal Care (ANC), Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (IFAS), skilled attendance at birth, optimal timing of cord clamping and cord care and early initiation of breastfeeding. NI is committed to support the Regional and local Ministries of Health to address the quality and health seeking aspects of this package of interventions particularly in building the capacity of managers, supervisors and service providers through tools / guideline development, training and technical assistance to enable them properly introduce and manage the Collaborative Quality Improvement (CQI) approach into the Primary health Care Unit quality management system and to strengthen the existing Pregnant Women Conference (PWC).

Since December 2016, the Nutrition International has been supporting MoH under the Right Start Initiative to improve the coverage and quality of maternal and neonatal health and nutrition services and care in Ethiopia.  NI technically and financially supports Quality Improvement (QI) and Community facilitation capacity building activities. About 900 Primary Health Care Units (PHCUs) in 200 woredas benefited from QI tools, trainings, QI coaching, PHCU collaborative learning sharing workshop, social and behavior change communication (SBCC) materials to conduct family meetings and organize PWC forum, job aids and guides to help provide and promote MNHN services (IFA counseling, administering 4% chlorhexidine gel, SoP for Delayed Cord Clamping and supporting the initiation of breastfeeding, facilitator’s guide).

Description of consultancy work

The purpose of this consultancy work is to provide technical assistance to the Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) team of Zone Health Department (ZHD) and Woreda Health Offices (WoHOs) for a one year with possible extension specifically:

  • To facilitate the institutionalization of the QI at ZHD, WoHOs and PHCUs so that proper the MNHN QI data base regularly and properly used to generate information that inform decisions and actions on MNHN care provision. The consultant needs to organize training and review workshops to transfer QI coaching skill and Learning session facilitation skill,  to staff in ZHD and WoHOs 
  • To ensure that facilitated PWC program is successfully programmed with fidelity to the MNHN SBCC strategy, the discussion approach and messaging kept.  The consultant needs to assess that the availability and utilization of SBCC materials and monitoring tools. In addition PWC performance is planned & reviewed through QI.

Scope of work

Identify gaps with the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of CQI approaches and prepare TA plan  (Level of Effort of 133 work days)

 Database & report review

  • Access the QI database and review the Zone level QI indicator data every month (#12).
  • Use the MNHN QI indicator report to help ZHD identify underperforming PHCUs and WoHOs. (#4)
  • Compile and submit to MNHN SPO MNHN PHCU QI indicator report (#12).

Prioritization coaching and supervision

  • Together with ZHD and WoHOs identify at least 1 showcase PHCUs per woreda to establish model performing QI teams. 
  • Every quarter travel to prioritized PHCUs to support the ZHD implement MNHN QI coaching plan  (#4)
  • Every quarter travel to prioritized PHCUs and WoHOs to observe and to assess how the WoHOs and PHCUs plan, implement, monitor, record and report MNHN QI & BCI (#4)
  • Compile and submit to MNHN SPO MNHN list of showcase PHCUs (#1), list of underperforming and prioritized Woredas and PHCUs (#4)

Coaching & supervision tools

  • During all coaching visits to WoHOs and PHCUs use the MNHN QI capacity and institutionalization assessment checklist[1]   
  • During supervisions use the PWC supervision checklist and PWC monitoring report to assess the PWC forum performance at Woreda,  Health Centers and Health Posts/community levels

Recommendations and TA support plan

  • Using data/information gathered during your travel, undertake SWOT analysis jointly with the Zone QI focal and MNHN team, and prepare an action plan (#4).  Then, prepare TA support plan for the ZHD, WoHOs and PHCUs (#4)
  • Compile and submit to MNHN SPO MNHN SWOT analysis and TA support plan (#4).

Provide on the job mentoring on QI skills to  QI support  team ZHD & QI coaches at WoHOs (implement the TA plan)  (Level of Effort of 51 work days)

  • Travel to showcase PHCUs (i.e., 1 PHCU per Woreda) to provide QI coaching that involves the woreda QI coaches to enhance the QI coaching skill transfer (#8). 
  • Every quarter travel to (6) prioritized WoHOs and (12) PHCUs to conduct QI coaching sessions together with ZHD & WoHOs staffs (QI coaches) to provide TA on the identified gaps (#4)
  • Conduct follow up phone calls to showcase & underperforming PHCUs to obtain progress status update on agreed plan of actions.
  • Prepare MNHN scorecard template and timely share with the MNHN SPO (#4)
  • Prepare MNHN QI coaching report using the QI coaching summary reporting form (#12)

Quality assure the Zonal & Woreda PHCU CQI learning sessions (Level of Effort of 31 work days)

  • Review and enrich  Zone level biannual CQI learning session plan (#2)
  • Attend Zone level biannual CQI learning session and  provide on the job mentoring and guidance to the facilitators to make sure that learnings and bottlenecks are adequately discussed, improvement areas are identified and  change ideas shared (#2)
  • Review and enrich woreda level QI learning sharing and quarterly progress review plan (#6) 
  • Attend woreda QI learning sharing and quarterly progress review and  provide on the job mentoring and guidance to the facilitators to make sure that learnings and bottlenecks are adequately discussed, improvement areas are identified and  change ideas are shared by all PHCUs (#6)
  • Prepare  summary report on zonal MNHN CQI learning sessions and timely share with the MNHN SPO (#2)

Quality assure the facilitation skills of the PWC facilitators  (Level of Effort of 19 work days)

  • Conduct PWC session spot check /supervision on selected kebles per PHCU per month together with ZHD & WoHOs staffs to provide TA on the identified gaps (#8). 
  • Attend PWC performance progress review organized by WoHOs and to share supervision feedback report with WoHOs and PHCUs (#6)
  • Provide TA guidance on plan of actions developed by WoHOs and PHCUs to address PWC forum implementation gaps (#6)
  • Prepare and timely share report with the MNHN SPO on PWC session  supervision  and results of the progress review conducted with PHCU and WoHO (#4)

Provide on the job mentoring to the Zonal MNHN QI support team on QI-data base handling and on how to use the MNHN-CQI information for decision making and action  (Level of Effort  of 6 days)

  • Conduct  face-to-face discussion with MNHN QI support team at ZHD and support the team on QI data use to plan and implement coaching (#4)

Summary of Key Deliverables

  • Prepare and timely submit
  • 12 monthly QI indicator report within 15 days of completion of the month
  • A List of showcase PHCUs 
  • 4 list of underperforming and prioritized Woredas and PHCUs within 15 days of completion of the quarter
  • 4 MNHN scorecard report within 15 days of completion of the quarter
  • 4 SWOT analysis and TA support plan within 10 days after returning from field visit
  • 12 MNHN QI coaching report using the QI coaching summary reporting form within 10 days after returning from field visit
  • 2 report on zonal MNHN CQI learning sessions and timely share with the MNHN SPO  within 10 days of completion of the LS workshop
  • 4 report on progress update on PWC performance (spot check / supervision  and feedback on quarterly progress review conducted with PHCU and WoHO)

Place of work:

Kelem Wollega, Dembi Dolo and Tigray, Mekele

The consultant will be hosted by Zone Health Department and frequently travel to all woredas in the project zone.

Reporting Line:

The consultant will directly report to the NI-MNHN Senior Program Officer and indirectly to Head of the project Zone Health Department. The consultant will be expected to work in collaboration with the heads of the Woreda Health Offices and officers in project Zone.

NB:All deliverables should be delivered in soft copies, reviewed and approved by MNHN SPO. The consultant should bring her/his own personal computer (laptop)

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:09:47 GMT
<![CDATA[Agricultural Development Coordinator]]>

The Pharo Foundation is a private foundation committed to the development of Africa.  Our vision is an economically self-reliant Africa. Our mission is to facilitate economic independence of the African people through the promotion of sustainable livelihoods and job creation in Africa.  We value sharing, passion, respect, humility and collaboration.

In the last four years, we have funded projects worth over US$6 million in Ethiopia, Somaliland, Somalia and South Sudan. These projects are contributing towards improved access to financial services, education, health, water and sanitation.

Based on lessons learnt from these projects and wide ranging consultation we have carried out, we have developed a new five-year strategy (2016-20). Our strategic objective is to significantly improve the income and livelihoods of 30,000 households in Africa. We are committed to scaling up our work; improving the quality and the effectiveness of our programme selection, design and implementation based on evidence; and achieving significant and lasting improvements in the quality of life of the people whom we support.

The Agricultural Development Coordinator position is a significant addition to our small team that currently operates out of offices in Hargeisa, London and Ethiopia. The position will be based in Hargeisa with regular travel within Somaliland and occasional travel to other programme countries in the region. This is a senior and well-remunerated role that will give the right candidate an excellent mix of challenge, motivation and fulfilment.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Reporting directly to the Country Representative, Somaliland, s/he will have the following key duties and responsibilities with the objective of increasing agricultural productivity and marketing:
  • Lead the design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the agricultural development components of our integrated sustainable livelihoods programmes in Somaliland with a strong focus on enhancing marketing opportunities for smallholder farmers.
  • By working closely with the Country Representative, relevant colleagues in London, and existing and potential partners, generate new and innovative ideas and lead the design of the agricultural development components of new large-scale integrated livelihoods programmes.
  • While respecting their autonomy and independence, effectively engage with, support and monitor partner agencies who may have the primary role of implementing the programmes.
  • Assess the capacity of partner implementing agencies, farmers’ cooperatives and other community-based groups, and design and implement appropriate capacity building plans.
  • Monitor legislations, policies and regulations affecting the agriculture sector, esp. livestock and cash and food crop production and trade, and formation and registration of farmers cooperatives and other groups – develop comprehensive guidelines, including limitations and opportunities, and ensure programme personnel and relevant stakeholders are fully updated.
  • Lead the development and implementation of appropriate strategies and initiatives to organise farmers into cooperatives and other groups in close coordination with other stakeholders.
  • Develop a sustainable business promotion strategy for cooperatives and other groups through a series of meetings with key stakeholders with a focus on maximising profits in the value chain.
  • Provide overall technical leadership and direction for programme activities aimed at significantly increasing the productivity of livestock and crop production by smallholder farmers.
  • Provide overall technical leadership and direction for programme activities directed at increasing market and processing opportunities with a view to maximising farmers’ income.
  • Participate in the ongoing and systematic monitoring of programmes to assess progress against objectives, to continuously learn, and to take timely corrective actions, if necessary.
  • Organise learning and experience sharing forums; and commission and/or participate in research that could lead to increased agricultural productivity.
  • Under the administrative guidance of the Country Representative, occasionally contribute to the successful design and implementation of the agricultural development components of integrated livelihoods programmes in the wider region, esp. in areas of your highest expertise.
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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:26:09 GMT
<![CDATA[Internship]]>

Internship

GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #075/2018

GIZ – AU

 

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes.

 

In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors.

 

In their Agenda 2063, the African Union (AU) Member States have set the goal of providing Africa’s youth with better access to education, training, skills development, employment and economic opportunities as well as leisure and cultural activities.

The creativity, energy and innovation of young people is seen as a driving force for the political, social, cultural and economic transformation of the African continent. To unleash these development-promoting potentials, the exchange between young people and Pan-Africanism should also be supported, including by increasing the mobility of African youth within the continent by 2025.

There is already several youth exchange and volunteer programs at AU level with the aim of promoting the skills of African young women and men to shape sustainable development processes and improve their employability and competitiveness.

The African-German Youth Initiative (AGYI) is being implemented in Germany and African countries. Engagement Global is coordinating the establishment of the initiative, which is designed to support partnership-oriented encounters between young people in African countries and Germany. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is strengthening the resources, skills and capacity of the partner structures. Headquartered in Addis Ababa, the pan-African initiative is initially working in three partner countries (Benin, South Africa and Tanzania), and is aligned with the AU’s Agenda 2063, the African Youth Charter (2006), the African Youth Decade 2009–2018 Plan of Action and the pilot countries’ own national youth strategies.

 

Position:                                 Internship

Remuneration:                      As per the GIZ scale

Application deadline:           May 04, 2018

Duration:                                3 month with possibility extension

Place of Work:                       Addis Ababa

Responsibilities:

Assistance in the planning, implementation and reporting of project activities and research, especially for the support of the AGYI Innovation Fund, communication with other GIZ programs, especially in the education sector, and GIZ offices in pilot countries. 

·         Contribution to project reporting.

·         Knowledge management and information exchange.

·         Taking on administrative tasks.

·         Attend internal and external meetings.

·         Content and logistical organization and follow-up (documentation) of events.

·         Collaboration on creating reports and queries.

·         Translation work.

·         PR and communication work (fact sheets, posters, articles, best practices).

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:36:20 GMT
<![CDATA[Female Intern, Communication & Knowledge Management]]>

Female Intern, Communication & Knowledge Management

GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #074/2018

GIZ – Green Innovation Centre-Ethiopia Project

 

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes.

 

In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian Government and International Donors.

 

The Green Innovation project is financed by the German Development Cooperation and implemented by GIZ. The main objective of the project is to increase agricultural productivity through innovation. Green Innovation Centre for Agriculture and Food – Ethiopia, as contribution part of the German Special Initiative “One World no Hunger”, it  will work in the area of extensive field activities, facilitating the availability of agricultural inputs (seed, fertiliser, pesticides) and seasonal loans for smallholder farmers in small scale farms in the Arsi zone. Establishment of training facilities and scaling-up is core duty of the project. The project is working closely with the Kulumsa Agricultural Research Center (KARC), a research site of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research. In order to achieve its objectives, GIZ-GIC project is looking a qualified candidate as per the below details.

 

Position:                                 Female Intern, Communication & Knowledge Management

Remuneration:                      As per the GIZ scale

Application deadline:           May 04, 2018

Duration:                                3 month with possibility extension

Place of Work:                       Addis Ababa

Responsibilities:

The Intern for Communication & Knowledge Management will support the Green Innovation Centre-Ethiopia in the day-to-day activities in wheat & faba bean value chains in the project intervention areas in general and in particular the implementation of Farmer Business School (FBS), Client Centered Extension Approach (CCEA). Specifically, to provide support in all upcoming task related to the successful compilation of relevant data from partners (i.e IP Consult, CNFA, MfM, ATA). 

·         Assist the implementation and monitoring of Green Innovation Center processes and activities as per agreed objectives, outputs, milestones and indicators defined in the program documents.

·         Assist GIC staff and GIC partners in the implementation of a Value Chain component

·         Document and share all processes, training aids, and studies for the program/project planning, implementation and knowledge management

·         Maintain an overall good flow of communication and information between all involved staff and institutions.

·         Within the context of the above-mentioned responsibilities, she fulfils the following specific tasks in the Green Innovation Center Ethiopia.

·         Assist GIC staff and GIC partners with the implementation of Farmer Business School (FBS)

·         Assist GIC Staff in preparing, implementing and reporting capacity building measures for regional and national partners

·         Assists assigned national and international consultants in related fields and as assigned by her supervisor 

·         Following up planned activities with all relevant partners and facilitating communication with partner

·         Arranging logistics of meetings, attending and writing minutes

Personal, social, managerial and entrepreneurial skills

·         Diligent, hardworking and showing high level of integrity

·         Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; respect to others and ability to focus on both internal and external customer satisfaction

·         Flexibility and willingness to learn and improve

·         Solution-oriented approach

·         Ability of analytical and conceptual skills

·         Acting with focus on results

·         Reliability and dependable commitment

·         Good time management skill

·         Strong planning skill and Task oriented

·         Team player, flexible and ability to work under multi-cultural working setting

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:35:18 GMT