Rss en-us Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:38:41 GMT Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:38:41 GMT <![CDATA[Customer Service/logistics Communication Officer]]>

Position description:  mainly deals with customers and suppliers. S/he has to accept customers’ requests and provide all the required /relevant information. Also communicates with suppliers with regard to shipping and related information about the goods the supply to Sika Abyssinia

General Duties

  • Dealing with customers’ in terms of their request regarding sales, product, payment etc.
  • Replaying customers’ phone call and provide them with all the necessary and relevant information.
  • Preparing all the necessary documents for customers’ request such as PFIs, payments, requests etc.
  • Sending all the necessary correspondence to custumers to custumers and making sure that they have reached to intended recipient.
  • Coordinating communications with suppliers, such as accepting their PFIs and forwarding to the procurement section, getting POs approved by all respective officials and sending them to the suppliers, etc.
  • Enquiring suppliers about shipment details
  • Communication with our djibuti branch office
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor

Department: GM/ General Admin/Marketing and Distribution/Operation

Supervisor: GM/GA

Based at: Sika factory Office

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:33:23 GMT
<![CDATA[Tender for external audit service]]>

CAFOD is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.  Our headquarters is in London, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB. In Ethiopia, CAFOD is registered with the Charities and Societies Agency with registration No. 896.

CAFOD had a three years Livelihood  project funded by Big Lottery Fund (BLF) implemented from May 1, 2014 – July, 2017 in partnership with Agri Service Ethiopia. The project objective was to increase food security and access to clean water for vulnerable households through improved management of agricultural and natural resources.

CAFOD planned to select an Auditor to conduct project financial audit. The financial audit will take place   at Agri-Service office in Addis Ababa (95% of the time) and at CAFOD Office (5%). 

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:28:21 GMT
<![CDATA[MNCH Programme Manager]]>

Amref Health Africa (formerly African Medical Research Foundation) is the premier African-led international health development organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa in the intervening years has broadened its mission to include training of some 500 thousand community health workers and managing the design and implementation of health development projects in more than 30 countries across Africa. With a focus on women and children, Amref Health Africa strives to overcome the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child health, HIV & TB, malaria, clean water and sanitation and surgical and clinical outreach. Amref  Health Africa has offices in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, South Sudan, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda as well as in Europe and North America. The organization employs over 1,000 people.


Amref Health Africa would like to recruit MNCH Programme Manager for its country office.

The job holder will be based in Addis Ababa, Country Office and reports to the Head of Program.



The main purpose of the job is to provide overall dynamic and responsive leadership and operations management to the MNCH programme.  This leadership should be evident through: the growth and/or development of the MNCH programme, performance, quality, and continued responsiveness to Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia.


Duties and Responsibilities:

§  Provide overall credible leadership to the programme, providing clear vision, and inspiring confidence and team spirit among the programme staff.

§  Provide targeted technical assistance to projects through field visits and other methods to foster continuous improvement in quality& both programmatic and financial performance

§  Ensure projects are aligned with and contribute to Amref business plan and National strategies, policies, operational guidelines, and protocols as applicable.

§  Assure quality to all operational plans for projects to ensure they are realistic.

§  Identify underperforming individuals and work with HR Manager to ensure they are put on performance improvement plans and supported.

§  Ensure projects being supervised submit annual and quarterly procurement plans in accordance with budgets and donor/Amref Health Africa procurement rules and regulations

§  Review operational budgets in conjunction with project teams, Finance team to ensure value for money.

§  Monitor Budget to ensure expenditure in line with set budgets and in accordance with donor and Amref health Africa financial rules and regulations.

§  Identify staff development needs and provide coaching and mentoring, as well as link to training and development opportunities, to spur performance. 

§  Provide oversight for all donor reports, evaluation reports, and other reports emanating from the programme and projects to ensure timeliness and quality

§  Provide leadership in quarterly programme review meetings aimed at identifying and remedying performance gaps, as well as disseminating relevant information

§  Effectively manage dissemination of information on relevant government and international policies, and other relevant information to staff.

§  Create environment for learning across projects within the programme, and across programmes.

§  Facilitate timely procurement of goods and services for projects.

§  Forecasting programme growth

§  Foster development of vibrant teams in projects, so that project teams grow into “winning teams” where project managers provide effective leadership

§  Identify career growth plans for repartees and support their movement along career paths through mentoring.

§  Proactively identify appropriate training/capacity building opportunities for reporters that are in line with their performance plans and organization objective.

§  Encourage and provide guidance in the promotion of alternative technologies of water supply as appropriate to the local context

§  In liaison with the M & E Unit, provide administrative support to projects to develop and implement M&E plans.

§  Provide leadership in the documentation of best practice models in the programme, working with relevant department within Amref Health Africa

§  Effectively manage dissemination of information on relevant government and international policies and other relevant information to staff

§  Provide leadership in development of new project proposals, drawing necessary support from the business development management unit and other units, and fostering team spirit in programme development.

§  Ensure the motivation of staff on producing and searching for concept not ideas (problems)

§  Facilitate integration between projects and programmes

§  Provide leadership in the identification, development and implementation of relevant operations research within the programme, drawing on support from the Research Manager

§  Provide leadership in identification of  relevant policy issues in the programme and supporting policy advocacy action/process

§  Participate in relevant technical working groups and committees primarily at national level, provide feedback and develop networks needed to support Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia deliver on planned results.

§  Coordinate participation of staff in program in relevant technical working groupsa platform ensuring that participation generates values for Amref Health Africa.

§  Manage internal (with other programme managers) and external relations with donors, partner, and collaborators that are stakeholders in the programme

§  Undertakes other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors. 

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:22:09 GMT
<![CDATA[Project Coordinator]]>

Mothers and Children Multisectoral Development Organization (MCMDO) is an Ethiopian resident charity organization registered in accordance with the charities and societies proclamation No 621/2009 with a certificate No 0022. MCMDO currently is being implementing 18 projects in Oromiya , SNNP Ethiopian Somali, Gambella , Benishangul Gumuz , Tigray, Amhara, Harari, Dire Dawa and City Administration of Addis Ababa. 

In collaboration with Oxfam GB, MCMDO is implementing the project entitled “Enhancing Livelihoods and Food Security project” in selected refugee camps in Gambella Region.

MCMDO is looking to hire pertinent staff for the Project coordinator vacant posts.

No. of Openings: one

Sex: Male/Female

Place of work: Gambella

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:13:33 GMT
<![CDATA[Amharic Translator/Editor]]>

Vacancy Announcement



Position:                              Amharic Translator/Editor

Term of Employment:   One year retention with possible extension

Duty Station(s):                                Addis Ababa

Required Number:          Two

Compensation:                 Competitive

Application Deadline:   August 4, 2017


The Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) has been established by the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to identify and address systemic bottlenecks to Ethiopia’s agricultural development. The Agency does this through problem-solving, implementation support, and capacity building of stakeholders involved in implementation of interventions that address the systemic bottlenecks. The Agency reports to the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development and is Secretary to the Transformation Council chaired by the Prime Minister. 

The programmatic focus of the Agency responds to a core set of needs identified by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development and the Transformation Council. Within the Agency, issues are divided into four different pillars:  Production and Productivity which includes Inputs and Crop Protection, Livestock, Research and Extension, Mechanization and Rural Finance; Environmentally Sustainable and Inclusive Agricultural Growth including Sustainable Irrigation and Watershed Management, Sustainable Land Management, Gender and Nutrition, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Targeted Livelihood Support, Biodiversity and (temporarily) Planning and MLE; Agribusiness and Markets including Market Support Services, Commercial Farming, Agro-processing & Market Development, and Cooperatives Development; and Enhanced Implementation Capacity which includes ICT, Private Sector, and Organizational and Human Capacity. In addition, the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters Initiative is another critical focus area for the Agency.  Across the programs, the ATA engages public, private and non-governmental stakeholders to support strategic planning, manage and strengthen implementation capacity and test innovative models.

Our Culture

We have an exceptional team of highly competent employees with a proven track record of success in managing complex activities and achieving transformational results.  Our culture is one where talented, dedicated and adaptable individuals are committed to doing their best and exhibit great team work to achieve excellent results. 

At ATA, we provide an exceptional platform for people who want to achieve their highest potential and make a meaningful contribution in changing the country’s agricultural sector.  We offer rewarding work in a young, fast-paced growing organization with passionate, committed, motivated colleagues and excellent career development and training.  We recognize our most valuable assets are our staff and are committed to providing our employees with the tools, training and mentorships necessary to achieve their career goals.

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:08:42 GMT
<![CDATA[Finance and Admin Assistant]]>
Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain proper filing system for financial documents 
  • Responsible for coping monthly financial documents and sending to the Headquarter timely
  • Assist in maintaining staff timesheets;
  • Responsible for VAT reporting to ERCA (Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority)
  • Assign fixed asset number and tag on the assets
  • Serves as a custodian for the project office store by maintaining proper store records;
  • Support during project/s workshop, meeting, training arrangements and execution 
  • Assist the Program Assistant in purchase related matters
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Finance & Operations Director which are in line with the general concept of this position 

    Reports To:   Finance & Operations Director
    Duration of Employment: one year with possible extension 
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:03:34 GMT
    <![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]>
    Grants Financial Management 

    • Ensure that financial transactions are in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles and they are complaint with Government, donor and JHU regulations  
    • Ensure compliance with Government of Ethiopia fiscal rules and regulations.
    • Ensure the financial integrity of all programs and support teams; 
    • Conduct Quarterly review and analyses of grants financial reporting to ensure timely submissionand compliance with JHU policies and award requirements.  
    • Assist in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors
    • Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with the organization decisions on accounting disclosures and issues 
    • Ensure appropriate grant financial and monitoring frameworks are in place, and operating satisfactorily 
    • Provide required grants financial information and address disallowed costs.
    • Provide financial advice on interpretation of award terms to implementation grants within the donor requirements, in collaboration with respective HQ Core Team and Director of Finance &Operations, 
    • Ensure reporting requirements as per JHU, donor and government standards,
    • Track and monitor reimbursable VAT and ensure timely recovery from respective Government authorities.
    • Prepare close-out documentation at end of funding cycles in compliance with USG and government regulations, 
    • Review and/ generate activity based financial reports for compliance with grant arequirements; analyze spending trends and provide feedback and analysis to team leafield colleagues on areas with significant over- or under spending. 
    • Provide up to date analysis and required reports of the financial situation in the pmanagement decision making and donors for compliance purpose 
    • Participate in the development of annual budgets or as required for new program devpurposes, ensuring proper budgeting standards. 
    • Prepare and/or review the budget amendments, extensions of the life of an award, and award budget modification, 
    • Ensure all program budgets are tracked according to funding ceilings and ensurereporting to program teams on expenditure.  
    Procurement/Asset Management 
    • Ensure that all procurement procedures and processes adhere to donor requirements where required waivers and prior approval for the donor, 
    • Ensure appropriate insurance for staff, property and associated program goods and actiplace in liaison with Operations Officer, 
    • Oversee the Procurement Committee function and ensure that financial procedures areby the committee, the maintenance of transparency and ensuring value for money; 
    • Prepare annual reports or as required on accruals, expenditure, staffing, fixed asset as rethe donor and Government. 
    Capacity Building and Supervision 
    • Ensure training in financial management for project team and partners, 
    • Identify capacity building needs of all finance and program staff in the project and ensure relevant trainings are conducted, 
    • Build capacity of local partners on US G compliance regulating
    • Ensure strong leadership to the finance team, 

    Quick books/Accounting System 

    • Conduct the final checking of the end of month financial reports prior to the Director of Finance & Operations reviewing, 
    • Follow up the sending of QuickBooks files and the financial supporting hard documents to the Remote Imprest Fund Administrator (RIF Administrator) in Baltimore, 

    Reports To:  Director of Finance & Operations 

    Duration of Employment: one year with possible extension  


    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:53:43 GMT
    <![CDATA[Financial Controller]]>

     Verde Beef  Processing PLC is a world- class operation capacity to produce premium corn-feed beef for export. The company is located in Adami Tulu Jido Kombolcha district of the Oromia regional state; Ziway Ethiopia. As part of the Ethiopian agricultural transformation, Verde Beef is operating on 1300 hectares of land since December 2014.

     Accordingly, we are looking for a competent and qualified candidate to fill the Financial Controller vacant position from external applicants.Purpose:

    The Financial Controller post holder will be responsible for the weekly and monthly reporting to management and external investors. This analysis fills a crucial role in helping management make timely strategic decisions.

    Typical Responsibilities - Key end Results of the Position:

    Administer and Monitor the financial system of Camden Meat.

    • Implement Financial Policies and Procedures.
    • Establish and maintain cash controls.
    • Maintain and reconcile the general Ledger, ensuring every transaction is properly recorded.
    • Prepare the monthly and annual financial reports.
    • Prepare the cash forecast together with other departments.
    • Prepare the weekly and monthly stock balance.
    • Manage the accounts receivable, ensuring customer settle in timely manner.

    Management reporting

    • Prepare and review weekly and monthly scorecard to management.
    • Prepare and review monthly reporting to investors.
    • Prepare cash flow forecast and monitor spending.
    • On ad-hoc basis prepare cost benefit analysis, profitability analysis or other analysis.

     Data integrity and review

    • Take ownership of the data being reported, ensuring that the data is correct and reliable.
    • Assist other team members in gathering and assessing data.
    • Lead the data gathering process and work with third party service providers to fully utilize IT systems and data available.

    Reports to:                                          CFO/Managing Director

    Terms of Employment:                     Permanent

    Closing date:                                       August 3, 2017]]>
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:36:44 GMT
    <![CDATA[Adolescent RH Program Officer]]>

    The Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is an autonomous, non-profit, non-partisan and non-discriminatory indigenous non-government organization. Since its establishment FGAE has been working to promote Sexual Reproductive Health and Family Planning rights and services. Currently, FGAE has eight area offices operating all over the country.The Southern Area Office of the Association seeks to employee qualified and competent professional for the vacant post.

    Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Area Manager, the Adolescent RH Officer will oversee the planning and management of Adolescence and Youth program component of the Area Office. He/she provides technical and leadership support to Youth Centers under the Area Office including the Youth focused programs the Area Office implements in partnership with public and private institutions. S/he is expected to introduce and effectively expand innovative approaches and ensure active participation of young people.

    Summary of Key Functions/Results Expected

    • Lead the design, planning and management and participate in monitoring and evaluating the Adolescent RH and Youth Development programs of the Area Office,
    • Provides technical leadership and support to all Youth Centers under the Area Office
    • Introduce and effectively expand innovative approaches to reach young people through public (Public Youth Centers, Universities, Health Centers, etc.)  and private institutions;
    • Prepare project implementation plan and closely follow up the progress of all implementing units of the ARH program under the Area Office to ensuring achievement of set targets and overall results;
    • Support the strengthening, development and management of clinical systems related to youth friendly service scale-up,;
    • Prepares, maintains, reviews and submit program reports on the Adolescent and youth programs of FGAE (quarterly, half-year and annually);
    • Organize periodic review of program and budget performance to review progress against deliverables;
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:35:40 GMT
    <![CDATA[Project Coordinator - Ethiopia Tolay Project Site]]>


    Project Coordinator - Ethiopia Tolay Project Site

    International Center of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe)

    Ref. No.: MPSM/17/17


     24 July 2017              

    The position:  The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe) seeks to hire a Project Coordinator responsible for carrying out and coordinating a range of activities to evaluate the feasibility and impact community-based malaria vector control using a range of interventions to test the feasibility of integrated vector management (IVM) as a pragmatic strategy for sustainable malaria control in Ethiopia.  She/he will be a member of icipe Ethiopia office which is located at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

    General: The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe)—African Insect Science for Food and Health - is a centre of research excellence with a mission to alleviate poverty by ensuring food security, improving health, protecting the environment and building the capacity of researchers and communities in low-income countries, through the application of insect sciences. Employing more than 500 national and international staff, icipe is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with stations in Ethiopia and on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. icipe has a proud reputation and history of delivering high-quality science that has made crucial contributions to African food and health policy, delivered development outcomes to rural communities, and has been at the forefront of building Africa’s biological research capacity. The Centre’s research activities span the African continent with partnerships linking research organizations, not only across Africa, but also the globe. In addition, more than 100 graduate students and a number of postdoctoral fellows contribute to icipe’s research portfolio annually. For more information visit: 

    Job Purpose:

    The overall purpose of the job is to support icipe’s malaria research programme in its implementation of an integrated vector management (IVM) project in Tolay, Ethiopia.  Reporting to the IVM Project Coordinator, the applicant will plan, supervise and evaluate all research and non-research activities aimed at:  

    • Optimising an IVM strategy for malaria control involving adult and larval mosquito control;
    • Promoting the adoption and sustainability of IVM at community level;
    • Advocacy of IVM at regional and federal government level. 

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Closely supervise all project activities currently ongoing to ensure highest quality of data collected. Activities include promotion of long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) use, regular larviciding, monitoring of larval and adult mosquito densities, implementing of cross-sectional malaria parasite surveys and educational interventions. Staff supervision includes a project-based social scientist and several field based assistants.
    • Regularly compile Health Centre data on malaria infections and conduct entomological surveillance of malaria vectors (both larval and adult mosquitoes) in the designated sentinel villages to determine the impact of the project interventions.
    • Assist with ongoing efforts to improve linkages between community-based structures, government programs and other stakeholders including organizing of annual IVM capacity-building workshops conducted by icipe in partnership with the Ethiopia IVM Working Group hosted within the Federal Ministry of Health.
    • Develop milestones and timelines.
    • Prepare requisitions and reports on field expenditures.
    • Prepare quarterly technical progress reports and biannual and annual technical reports for submission to the donor.
    • Contribute to data analysis and manuscript preparations.
    • Perform other project management duties as required.
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:26:27 GMT