Amhara Regional Office Technical Program Coordinator


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Job Title:

Amhara Regional Office Technical Program Coordinator

Job Description:

Job Description
As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 58 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.  WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.
Purpose of the position:
To provide an overall technical supports to WV's program planning, executions, monitoring, accountability, learning and transition processes in the region in line with the partnership as well as government strategies.
Major Responsibilities:
To coordinate programmes/Projects Design and Planning, transition process, and share results to the RORAD and other concerned partners.
  • Conduct assessment on development needs, identify opportunities for project proposals writing that align with WV’s development guidelines and technical programmes, and ensure submission for resource mobilization.
  • Review the national and regional government priorities and create understanding among field staffs on the same and concerned departments, and ensure APs’ annual plans are in accord.
  • Support CPOs and APs on programme transitions by providing technical advises in compiling and review of transition plans;
  • Provide technical advises to partners (government, sustainability of impacts and ensure partners’ ownership over programme outcomes. 
  • Ensure child wellbeing outcomes are visibly targeted in the APs’ planning process by considering updated and context based development needs.
  • Follow up and coordinate the timely preparation and submission of plans and relevant documents of the CPOs/APs in timely and quality fashion and make sure it is shared to all relevant bodies (government, SOs, and NO).
  • Ensure most vulnerable children and families are well targeted and addressed through programmes planning process and executions.
  • Guide APs in intentional inclusion and mainstreaming of cross-cutting initiatives (gender equality, child protection, disabilities, etc), incorporation of new practices, technical approaches, etc. in their short-term, intermediate and long term planning process.
  • Ensure project design and planning is well aligned with the CWB Outcomes, ToC and NO strategy.  
To provide an overall supports to CPOs/APs for quality and timely executions of programmes.
  • Oversees and guides CPOs and APs on programmes executions focusing on identified models both for grants and regular funding.
  • Prepares dashboard with key programme and financial issues, present for regional management for further discussions and actions for better execution.
  • Give updates and evidence based information/concerns on programme executions, identified during field monitoring (including enterprise risk management) to the ROAD and concerned department at NO for further discussions and timely decisions favor of quality programme execution.
  • Identify and shares key lessons and actionable items on programme executions to the RO Management meetings.
  • Follow up and track the proper balance of resource allocation at CPOs/APs, efficient and effective utilization of budget for all PNS, grants and sponsorship sources and share status updates to the regional associate director and all relevant bodies for timely action and decision.
  • Coordinate programmes kick off events (both for grants and regular initiatives) with government stakeholder and CPO/APs/NO and share minutes.
  • Produce Monthly Management Report (focusing on key indicators of programme execution and financial utilization) and share to ROAD and NO’s IP team.
  • Follow-up on key performance indicators of sponsorship programme, guide and support APs/CPOs in addressing issues in timely fashion.
  • In collaboration with ROAD, provide support to CPOs and APs to minimize programmatic risks identified through ERM and to prepare for operational auditing.
  • To coordinate, oversee, follow up and give technical support to the RO based grants and infrastructure activities in the ROs where CPOs supports functions is restructured to report to RO with the aim to secure shared service.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level and qualifications required:   BSc/BA degree and MSc/MA degree in development studies, agricultural Economics and other related studies.
  • Experience:  Seven years of experience (of which 4 years in Programme management and supports)
  • Knowledge of programme cycle management.


Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Willing and able to work in diverse situations
  • On call:  40%

How to Apply

Interested applicants must require to fill the updated  employment application form only found ) and only email before the closing date of this announcement to              


World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

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Jan 18, 2018

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