Emergency Program Officer


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Agriculture /Agricultural Engineering/Rural development, Project & Program Management, Project & Program Management, Development and Environment Management



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Job Title:

Emergency Program Officer

Job Description:

Job Description
Emergency Program Officer

  • CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.
Date: July 4, 2018

Vacancy:   058/18

Job Grade:  USD 992

No of position; 1 (One)

Type of Employment- Regular

Duty base: Head Office, Addis Ababa

 Dead Line: 10 days from the date of advertisement

 Objectives: The main purpose of the Emergency Program Officer is to help the emergency unit manage its current emergency response. The person will be involved in assessments, developing proposals, monitoring project progress and supporting technical advisors. This person will work with the unit to ensure that the project is successfully implemented according to approved donor and government agreements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning and implementation:
§  In collaboration with relevant sector advisors and emergency team carry out assessment to identify needs and appropriate interventions.

§  Assist in proposal writing and preparation
§  Work with technical advisors and field teams to ensure projects are being run according to plan and donor requirements.
§  Conduct field visit to monitor projects
§  Participate in the design, review and updating of FO Detailed Implementation Plans and field activities for assigned mergency project
              Work with the gender Advisor in the team to mainstream gender inall emergency projects and program outpurs
Coordination and Networking:
§  Attend relevant cluster and government meeting and share feedback;
§  Prepare government agreement papers, ensuring the appropriate formats are followed
§  Work with government offices to ensure project agreements are singed in due time
§  Facilitate stakeholder monitoring and evaluation as deemed necessary
§  Establish and maintain smooth partnership with government and other stakeholders
§  Review , compile periodic ( monthly and quarter progress ) reports to ensure deadline of submission
§  Help to ensure that FOs submit quality donor and government reports in a timely manner.
§  Keeps up to date with developments in the sector, including best practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning;
§  Ensures the communication and documentation of learned concepts within the organization, with partners and other stakeholders.
§  Ensures the documentation and dissemination of best practices to stake holders
§  Work with the LDM manager to documents best practices, lessons learned and challenges

Job Requirements:

Qualifications (Know How)

A)    Education/Training  


§  BSc / BA degree in rural development and other related social sciences field of studies      

 B) Work experience

 §  A minimum of 3 years for MSc degree and 4 years BSc degree, with strong experience in different projects, strong partnership and representation skill, budget preparation knowledge and experience, ability to work under immense stress. 


§  Field experience at grass root level.

C) Technical Skills

§  Communication skill;

§  Proficiency in English, both verbal and written

§  Able to represent CARE at different levels and have good report writing skills

§  Computer proficiency;

§  Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, 


Diversity, integrity, excellence, respect, building partnerships, stress tolerance, problem solving, communicating with impact, leading through vision and values, coaching, planning and organizing

How to Apply

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page)  and cover letter (not more than one page) to  HR.ETHJobs@care.orghardcopy/paper applications will not be accepted.

Note: On the subject Line, please clearly write the position you are applying

 “Emergency Program Officer”. Your application will be automatically disqualified, if you fail to do so.

 Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially womene

Jul 14, 2018


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