Field Programme Co-ordinator
Farm -Africa and SOS-Sahel Ethiopia has jointly with the Oromia
Agricultural and Rural Development Bureau (OARDB) developed and
secured funds for the Bale Eco –Region Sustainable Management
The project will protect the unique
biodiversity and vital ecological processes of the Bale Mountains
Ecoregion(s), and the social and economic well-being of communities
dependent on the Ecoregion's natural resources, are mutually and
The project area is the Bale Massif in the
area of the National Park and the surrounding
As a consequence we are looking for a dynamic, self reliant, hard
working and ethical individual to coordinate and manage the project
at the field level, based in Robe in the Bale Massif.
All applicants must have excellent spoken and written English. Ahmaric or Oromifa would be an advantage.
This position is to provide strong and competent management to the programme.
Activities will include overseeing programme
implementation and ensuring programme quality and technical support to livelihoods development, participatory forestry, watershed management and community consultation.
The duties of the Coordinator will be;
establish strong working relationships with the government staff;
organise and ensure timely planning and reporting; ensure
participatory approaches are followed in all programme activities;
oversee the management of field programme finances; and in
collaboration with the PNRM unit in Addis.
The programme manager
will be a member of the Regional steering committee and input into
policy debate. The post will manage, guide and advise all other
The post holder will have:
extensive experience in
leading and managing projects.
A Masters degree in Forestry, Natural
Resource Management, or equivalent is required and a minimum of 7
years experience is essential.
Candidates should submit their CVs, a copy of credentials (non-
returnable) and a cover letter stating their qualifications and
their experience before September 14th at 5pm to:
P. O. Box 1955
FARM-Africa and SOS sahel welcome applications from women, disabled and minorities.
HIV status is no bar to employment.