Ayuda en Accion Cooperator Ethiopia Jobs in Ethiopia

Ayuda en Accion Cooperator Ethiopia Jobs in Ethiopia

Objective of the position:

Work with the Ayuda en Acción team in Ethiopia to represent the institution in Ethiopia in coordination with the Madrid team, supporting the presence of Ayuda en Acción in development programs of the Territorial Development Areas (especially in the Arsi area) and the humanitarian program in accordance with institutional criteria and principles based on the institutional system of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality Control.

Identify opportunities for alliances and
financing among the actors present in the territory.

Coordinate current and future Ayuda en Acción interventions with Spanish donors, especially with the Spanish Agency for Cooperation and Development (AECID) and decentralized cooperation.

Main responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for visibility, strategic alliances and institutional regional funding in relation to the national aid program in Action Ethiopia.
  • Carry out the formulation of projects and programs, drafting follow-up and final reports of the projects in the intervention areas, in accordance with the established country strategy.
  • To support Ayuda en Acción Ethiopia, providing the necessary support and advice in each case, especially in relation to the closure and justification of ongoing projects.
  • Ensure the participation of Ayuda en Acción in spaces of articulation with regional initiatives on rural development and food security.
  • Guide and coordinate the actions carried out by the different teams, ensuring their coherence, coordination, collaboration and learning.


    Knowledge and experience:

  • Graduate. Desirable specialty in Economics- Agronomy.
  • Postgraduate studies in planning and development of projects in Local Development and / or Economic and / or Development Cooperation.
  • 5 years of minimum experience in planning and technical and financial management of rural development programs and / or food security and management of international cooperation funds.
  • Valuable experience in project management co-financed by European and Spanish public administrations, preferably AECID.
  • Work experience in Africa and knowledge of the Ethiopian context: national legislation related to development actions, political, social,
    economic and environmental trends of the country, its relationship with the regional environment, as well as specific issues related to rural development and value chains .
  • Experience and / or knowledge of working with NGOs or communities, the private sector or public institutions that enrich the links of the national program.
  • Experience in human resource management and extensive mastery of participatory techniques, team work methodologies and coordination.
  • Experience in resource management and budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Experience in understanding and conducting humanitarian aid in complex situations (desirable).
  • Knowledge and experience in the promotion of gender equality.

    Skills and competences

  • High analytical capacity and strategic planning
  • High capacity for dialogue, communication and interpersonal relationships with people from different environments and groups in different contexts, including extreme humanitarian emergency contexts
  • Skills to integrate multicultural team, favor the development of the person, conflict resolution in a dynamic and changing contexts
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills in different contexts
  • Ability to work effectively, make informed decisions with direct supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stress management in conflict situations
  • Ability to stay seasons in areas with very limited services
  • Identification with the general objectives of Aid in Action, including commitment to the fight against poverty, in favor of equity and gender equality.
  • Results oriented, and used to manage management indicators
  • Good treatment, pro activity and ability to communicate.



  • Excellent writing and syntax in Spanish and English. Knowledge of Amharic and / or Oromo is a plus.

    Computer skills

  • High level of computer tools: advanced Windows, MS Office and databases.

    Terms of the offer

    Duration of the contract:

  • 1 year, extendable.


  • September 2018

  • National, regional and international mobility
  • Remuneration according to the Aid in Action remuneration policy

    Location position:

  • Addis Ababa

    How to Apply:

  • If you are interested in this offer, please send your updated CV to rrhh@ayudaenaccion.org , indicating your salary expectations.By 30th September, 2018

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