Business & Marketing Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Business & Marketing Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

  • Agriculture, Business Development, Economics
  • Simada, Amhara
    Career Level:
  • Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience) Employment Type:
  • Full time
  • As per the salary scale of the organization

    Job Description

    FH Ethiopia, a non-governmental organization engaged in relief and development activities, would like to invite potential candidates to apply for the following position:


  • Marketing & Business Development Officer
    Duty Station:
  • Simada
    Duration of Contract:
  • One-year contract (Renewable with 45 days probation period)

    Purpose of the Job

    This is FH DFSA Business and Marketing officer position and Food Security team and the Senior Livelihood Adviser will provide technical support in the training of staff and the design and evaluation of rural livelihood programs in protracted and post crises locations.

    Essential Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Restoring and transforming sustainable off-farm income generation activities, facilitate market linkages & employment pathways;
  • Deliver regular training to the targeted households on business plan development, Entrepreneurship & marketing;
  • Ensure the target producers linked with markets and viable value chains;
  • Ensures the project captures and responds to up-to-date information about market developments within respective market systems and for Economic & Markets Development;
  • Deliver training on increasing access to financial services (e.g. financial literacy, generating savings, and access to credit);
  • Ensure livelihood promoters implementing various off-farm & income generating activities in result oriented manner;
  • Becomes familiar with all aspects of the relevant market systems the project is targeting including key actors (inputs suppliers, producers, traders, information service providers, warehouses, transporters, financiers, intermediary and terminal markets); governance frameworks (formal and informal);
  • Work experience in similar organization;
  • Knowledge of Value chains, Entrepreneurship and business plan development;
  • Familiarity in working with MFIs, RuSaCCos at rural setting
  • Involve in planning, implementation, budget management and reporting of livelihood (off-farm & employment) components
  • Liaise with other NGOs, relevant Government agencies, private sector to ensure good coordination of efforts, avoid duplication, share lessons and approaches for maximizing project impact.
  • Provide robust support to the project manager in the area of Livelihood (business & marketing) design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure FHE Ethiopia‚Äôs Self Help Group (SHG) methodology and strategies are employed and promoted
  • Firm belief in teamwork, mainstreaming gender & youth, sensitivity to cross-cutting issues (environment, disabilities), participatory approach and sustainable development

    Job Requirements
  • Education - BSc. In Agricultural Economics/Economics/Rural development or related field of Study.
  • Experience- Three Years relevant work experience.
  • NGO experience is preferred
  • Direct field based experience preferably in a similar position is essential.
  • Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    How to Apply
  • Competent candidates can submit ONLY their application and CV
  • Candidates Must refer the position title on the subject line of the email and their application.
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 4th February 2019

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