Cuso International Project Management Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia Jobs

Cuso International Project Management Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia Jobs


Location Chiro, Ethiopia

Start Date Apr - Jun 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

The Volunteer’s Role

Your Project Management skills are needed to help our Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia.

The GROW project is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age. GROW project is a partnership between CARE Canada, Cuso International and McGill University.

The implementation of the project is led by CARE Ethiopia in close partnership with the Government of Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureaus of Oromia and Afar Regional States.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Provide an updated weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plan and report

  • Support the project planning and monitoring in collaboration with various teams

  • Assist in the needs assessment for the project team and provide training/mentoring on project management

  • Promote, assist and design a strategy for sustainability of project outcomes with in the community

  • Assist in
    capturing lessons learned, best practices and recording changes the project has brought to the community

    Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Post graduate degree in: Development Studies / Community Development, Project Management / Community Nutrition or social sciences or related areas

    Essential Professional Background:

  • Minimum of four years’ work experience in project management;

  • Demonstrated work experience in capacity development

    Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

    Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

    How to Apply:
    Cuso International Project Management Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia Jobs

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