Cuso International Strategic Planning Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Cuso International Strategic Planning Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Closing date: 15 Oct 2019

Location Harar, Ethiopia

Start Date Sep – Nov 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 7 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to all nationalities outside of Ethiopia. Applicants must be eligible to obtain an entry visa and work permit for Ethiopia.

Due to funder restrictions, support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.

The Volunteer’s Role

Access to proper nutrition sources is essential to the health of all people in Ethiopia, but improving practices and services is not possible without research and planning!

The Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age.

In Ethiopia, the project will be implemented in East and West Harar Administrative Zones of Oromia Regional State and in Gewane and Argoba Special Woredas of Afar Regional States.

As a Strategic Planning Officer you will work closely with Haramaya University College of Health and Medical Services.

You will give support to the Ethiopia GROW team through researching the effectiveness of GROW program outcomes and the outcomes of Social Analysis and Action (SAA).

Furthermore, you will advise team members
about tools that will enable the sustainability of the project. Your role will be a key part of the project’s intermediate goal of improving proactive nutrition services for women and children in Ethiopia.

Apply to this position and help make a difference in the lives of people living in Ethiopia.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Develop Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) phase out strategy and compare CARE’s sustainability strategy with others

  • Design sustainability plan for demo gardens and develop sustainable input access mechanism

  • Suggest the roles of multi-sectors in sustaining activities started by GROW

  • Research outcomes of SAA in GROW programs and identify ways for incorporating other beneficiaries

    Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Master’s in International Development, MBA, Project Management

    Essential Professional Background:

  • 5 years of experience working in project design and sustainability.

    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

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

    How to Apply:

    Cuso International Strategic Planning Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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