Dan Church Aid DRR Programme Officers Jobs in Ethiopia

Dan Church Aid DRR Programme Officers Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 206212

Category: Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resource, Social Sciences and Community Location: Robe town Bale zones – with frequent travel to DCA and its partners projects in the zones
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Job Description

Dan Church Aid (DCA) DCA is a Danish Humanitarian and Development organisation working to assist and empower people affected by poverty and disasters to live a life in dignity.

In Ethiopia, DCA’s area of works include humanitarian response, food security, resilience building of vulnerable community members and Gender and capacity building of civil society organizations.

DCA Ethiopia is recruiting a DRR Program Officers for its field office in Robe town, Bale zone Oromia National Regional State. Under the supervision of Bale Field Office coordinators, the position holder will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating DRR and related activities of DCA proposed under RESET II projects in Bale zones which is funded by EU Delegation in Ethiopia.

Main tasks of the position are:

  • Responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of DCA’s DRR activities proposed under RESET II
  • Provide technical and capacity building support to field officers for the effective implementation of project activities
  • Assist DCA’s partners and consortium member organizations implementing similar DRR project activities in the zones
  • Work in partnership with other consortium member organizations implementing DRR interventions incorporated in RESET II projects in the zones
  • Responsible for ensuring quality of the project implementation in line with donor and government rule, regulations and compliances
  • Coaching field officers performance towards achieving project objective
  • Facilitate the replication of DCA’s prior experience of implementing DRR activities into new woredas and zones
  • Responsible for compiling monthly, quarterly and other reports pertaining to DRR activities of DCA and its partners
  • Undertake monitoring to partner project sites to identify issues related to implementation of DRR activities and ensure donor compliance and other required standards, including Core Humanitarian Standards
  • Plan and build the capacity of local government
    offices, community groups and field officer.
  • Facilitate periodic review meetings with beneficiaries, local government offices and partner project staff
  • Assist Field office Coordinator in properly implementing DRR activities of the project in particular and RESET II intervention in general.
  • Participate in consortium level visits by member NGO officials, donors, and other stakeholders

    Type of Contract: One year, with possibility of extensions

    Job Requirements

    Key Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Disaster Risk Reduction, Agriculture, Rural Development and any other related social science fields with minimum of four years of practical work experience and two years of experience for Master Degree
  • Practical work experience in implementing DRR project activities such as promoting Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction Committee approach (CMDRRC), emergency response, recovery and rehabilitation initiatives strengthening early warning and preparedness system
  • Familiarity with implementing EU and ECHO funded DRR development projects and resilience initiatives is strong plus
  • Practical work experience in linking relief and development (LRRD) activities
    NGO experience is highly desirable;

    Person Skills and Qualities:

  • Excellent facilitation and mobilization skills
  • Good interpersonal and inter-organizational skills and experience
  • Demonstrated skill in building community capacity
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability of working with team members
  • Excellent skills in written and oral English and computer literate
  • Knowledge of the project area is an advantage

    Required Number: Two One

    Expected Start Date: as soon as possible

    How to Apply

    Interested and enthusiastic candidates with the relevant education and prior work experience can apply preferably through an online system by using the below link until May 4, 2019 close of business. Online applicants will be preferred.


    DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation. Please don’t mention your religious or ethnic affiliation in your application.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    At this stage, we need a CV and motivation letter only. Please don’t attach your credentials

    Dan Church Aid DRR Programme Officers Jobs in Ethiopia

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