Dan Church Aid Livelihood and Food security project Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Dan Church Aid Livelihood and Food security project Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 203036

Category: Development and Project Management Location: Gambela
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Salary: According to DCA national staff salary scale

Job Description

Dan Church Aid (DCA) is a legally registered international NGO engaged in development and humanitarian assistance to poor rural people in Ethiopia in partnership with Ethiopian NGOs and civil society organizations.

DCA Ethiopia is looking for a competent Livelihood and Food security project Coordinator for its livelihoods and Cash intervention in refugee camps and host communities in Gambella Region.

Under the supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator, the position holder shall closely work with DCA project teams in Gambella, refugee coordinating agencies and local government towards to the attainment of the DCA Humanitarian Livelihoods projects.

Overall Job purpose:

The Livelihood and Food security Project Coordinator will contribute to the successful design, implementation and Monitoring and Evaluation of DCA Ethiopia’s fresh food e-voucher and livelihood interventions in Gambella both for refugees and the host communities.

The coordinator play a key role in coordinating the implementation of particularly DANIDA and BPRM Funded projects in Gambella with other key actors for a harmonized and well-complemented activities of livelihood and e- voucher intervention in Gambella.

The coordinator will also provide an ongoing technical support for the front-line staff and project stakeholders particularly related to Livelihoods, cash and Nutrition.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the beneficiaries targeting and verification and ensure that the targeting and registration is done in line with project focus and agreed targeting criteria.
  • Ensure fresh food markets function well and beneficiary complaints are addressed timely.
  • Ensure ongoing capacity building support is provided to Post distribution monitors and cooking demonstration incentive refugee workers.
  • Contribute to the Project proposal and concept note development with guidance of the Senior Programme Coordinator and other technical staff for possible funding.
  • Conduct comprehensive need assessments on a regular basis in collaboration with relevant staff and adjust the projects accordingly.
  • Develop detail implementation plan (DIP) and standard operation procedures (SOPs)for livelihood and fresh food voucher activities in collaboration with the project staff.
  • Design systems and ensure accountability, specifically to refugees, host communities, ARRA, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure livelihoods project activities are implemented in accordance with donor requirements and as per the quality standard and agreed detail implementation,
  • Ensure a proper M&E plan is in place for each project and rollout through the project implementation period
  • In collaboration with Programme Monitoring and support IT and data base officer put
    in place project field monitoring tools and project database and ensure the database is updated regularly with information from the field activities collected using digital devices
  • Lead/ participate in baseline/end line survey of the projects.
  • Provide timely high-quality project progress reports both for DCA internal and donor requirements and stakeholders;
  • Conduct regular field visit to the project location and provide technical support for the field officers and the market facilitators to ensure the project is implemented with the set standard and timeframe;
  • Make sure proper documentation and handling of project related documents (plans, reports, minutes, monitoring and evaluation reports etc.)
  • Collect lessons learned, best practices, case studies and support knowledge management;
  • As the DANIDA and BPRM funded fresh food and livelihood project budget holder, be accountable for all aspects of financial & resources management. Closely track the project budget regularly;
  • Organize and deliver technical training for field staff on livelihood and Nutrition;
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with DCA staff, local authorities, international and national organizations, as well as technical focal points for livelihood and fresh food voucher;
  • With Guidance from senor Programme Coordinator represent DCA in relevant forums, eg. Clusters, coordination structures with ARRA, donors and NGOs.

    Type of Contract: Until August 31, 2019 with Possibility of extension

    Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

    Job Requirements

    Required qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree/Masters in sustainable development, international development studies or related field experience
  • Minimum of four years management experience with BA Degree
  • Minimum of two years management experience with Masters
  • NGO experience, in Cash transfer livelihoods and food security interventions are preferred.
  • Knowledge of IT desirable to operate / control e-vouchers
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Good leadership skill and team player
  • Practical project managements Skill
  • High degree of professional responsibility and integrity.
  • Able to communicate in English both written and spoken
  • Experience working in Gambella and/ or other refugee camp setups in Ethiopian.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants should apply for the post via the below link


    Or hand deliver at the DCA office along the Ethio-China Friendship Avenue, Wollo Sefer, opposite Tebaber Berta Building. Tel. 011-557-52-57

    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 do not mention your religious or ethnic affiliation in your application.

    Female candidates with required educational background and experience are highly encouraged to apply.

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