EthioChicken Senior Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

EthioChicken Senior Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 216526

Category: Development and Project Management, Sales and Marketing, Research and Development Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description


EthioChicken is a leading distributor of chickens to rural farmers in Ethiopia. We are a rapidly growing Company that believes in investing in our employees and offers them opportunities for career advancement.

Ethiochicken is an Ethiopian based company.

Our Vision:

Our vision is to bring a chicken to every family in Ethiopia in 2021, and a chicken to every person in Ethiopia in the future, transforming the Ethiopian poultry industry, making it a model of inclusive growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Senior Project Officer Role

The Senior Project Officer (SPO) will play a crucial role in the customer insights system. Her/his role involves carrying out effective research and managing the resulting data to get Ethiochicken the customer insights it needs to improve its service to the farmers.

The SPO will be part of small but growing teams of customer insights researchers that have an agreed plan and deadlines; they will work to ensure that the agreed data is collected from the relevant stakeholders in the agreed ways.

The Senior Project Officer will report to the Project Manager. The Senior Project Officer will be permanent subject to clearing a probation period of 45 days.

The position will be based in Addis, at least initially, but will require frequent travel to different regions where Ethochicken works.

Key tasks

  • Conducting interviews with stakeholders
    Conducting surveys with stakeholders
  • Setting up and facilitating focus group discussions with relevant stakeholders
  • Carrying out research activities as requested
  • Inputting data from research conducted in a clear,
    concise and accurate way
  • Be involved in and give feedback on data collection methods and data collection tool design
  • Share information on challenges faced, specifically relating to misunderstanding of questions or unavailability of data
  • Training stakeholders, where necessary, on completion of research tools
  • Reporting on activities conducted, challenges faced and progress made
  • Collecting/sharing data with relevant partners, where requested
  • Working closely with the Project Manager to review progress and results of research

    Reporting and communications

  • The Senior Project Officer’s performance will be monitored in line with each research project plan as agreed by Project Manager. The SPO is expected to write a short weekly report to outline activities conducted, and any challenges arising (a template will be provided). This role requires excellent communication and reporting skills and sharing of information is a vital component of the work.

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications:

  • Should be fluent in Amharic, Tigrinya, English. Knowing other Ethiopian languages will be favorably considered.
  • Computer literate. Excellent Word and Excel skills
  • Excellent listener, confident talking to people
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisation and planning skills
  • Willingness to be based on Addis, at least initially, and to travel around the country
  • Desire to learn, proactive and able to use initiative
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Interested in Ethiochicken’s work
  • Ability to work under pressure and Meet competing deadlines.


  • BA in business related fields


  • 1-2 years of research experience, preferably in surveying, interviewing, data collection

    How to Apply

    Application Instructions
    Please title your application with subject line: - "Senior Project Officer"

    Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their applications(Cover Letter) including a detailed CV through or


    Women are highly encouraged to apply.

    EthioChicken Senior Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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