Ethiopian Catholic Church Social Development Coordinating office of Meki SILC Officer Jobs

Ethiopian Catholic Church Social Development Coordinating office of Meki SILC Officer Jobs

Job Id: 222551

Category: Business and Administration, Economics, Management

Location: Meki, Oromia

Salary: Organizational salary scale

Job Description

Ethiopian Catholic Church Social Development Commission Coordinating Branch office of Meki (ECC-SDCBOM) is a faith based Non-Governmental Organization having Social Development activities in the Vicariate of Meki.

The Social Development activities are carried out under the Social and Development Commission Branch Office.

The office has been implementing a five-year USAID funded project entitled ‘‘Feed the Future Livelihoods for Resilience – Oromia’’_(LRO) in Ziwaydugda ,Dodota and Sire Woredas of Arsi Zone , Arsi Negele, Heban Arsi, Shalla and Siraro Woredas of West Arsi Zone and ATJK and Boset Woredas of East Shawa Zone, since September 2018.

Currently, Ethiopian Catholic Church Social & Development Commission Branch Office of Meki needs to employ personnel on the following Job areas.

Key /Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning and implementation

  • Orient SILC Supervisors on overall objectives, components and strategies
  • Supervises SILC groups, SILC Supervisors and Field Agents closely.
  • Attend on the meeting Organized by SILC supervisors with communities and Government authorities to evaluate the impact of SILC
  • Get report from SILC supervisors and report to immediate supervisor according to reporting schedule.
  • Prepares monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports of the project performance
  • Organizes trainings for SILC supervisors& field Agents
  • Participate on trainings related to SILC methodology
  • Participate in SILC group meetings & provide support where it is needed
  • Support SILC supervisors on Promote the project and the PSP-SILC to woreda and kebele stakeholders
  • Verify stipends payment to Filed agents with senior project staff
  • Attend on the Certification and launch PSPs ceremony with Woreda and kebele level Government Organization.
  • Lead the recruitment process for field agents, train them, monitor and coach them develop their skills
  • Ensure the quality of SILC groups through regular field visits and spot checks
  • Facilitate the Certification of FAs and launch PSPs together with SILC Supervisors
  • Closely work with financial services providers in respective woreda in order to scale up access to internal finance as per the plan
  • Closely work with SILC supervisor to improve internal loan utilization by borrowers and repayment in order to ensure sustainable relationship with the SILC group.
  • Ensure quality of trainings (Financial Education, Households Debt Management training, etc) with close monitoring delivery of the trainings.
  • Review data collection forms and MIS reports and take action to improve project performance and regularly update SAVIX MIS data and ensure its timeliness and accuracy
  • Ensure necessary data collected from sources: SILC, other stakeholders, as required.
  • Producing quality and timely report


  • Work closely with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to ensure full involvement of community leaders, community and local government representatives in the woreda implementation and improvement of project activities;
  • In charge of training and oversight of marketing and technical training extension worker in achieving intended objective;
  • Coordinate communication and facilitate information sharing among the project team and project beneficiaries in her specific role and responsibility.


  • Monitors the quality of activities delivered by field staffs by conducting regular community site visits;
  • Participate in woreda level project reviews and evaluations.

    Reporting and documentation

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual/biannual physical report to the deputy project manager or MEAL officer/ within the reporting period;
  • Documents and disseminate lessons learned and best practices;
  • Compile to all donor requirements are met, including timely
    preparation of both narrative and financial reports;
  • Compile and analyze best practices and success stories under the objective of the project and utilize this analysis to make recommendations to improve project implementation.

    Communication and representation

  • Create a better working relation and partnership with the local community and concerned government bodies;
  • Ensure there is a system for networking and communication with government stakeholder and community representations in the project area(s);
  • Create smooth relationships with stakeholders such as government, SILC, community leaders and other key stakeholder at all level.


  • Performs other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor
  • Adheres to ECC-SDCCOM rules and regulations

    Term of Employment:

    Contract based

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualification Requirements


  • MSc/MA/BA/BSc Degree in Development studies, Rural Development, Economics, Business Management, Business administration, Cooperative business management and related field.


  • At least, 3-5 years’ work experience for MSc/MA or 6 years work experience for BSc/BA experience in access to finance activities: like facilitating financial access to financial services providers (Microfinance institutions and Rural Savings and Credit Cooperatives), in supervising SILC activities)
  • Strong computer skill
  • NGO experience is preferable
  • Fluency in English and Afan Oromo is mandatory
  • Competency, ability, knowledge and skill

  • Strong organizational skills and with strong competencies in project cycle management;
  • A people-person, able to supervise and motivate field staff and stockholders to develop and maintain high quality programming.
  • A solid team player who is able to work with a diverse group of people and organizations;
  • Strong communicator with good presentation and written;
  • Energy and stamina to withstand long working hours and often stressful conditions.
  • Strong computer skills, word, excel, power point, use of internet;
  • Practical experience and understanding of the relevant technical competencies required in saving and internal lending equity and empowerment;
  • Good understanding of development issues in arid and semi-arid areas is desirable;
  • Experience and skills in playing a supportive role, demonstrating ability to support field teams’ members to deliver results for operational work;
  • Proven ability to analyses socio economic contexts and monitor change to translate into appropriate planning, decision making and lesson learning;
  • Able to plan and monitor the use of human, material and financial resources based on the approved proposals, plans and strategies;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively within different value systems, diverse cultures and commitment to saving and internal lending;
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating saving and internal lending, climate, HIV/AIDS, and diversity into programming.

    Agency-wide Competencies

  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of ECC-SDCCOM and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates constructive relationships and promotes learning

    Emergency Competencies:

  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of ECC-SDCCOM and used by each staff working in emergencies to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results
  • Communicates strategically under pressure
    Manages stress and complexity
  • Actively promotes safety and security
  • Manages and implements high-quality emergency programs

    How to Apply

    Application Deadlines: five working days starting from the date of announcement

    Place of Application: Applicants should submit their CV and other necessary documents to ECC-SDCBOM, Meki town, HR Office and Shashamene and Dera Branch offices HR

    Address: ECC-SDCBOM, P.O.Box 43, Meki, Telephone: 022-1-18 0798 or 022-1-180193


    Only short least candidates will be communicated.

    Ethiopian Catholic Church Social Development Coordinating office of Meki SILC Officer Jobs

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