Ethiopian Red Cross Society Danish Red Cross Society supported Program Coordinator Jobs

Ethiopian Red Cross Society Danish Red Cross Society supported Program Coordinator Jobs

Job Id: 216418

Category: Admin, Secretarial and Clerical, Development and Project Management, Management Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)
Salary: 18,685.00

Job Description

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned bellow.

About the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established in 1935 and is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in Ethiopia.

ERCS provides services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambulance and first aid, family reunification, essential drugs, water and sanitation, and other humanitarian services.

ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs with the aim of creating resilience households and communities.

Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 11 Regional Offices, 33 Zonal Branches and 131 District/Woreda Branches, 599 Woreda Red Cross Committee and 5871 Kebele Red Cross committees

Key Performance Areas

  • Engage in all activities of the Danish Red Cross Society Supported projects; planning including budget and work breakdown schedule in collaboration with DRC programme and Key project staffs, Monitoring and follow up of timely implementation and reporting of the project progress including quality financial and narrative reports as per donor requirement.
  • In consultation with the DRR department liaise with external partners, including government officers, NGO and other relevant stakeholders to insure efficient social inclusion of target groups and the community.
  • Provide daily management and supportive supervision of project activities at operational areas of the project; field visits, providing training and technical assistance; feedback on the performance; ensure high quality of work and accurate completion of duties.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the implementation of all project activities according to the MOU signed between ERCS and DRC; Establish and promote clear and positive communication between Danish Red Cross supported projects staff members at the HQ and field level , project beneficiaries and their communities .
  • In coordination with ERCS officers and other stakeholders implement the community engagement and accountability (CEA) system including data collection, analysis, monitoring and development of feedback tools and mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and partners in all aspects of the project including beneficiary targeting (ensuring transparent and effective targeting of beneficiaries based on clear selection criteria and participatory methods), identification of needs, capacity building, social inclusion and other areas of collaboration.
  • Represent the project in meetings and workshops as needed. Prepare reports, briefings, background information ,narratives and statistical report as necessary and requires for DRR department; compile the project successes, lessons learned , best practices and provide suggestions and ideas, that can helps for the program scale-up.
  • Organize and take the lead role to have review forums of the project progress among the project team, partners and stakeholders in ways to bring smooth implementation and hand over the project.
  • Support regional /zonal branch field teams in timely planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting (including financial) all project activities.

    Reporting to

    Head of Disaster Risk Reduction

    Terms of employment

    Contract for one year



    Job Requirements

    Qualification Requirements:

  • M.A./B.A. degree in Management/ Development studies/ Economics/ Sociology or social work studies.
  • Minimum of 6/8 years work experience with community-based approaches project /programme and preferably with development projects.
  • Proven coordination skills and knowledge in project/program management considered an advantage.
  • Willing to give voluntary service to the society with his/her own initiative.

    How to Apply

    We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to fill out the employment application form from the official website of the Ethiopian Red Cross in vacancy menu and email to before the closing date of this announcement on August 6, 2019.

    Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply!

    Please note that we ONLY consider those who filled in the application form and send us back. We regret to inform that we do not accept CV at this stage.

    Ethiopian Red Cross Society Danish Red Cross Society supported Program Coordinator Jobs

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