FHI 360 Field Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

FHI 360 Field Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Organizational Overview:

  • FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research, technology, communication, and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development and humanitarian challenge in more than 70 countries.

  • FHI 360’s Crisis Response team is responding to the humanitarian emergency in the Northern Ethiopia through an integrated health, nutrition, WASH, and Protection program focused on decreasing morbidity and mortality among the conflict-affected population.

    Job Summary:

  • Under supervision of the Response Coordinator, the Field Coordinator will lead the programmatic efforts in Adigrat, Tigray. The Field Coordinator is responsible for the overall leadership in planning, executing, and coordinating the efforts of team members and stakeholders in order to deliver projects according to plan.

  • The Field Coordinator will manage and define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout the completion of the project’s life cycle. They will also create work plans based on the goals of the project, implement evidence-based interventions in multi-sector areas and collaborate with other sectors to create integrated work plans and budgets that are essential for the success of the project.

  • Additionally, the Field Coordinator will take lead on ensuring the financial, administrative, and logistical efficiency and ensuring that all aspects of the program are compliant with FHI 360’s policies.


  • Manages and oversees the development of projects from initiation to completion.

  • Ensures all operations, administrative, expenditures and activities outlined in project related MoUs are consistent with project’s work plan and budget.

  • Guide the day-to-day activities of the project with an emphasis on management of logistics, finance, and overall administrative program operations.

  • Assist with the coordination of provincial and regional field presence, whether in the form of new offices or as a supplement of staff, equipment, and infrastructure to an existing office.

  • Manages capacity building for project staff in coordinating and managing the implementation of project activities, delivery, quality, and accountability.

  • Provide guidance and monitoring for project staff, ensuring clarity over project plans and priorities, and encouraging effective teamwork.

  • Develops best practices and tools for project execution and management.

  • Defines project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals and strategic vision of management.

  • Develops and delivers project plans, documentation, training, presentations and budget proposals to management and staff.

  • Identifies and resolves project issues and implements improvement plans to ensure project stays on schedule and within budget.

  • Coaches, mentors, and manages project team to ensure quality, efficiency and compliance with project and company standards/policies.

  • Builds, develops, and grows partnerships vital to the success of the project.

  • Works on problems of complex scope that require analysis and in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

    Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of project management concepts and practices.

  • May have or be in the process of developing content knowledge in a functional area.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills.

  • Ability to influence and collaborate with others.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors, and prepare reports.


    There are 31 FHI 360 development competencies. Of greatest focus for this job are:

  • Project Management (Planning and Time Management) - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks (sets objectives/goals/ measures). Breaks down work into steps,
    schedules, task/people assignments. Marshal's people, time, and resource efficiently. Arranges information in a useful manner and orchestrates multiple activities at once.

  • People Management (Making Others Great) – Facilitate professional development of staff by providing challenging, learning assignments and opportunities. Shares and solicits feedback monthly at the very least. Helps establish compelling development plans. Assigns responsibility and accountability for tasks/ decisions. Monitor's process, progress, and results. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best.

  • Creating and Managing Systems and Processes – Recognizes the need for standardization and balances client and organization need in systems design. Anticipates the effects of process change on people while optimizing task efficiency and simplicity.

  • Employees are expected to possess or have high potential for the development of these three fundamental competencies.

    Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of complex scope that require evaluation of variable factors.

  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining solutions.

  • Networks with key internal and external personnel.

  • Decisions may cause delays or failure to achieve results that impact departmental goals.

    Supervision Given/Received:

  • Serves as a team lead and mentors lower-level personnel.

  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel.

  • May serve as a mentor and provide guidance to junior staff.

  • Reports to the Crisis Response Coordinator.


  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in International Development, Social Sciences, Business Management or Related Field.

  • Master or other advanced degree preferred.

  • Certification in project management preferred.


  • Typically requires at least 5 – 8 years in a programmatic environment with areas to include contracts, field experience, and at least three years with USAID/BHA rules and regulations.

  • Knowledge of financial and contractual management of USAID/BHA contracts and cooperative agreements including budget design, financial overside and expenditure projections.

  • Experience establishing startup operations/ projects preferred.

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company of progressive program management experience in humanitarian assistance or related industry experience in a relevant technical area.

  • Demonstrates a responsive, professional attitude that is solution oriented.

  • Ability to exercise judgment that contributes to the organization’s business strategies and develops objectives that align with department’s strategic goals.

  • Must be able to provide accurate, expert level advice to reach outcomes that will enable achievement of overall department and organization goals.

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

  • Fluent in local language(s) and excellent in English.

    Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.

    Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Field Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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