FHI360 Emergency Response Coordinator Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

FHI360 Emergency Response Coordinator Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Scope of Work

  • In this particular context, the Crisis Response Team (CRT) requires the services of a highly skilled Emergency Response Coordinator Consultant to support HQ CRT to conduct preliminary assessments and scalable mapping exercises to design an anticipated multi-sectoral humanitarian program in Tigray, Ethiopia. The Emergency Response Coordinator Consultant will primarily oversee and execute the on-site humanitarian response implementation plan including the management of proposal development, personnel, logistics, and security. The Consultant will engage with Ethiopian country government officials, UN organizations, other implementing partners, and the Regional Country management team to ensure the success of a humanitarian response program. The consultant must also have a strong background in managing humanitarian programming and experience with rapid startups that meet the objective needs of the affected community.

    Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Supports and manages the development and execution of the emergency response strategy for the project

  • Ensures that programs are strategized and developed in a cost effective, consultative, participative and gender sensitive way

  • Manages coordination with stakeholders, such as government authorities, donors, the UN, and humanitarian partners and represents FHI 360 in coordination forums e.g., humanitarian clusters

  • Reviews project proposals and plans to determine scheduling, budget, procedures, staffing, and allotment of resources needed for projects

  • Provide leadership to the project team, ensuring clarity over plans and priorities, encouraging effective teamwork

  • Plans and directs proposed project schedules and monitors budget/spending

  • Work with operations staff to ensure health commodities are procured, handled, and managed properly in accordance with FHI 360 protocols

  • Coordinate with country office and DC HQ to troubleshoot any issues; make recommendations for corrective actions

  • Work with technical and management advisors of FHI 360’s Crisis Response team in identifying needs


  • Manage technical field staff during start-up phases.

  • Produce multi-sectoral proposal including technical narrative, budget, and implementation plan

    Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; background in Health, WASH, and/or Nutrition is desirable

  • At least 10 years of professional experience of leading successful complex on site emergency response project and/or programs

  • Demonstrated ability to influence peer agencies, local government, and community leaders to work effectively toward common goals

  • Experience developing, resourcing and leading large budget, complex projects spanning over multiple technical specialties

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and implement best practices affecting multiple technical specialties to achieve rapid and high-quality outcomes

  • Prior
    experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency or related industry experience

  • Diverse geographical work experience is required

  • Experience implementing programs for BHA and State/PRM required

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

  • Multi-lingual skills are seen as an advantage

    Evaluation Criteria

    Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Expertise in team management, project management and emergency response programming
    Consultancy experience with similar organizations

    Required Documentation

    Proposals must include the following components:

  • Current CV

  • Cover letter (max one page) summarizing experience

  • Name and contract details of two professional references

  • Your consulting daily rate. Please note that rate should be all inclusive; no separate hazard pay or daily allowance will be provided.

    FHI 360 Disclaimers

  • FHI 360 may perform a background check on any selected Consultant candidates.

  • FHI 360 may cancel the solicitation and not award

  • FHI 360 may reject any or all responses received

  • Issuance of the solicitation does not constitute an award commitment by FHI 360

  • FHI 360 reserves the right to disqualify any offer based on failure of the offeror to follow solicitation instructions

  • FHI 360 will not compensate any offeror for responding to solicitation

  • FHI 360 reserves the right to issue award based on initial evaluation of offers without further discussion

  • FHI 360 may choose to award only part of the activities in the solicitation, or issue multiple awards based on the solicitation activities

  • FHI 360 reserves the right to waive minor proposal deficiencies that can be corrected prior to award determination to promote competition

  • FHI 360’s supplier terms and conditions can be found here while our consultant terms and conditions can be found here

    How to Apply

  • Timetable and Address for Submission

  • Applications must be prepared in English and delivered electronically by 20 February 2021, 11:59PM EDT. Please send by email to

  • CrisisResponse@fhi360.org with subject line “Emergency Response Coordinator Consultant – Crisis Response”.

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