Humanity & Inclusion Project Manager - Girls' Education Challenge Jobs in Ethiopia

Humanity & Inclusion Project Manager - Girls' Education Challenge Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220568

Category: Development and Project Management

Location: Addis Ababa with travel to the field, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 25657 to 35041 depending on experience

Job Description

The Project Manager will be in charge of managing the implementing a project which is called “Leave No Girl Behind’-BiruhTesfa for All, in Ethiopia that will provide migrant girls with disabilities new skills and opportunities to help them re-enter school, improve their literary and numeracy, and prepare for future employment.

The projects will be implemented in consortium with Population Council (PC) and Plan International.

Main Responsibilities

Manage a project

  • Identify and design the project and the strategies with the project team, the coordinator, and in collaboration with the partners.
  • Propose any contractualzing procedures necessary for the project’s implementation.
  • Determine the methodology to be used in the project.
  • Plan the different stages, tasks involved in realizing the project and draw up a project action plan.
  • Direct the implementation of the project and project monitoring procedures.
  • Write the activity reports related to the project.
  • Manage the project’s financial, logistical and material resources.
  • Co-ordinate between all the project’s internal and external interfaces.
  • Communicate on the project’s activities with all of the partners.
  • Prepare the evaluation phases and implement any recommendations resulting from the evaluations carried out.
  • Provide all the information necessary for and participate in the process of drawing up the pluri-annual strategies and/or the budget estimates for the sector or the program.

    Manage project’s financial, logistical and material resources

  • Manage financial resources of project in accordance with the budget frame set and guidelines of public donors concerned
  • Draw budget of the project; decide on budget, expenditures and follow-up; follow-up budget; analyze variations, anticipate evolution and propose budget adjustment
    Manage logistics and materials resources in compliance with HI’s internal and donor’s regulations

    Direct the project team

  • Draw up the job profiles, participate in the recruitment process and validate recruitment.
  • Set individual objectives and draw up individual action plans (IAP) for each team member.
  • If necessary, train the team in any methods, approaches or technical aspects useful to the implementation of the project.
  • Assess team members on the basis of the individual objectives.
  • Plan, prepare and chair team meetings.
  • Assure effective communication within the team.

    Responsible for implementing the safeguarding policies at project level

  • Prepare work plans and monitoring tools for safeguarding (child protection, PSEA) activities.
  • Be a member of the safeguarding group and actively participate according to the group’s terms of reference including regular liaison with committees at monthly and ad hoc meetings
  • Ensures that the project team is aware of the safeguarding policies and facilitate trainings to build their capacity in this regard
  • Ensure that the safeguarding policies are implemented at all levels in the project
  • Ensure that project beneficiaries are aware of these policies and promote to report any concern regarding child protection or PSEA
  • Monitor and document the progress of child protection and PSEA activities.
  • Report immediately any concern, incident to the PD concerning child protection and PSEA
  • Submit reports to the Safeguarding group and assist in other periodic and annual reports as needed
  • Provide feedback on any
    challenges faced to implement these policies.
  • Assure the project’s technical framework

  • Direct the technical framework established according to sectorial strategy validated by the Technical Advisor and the sector or program’s general strategy.
  • Direct the project’s quality approach in terms of realization and impact. Identify any technical or documentary resources or additional skills for guaranteeing the quality of the project.
  • Collect and formalize the tools and methods developed within the project framework.

    Represent the association within his/her skills field

  • Represent and defend project policy at national and international level (seminars in the country, region), and with funding bodies.
  • Coordinate the project implementation with the lead organization (PC)


  • In close collaboration with the M & E Officer, develop a monitoring and evaluation plan for the project
  • In close collaboration with the MEO, put in place the data collection tools at field level in order to monitor the project implementation
  • Compile and submit monthly and quarterly reports (including final one) to the MEO and Coordinator as per the requirements of signatories of the project.
  • Prepare and submit monthly time sheet and cash forecast.
  • Contribute towards the capitalization of experience

  • Identify with the Coordinator/TA, which issues or subject areas should be capitalized on,
  • Define a capitalization method with the Coordinator/TA
  • Collect the necessary data using criteria and indicators previously established by the project manager and validated by the Coordinator/TA
  • Participate in analysing the data with the Coordinator/TA
  • Communicate the result to the project partners.
  • In charge of transversal capitalization, based on several of the association’s projects.

    Job Requirements

  • BA Degree in Education Management or Special Needs Education or Education related field or Social Science or Management from recognized University. MA Degree is a plus.

  • Have experience of minimum of 3 years as a Project Manager.

  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience in project management

  • Experience of working with multicultural and/or multi-disciplinary teams

  • Experience in implementing projects in consortium

  • Experience in running development projects

  • Experience in the field of disability inclusion

  • Past experience of DFID funded project implementation is a plus.

    Skills required


  • Organized

  • Management

  • Initiative

  • Tasks and result oriented

  • Field work oriented, flexible, diplomatic

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Respectful and compliant with organizational rules and procedures

  • Written and oral communication skill

  • Adaptability

  • Relational skills

  • Information processing

  • Creativity

  • Group leadership


  • Decision-making

  • Anticipation

  • Apprenticeship

  • Reaction

  • Persuasion

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should fill in the attached application form Job application form.docx and submit it with a 1 page motivation letter through email at on or before the above mentioned deadline.

    Please clearly state the position you apply in the subject of your email. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for exam/interview no phone calls please.

    We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting child protection and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position involves working with beneficiaries and is subject to strict safer recruitment checks.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete a police check and sign self-declaration form to help us verify your suitability to work with children including checks with past employers.

    Humanity & Inclusion is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes women and persons with disabilities to apply.

    Humanity & Inclusion Project Manager - Girls' Education Challenge Jobs in Ethiopia

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