International Foundation for Electoral Systems Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

International Foundation for Electoral Systems Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

International Foundation for Electoral Systems Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Establish, maintain and develop relationship with Ethiopian national counterparts, including especially the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) and the Supreme Court.
  • Assist the Country Director with country, regional context and advise on general implementation of electoral activities, ensuring timely execution of project activities within the allocated budgets.
  • Provide guidance in design, implementation, evaluation and overall management of project including adherence to approved annual work plans and effectiveness of activities.
  • Alert Country Director of programmatic concerns, challenges and difficulties.
  • Lead discussion with Monitoring and Evaluation team to design and determine indicators, monitor to ensure the project is meeting indicators, and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results.
  • Work with Monitoring and Evaluation personnel to review, refine, and manage program monitoring and evaluation systems. Regularly spot check program data in compliance with USAID standards for data quality.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with HQ M&E staff in the preparation and delivery of databased reflection and decision-making sessions.
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of project deliverables, including the timely drafting of all project technical and narrative reports and other materials on election related topics.
  • Provide technical input to Finance and Administrative
    personnel in budget preparation, grant/contract and procurement actions when needed.
  • Oversee recruiting, interviewing and hiring of local office staff and consultants as needed.
  • Supervise local staff and consultants, provide developmental opportunities for junior Program staff, evaluate performance and provide feedback.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong knowledge of democratic process, particularly elections and legal drafting
  • The ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision
  • Must possess solid communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality
  • Must value operating in a collaborative and cooperative environment
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness
  • Conduct himself/herself with integrity and function ethically
  • Ability to manage staff and work with senior management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in law, public administration, public policy, international relations or related required.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience working in an international NGO in areas of democracy, governance, rule of law
  • Demonstrated professional experience and knowledge in election administration;
  • Demonstrated professional experience and knowledge in managing components of international development funded programming;
  • Proficiency in Word, Power point, Outlook and Excel.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th, August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; International Foundation for Electoral Systems Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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