IRC Capacity Building and Market Linkage Jobs in Ethiopia

IRC Capacity Building and Market Linkage Jobs in Ethiopia

Under the supervision of the SINCE Manager, the CBML officer will be responsible for capacitating primary cooperatives and unions, and Woreda public employment services (PES) offices; facilitating market linkage to SMEs in the implementation of SINCE project with the ultimate goal of facilitating wage employment and enterprise development opportunities.

This position is based in Butajira, with frequent travel to Meskan and Siltie woredas. The CBML officer reports to SINCE project manager based in Hawassa, and work in close collaboration and coordination with SINCE consortium (IRC, CARE, and JeCCDO) field staffs, enterprise development and empowerment (EDE) officers, SMEs, and PES offices.


  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly work plans, success stories and challenges, and progress narrative reports
  • Initiate and submit quarterly purchase requests according to the field requirements
  • Ensure that all relevant financial documentation is complete and submitted to finance in a timely manner as required by IRC finance policy.
  • Any other task designated by the SINCE Manager to ensure proper functioning of the program.


  • First Degree in marketing, economics, social works and/or other related fields
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience and relevant NGO experiences
  • Demonstrated understanding of market linkages, the public employment service, and cooperatives societies sectors, and capacity building support to PES, Coops and SMEs
  • Demonstrated experience developing agreements, tools and protocols relevant to market linkage and capacity building activities implementation
  • Computer literate (word, excel, and power point)
  • Ability to work under pressure, long work hours, and high workload.
  • Ability to independently organize work and prioritize tasks.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

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

    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Capacity Building and Market Linkage Jobs in Ethiopia

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