Islamic Relief Senior Livelihood Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Islamic Relief Senior Livelihood Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 221894

Category: Agriculture, Development and Project Management, Economics

Location: Chiro, Oromia

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

September 4, 2019

Post Title: Senior Livelihood Project Officer

Duty Station: Oromia Regional State, Chiro

Reports to: Livelihood & Food Security Program Coordinator

Salary: As per the organization scale

Required: One

Duration: 12 Months with possibility of extension


Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity founded in 1984 with its headquarters in Birmingham, UK.

As well as responding to disasters and emergencies, Islamic Relief promotes sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities - regardless of race, religion or gender.

The office officially started operation in Ethiopia in 2004. Islamic Relief Ethiopia (IRE) is operational in the Somali Regional State with a base office in Hargelle, Elkere, Bare, Dekasuftu, Jigjiga, Afar Regional State; Ewa & Gulina, Oromia Regional State, Chiro and an additional operational office in Addis Ababa.

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Responsibility Overview

The Senior Livelihood Project Officer leads the overall program management and administration functions of the project to be implemented in Oromia, West Hararge Zone, Mieso Woreda so as to ensure the activities intended to economic and Livelihood Opportunities, leadership and participation and create access to basic service delivery.

The senior officer expected to ensure that the interventions are successfully implemented according to approved donor and government agreements; and that the human, material and financial resources of the project are well managed in line with IR financial and donor guidelines.

Key accountabilities

  • Develop and regularly update a detailed project work plan guiding the project implementation and ensure the project team under your supervision to monitor project progress towards completion.

  • Provide necessary technical support to increase economic and livelihoods opportunities for ‘at-risk’ girls and vulnerable women.

  • Support the target communities in increasing the leadership and participation of girls and
    women in peace building processes.

  • Support the target communities for increased utilization to integrated basic service delivery for vulnerable groups.

  • Identify appropriate inputs to carry out the project activities and thereby achieve the project

  • Prepare and review quarterly and project life time activity plans and budget for the project under implementation

  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly activity plans and reports of the project, and Submit to the relevant staff on time.

  • Identify direct project beneficiaries in collaboration with the local community representatives and stakeholders from the government.

  • Technically lead livelihood and food security activities of the project

  • Work closely with all stakeholders and ensure the community participation in the project activities.

  • Work closely in a team with other project officers and contribute to the maximum of his /her knowledge to the project team in his/her areas of profession as deemed necessary

  • Perform other functions as requested by the immediate supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Qualification/Experiences and Skills Requirements

  • Master’s degree or Bachelor degree in economics, Agricultural economics, Rural Development management, Sociology, Animal health or other related field with a minimum of two and five years’ experience respectively in Livelihood related interventions with the international NGOs.

  • Good technical knowledge on value chain.

  • Experience in implementation, monitoring and evaluation

  • Experience in working in International Non-Governmental Organization setting

  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages

  • Knowledge of the project area and local language (Afan Oromo) is highly recommendable

    How to Apply

    Application Procedures

  • Interested candidates are required to submit a complete application form with all required supporting documents (updated CV, copy of credentials and testimonials) through

  • You can access the application form with the link: Failure to follow the instructions will invalidate your application.

  • Closing date for the application is September 18, 2019.

  • Due to the high volume of application, we regret that we will be able to contact only the shortlisted candidates.

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