Jobs Creation Commission Partnership and Investment Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Jobs Creation Commission Partnership and Investment Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Summary

  • The Commission is looking for an outstanding Partnership and Investment Analyst with a proven-track record in project management and analytics.

  • The Partnership and Investment Analyst will have the unique opportunity to actively contribute to the job creation agenda and the economic development of Ethiopia.

  • He or she will be supporting a wide range of initiatives, activities and programs within the Commission, directly working as close technical assistant to the team Director and EE Project Manager.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Responsibility #1: Planning and Management

  • Assisting in the preparation of the Directorate’s monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports as well reports related with the Enabling Ethiopia Project

  • Assist in developing and implementing an engagement strategy for resource mobilization by mapping and engaging with key public and private sector actors. Key programmatic interventions to be planned, executed and controlled are:

  • Actively contributing to the development of the national Job Creation Strategy

  • Conducting analysis of critical issues pertaining to the Enabling Ethiopia Project activities as well as the Partnership and Investment Directorate’s priority initiatives, identifying cross-cutting and emerging issues, and proposing necessary solutions.

  • Supporting the development and updating of the mapping of private sector engagement and Donor contribution in Ethiopia.

  • Providing practical support to the Enabling Ethiopia Project activities and flagship initiatives implemented by the Partnership and Investment Directorate, to troubleshoot and “debottleneck” impediments to delivery of priorities;

  • Assisting the Partnership and Investment team in its endeavor to coordinate with the private sector and business associations as well as gathering their field-based feedbacks and inputs

  • Analyzing and Identifying the main gaps and bottlenecks in private sector investment in Ethiopia

  • Proposing strategic and high-level policy reforms that aim to maximize private sector investment and resource mobilization

  • Assisting with the coordination of other public institutions, agencies and state-owned enterprises to guide strategic investment to catalyze job creation

  • Soliciting and mobilizing resource from Donors, Private sector and philanthropies to support job creation proactively

  • Developing and implementing innovative financing mechanisms to encourage investment and job creation

  • Assisting in all communications, including but not limited to financial resource utilization periodic reports on active projects, to funding partners to the JCC.

  • Advising the team’s Director and Manager on resource mobilization maximization

    Job Responsibility #3 Monitoring, Evaluation, Networking

  • Assist in monitoring the timely execution of planned activities and budget relating to the Enabling Ethiopia Project as well as the P&I directorate along with monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of the
    team coordination with other teams and units in JCC.

  • Engage with stakeholders, build networking and share networking resources within the scope of the responsibility of the Innovative and Project team.

    Job Responsibility # 4 Reporting

  • Submit on his/her weekly plan and weekly personal performance reports

  • Assist in preparing and submitting performance reports on a quarterly basis with regards to the Enabling Ethiopia Project and P&I directorate, in addition to weekly and monthly planning and performance reports which may be required by the team director, the Commissioner’s Office and Innovative Jobs and Projects Senior Manager.

    Job Responsibility #5: Others

  • Collaborate with other project team members and JCC staff.

  • Execute other activities assigned by the team’s Director and the Commissioner

    Job Requirements

    Education/Training

  • BA degree or master’s in computer science, Information Systems, development economics, international development, public policy, public administration or another relevant field of study

    Experience

  • At least four years (for Bachelor’ Degree) / two years (for master’s degree) of relevant experience required

  • Specific experience within Government, private sector or development institutions directly working on issues relating to investment, resource mobilization, development financing and job creation would be valuable.

  • A successful private sector experience would be an asset

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; in addition to stakeholder and people management skills

  • A creative and entrepreneurial approach to overcoming barriers and the ability to cope in entrepreneurial environments

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving, start-up environment Highly collaborative management style and demonstrated success in managing and developing high-performance teams, including a clear passion and talent for training, coaching, and capacity building

    Values, Technical and Other Skills

  • Innovative: always curious, creative and courageous

  • Excellence: gives his/her best, builds/improves and ruthlessly prioritizes

  • Collaborative: team player, careful listener and always speaks up

  • Ownership: accountable, has integrity and is decisive

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, in Amharic and English Ability to thrive in a fast-moving, start-up environment

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy in the email address :

  • jcc-hr@jobscommission.gov.et and hr@targetethiopia.com ( please note that the application should be sent in both email address)

  • Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

  • Name of the position you have applied for
    Summary of your qualifications and experience
    Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

  • Please include at least 3 references from current and former supervisors

  • Please note that no need to submit your supporting document at this stage.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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