MDM Deputy general coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

MDM Deputy general coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia


  • MdM's operational licence to work in Ethiopia is valid up to January 2020. The coordination office is in Addis Abeba and the base office is in Afar region (Semara).

  • MdM started the implementation of a new project in the beginning of 2018. in the meantime, a 4-years project has been closed in 2018.

  • The challenge for the future of the mission is to find funds for long-term project and to succeed in the management of the two sections of MdM headquarters: France and Germany.

  • Ethiopia regularly faces emergencies: refugees, outbreaks, droughts etc, the mission has to be alert and able to react if needed.

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you will provide monitoring, follow-up and support for programmes’ implementation, with a strong focus on emergency interventions.

  • You will provide liaison with administration and logistics departments for support to operations.

    Your main responsibilities are the following

    Programmes management

  • Lead the implementation and monitoring of country programs, with a strong focus on emergency interventions undertaken in response to Covid-19 epidemics

  • Ensure the compliance of all implemented activities and programs with MdM strategy, principles and guidelines

  • Supervise MdM operations: field visits, oversee work of teams, regularly evaluate progress of programs, in relation to planning and smooth running of activities

  • Support the field coordinators for the daily implementation of the projects

  • Ensure good coordination between
    logistics, administrative (finance and human resources) and programme departments

    Provide project reporting

  • Under delegation from the general coordinator, represents MdM in meetings with donors and partners as well as with local authorities

  • With support of the general coordinator, provide needed adaptations to the operations’ set up and liaises with donors and partners for budget and logframe changes

    Support services

  • Provide support to the coordinators (field, program and logistics) for real-time response to security decisions in case of threats and risks

  • Ensure liaison between financial departments and operational management for operations’ budget follow-up and operational adaptations

  • Under the supervision of the general coordinator and in close collaboration with the admin/finance coordinator, guarantee transparency of fund use and all programmatic expenditure

  • Liaise with logistics department for overseeing correct implementation of procurement procedures and for correct implementation of logistics components of interventions

    Skills and Experience Needed

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar positions

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in humanitarian and development programmes

  • Knowledge of project cycle management and main donors

  • Experience in team management

  • Experience in security management

  • Fluency in English

  • Fluency in Amharic is an asset

  • Experience in emergency response is an asset

  • Experience in health-related programmes in an asset

  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; MDM Deputy general coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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