MDM Field coordinator (H/F) - Ethiopia Jobs

MDM Field coordinator (H/F) - Ethiopia Jobs

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • You report directly to the general coordinator and you manage directly 1 programme coordinator, 1 logistics manager, 1 administrative manager, 1 base opening logistician. The total team is around 15 members of staff.

  • You work closely with the coordination team in Addis Ababa, as well as project partners (MdM Germany and COOPI).

    Your main responsibilities are:

    Base management

    • Ensure adequate information flow within the different departments as well as between the base and coordination team.

    • Oversee and coordinate the general functioning of the base and all departments.

    • Create and maintain a positive team spirit within the team and provide good working conditions.

    • Support team members under direct supervision

    Safety and security

    • Create and routinely update the security package and annexes.

    • Ensure that all staff and visitors are briefed on the security package and follow the rules.

    • Ensure data collection about the safety and security in Oromia region, provide analyses and share all needed information with the general coordinator regularly.

    • Alert the general coordinator without delay in case of impending danger or incident of teams or beneficiaries.

    • Ensure timely and accurate security incident reports are sent to the general coordinator

    Programme management

    • Contribute to the humanitarian monitoring of the region, in close collaboration with regional actors and the Addis Abeba coordination team.

    • Ensure the implementation of the programme for MdM FR in the field and its follow-up in its different aspects.

    • Ensure the coordination of all project partners (MdM Germany and COOPI), preparation and follow-up of the different MoUs, the general planning, implementing and monitoring of activities, information sharing, reporting.

    • Work with the program coordinator, partners and coordination team to adjust operational approach and activities.

    • Contribute and give inputs for the update of MdM strategy in Oromia region.

    • Coordinate project evaluation on the base

    Logistics, finance and administration

    • Ensure the project compliance with donors and MdM procedures.

    • Ensure appropriate administrative, financial and logistical
    MdM procedures are in place, maintained and adhered to.

    • Ensure regular communications are maintained between the different departments and act as a mediator when necessary.

    • Ensure that the procurement plan is consistent with the needs of the project activities.

    • Be responsible for accurate budget control and overall responsibility for financial management of the project site in line with project proposal.

    • Monitor expenditure and budget compliance on a regular basis.

    • Monitor and develop plans to mitigate any under or over expenditure at project level
    Human Resources.

    • Contribute to recruitment and selection of staff.

    • Be responsible for disciplinary and grievance procedures.

    • Carry out appraisals as per MdM standard requirements and procedures.

    • Ensure all new team members are adequately briefed on arrival in the field, and departing team members are debriefed and provide end of mission reports when applicable.

    • Ensure that all team members receive technical support.

    • Ensure capacity building and training of national staff.


    • Represent MdM and share information with the field and coordination teams.

    • Ensure base staff active participation to sub cluster meeting and share information with respective technical coordinators.

    • Build strong relationship with humanitarian actors working in the area.

    • Participate in the organization and implementation of the visits for donors.


    • Supervise and contribute to the monthly sitrep.

    • Contribute to project proposition and reports to donors.

    • Report on a monthly basis to partners and authorities on activities.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MDM Field coordinator (H/F) - Ethiopia Jobs

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