Millennium DPI Feteh Activity Civil Society and Media Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Millennium DPI Feteh Activity Civil Society and Media Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • The Consultant will undertake work in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for Millennium DPI Partners (Millennium DPI) in support of the Feteh (Justice) Activity pursuant to Millennium DPI’s contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

  • Under the direct supervision of the Civil Society and Program Support Team Leader (CSPSTL) and reporting jointly to the CSPSTL and Chief of Party (COP), the Consultant shall assume the following specific responsibilities for the length of his/her short-term consultancy with Millennium DPI:


  • Liaise with civil society and media organizations and relevant local stakeholders in promoting full civil society engagement in the legal and judicial reform agenda;

  • Identify areas for support and intervention within the areas of civil society;

  • Maintain an inventory of civil society and media partners active in the justice sector; determine needs relating to judicial accountability, reform, and access to justice;

  • Explore and, where feasible, develop innovative approaches to support continuous improvement of civil society and media organizations, in particular to establish formal and lasting linkages between civil society and the implementation of the legal and judicial reforms;

  • Follow up on the participation of civil society and media organizations to work as a bridge between government and the public in the justice sector reform;

  • Work to develop sustainable relationships between civil society and media organizations and government institutions to enhance the rule of law and democratic processes;

  • Assist with the selection of local organization(s) for all Feteh civil society and media activities, and work closely with the local organization(s) selected to implement grants and/or sub-contracts, to ensure excellent outcomes and achievement of relevant aspects;

  • Work with other team members to develop and carry out customized training and mentoring for civil society and media organizations;

  • Collaborate with all other Feteh components to ensure success in achieving work plan and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan objectives;

  • Participate in drafting and providing input for quarterly reports on all related civil society and media activities, ensuring appropriate inputs from other staff and/or consultants;

  • Contribute to the Activity’s success stories and provide input for success stories, including photographs when possible; and

  • Other duties as assigned by the COP or CSPSTL.

    Job Requirements

  • University degree in law, social sciences, or related field.

  • Years of Experience/ Experience Required: At least 3 years of progressive work experience in international development, with at least 5 years of experience in civil society and media involvement and capacity building.

  • Language Skills: Fluency in spoken and written English and Amharic.

  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office.

    Other Skills:

  • Well organized, team player.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders from different levels and backgrounds.

  • Ability to independently write high-quality reports for a variety of target groups and audiences.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Millennium DPI Feteh Activity Civil Society and Media Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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