Plan International Ethiopia Community Coordinator Jobs

Plan International Ethiopia Community Coordinator Jobs

Job Id: 216465

Category: Development and Project Management, Social Sciences and Community
Location: Hawassa, SNNPR
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: xxxxx

Job Description

Plan International is an independent non-profit organization that advances children’s well-being and equality for girls.

Working in building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years and present in 70 countries, Plan International strives for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children while working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

Plan International Ethiopia is looking for Community Coordinator for Hawassa who will be reporting to the MELR Manager.

The community coordinator will provide support to al community-focused activities in the project. He/She will work with local government, partner NGOs, stakeholders at the Hawassa Industrial park (HIP), and different community groups, and other relevant stakeholders.

The community coordinator will provide support to the senior management team including the Chief of Party, Monitoring, and Learning, Evaluation and Research Manager and Gender and Youth specialist.


  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant
  • Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

    Key relationships

    The community coordinator worker very closely with The USAID Hawassa Community and workers wellness team under the supervision of the MELR Manager.

    He/She works and collaborate with Plan International Ethiopia Hawssa Programme areas team and other Plan International teams as are required.

    He acts as the key contact staff of the HCWW project for all stakeholders and HIP female workers.

    Job Requirements

    Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

  • MA preferred,
    BA degree in social sciences and related fields, with experience in gender, youth and/or community engagement.
  • At least 5 years of experiences in relevant fields of work
  • Experiences with USAID-funded for international donor finding preferred
  • Experience with community managed programmes, implementations and monitoring especially regarding work wellness and female migrant population.
  • Experience working with partner NGOs, community and migrant women; ability to develop activity guidelines/Standard Operating Procedures; and donor reports
  • Strong computer skills, Ms-word, Ms-Excel, Ms-access, SPSS and others
  • Fluent in English and Amharic oral and written communication skills

    How to Apply

    The closing date for the application is August 06, 2019. Qualified candidates should submit their application with the below link.

    This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

    Please note that:

    Applications and CVs written in English will be accepted and
    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Please note that we are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated link.

    Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

    More information about Plan International can be found on http://

    References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy.

    Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

    As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse.

    That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

    Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe.

    We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

    Plan International Ethiopia Community Coordinator Jobs

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