Samaritan's Purse Area Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Samaritan's Purse Area Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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Are you looking for a high level leadership position with kingdom impact? We are seeking an Area Coordinator in Shire, Ethiopia. Your critical thinking skills, management experience, and your ability to cultivate strong relationships will help you succeed in this position. Join us to use your experience and passion to make an impact with an eternal purpose!

A day in the life of an Area Coordinator:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.

In the role of Area Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him

  • Provide overall leadership for all Samaritan’s Purse personnel in the area office and bases.

  • Work with Country Director (CD), coordinate all programs and support-related personnel in the assigned geographic area.

  • In coordination with the Senior Operations Manager (SOM), provide broad oversight for all operational aspects in support of ongoing projects.

  • Represent Samaritan’s Purse in community relations and cultivate productive relationships through networking with government, local churches, UN, and other NGOs.

  • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) from 4-year college or university in Development, Social Studies, or other relevant discipline and at least four (4)
    years of related international work experience with management responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Spiritual maturity; ability to lead direct reports in their growing relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office.

  • General knowledge of Food, Nutrition, WASH, Health, Shelter, and Non-Food Items program implementation.

  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills
    12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required); if not already completed, opportunity to meet and complete requirement is available upon hire.

    Job Location: Shire, Ethiopia

    Type: Full-Time

    Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

    Accompaniment: Unaccompanied

    Travel Expectations: Required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary


  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance

  • Paid Family Medical Leave

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Paid holidays

  • 12 vacation/personal days

  • 10 sick days

  • When at IHQ, on-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Samaritan's Purse Area Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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