Save The Children Adolescent Development Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Adolescent Development Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199557

Category: Business and Administration, Economics
Location: Axum, Tigray
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Internal / External Vacancy Announcement


Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way.

In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

Adolescent Development Officer


SCI/TFO/ 005 /2019

Place of Work

Axum , Tigray


Sponsorship Adolescent Core Program

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization scale

No. of Positions


Length of Contract

One Year with Possibility of Extension

Role Purpose:

  • Adolescent Development(AD) Officer will assist the coordination and implementation of project activities including, monitoring and evaluations, assisting in planning trainings, workshops and meeting at Kebele, woreda and zonal levels, organizing out-of-school adolescents for local development endeavours, facilitating adolescent livelihood initiatives, assisting adolescent need assessments, facilitating life trainings for adolescents.
  • S/he is responsible for facilitating community mobilization activities, assist in designing, planning, and implementation of health programs need to be under taken in adolescent development program packages, collaboration with district officials, teachers and health extension workers.

    Reports to: Health, Nutrition and Adolescent Program Coordinator

    Key Areas of Accountability:
  • Assist in Preparing annul plan of action and budget of Adolescent program;

  • Participates in adolescent development baseline survey, market analysis, end line and situational analysis

  • Assist and Facilitates life skill trainings for out of school adolescents/youths on personal development, health and economic opportunities.

  • Follows up and ensures proper program implementation;

  • Assists school facilitators, youths, in implementation of day to day activities;

  • Conducts adolescent/community need assessment on livelihood options, health challenges and adolescent health service issues;

  • Mobilizes community for active participation in Adolescent program;

  • Facilitate basic and refresher trainings for adolescents on basic business skills, entrepreneurship and financial literacy;

  • Liaison with district micro-credit institutions to facilitate access to financial service for adolescents;

  • Work with district technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions to facilitate vocational skills training for adolescents;

  • Support adolescents in preparation of business plan and financial management;

  • Facilitates financial request for youth unemployment activity and prepares loan request and promissory note;

  • Assist in facilitation of logistics needed for the program;

  • Assist in organizing and facilitates review and reflection meetings for community based reproductive health agents, community based malaria workers;

  • Facilitate and ensures IEC/BCC material distribution to out of school youth clubs,

  • Assist in Preparing periodic reports

  • Performs other related tasks as required under the order of program coordinator.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience


  • Diploma or first Degree in Business Management, Economics, Adult Education or related fields
  • Minimum of four years for Diploma or two years for Degree holder
  • Experienced in working with school /community youths on Adolescent livelihood, life skill development, health or related areas


  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve objectives
  • Strong community mobilization and customer relations skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and writing skills)
  • Flexible and adaptable to dynamic changes and fast-paced work environment

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through until March 4, 2019

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

    Please Make Sure You State the Code of the Vacancy on the Subject of Your Email. All applications should be received within one week of this advertisement.

    Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

    We undertake rigorous procedures during the recruitment process including background checks to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    Women candidates are highly encouraged.

    Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.

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