Welthungerhilfe A2015 Program Coordinator-ETH Jobs in Ethiopia

Welthungerhilfe A2015 Program Coordinator-ETH Jobs in Ethiopia

Closing date: 10 Jul 2019

Organization Profile and Background

Welthungerhilfe/German Agro Action is an international NGO with Head-Quarter in Bonn and working in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Welthungerhilfe/GAA is fighting to help free the world of hunger and poverty.

This vision is the basis of our organization’s character and activities. Welthungerhilfe/GAA secure funds from private donations and international funding organizations, for example, EC, USAID, UN-OCHA, ECHO, and German Government.

We work in the sectors of Rural Development, WASH, Natural Resource Management and Social Development.

Welthungerhilfe/GAA Ethiopia follows partnership approach for project planning, implementation, and administration with Ethiopia Partner-NGOs and in exceptional cases WHH/GAA implements projects by itself.

What We Offer

  • A multicultural work environment where differences are accommodated

  • A continuous learning culture

  • Innovative and creative work practices

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Attractive salary and benefit packages

    Our principle: "Help the poor to help themselves”

    Job Description

    I. Job Details

    1. Division:

    Programmes and projects

    2. Group / Regional Desk

    3. Job Name

    Alliance2015 Ethiopia Coordinator

    4. Title of the Job Holder

    A2015 Program Coordinator-ETH

    5. Abbreviation of the Job


    6. Salary Group


    7. Reports to

    WHH Regional Representative

    8. Supervises

    Provides technical support and assistance to A2015 members

    9. Representation:


    is represented by:

  • Represents A2015 members in the country as necessary in joint opportunities and projects.

  • To be decided on relevant occasion

    10. Project (Duty Station/Country /Project#)

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with occasional travel across the country

    11. Contract Period


    II. Objectives, duties and Areas of Responsibility

    1. Objectives of the Position

    Under the direct supervision of Welt hunger hilfe (WHH) Regional Representative, A2015 Program Coordinator-ETH is responsible to coordinate the design, implementation and monitoring of Alliance2015 joint opportunities and projects.

    The coordinator is also responsible to lead the development of A2015 Strategic Plan, joint collaborations, visibility and provide technical support to A2015 members in the country.

    2. Duties and Areas of Responsibility

  • Strategic monitoring and development of joint opportunities.

  • Co-ordination of proposal preparation on Joint Proposals

  • Lead in the development of A2015 strategic plan in-Country

  • Lead on giving visibility to Alliance2015 joint-collaborations in-country

  • Support systems for collaborative working, visibility and Knowledge management.

  • Initiate internal Evaluations.

  • Collate annual country reports

  • Regularly report and interact with Hub in Brussels.

  • Regular travel across Ethiopia and periodically to key meetings in the region and the Hub.

  • Hold the ownership of any strategic agenda for A2015 in ETH

  • Hold the responsibility to move the Alliance advocacy strategy on nutrition through next steps as agreed by the A2015 members.

  • Support A2015 members on the Alliance priorities as and when necessary to maintain the balance in the A2015.

  • Represent A2015 at relevant meetings and forums and follow up on the actions with the CDs.

  • Ensure coordination and information exchange and represent A2015 interests and priorities in internal
    and external meetings and with other stake holders as per the need i.e: UN/, ECHO/HINGO (if necessary) donors, government counterparts (when appropriate) and external stakeholders. Strengthen links with relevant counterparts

  • Identify (national level) advocacy topics/areas/concerns, consolidate joint policy positions among partners and coordinate and/or support advocacy initiatives through A2015.

    Facilitating A2015 Emergency strategy:

  • Ensure the A2015 strategy becomes a living document and (ensure) the contribution from the partners so that strong operational joint plan exist based on the strategy.

  • Liaise with donors (as A2015) to mobilize resources for joint response by the partners and keep them updated A2015 move.

    Technical guidance and support:

  • Ensure mainstreaming of crosscutting issues (protection, gender, environment etc.) in A2015 planning/discussions.

  • Ensure A2015 is equipped enough by providing technical support, guidance and capacity development: Develop tools, standards and guidelines, and design, facilitate and/or deliver trainings and workshops (when necessary), including on needs assessment, gap analysis and response planning for Alliance.

    Job Requirements (Qualifications/experience)

  • Postgraduate qualification in a development related subject

  • A minimum of 7 years relevant experience in INGO sector of which at least 3 years at senior level or as a coordinator of development programs, preferably in a consortium

  • Practical experience and skills in Networking and coalition management

  • Prior experience in liaising with donors to mobilize resources, preferably for joint projects/opportunities
  • Practical experience in developing effective proposals, strategic documents and progress reports to different stakeholders as well as working standards and tools
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mainstreaming of crosscutting issues in strategic and operational planning process.

  • Knowledge and experience in providing technical support, guidance and capacity development for a target group (from need assessment &designing a program up to delivery and evaluation)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of mainstreaming of crosscutting issues in strategic and operational planning process.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills both in English and Amharic

  • Proven managerial skills and ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct/lead development initiatives and projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of development trends, principles, and best practices.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strategic thinker, good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • A proactive individual with a can-do attitude
  • Programme and Resilience experience is desirable.

  • Awareness of Regional Political situation and institutions.

  • Ethiopian citizen with high degree of cultural sensitivity

  • Overseas experience desirable

  • Committed to WHH and A2015 values, standards and code of ethics

    How to Apply:
    We invite all interested candidates who meet the required qualifications to send their motivation letter (1 page) and CV ( max. 5 pages) via Welthungerhilfe A2015 Program Coordinator-ETH Jobs in Ethiopia

    Deadline for application : July 10, 2019( the vacancy may be closed earlier if significant number of applications are received).

    NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer regardless of sex, ethnicity , religion , etc. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply for the position.

    The position is open to Ethiopian nationals!

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