Zoa Relief I HopeI Recovery Programme Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Zoa Relief I HopeI Recovery Programme Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 225479

Category: Development and Project Management

Location: Moyale (>50% frequent travel to the field offices), Somali

Employment Type: Contract


Job Description

About ZOA

ZOA supports those affected by violent conflicts, natural disasters, and chronic poverty in fragile states, irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, or age.

By working alongside communities, we contribute to signs of hope and restoration, supporting people to overcome hardship and rebuild their lives.

Inspired by our Christian faith, we provide relief, hope and recovery to people impacted by conflicts and disasters, as we work towards a world where people have hope and live dignified lives in peaceful communities.

We value people, we are faithful, we are good stewards, and we serve with integrity. In Ethiopia, ZOA delivers innovative, and ground-breaking projects in Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH, TVET, Humanitarian Relief, and Peacebuilding, with a strong focus on inclusion, participation and sustainability, thereby achieving lasting positive change.

All ZOA employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

We value our employees and offer a wide range of benefits to meet the specific needs of our staff and their families. We seek to recruit a highly motivated and qualified candidate for the following position:

Duration and type of contract: 6 months

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the Programme Coordinator (Somali Region) position is to provide managerial support to ZOA Ethiopia’s Programme Manager for Somali Region in the planning, coordination, delivery and reporting of ZOA’s projects in the region, with an emphasis on humanitarian responses.

The Programme Coordinator will ensure that all steps in project cycle management; design, inception, implementation, M&E, reporting and evaluation are undertaken in a high quality and timely manner.

The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic responsibilities

  • Adherence to ZOA policies, guidance and procedures;
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist;
  • Contribute with emergency response strategy, Log Frame, and Plan of Action;
  • Ensure that donor reports for ZOA projects in Somali Region are complete, on time and high quality;
  • Conduct emergency needs assessment and present recommendations;
  • Provide Emergency specific technical input to coordination mechanism (e.g. cluster coordination) and working groups;
  • Develop Emergency response technical guidance, tools and mechanism;
  • Contribute to organisational learning through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports;Develop training modules and provide specific technical learning or/and training for project staff;
  • Provide training to ZOA staff and other relevant stakeholders.

    Specific responsibilities

  • In collaboration with ZOA’s Emergency Response Coordinator and Area Manager (Programme Manager) for Somali Region, develop a strategy and plan for humanitarian responses in this region;
  • Establish ZOA’s presence in locations where ZOA is implementing humanitarian responses;
  • Maintain close coordination with implementing partners including UN agencies, INGOs, NNGOs and local authorities;
  • Technically support the implementation of emergency response projects at community level;
  • Identify potential emergency response partners;
  • As directed by the Programme Manager, manage and supervise ZOA staff
    delivering humanitarian responses in Somali Region;
  • Support recruitment, support and capacity building of staff;
  • Ensure ZOA’s financial, logistics, HR and Programme policies are adhered during implementation;
  • Organize refresher workshops on ZOA strategies in preparing and responding to humanitarian crisis;
  • Prepare concept note and draft proposals accordingly;
  • Design appropriate data collection methods and lead in organizing need assessment in emergency situations;
  • Update ZOA management on field situations and appropriate response mechanisms;
  • Prepare donor reports for emergency projects;
  • Carries out regular assessments, Gu assessment, Deyr Assessments and other emergency assessments;
  • Regularly attends Dawa and Liben Zone all cluster coordination meetings and coordinate all actions in by other organizations as ZOA is nominated to be the lead contact Agency;
  • Prepare summary of situational reports (Sitrep) on IDPs and returnees in Dawa and Liben zones on a monthly basis.

    Job Requirements


    Competencies are important for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

    Professional competencies

    These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

    Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector particularly WASH, Emergency shelter and NFI sector and Protection
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented technical competences related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

    Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Knowledge of the context in Somali region IDPs response- 3 years
  • Knowledge of Somali language is desirable
  • Experience with Emergency response programming in international NGOs -2 years

    Behavioural competencies

    These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. ZOA’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Strategic thinking
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments

    Performance Management

    The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the ZOA Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in this position, please apply via ethiojobs.net by sending your CV and a motivation letter indicating your suitability for this position to before the due date

    Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in your CV or motivation letter. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years .

    Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed.

    A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

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