Hub Coordinators (2 Positions)

Category:
Development and Project Management, Economics, Social Sciences and Community
Location:
Dolo, Somali region and Gambella 
Career Level:
Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:
As per IRC salary scale

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive, recover, and rebuild their lives. The IRC has been working in Ethiopia for over 15 years implementing emergency and resilience programming in the areas of WASH, education, livelihoods, reproductive health, gender-based violence, and child and youth protection and development. In 2017, IRC provides services to approximately 405,200 refugees in 20 camps and more than one million vulnerable Ethiopians in seven regions.

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

DFID are planning a large market systems programme in Ethiopia: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainability in the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities using the market systems approach. Additionally, SHARPE will work to mitigate conflict between refugees and host communities, and generate positive spill over impacts on nutrition, and reduced vulnerability for households. The programme will last for 3-4 years and work in three areas of Ethiopia.

Role and Responsibilities

  • During inception phase, oversee market studies for selected location
  • Build relationships with stakeholders in host communities and refugee camps
  • Work closely with local government to coordinate market studies
  • Support team leader in work planning and strategic decision making for selected location
  • Contribute to monitoring and reporting of activities
  • During implementation phase, oversee market pilot interventions.
  • Contribute to strategic decisions regarding pilot interventions
  • Develop learning materials
  • Manage budget for location
  • Oversee team for selected location, overseeing any HR concerns
  • Manage work plan for selected location.

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Experience

  • 6 years in BSC degree and 5 years in Msc with Economics, Development Studies, Business, or related subject.
  • Experience working on Market Systems (M4P) progammes, or assessing value chains and exploring market linkages 
  • At least 4 years managerial experience on development projects, preferably private sector focused.
  • Proven experience in managing multi-cultural and diversified teams on complex projects in developing countries
  • In depth understanding of Ethiopia and refugee and host community development response
  • Ability to build relationships with multiple stakeholders, including donors and government
  • Demonstrated knowledge of monitoring and management tools and mechanisms
  • Understanding of programme management in Ethiopian context
  • Experience working in humanitarian and refugee context, preferably in Ethiopia
  • Strong knowledge of the Ethiopian working environment
  • Knowledge of DFID operations and processes
  • Fluency in English (both written and oral) is essential
  • Proven management skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Project management experience.
  • Donor standard proposal and report writing skills
  • Excellent representational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Please send your CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address.

Please send your CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address:  IRC – Addis Ababa Office P.O.BOX 107 Code 1110 or apply on Ethiojobs.net.

  • Include 3 references
  • Applications will not be returned.  IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.
  • Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

·         Name of the position you have applied for and location preference

·         Date of application

·         Summary of  your qualifications and experience

·         Salary Expectation

·         Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

·         Permanent Address and present address (if different form permanent) and telephone number

·         Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

 

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IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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