Project Field coordinator

Development and Project Management, Economics
Jima Zone with field travel to project woredas, Oromia 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)

Job Description


Population Health and Environment Ethiopia Consortium (PHE-EC) is a non- governmental non-for-profit organization established in 2008. The consortium was established with a vision “to see Ethiopia with a sustainable use of resources, resilient ecosystems, sustainable livelihoods, and a healthy population . The organization has also a mission “to contribute to sustainable development in Ethiopia by promoting and enhancing the integration of population, health and environment through multi-sectoral approaches.


Population and Livelihood and Environmental Program Coordinators 

Overall Project Field Coordination and project management  

The PFC will have the following roles and responsibilities.

  • Prepare Packard foundation and DFPA projects all year, annual, bi-annual, quarterly and monthly plan in the light of different demands (donor and government)
  • Continuously revise and submit plans in the light of the feedbacks from beneficiaries, donors and other partners  and ensure that activities in the plan are rightly contributing to the attainment of the objective
  • Support the project staff and implementing partners in prioritizing and implementation of activities in the light of emergency of needs and importance
  • Coordinate the field level implementation in Dedo woreda through consultation and active involvement of the respective stakeholders
  • Conduct continuous supportive supervision and document the findings for improving results
  • Provide the necessary support to project community development officers, facilitators, DA’s VHC members and partners
  • Ensure that the project community development officers facilitators, DA’s VHC members are undertaking their duties and delivering the results required
  • Ensure timely communications and availing all project related data to HO
  • Ensure that all activities are accomplished maintaining its standard and quality results are delivered
  • Initiate and involve in the preparation of different training manuals and IEC/BCC materials
  • Make sure that the training manuals and IEC/BCC materials are maintaining their standard and get approval from the respective responsible person before use
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports and submit timely
  • Document and prepare reports on any events like trainings and workshops, case stories and monitoring activities and submit timely

Financial management

  • Prepare budget request on quarterly bases, timely submit to the project coordinators at PHE EC Addis office and follow up timey release of the budget
  • Coordinate the preparation and timely submission of reports in line with the expected standards
  • Analyze critical and emerging issues in the course of project implementation and give timey responses either at the field level or in consultation with the management at the head office
  • Ensure budgets are properly utilized to the purpose with consideration of value for money (VfM) and ensure transparency in budget utilization
  • Make sure that the budget utilization are complying with donor and other requirements and regulations
  • Regularly track the budget with the finance people
  • Make sure that any budget request is prepared in detail and in line with the agreement and policy and also the plan in the project document
  • Prepare ToR for supporting the budget to any activity envisioned to be implemented        

Networking and Partnership

  • Liaise with all stakeholders and create positive relationship and partnership
  • Initiate and lead the establishment of  multi-sector platforms/taskforces at kebele, woreda and zonal levels and ensure that they are used as coordination, learning and knowledge management platforms
  • Representing PHE EC Participate in any joint platforms of the project consortium members like technical team meetings and any other government and partners’ platforms
  • Play key role for all implementing and other partners to create partnership, synergy of interventions and collaboration for the effective and efficient implementation of the project
  • Ensure that strong partnership and collaboration is created at local levels

Job Requirements

Required qualification, Experience, Knowledge and Skills


  • MSc in, Development Studies, Environmental Economics,  Environmental Policy and other related field with combined experiences in related areas
  • Minimum three years of proven experiences in coordination and management of Agricultural science and environmental  related actions, engagement in policy review and advocacy, engagement in social work and related programs with MSc qualification
  • Practical experiences of coordination in a consortium implementation
  • Computer literacy; Ms word, Power Point, Excel, internet usage, etc
  • Excellent speaking, writing and listening skills of Amharic Oromifa and English languages
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill and team player
  • Experience of reporting to donors and government


  • Experience in coordinating integrated projects that has health, social and gender components
  • Able to work under stress and delivering results timely
  • Self initiator and undertake duties with little supervision
  • Speaking and writing skill of Oromifa Language is a mandatory
  • Qualified female applicants are encouraged

How to Apply

Any interested and qualified applicants are required to submit their application, CV and the filled PHEEC’s application format that can be accessed from this link . Applicants should submit their application/cover letter, CV and filled application format within 8 working days ( from Sep. 24 to Oct. 5, 2020) using the e-mail: [email protected]  or hand delivery at our office. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PHE ETHIOPIA CONSORTIUM provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment regardless of his/her race, ethnic background, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as or in accordance with applicable  local laws.

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