Project Officer

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Development and Project Management
Bahir Dar, Amhara 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description


- Recruiting project beneficiaries in collaboration with Project Managers

- Provide BCC and life skills interventions such as Life skills , Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) on gender based violence , HIV, SRH, violence  and COVID 19

- Provide parenting training for parents

- Provide psychosocial support to children to prepare them for reintegration.

- Provide counselling and therapeutic interventions for the children

-  Provide training Life Skills training for the children at the Lighthouse

- Participate in regular child care reviews to assess the progress of children through the Hope for Justice programmes

- Travel to rural areas to reunify children with their families and follow them up

- Provide families during the reunification process with training in effective parenting and child protection as well as emotional/psycho-social support to care for their children within the family.

-  Provide families with IGA grant and small business skills training to strengthen the families’ economic stability if necessary.

- Provide older children who growing in independence and learning skills with support to manage their own lives independently

- Conduct awareness raising in the community about dangers of domestic work, trafficking, child labor.

- Complete any other assessments of children/families as requested by Country Programmes Director

- Keep good, accurate and confidential records of all counselling sessions

- Make appropriate professional referrals for children who require psychiatric assessment/treatment

-  Implement all project activities according to Hope for Justice work policies

- Work closely with government officials, community leaders and project partners to ensure the best outcomes are achieved.

- Assist in timely submission of quarterly, semi-annual and final reports for donors and government.

- Maintain proper documentation of the project documents and reports. 

- Participates in site visits as necessary and facilitate logistical support for trips

- Ensure monthly reports of activities are sent to MEL team

Child Safeguarding:

- Maintain policies, procedures and systems that provide the requisite safeguarding measures for children accessing our services in collaboration with the Country DSO.


-Uphold and work within Hope for Justice’s policies and procedures, including Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child & Vulnerable Adult Protection policies.

-  Promote Hope for Justice’s core values of Honoring, Openness, Professionalism and Empowerment across the organization and partners

- Undertake any other duties, as appropriate to the post, as delegated by Project Manager

- Represent the organization in different review meeting, workshop and network meetings.

Job Requirements

- BA Degree in Social Science, Psychology or related

- At least 3 years’ experience working in a project position

- Experience working with vulnerable children and families

How to Apply

Please specify the position & location in the subject line.

All qualified candidates must fill below table and including your CV & Application letter (2- 3-page CV) with recent experience letter and credential document to Hope for Justice, [email protected] before 21 of March 2022.

ROLE PURPOSE: Responsible for the project’s day-to-day implementation at the community level. Works closely with grass-root level gov’t counterparts & community representatives. Also ensures active community participation and proper targeting…