Senior Humanitarian Response Officer

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Social Sciences and Community
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Job Description

EOC-DICAC is a recognized & licensed non-profit charitable local NGO working for the benefit of vulnerable communities in Ethiopia to attain self-reliance by tackling the root causes of poverty, migration, climate change, public health and illiteracy problems by promoting sustainable development programs. Accordingly, since 1972, EOC-DICAC has been engaged in various types of multi-sectoral development and humanitarian interventions all over the country. Therefore, EOC-DICAC would like to invite dynamic and creative applicant for the following vacant post.

Job Summary:

The humanitarian response officer is responsible for efficient and timely planning, organization, implementation, monitoring, provision of technical support and reporting of humanitarian works of the commission in accordance with requirements and working procedures.  This includes; undertaking community need assessment, project proposal/concept note development, processing agreements with donor and government, closely follow up implementation (beneficiary mapping, validation, purchase of food and non-food items, and distribution), facilitating post distribution monitoring, timely reporting to relevant bodies based on their requirements. Moreover, provide continuous technical and organizational support and capacity building to field teams, liaising with all stakeholders for ensuring the smooth and quality implementation of the project.

   Report to: EOC-DICAC Development Department

Duty station: Addis Ababa with frequent travel to field offices.

Terms of employment: Six month contract with possibility of extension. 

Job Requirements

Education: BA or equivalent in nutrition, health science, psychology, economics, development studies or any other related fields of study.

  Experience: 6 years of relevant work experience for BA/BSC holders and 4 years for MA/MSC in humanitarian work preferably in NGOs.                                                                             

Competency Requirements

  • Well organized and ability to act in a professional and ethical manner,
  • Good knowledge of field level realities of humanitarian NGOs work,
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and stakeholders for the successful achievement of the project deliverables,
  • Able to operate basic computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Firm belief in gender equality and in participatory management.
  • Good knowledge of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).

How to Apply

Delivery address: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV and credentials within 10 working days of the announcement via Email: [email protected] Or hand delivery to HR Department of EOC-DICAC office located in Arada Sub-City in front of Tourist Hotel, Arat kilo square, Tel no. 0911434320/0111559213 , 3rd floor.

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