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CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in over 90 countries. We address poverty and inequality, seeking dignity for all every day and during times of crisis. Our solutions range from clean water to education access, microfinance to food security, agriculture to climate change, and disaster response. We prioritize women and girls as agents of lasting change. Our staff live in the communities they serve, enabling us to understand their challenges effectively. With a history of over 70 years since World War II, we started by providing the world’s first CARE Package® of food to post-war Europe.
CARE Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and interested job seekers to apply for the following different position.
Position 1: – Project Officer
The Project Officer will play a pivotal role in the successful implementation of the AWE Phase II project, focusing on empowering women engaged in early-stage micro and small enterprises. This position involves overseeing a team of 15 staff members and coordinating activities related to capacity-building training, access to financial services, market linkage, business development services, monitoring, and report writing. The Project Officer will provide comprehensive programmatic, logistical, and all-around support to ensure the project’s objectives are met.
The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background, relevant training, and a passion for driving positive change in the lives of women engaged in micro and small enterprises. Excellent organizational and leadership skills, coupled with a deep understanding of gender-related issues, are essential for success in this role.
BA degree in Gender, Law, Sociology, Social work, Development study, Social Science, or related areas of focus
Masters in related field is a plus.
- 3 years of relevant experience with the first degree or 2 years of relevant experience plus post graduate degree in youth Entrepreneurship focused projects in urban settings.
- Experience working with micro and small enterprises, gender empowerment, and financial inclusions.
- Language proficiency in written and spoken English.
- Computer proficiency
- Good communication and report-writing skills.
- Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, economic and social needs of young women, understanding of the participatory approach, and sustainable development.
Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, building partnerships, stress tolerance, building commitment, coaching, interpersonal skill, operational decision-making, planning and organizing, information monitoring.
Workplace: Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Sidama
Deadline: December 3, 2023
Position 2: – Commodity and Agricultural Supplies Supervisor
The purpose of the Commodity and Agricultural Supplies Supervisor’s position is to monitor/inspect the warehouses, distribution centers and provide managerial and supportive supervision to the storekeepers and food distributers. S/he ensures that the food allocations (receipt and distribution) are managed in line with CARE and Donor agreed procedures and policies. S/he also monitors that the allocations received are as per agreements and monitors stock levels in accordance with agreed plans.
BA degree in Supplies Management, or Accounting from Vocational School.
- Three (3) years of relevant experience with the first degree.
- 2(two) years of relevant experience plus post graduate degree.
- NGO experience is a plus. Supervisory skill is mandatory
- Basic managerial skills
- Technical and report writing skills
- Computer literate
- Fluent spoken and written English
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Able to work accurately
- Trustworthy and reliable
- Knowledge of local language
- Report writing skills
- Understanding of the importance of gender, youth and social inclusion
- Demonstrated commitment to principles of gender, equity, diversity, inclusion and PSHEA (safeguarding) through previous positions or programming experience
- Driving Ability
Workplace: Woreda’s in Central and Eastern Tigray, Tigray
Deadline: December 4, 2023
Position 3: – Empowerment and BDS Providers
The Empowerment and BDS Provider will play a key role in the AWE Phase II project, focusing on the empowerment of women engaged in micro and small enterprises. She/he is responsible for the actual implementations, and monitoring of project activities on the ground and ensuring qualities and standards.
This position involves implementing targeted strategies for beneficiary selection, delivering business and life skills training, facilitating digital and financial literacy training, supporting Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) groups, establishing financial linkages with formal financial and lease institutions, and leading Social Analysis and Action (SAA) and male engagement dialogues. The Empowerment and BDS Provider will also actively engage in coaching and mentoring businesswomen and contribute to regular report writing.
The ideal candidate will possess a solid educational background, experience in business development services, and a commitment to empowering women in micro and small enterprises. Strong communication and facilitation skills, coupled with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders, are essential for success in this dynamic role. The Empowerment and BDS Provider will contribute significantly to the success of the AWE Phase II project by fostering positive change in the lives of women entrepreneurs.
Diploma in Economics, Business Administration, Sociology, or another related field.
Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Sociology, or another related field.
Two (2) years of relevant work experience for diploma holders or 1(one) year relevant work experience for first degree.
- Knowledge of local language.
- Communication skills, good human relations
- Firm belief in teamwork and gender equality, and sensitivity to HIV/AIDS
- Conceptual understanding of participatory approach and sustainable development.
Workplace: Hawassa, Sidama, Addis Ababa
Deadline: December 8, 2023
How to Apply
If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please send your CV (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter (not more than one page) through application link which mentioned under each position.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women!
CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.
CARE Ethiopia is committed to preventing all unwanted behavior at work. This includes sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse. We expect everyone who works for us to share this commitment by understanding and working within the CARE Safeguarding Policy and related framework. CARE Ethiopia has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or child by any of our staff, representatives, or partners.
CARE Ethiopia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ current and/or previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer. By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Ethiopia requesting the information specified above. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks
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