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Plant Manager (Dairy) in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Our client is a growing and independent dairy processing company in Ethiopia. It is a strong niche player with growth ambitions to extend production capacity, product range and more.

Responsibilities
• Day-to-day responsible at factory for:
o Production and operations (planning, forecasting, output)
o Maintenance and report
o Product quality, food safety, HSSE
• Project management and implementation of factory-related investment plan:
o Expanding and upgrading facilities (building and equipment)
o Expanding food safety
o Expanding supply chain (especially sourcing of raw milk)
• Balancing management of daily operations, implementation of investment plan and development of employees
• Analyse, improving and implementation of more efficient processes, with focus on (food) safety, quality and efficiency
• Plant Manager reports to (expat) General Manager

Requirements
• Dairy processing experience is a must
• Bsc (or Msc) in technology, food science or other relevant field of education
• Proven experience and preference in developing countries, preferably Africa.
• Managerial experience, preferably in food processing industry e.g. as production manager, operations manager, supply chain manager, team leader
• Strong leadership skills (role model) with open, positive and motivating/coaching attitude
• “Right-hand” for General Manager
• Strong communication skills (verbal, written)
• Structured, high-demanding, eye for detail and control, result-oriented, fact-based
• Stable personality and self-controlled
• Flexible, approachable, honest and trustworthy

Place of work
Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

Are you interested in becoming a Plant Manager (Dairy) in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jun 20, 2018
Finance and Administration Officer in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Terre des Hommes Netherlands in East Africa is looking for a Finance and Administration Officer (Ethiopia), full time, to be based in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), with frequent travel within the country.

Who we are
Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) prevents child exploitation in developing countries, rescues children from exploitative situations and ensures that these children can continue their development in a safe environment. Terre des Hommes is a rights based organisation. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the cornerstone of all our programmes.

What we do
Terre des Hommes Netherlands focuses its long-term development work on (Worst Forms of) Child Labour, Child Migration and Child Trafficking, (Commercial) Sexual Exploitation of Children and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Children (including Child Abuse and Child Marriage) and on Child Protection in Humanitarian Crisis. For each of these forms of child exploitation, Terre des Hommes Netherlands develops and implements programmes, through local partners in Asia, Africa and Europe.

Our approach
Terre des Hommes Netherlands addresses the above mentioned issues through five types of interventions: prevention of the worst forms of child exploitation, prosecution of those who perpetrate crimes against children, promotion of a safe and conducive social/economic/legal context for children, provision of services to ensure safe and enduring reintegration of child victims; and partnership & participation to strengthen civil society in the promotion of children’s rights and include meaningful participation of children.

Objective of the function
The Finance & Administration Officer is responsible for performing financial and administrative work within the department/organisation. To implement, coordinate, realise and evaluate the financial and administrative policy and processes concerning the operations and programmes in the country and to execute the AO/IC (administrative organisation and internal control) processes within the country office. The financial and administration officer advises and guides the country manager, project partners and other stakeholders on financial management as well as urges them to take action when needed.

Position in the organisation
The Finance & Administration Officer reports to the Country manager of the country within which the function is positioned (Ethiopia) and has no direct reports of its own.
The post holder will work closely with the programme implementation and administration staff in the country, at the Regional Office and at the Head Office.

General features
The Finance & Administration Officer provides a supportive contribution to business operations by performing financial and administrative work, processing relevant information, and providing information.

Result areas
1. Country Office Administration & ICT
- In consultation with the Country Manager and Regional Finance Manager, coordinate the day-to-day management of the office and office assets and consumables, as per established TdH-NL procedures.
- To ensure TdH-NL operations and activities are compliant with laws, regulations, and other statutory requirements of the government, its agencies and instruments.
- To advise on appropriate administrative systems and procedures in the country office.
- To be responsible for security of office, staff and assets.
- To facilitate sound data entry systems for the country office and TdH-NL partners in-country; and take appropriate and timely action in consultation with the Regional Office in case of ICT issues.

2. Finance
- To be responsible for the preparation and monitoring of operational budgets, in consultation with Country Manager and Regional Finance Manager.
- To be responsible for all financial (cash and cheque) transactions of the operational budget as per established procedures, as well as maintain up-to-date accounts, including filing and safekeeping of documentation.
- To be responsible for compiling and submission of timely and complete monthly financial reports of the country office operational budget.
- To provide clear analytical information and advice to the management at country and regional office to support informed decision making.
- To be responsible for timely submission each month to the regional office of monthly finance reports as well as quarterly cash requests.
- To be responsible for compliance to all bank requirements.
- To review partner contract budgets and provide informed advice to management, as well as periodically (at least quarterly) review budget performance and provide analytical advice as well.
- To coordinate with the Country Manager and regional office on all finance related issues (partner contracts and office operational budgets).

3. Audit
- To prepare yearly plan of audit schedule for partners and submit to the regional office (RO).
- To facilitate in the selection process for auditors for partner audits.
- To secure approval of audit engagement and budget from RO prior to audit fieldwork.
- To coordinate the progress of audit and ensures timely submission of the draft and final report after country manager’s approval, to the regional office.
- To ensure maintenance of audit reports and documentation at the country office and follow up of recommendation with the Project Partners.
- To assist in office audits undertaken by the regional office or head office.

4. Programmes
- To make supervisory support visits to all programme partners, to review financial reports and planning, as well as any other support or monitoring activities as may be appropriate.
- To apply TdH-NL tools (PCATs) in organisational assessment, and identify together with TdH-NL programme staff and project partners areas for further improvement on programme, finance and administration management.
- To ensure that programme reports are delivered on time and are of good quality, according to TdH-NL standards and analyse the received information. This includes supporting the use by programme partners of the TdH-NL online reporting system (PMEasy).
- To maintain good relationships with project partners, guiding them, giving capacity building training in finance and administration and giving direction as may be appropriate.
- Support the Marketing and Communication Officer at Regional Office with information and materials for marketing and communication, e.g. for the newsletters.
- Guide project partners, give capacity building training and give direction so that they improve on quality of work, efficiency, effectiveness of the desired outputs and sustainability of results.
- Safeguard project quality by maintaining an overview of supported projects and evaluating the quality of work and results. Ensure that project partners follow the terms and conditions of the signed agreements; facilitate them to keep track of key factors in project management, implementation and monitoring of results.
- To do the day-to-day management of the projects/partners we have: financially, monitoring, etc.

5. HR Administration
- To advise country and regional office on any changes, development and policies of the government relating to employment contracts and statutory benefits.
- To advise country and regional office on employment and consultancy contracts.
- To assist the regional management and country management in any HR related aspects per local laws.

6. Other
- To carry out any other duties that can reasonably be asked of this position.

Knowledge and skills
- Relevant University degree up to at least Bachelor's level.
- Relevant accounting professional qualification up to completion level.
- Mid/ High level applied thought and working ability.
- Knowledge of the processes and services of the organisation.
- Knowledge of and insight in the (financial) administrative setup of the organisation.
- Knowledge of the application of automated data processing/ICT.
- Skills in the accurate processing of financial data - planning/budgeting, execution, controlling, documentation and reporting (grant management cycle).
- Skills in maintaining contacts.
- Minimum of four (4) years of experience in a similar position in a similar non-profit organisation.

Competence profile

Finance and Administration Officer

A. Analytical capacity
Understanding the essence of complex issues by logical reasoning, investigation of potential causes, separation of key messages from the mass of detail and acknowledgment of their interdependence.

Level 2: Collects and examines information from various sources independently and on own initiative. Acquires insight by doing so and draws conclusions from their interdependence.

B. Driving for quality
Set high demands to the quality of own work and that of others; constantly strive for improvements.

Level 1: Applies the specified quality requirements within own work and repairs mistakes.

C. Planning & Organising
The effective alignment of activities, time and resources to achieve objectives.

Level 1: Plans and organises own work in a logical way.

D. Care
Possessing an eye for detail and doing things precisely as required.

Level 2: Has an eye for detail with regard to own work and that of others and in the way work is completed.

Job Level: C
Contract Period: One year contract with a possibility of extension.

Are you interested in becoming a Finance and Administration Officer in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Feb 16, 2018
Production Manager in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

We are looking for an organizational talent with a technical background that is motivated to commit himself for the development of Ethiopia.
Our client is a healthy and fast growing company in Ethiopia, a beautiful country with friendly people and many opportunities. They’d like to make a difference to their 60 employees, their families and surroundings with good employership. At the same time the company stands for a high quality product, for which they known for in the whole of Ethiopia.

Because of the growth the last 5 years and the planned growth the coming 5 years, our client needs a production manager who will help to achieve their goals. The purpose of the role is to optimize the processes of the production lines and to realize the intended extension.

Key responsibilities are:
- Responsible for the production process and the employees;
- Responsible for the technical department (maintenance and reparation);
- Further development of the production processes and internal logistics;
- Further development of the quality measurements;
- Hiring and training of employees.

Requirements:
- Character! In this company that means being independant, but also being able to work in a team, being flexible, persistent and keep working on quality;
- Proactiveness. In Ethiopia things work different then they do in ‘western countries’ and because of this you need to able to think ahead and act selfsecure;
- Knowledge of technique. At critical moments you have to act yourself and come up with good solutions. An mba with a technical background is important;
- Fluent in the English language.

If you have always dreamed of challenge in Africa, this is an opportunity of a lifetime. Working in the middle of the Ethiopian society and gaining fantastic experience. Not one day is the same and it’s an incredible adventure. The wages will be determined with the candidate and depends on factors like experience. Accommodation and transport will be arranged in consultation with the employee.

The companies is based on christian values so there is a preference for a person who stands for these values as well. We are looking for someone on a short term notice.

Are you interested in becoming a Production Manager in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 29, 2017
Technical Manager in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Our client in food production is expanding their production capacity on short term. We are looking for an engineer to become their new Technical Manager.

Tasks:
• Negotiate with local contractors
• Finalise contracts for installation and civil work
• Realise the expansion projects
• Responsible for (preventive) maintenance
• Work together with the local production manager on design, plan and execute maintenance
• Train local mechanics and electricians
• Discuss product specifications, scope of project, implementation process with global engineers
• Implement maintenance software with help of the local team
• Minimize downtime

Requirements:
• Completed education in civil or electrics mechanics
• At least years’ experience within a maintenance / technical role
• Preferably experience in (food) manufacturing environment
• Capable of convincing to adapt their professional approach to the local circumstances
• Proven experience in leading technical capex projects
• Proven project management skills
• Fluent in English, speaking and writing
• Hands on, hard worker, motivator
• Long term plans for staying on this project

Package offered:
• International environment
• Room for professional and personal development
• Full time job
• Attractive compensations and benefits package

Are you interested in becoming a Technical Manager in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Sep 29, 2017
Directeur de Site , Ethiopia

Nous sommes ...

Soufflet, groupe familial agroalimentaire français de dimension internationale (19 pays, près de 7000 collaborateurs et 5 milliards d’Euros de CA). Nous intervenons sur les filières orge, blé, riz et légumes secs dans une démarche de développement durable.
Notre groupe se développe dans la collecte et le négoce international de céréales, la première transformation en meunerie et malterie, les biotechnologies : ingrédients, enzymes et levains sur mesure, la deuxième transformation en boulangerie-viennoiserie- pâtisserie et la distribution en restauration rapide.

Vous travaillez pour …

Malteries Soufflet, maitrise la filière orge dans ses pays d’implantation (27 malteries en Europe, Amérique latine, Asie, Ethiopie) et permet de répondre aux cahiers des charges les plus exigeants de nos clients brasseurs : de la terre à la bière, depuis la sélection de variétés nouvelles ou spécifiques, jusqu’au choix des meilleurs qualités d’orges de brasserie pour ses malteries.

Le metier en quelzues mots...

Manage et pilote l'ensemble des processus de son site en phase avec la politique stratégique de la Division.

Votre Quotidien...

Rattaché(e) au Directeur Pays, vous serez amené(e) à :
• Garantir le respect des objectifs de la politique stratégique de la division
• Organiser les moyens humains, financiers et techniques du site afin de garantir la fabrication des produits tout en maitrisant les coûts et la qualité
• Piloter les indicateurs de performance du site et mettre en place les actions correctives si nécessaire
• Proposer et superviser les projets d'investissements en relation avec la direction industrielle
• Piloter le processus d'amélioration continue du site
• Animer et diriger une équipe de 4 managers opérationnels

Vous etes....
De formation ingénieur agroalimentaire, vous bénéficiez d’une première expérience en direction de site avec management d’équipe, idéalement en expatriation et sur le continent africain.
Vos connaissances des process industriels, de l’amélioration continue, de la gestion d’équipe et votre force de proposition sont des atouts essentiels pour mener à bien vos missions.
Votre anglais est courant.
Poste en expatriation en Ethiopie – Addis Abeba

Vous êtes intéressé(e) par l’agroalimentaire et par un groupe familial international en forte croissance ?
Vous souhaitez évoluer dans un groupe de dimension internationale qui a su garder ses valeurs ?
Alors postulez pour rejoindre le Groupe Soufflet !

Expiring: Dec 13, 2021
Operations Manager in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Florensis Ethiopia is specialized in the growing of mother stock to produce high quality cuttings. We are producing a wide range of annuals, perennials and biannuals. Florensis Ethiopia is producing cuttings from 15 hectares of greenhouses. The organisation employs 700 permanent employees and is increasing during high-season to approximately 900 employees.

What does your job as Operations Manager at Florensis entail?
The Operations Manager is responsible for all operational and growing activities at Florensis Ethiopia and takes care that operations are run efficiently and effectively. You make sure that Florensis Ethiopia delivers high quality cuttings to its customers on time in the right quantities. You are steering an experienced operational management team at an inspiring and motivated way. You will report directly to the general manager and be able to deputize him during absence.

What are your tasks and responsibilities?
• Motivating and coaching a team of Production Managers and Senior Supervisors;
• Ensure availability and delivery of high-quality cuttings to customers;
• You make sure that all operational departments are running smoothly and efficiently;
• Ensure an adequate and efficient system of building up mother stock;
• Being end-responsible for all kind of planning activities regarding mother plants;
• Responsible for maintaining the internal and external quality systems at Florensis Ethiopia;
• Keep up to date with developments, systems and techniques with regard to the production of cuttings.

What do we require from you as a Operations Manager?
• A bachelor’s degree in horticulture or agronomics from a reputable institution or similar capacity level through work experience;
• Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience in the same area;
• You have strong communication skills and are an integrative team player;
• Experience in production of cuttings is a pre;
• You have strong managerial skills, and ability to lead and influence at an executive level with respect to the Ethiopian culture;
• Experience with a management position in an African country is preferred;
• You are able to indicate clear goals and are able to motivate others to achieve them;
• Customer oriented in thinking and method;
• You have an excellent knowledge of the English language;
• You have a positive, strong, fair and credible attitude and have excellent analytical and time management skills;
• You are prepared to establish in Ethiopia.

What can you expect from us?
We are offering you a challenging, autonomous and responsible job within a dynamic, international organisation, which profits from short communication lines and a cooperative, no-nonsense work environment. Florensis also offers a competitive salary with attractive benefits. Florensis will provide you with plenty of room for personal growth and development. In addition, Florensis has a large team of enthusiastic and motivated colleagues!

Are you interested in becoming an Operations Manager in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jul 23, 2021
Senior Program Officer - Nutrition , Ethiopia

Results for Development (R4D) is a leading non-profit global development partner. We collaborate with change agents around the world — government officials, civil society leaders and social innovators — to create strong systems that support healthy, educated people. We help our partners move from knowing their goal to knowing how to reach it. We combine global expertise in health, education and nutrition with analytic rigor, practical support for decision-making and implementation and access to peer problem-solving networks. Together with our partners, we build self-sustaining systems that serve everyone and deliver lasting results. Then we share what we learn so others can achieve results for development, too.

About the organization:

Founded in 2008, Results for Development (R4D) has grown rapidly during its first decade, with a diverse set of programs in global health, education, and nutrition and funders that include bilateral donors, multi-lateral development institutions, and private foundations. We collaborate with change agents around the world — government officials, civil society leaders and social innovators — to create strong systems that support healthy, educated people. We help our partners move from knowing their goal to knowing how to reach it. We combine global expertise in health, education and nutrition with analytic rigor, practical support for decision-making and implementation and access to peer problem-solving networks. Together with our partners, we build self-sustaining systems that serve everyone and deliver lasting results. The organization has offices in Washington, DC in the United States (140 staff), Ethiopia, Tanzania, and the UK. Outside of the U.S., we employ 21 staff in ten countries.

We have a unique and vibrant culture at R4D. Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of our work environment and help advance our mission. Diversity—of ideas, identities, perspectives and backgrounds—is vital to who we are and what we do. We seek people who embrace these values and will help reinforce them. Our work culture is collaborative, creative, and entrepreneurial. We operate based on trust and respect. Teams across the organization frequently collaborate on programmatic work and support each other in building a better R4D.

Practice:

R4D’s Nutrition Practice works with global and country change agents to find solutions to complex challenges that impede progress towards achieving the global goals for nutrition. Our growing nutrition team works across a broad range of areas, including:

Promoting increasing global investments in nutrition through sustainable financing approaches.
Approaches to integrate essential nutrition services into health systems.
Data for nutrition approaches, including promoting the use of data for nutrition decision-making.
Support transformation of food systems through multisectoral approaches
Structured learning approaches, to generate, share and translate knowledge into actions.
Our ongoing program of work in Ethiopia supports key government bodies and development partners. This includes:

Collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health to develop capacity to track budget allocations and expenditures and to use this for improved planning, accountability and stakeholder coordination.
Support for the development of the Seqota Declaration expansion and scale up phase roadmap and investment plan which will inform the Food & Nutrition investment case.
Support to strengthen systems for the treatment of wasting into routine health systems. This includes assessing country needs to generate practical research and guidance on wasting treatment integration into health systems; and an assessment of market barriers that limit the availability and affordability of ready to use therapeutic foods, and scoping opportunities to address them.
Opportunity:

To support this mission, R4D seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO) to join our rapidly growing Nutrition Practice to support the growing Ethiopia portfolio. This position is based in Addis Ababa and is unique opportunity to work closely with the R4D Ethiopia Country Director and provide leadership to R4D’s Nutrition practice in Ethiopia.

Responsibilities:

The SPO will serve as a critical member of project management teams, advising on overall project strategy and design, contributing technical expertise, managing project teams, and overseeing the implementation of activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Lead activities in Ethiopia related to the integration of wasting into routine health systems by advising on project strategy, providing technical guidance and being responsible for the timely execution of work plans and completion of project deliverables
Build and manage relationships with partners in Ethiopia, internal and external experts consulted, and program managers involved in engagements
Support R4D Ethiopia Country Director in new business development
Provide thought leadership and technical expertise to the nutrition team and across the broader organization, including representing R4D in external settings and developing knowledge products
Qualifications:

We are seeking an experienced professional with expertise in nutrition and/or health systems and strong project and partner management skills.

7+ years of relevant professional experience on issues related to health or nutrition or related fields
MD and/or Master’s degree or PhD in a relevant field preferred
Experience in nutrition programming through one or more WHO building blocks: Leadership & Governance, Financing, Supplies & Supply Chains, Human Resources, Information Systems, Service Delivery
Experience with wasting programs, or issues regarding Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods, is preferred but not required
Demonstrated ability to manage partner relationships and project workstreams including managing situations with potential for conflicts
Experience in capacity building/training, facilitation and stakeholder management
Experience in research, including desk research and stakeholder interviews
Proven capacity to synthesize technical content into effective presentations to high-level audiences
Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced environment across multiple projects and work streams with competing time/resource demands
High level of organization, attention to detail, professionalism, and reliability
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Enthusiastic about joining a diverse and inclusive work environment
Motivated to learn, grow, contribute and produce

Expiring: Nov 02, 2020
Project Officer in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Description
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

FUNCTION
The Project Officer will be responsible for the effective delivery of animal health and production technologies, knowledge and skills to project participants, project partners and agricultural cooperatives. S/he will ensure that farmers adopt improved technologies for consistence and bulk supply of quality animals. S/he will work in close collaboration and coordination with the Heifer Ethiopia Program team especially Project Manager-AWB, project partners, agricultural cooperatives and Community Agro Vet Entrepreneurs (CAVEs). In addition, s/he will implement prototypes related to enhancing efficiency of livestock (poultry and small ruminants) health, production and productivity; and contribute in the scale-up of learnings for the wider benefit of farmers.

ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS:
Highly motivated and inspirational leader, superb listener and communicator, relationship builder, energetic and positive, team builder, strives for shared vision, impact-driven and innovative, organized, having strong business acumen, pro-active, respect for procedures and norms, curious, analytical, socially sensitive, values-oriented, conviction towards holistic sustainable development.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES

Animal health and management strengthening (30%)
- Develop plans and support project partners and agricultural cooperatives in implementing activities for well-balanced livestock diets
- Ensure cooperatives and project beneficiaries follow appropriate breeding strategies and plans to improve genetic quality for better productivity
- Assist the field project team and project partners to ensure livestock purchased for distribution to project recipients are healthy and productive
- Ensure that vaccinations to needy animals against major diseases are carried out at the right time and stage- meeting quality standards of the biological needs and processes adopted
- Keep prior intelligence/information and appropriately handle/investigate/respond to disease epidemics, outbreaks, unusual mortality and other similar situations such as natural calamities
- Technical assistance provided through formal/informal trainings, coaching, exposure, and other possible ways
- Year-round adequate availability of nutritious grass, balanced feeding techniques practiced by farmers
- Adequate availability of superior quality animals and their multiplication
- Documentation and periodic reports on quality of animals purchased; mortality decreased
- Established a consistent system of bulk supply of quality animals
- Networking, communication and business development (30 %)
- Strengthen CAVEs/technicians' capacity to ensure accessibility and availability of quality veterinary services and input supplies (vet medicines, vaccines, etc.) through in-house and collaboration with govt. departments
- Work with the field team in networking and coordination with appropriate government institutions and the private sector for veterinary services and inputs
- Work with Project Manager-Animal Well-Being and project team to develop the business hubs of the cooperatives/producers with backward and forward linkages into the total value chain
- Work with the Senior Project Manager- Business/Enterprise and Cooperatives Development to organize enterprise development related Training of Trainers for project partners, cooperatives and project farmers
- Guide, coach and facilitate CAVEs/ technicians for effective and sustainable supply of inputs and services to farmers through respective agricultural cooperatives.
- Established coordination and networking between government veterinary systems and agricultural coops.
- Be a team motivator for the Heifer Ethiopia team.

AWB Implementation Support and Leadership (20%)
- Lead the animal well-being related activities and functions at the cluster level.
- Develop strategy at the cluster level to establish quality, quantity and consistent supply system of farm animal productivity.
- Oversee at the sub-project and agricultural cooperative level animal health and husbandry services to ensure improved animal management practices are being adopted by farmers.
- Take a lead in implementation of related prototypic and action research, document the outputs and scale-up the best/good practices.
- Develop animal health and production strengthening plan with clear timeline and deliverables.
- Timely delivery of milestones relating to AWB component.
- Produce periodic reports as and when required.

Capacity building (15%)
- Develop staff capacity building plan in the field of animal well-being
- Organize and facilitate trainings and workshops for CAVEs/technicians and project partners on improved animal health and husbandry.
- Provide technical backstopping and mobilize CAVEs and technicians through regular coaching, and technical guidance as appropriate to ensure improved livestock management practices are adopted by project participants
- Assist the field team to oversee Famers' Field Schools, support in documentation and explore possibilities to streamline in other projects
- Develop and deliver training materials/modules on various aspects or functions of animal well-being
- Prepare manuals, briefs, guidelines, technical papers and other knowledge documents related to the field of animal well-being
- Track performance and progress of CAVEs and technicians periodically
- Seek continued growth in the knowledge of Heifer International projects and issues of hunger and poverty
- Perform other job-related duties as requested (5%)

Minimum Requirements:
- A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized university in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Science and minimum three years of experience with an international organization in a similar context is required.

Most Critical Proficiencies:
- Knowledge of and experience in working with livestock projects.
- Knowledge of and experience with or within community organizations.
- Competency in both speaking and writing skills on local language/Oromia and English.
- Excellent leadership qualities and communication Skills.
- Have an interest in animals, agriculture, and community development.
- Good understanding of and sensitivity for poverty, social and ethnic issues.
- Excellent organizational skills including strong attention to detail.
- Computer proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail software (Microsoft preferred) and other appropriate technology.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
- Motivated to work responsibly with little supervision - major tasks in field where independent expert decisions must be made.
- Ability to meet and deal with others in a courteous and tactful manner.
- Demonstrate a high degree of honesty and integrity.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively, tactfully and diplomatically with a culturally diverse group of people.
- Ability and willingness to work with a flexible schedule.
- Willingness and ability to travel extensively, both locally and internationally.
- Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork and cooperation.
- Sensitivity in working with multiple cultures and beliefs, and to gender equity.
- Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Officer in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 12, 2020

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