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Project Coordinator

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of and reporting to EWNRA Executive Director and Management the Project Coordinator is responsible for overall project implementation, management and administration, planning, and reporting, project-level human resources and other resources management, coordination of all field operations as well coordination with stakeholders, local-level project implementing partners and establishing smooth working relation with communities and government offices within the project intervention Woreda. Writing up standard and quality reports to be shared with donor, and signatory offices and the general public. She/he has to have good experience in participatory approaches and have full commitment to implement the project in the bottom-up approach.

In addition he has to handle the following specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead day-to-day project implementations and provide technical input to the project team on integrated project interventions to attain concrete results in participatory filed level experimentation, community development, and methods of sustainable natural resources management;
  • Undertake regular field visit to the community in project intervention kebeles and villages and monitor project progress;
  • Coordinate all capacity building training identified in the project and involve in capacity building activities and/or trainings in her/his area of specialization;
  • Properly manage project data/information and develop analytical and educative materials in line with project objectives to share best practices and popularize the achievements;
  • Represent the project in various discussions, debates within and other project-related discussions; and report project achievements;
  • Produce field manual/guidelines for community-level development workers and simple educative materials understandable at a community level in collaboration with project partners including research centers;
  • Play a leading role in the facilitation of the participatory planning processes, the identification of needs and preferences of communities/user groups of the project;
  • Participate and contribute to staff discussions with regard to promoting 4R principles;
  • Report progresses on daily, weekly, monthly and prepares quarterly and annual reports to be submitted to the Main Office as deemed necessary.
  • Perform other organizational and project-related tasks that may be required by the EWNRA Main Office as well as from the staff of Cooperative Development Foundation Canada, Ethiopia Office.
  • Check and confirm acceptance of weekly and monthly action plans from all staffs
  • Organize and chair regular staffs meetings both technical and administrative
  • Undertake regular field monitoring of activities and consultations with beneficiaries/communities. Assess project-related risks and propose mitigation action on proactively

Job Requirement

  • NGO experience is an advantage. In addition, good experience in a participatory approach with full commitment to implement the project in the bottom up approach in pressurized conditions is also commendable.

Additional Requirements

  • Competency in computer applications of MS Office packages is required.
  • Understanding and speaking the local language is mandatory.
  • Cooperative, a team player, gender-sensitive and excellent in interpersonal relationships.
  • Have a strong commitment and openness to learn and share.

Duty Station: Arerti, Minjiar Shenkora Woreda, Semin Shewa Zone, Amhara Regional State

How to Apply for Job

Female candidates are encouraged to apply for all the posts.

Closing date: November 04, 2019 and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

An application can be sent to EWNRA in the following address. All supporting documents (copies of credentials) have to be posted and only CVs should be sent in digital form through the email address.


Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association

P.O. Box 1518 code 1110

Addis Ababa

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