Economic Strengthening Officer at Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia

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Economic Strengthening Officer at Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia

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Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia

Economic Strengthening Officer at Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia

Job Summar

Young Women’s Christian Association in Ethiopia is an affiliate member of World YWCA; an international voluntary membership movement that connects women leading social and economic change in over 120 countries. YWCA in Ethiopia was initially founded in 1962 and reestablished in 2000 then re-registered as an Ethiopian resident charity following proclamation 621/2009 and again re-registered with revised CSO 1113/2019 proclamation under FDRE CSO agency.

Job Title : Economic Strengthening Officer

Job category :ngo jobs in Ethiopia

Experience level : Senior Level

Place of work :Addis Ababa

Salary : 6,400.00 (including transport and communication allowance)

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Sound commercial skills
  • Problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Good local dialect spoken, Speak fluently in both English & Amharic.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage and lead projects, work in collaboration with staff, stakeholders and partners and deliver desired changes.
  • Sound technical and analytical skills to prepare the plan, implemented activities, and compile reports
  • Demonstrated skill in tracking Young women saving groups and provide technical support to strengthen saving groups and link them with SACCOs or MFI
  • Good understanding and application of rights-based, gender transformative, participatory, working in partnership; evidence-based advocacy in business
  • Demonstrated understanding of the current business environment and practice particularly  on SMEs and Informal business
  • Capacity to provide business skill training, business development, and mentorship services for small business/informal business owners.
  • Ability and flexibility to work in a team and work under pressure, work independently and self-initiator with minimal guide
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English and Amharic languages
  • Training and knowledge in economic strengthening and empowerment activities for vulnerable young women and girls in the informal and small businesses.
  • Ability to use MS Offices (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Development Studies, Economics or any related field.

Economic Strengthening Officer at Young Women Christian Association in Ethiopia

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