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Mercy Corps Ethiopia

Field Officers at Mercy Corps Ethiopia

Job Summary

·       About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps has been operating in Ethiopia since 2004, working in rural, peri-urban and urban areas in six regional states: Somali, Oromia, Afar, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP), Amhara, Gambela and the capital city of Addis Ababa. We engage in both development and humanitarian work, and seek to integrate approaches, programs and geographies as much as possible. Our partners include government, academic institutions, development and private sector actors, civil societies and participating public. Mercy Corps has a growing portfolio of programs in Ethiopia that focus on food security; agriculture and livestock market systems development; maternal and child health and nutrition; youth economic productivity; resilience and humanitarian response. In Ethiopia, some of our donors include USAID, SIDA, EU, DFID, and WFP.

Job Title :Field Officers 

Job category :Fresh Graduates jobs in Ethiopia

Experience level :Senior Level

Place of work :

Salary : 

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
  • ject and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skill
  •   Experience in practical field-based activity implementation

    ●       Willingness and ability to perform field work and spend extensive time in remote areas

    ●       Ability to engage with communities and various traditional institutions, women’s and youth groups

    ●       Ability to effectively with diverse ethnic groups within the target area

    ●       Knowledge of participatory analyses, action and results processes;

    ●       Experience in the region is required;

    ●        Ability to speak at least one of the local languages spoken in the area of target.

     Success Factors

    ●       Fluent in English and one of the local languages in Gambella

    ●       He/She will be a tolerant and flexible individual able to work in difficult and stressful environments and follow procedures

    ●       Excellent communication, facilitation and networking skills with a wide range of private, partner and NGO-sector actors

    ●       Computer literate especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

    ●       Ability to write clear and concise reports in English. Strong written and spoken English skills a definite advantage.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • .Bachelor’s degree in one of the following subjects:  Natural Resource Management, Irrigation , Plant Science, Agriculture extension, Cooperative, livestock Management, development studies,  Environmental Science, Disaster Risk management social science/s, peacebuilding and conflict mitigation, international development, humanitarian response, , international relations
  • Three to five years of experience in the related activities.
  • Number of Positions: Two

Field Officers at Mercy Corps Ethiopia

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