Youth in Emergency Officer – NGO Job Vacancy Ethiopia 2019

Posted on: Saturday Jun 29 , 4:10 PM , 2019
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Job Description – Plan International Ethiopia

Project design, implementation and reporting

  • Ensure the technical soundness, appropriateness and general quality in project design and planning
  • Provide leadership into the project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; assess the  outputs, outcomes and impact of program interventions and activities in the program unit.
  • Oversee project implementation.
  • Prepare and develop in consultation with appropriate stakeholders annual work plans and project plans.
  • Under the Country Lead leadership contribute to the development of concept notes and proposals.
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of financial resources, including review and check project budgets, monitoring expenditures, and implementing cost control measures.
  • Ensure M&E and learning in close collaboration with the M&E team.
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting and documenting of project activities including preparation of quarterly/yearly program progress reports.
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of CP, Inclusion and DRR in your program area, especially in the youth engagement and development sector.
  • Provide timely coordination and guidance in the delivery of  youth engagement and development  in emergencies  programs
  • Provide leadership in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the youth strategy and child protection policy implementation standards at PA

Related to Program Design;

  • Facilitate and collect baseline information and data from in line with CPiE and and education in Emergency submit to PA and CP for further analysis.

Related to Monitoring and Evaluation;

  • Facilitate quality monitoring and joint supervision with concerned government sectors, PIE and UNHCR, ARRA and take timely action in consultation with sub office manager and child protection team and protection Coordinator and PIE.
  • Manage and oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and tracking of work plans and budgets.
  • Provide operational guidelines and procedures for use by all partners implementing the program


    • Related to coordination, partnership and networking
  • Periodically collect information about other organizations working within the region to gain institution knowledge of the environment.
  • In support of the regional manager, manage the partnership in a holistic and reciprocal manner; make it their business to know about other organizations in the region.
  • Seeks opportunities for different kinds of partnership for enhanced quality program implementation.
  • Provide support to partner staff, coaching for results and support to the child protection thematic area team as well as in their individual development and performance management.
  • Facilitates communication and interaction between partners/collaborators and Program Area finance team.


Related to capacity building support

  • Provide adequate technical support to Youth and Child protection in Emergency social worker, case workers, community structures  and partners in the area of case management counselling
  • Participate on Youth and Child protection in Emergency related TOT trainings and workshops and cascade the training to concerned government experts, school structures and local communities, Refugee community social workers, case management workers.


  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Law, Political Science and related fields with at least 5 years relevant experience of which at least two years’ experience with NGOs.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of youth and child protection projects.
  •  Knowledge of the youth development and child protection sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of project cycle management, in particular youth and child centred community development programming.
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships with colleagues.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation.
  • Strong negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills.
  • Numeracy and the ability to interpret financial data, in order to understand budgetary processes including planning, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ability to analyse information and evaluate options including planning skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications.


  • Ability to deliver quality programs in a desirable time and work under stressful conditions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills in English and Amharic.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Gender sensitive.
  • Proposal and report writing skills.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking

How to apply

Deadline: July 5, 2019

The closing date for the application in July 05 , 2019.Qulified candidates should submit the application form found with this link  through

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

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References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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