Plan International Ethiopia

Plan International Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

 1. Finance Assistant

Location: Addis Ababa

Job Summary:

The purpose of the position is to ensure that all financial transactions of the WAA Activities will be captured in the system before the SAP closing in each month; and facilitate training and workshop payments to the participants. Accordingly, the position holder is responsible for coordinating and facilitating all WWA training and workshop payments in line with the donor and PIE compliance policy. The finance assistant is closely working with the WWA finance and operations lead and the program area finance department. He/she works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to the Plan’s core values and humanitarian principles. In addition, the finance assistant will support USAID WWA Adama IP team in handling GRN for the goods, materials, equipment and services procured at Adama and Addis Abeba level to smoothly facilitate issue and receiving notes and closely work with program area supply chain team to ensure integration and team work across function.

Skill and educational background

  • A minimum of BA degree in Accounting/Business Management & related fields.
    Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
    Ability to initiate and organize work while establishing priorities in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment to meet deadlines with attention to detail;
    Ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results;
    Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities;
    Ability to be flexible and interpersonal skills to interact with employees at all levels;
    Strong office and organizational skills.
    Ability to travel as required;
    Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    Experience working on USAID funded activity

Qualifications/Experience Desirable:

Strong negotiating skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Able to work with minimum supervision
Additional working experience from an international humanitarian and development organizations is a plus

Languages Required:

Fluency in English language is essential
Knowledge and all skills (Writing, reading, Listening & Speaking) of local languages (Afan Oromo and Amharic) is a desirable
Application Link:

2. Integrated Service Center Coordinator

Location: Adama

Job Summary:

The Integrated Service Centre Coordinator provides technical and administrative support to the Adama Industrial Park Welcome Centre. He/she welcomes and provides information, info pack with 50birr mobile airtime through recording on hardcopies and data base/kobo for the newly recruited AIP workers, manage ICT corner, organize events, workshop, training, orientation, to promote WC/ISC and raise awareness of FFW and surrounding community on gender, SRH, MHM and host visitors and maintains the centre’s communications and assists workers and relevant stakeholders with questions and concerns related to industrial park and the project targeted community surrounding Adama industrial park.

Skill and educational background:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mass communication, Journalism & Literature, psychology, ICT/IT, public health/Nursing, Social work, Sociology, community development & leadership and other relevant social sciences fields
    Five years of experience in welcome centre and/or related experience. Preferably, Female applicants are highly encourage.
    Certified in Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook) and graphic designs.
    Knowledge and ability to operate a personal computer and utilize software including, but not limited to MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and other computer applications.
    Proven ability to prepare clear, concise reports with graphics; extraordinary attention to detail
    Demonstrated ability in management, analysis, and processing of data to inform project planning and M&E
    Ability to gather feedback from workers that will be used to as an input to improve the welcome centre and informational materials and displays.
    Ability to interpret and implement various feedback and comments received at the centre to the needs of the industry park workers
    Ability to listen, understand and research issues for industrial park workers.
    Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments in consultation with the field team.
    Ability to work independently and be a team player
    Ability to document, archive, and share information
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members and the industrial park community.
    The ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
    Ability to operate in an interactive, fast-paced, culturally diverse environment
    Accomplish other duties as assigned by her/his line manager

Languages Required:

Excellent communication skills demonstrated both verbally and in writing. Ability to communicate with industry workers, HR managers, and international visitors in English, Amharic and Afan Oromo languages in all skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing).

Application Link

Deadline: Nov 19, 2023

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