Concern Worldwide Ethiopia

Concern Worldwide would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1: Programme Manager

Location: Jigjiga, Somali

Salary: ETB 56,733- ETB 74,024

Job Summary:

To ensure effective management and quality implementation of programme and other development related programme/projects implemented in Somali, which includes both Livelihoods, Nutrition & Health and Resilience building including cross cutting issues like accountability, gender, inequality, HIV/AIDS and DRR
To provide appropriate training, technical and supportive supervision and appropriate guidance to staff on the proper implementation and management of the programme.
Ensure strong and cordial working relationships established /maintained with different programmes/projects within the organization, relevant beneficiaries, local community, Government relevant sectors and NGOs at all levels – Zone and Woreda.
To ensure effective and efficient budget planning, management and utilization of the programme in accordance with Concern and donor rules & procedures;
To ensure partner programmes are in line with policies and strategies of Concern Worldwide, the Government of Ethiopia’s as well as the partners’ policies, targets, strategies and procedures
To ensure Local partners/LNGO capacity is up to the level of standard to efficiently and effectively implement projects,
Monitor the programme implementation according to the plan and the required standard.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide proactive leadership and management to add value on and other programme/projects implemented in Somali in line with the country development strategy.
Provide close and appropriate technical and managerial support for Senior project officers and other programme team
Prepare detail and comprehensive activity, implementation and procurement plans and detailed budget with clear timeframes for the other development programme/project implemented in Somali as per Concern Worldwide standards.
Manage programme operations as per the quality standards and address sustainability factors to ensure long lasting project benefits for target population
Build the capacity of the programme team in the understanding and implementation of different departmental techniques, through in-house training workshops, staff meetings, exchange visits etc. and leading by being role model
Conduct situational analysis and prepare comprehensive report and submit to immediate supervisors and concerned staff for further action.
Collaborate with other team members in sharing information and ideas to ensure that the implementation of the programme complements with emergency, health and other related project activities within Somali programme.
Internalize and properly utilize the Programme analysis frame work in project development
alongside application of different participatory approaches
Provide technical and supportive supervision to support Concern field staff and/ or project stakeholder to implement the activities with standard quality.
Ensure that cross cutting issues such as CRM, equality, gender, Environment, DRR, HIV & AIDS are incorporated or mainstreamed in projects at project design phase
Work closely with partner staff to ensure that projects are implemented as per plan and budget
Facilitate the implementation of relevant recommendations made by the area coordinator, PD/CD, stakeholders or visiting consultants.
Prepare working guidelines and provides technical & methodological support to programme technical staff.
Facilitate good communication with the programme local stakeholders.
Responsible for partner’s capacity building efforts related to the programme activities.

Skill and educational background

  • Qualificati and Experience: MSc or BSc. degree in Rural Development and Planning, Agriculture, Food Security and Livelihood or other related fields with minimum of 3 years or 6 years relevant experience respectively in an emergency & development context;


Flexible, reliable, culturally sensitive
The ability to work in stressful environments and under pressure meeting deadlines.
Computer Literate, MS Office

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Self-Management and Leadership skill
Delivering Results
Planning and Decision-Making
Creativity and Innovation
Influence, Advocacy and Networking
What We Offer:

A competitive salary and benefit package
Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)
20 days annual leave
26 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 18weeks(unpaid) parental leave.

   Application way

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy, please note that no need to submit your supporting documents at this stage: Apply at or in person at Somali Regional& Filed Concern worldwide Offices.

Deadline: Dec 15, 2023

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