USAID Ethiopia Vacanc announcement

USAID Ethiopia Vacancy 2024 would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1:USAID Project Management Specialist (Budget)

Location: US Embassy, Entoto Road, Addis Ababa, with travel as stated in the Statement of Duties.

Salary: $19,728 – $35,508 yearly

Duration: Five (5) years. Series of sequential contracts, subject to continued need, satisfactory performance, and the availability of funds.

Job Summary

The USAID Project Management Specialist – Budget (the “Specialist”) is a member of the Office of Humanitarian Assistance (OHA) and reports to the OHA Disaster Risk Management Team Lead. Specialist serves as a subject matter expert on the full range of USAID/OHA budget activities. The position holder is responsible for leading or performing a wide array of budget actions for the entire OHA portfolio, including budget planning, development, implementation and monitoring of complex, multi-million-dollar humanitarian and DRM resources.

The Specialist provides senior-level guidance to OHA and other Mission colleagues related to all budget and financial components of the OHA portfolio and liaises closely with technical teams within the Mission, with the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and with USAID/Washington.

The Specialist also plays a primary role in coordinating financial aspects of OHA and other Mission reporting requirements. OHA manages a large and complex portfolio that encompasses Humanitarian and Development Assistance and Title II-funded activities to improve the food security and nutrition of vulnerable populations responding to multisectoral emergency needs in Ethiopia.

Through its $1 billion-dollar annual budget, the OHA manages multisectoral humanitarian and recovery programs including large-scale live-saving humanitarian response activities, and activities that protect household assets and build community resilience.

  Skill and education background

Minimum of bachelor’s degree in financial management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Humanitarian Assistance or related fields is required.

Prior Expereince: Minimum of Three years of progressively responsible work in financial management, budgeting, accounting, and/or audit and compliance. At least one year must be related to preparing and/or monitoring development project budgets and expenditures. Must have experience working with implementing partners, host country government, and/or another international donor organization required.

Language: Fluency in English (Level IV) written and oral, fluency in Amharic (Level IV) written and oral

Applivation Way

  • A resume in English
  • Letter of application (cover letter) that describes your experience with the evaluation criteria (Section III: Evaluation and Selection Factors), and
  • Contact information for a minimum of three and a maximum of five references, including at least two references with direct knowledge of the offeror’s past performance.

Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2024

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