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Sponsorship Coordinator | Engineering Coordinator


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ActionAid Ethiopia (AAE)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Education, Engineering, Other

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Full time

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Job Description:

ActionAid Ethiopia (AAE) is an international non-governmental organization working in partnership with multiple development actors, communities and their agencies to facilitate processes that eradicate poverty and improve the lives of people and women and girls in particular. It envisions poverty free Ethiopia where men, women and girls realize their potential and live in dignity.

ActionAid Ethiopia is currently seeking to recruit energetic, ambitious, knowledgeable, experienced, and motivated Sponsorship Coordinator and Engineering Coordinator and would like to invite qualified and interested persons to apply.

1. Position: Sponsorship Coordinator
Reports to: Head of Fund Raising
Type of Contract: Permanent
Required Number: One
Duty Base: Addis Ababa, with frequent travel to program areas

Key Responsibilities: The sponsorship coordinator will be responsible to coordinate and lead the sponsorship unit’s overall activities and team; follow up adherence to AAE’s sponsorship policies and procedures; and produce periodic reports to advice AAE management on related issues. She/he will participate in the identification and appraisal process of community development programme areas and in the development and implementation of AAE’s overall fundraising, resource mobilization and sponsorship management strategy. The successful candidate also has to ensure that DA level sponsorship related works are undertaken to the required standard; and that there is smooth correspondences with supporters, Alliance Affiliates, Regional office other country Programmes. Developing strategies and negotiating on allocation of sponsors to ensure sponsorship fund sustainability and growth will also be the responsibility of coordinator. The successful candidate should be able to work across given team boundaries, actively engage in other matrix structures, facilitate documentation and learning and experience sharing within the unit as well as with AA International sponsorship team Also, she/he is expected to exhibit commitment and personal and professional sensitivity to gender issues and ensure mainstreaming of such in all sponsorship and related activities.

Required Profile: You should have BA in Literature/English language, communication or related discipline with minimum of 8 years relevant experience. Experience on sponsorship management, sponsors communication, journalism, documentation and report writing; sufficient understanding of poverty and development related work; good photographing and communication and report writing skills are essential; having an experience in printing media and desk top publishing is also an advantage. Personal qualities embedded in values and principles integrity, empathy and internal desire to make a difference in the lives of poor and marginali.zed people are desired.

2. Position: Engineering Coordinator
Reports to: Head of Program
Type of Contract: Permanent
Required Number: One
Duty Base: Addis Ababa, with frequent travel to program areas

Key Responsibilities: The engineering coordinator is responsible for the preparation of construction plans, design, study and consecutive drawings and layouts and follow up its implementation; Perform office level technical and financial evaluations of the construction related projects proposal documents; play active roles in the contract administration process such as Bid document preparation, undertaking engineering cost estimate, engineering analysis and evaluation for the contractor bid document, contract agreement document preparation, etc; Conduct field level technical study and analysis to verify the design, implementation methodology and appropriateness of the planned activities of the construction project; and provide technical support to ActionAid Ethiopia and partner organizations’ construction related project (water supply projects, irrigation projects, school buildings and other constructions), and follow up the proper accomplishment of the construction project.

Required Profile: M.SC/ BSC degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Management’ or other related disciplines and a minimum of 6 years relevant experience for M.c degree or 8 years’ experience for B.Sc Degree preferably in the areas of water, rural access road, small scale irrigation and other building construction.
Other required Competencies:
  • Sound skill in donor fund project management issues,
  • Effective use of AutoCAD software
  • Sufficient exposure to community level development work
  • Internal desire to make a difference in the lives of the people living in poverty,
  • ability to work within a team context;
  • willingness and commitment to frequent field travel to development area;
  • personal qualities embedded in values and principles for human privileges and equality;
  • strong commitment to the mission of the organization;
  • personal qualities of sense of judgment, and willingness to learn;
  • Good interpersonal skills

How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their application letter along with recent CV no later than 24th of September, 2017 via: ethiojobs portal Or
ActionAid Ethiopia
P.O. Box 1261
Addis Ababa
Or E-mail it to, hrod.ethiopia@actionaid.org
Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Note that applications received after the deadline shall not be considered

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Action Aid Ethiopia (AAE)
Addis Ababa

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