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Roving Commodity Monitor (RCM)


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Catholic Relief Services


Nazreth/Adama, Ethiopia 


Admin-Clerical-Secretarial, Economics-Development, Management

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Full time

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Job Description:

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations. CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio currently focusing on community-based food and livelihood security through activities in agriculture, health, peacebuilding, WASH, emergency relief, and savings and lending. CRS is active in nearly all regions of Ethiopia: Tigray, Amhara. Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), Somali, BenishangulGumuz, Afar, and Dire Dawa Regions.

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position;

Position Title: Roving Commodity Monitor (RCM)

Department: Programs: JEOP & DFSA
Duty Station: Nazreth/Adama
Required No.: 1
Employment type: Indefinite period contingent upon funding of the Program
Reports To: Commodity Monitoring Team Leader (CMTL)
Purpose of the Position:
  • Monitors risk associated to commodity management and distribution implemented by JEOP consortium members and DFAP partners (MCS & HCS), in compliance with Ext. JEOP Minimum Standards for Commodity Management and Distribution, and with USAID Food for Peace (FFP regulations, in accordance with agreements signed with each partner;
  • Monitor risks and compliance at Final Distribution Point (FDP), reports back to JEOP and DFAP management accordingly, on activities of the FDP’s/centers/ sites, general conditions of facilities/warehouses, distribution process and other compliancy issues related to the US Government commodities supplied by CRS;
  • Reporting back to Commodity Risk Monitoring Team Leader (CRMTL) and Commodity Risk and Compliance Manager (CRCM) — clearly and accurately, on any findings, issues or successes through JEOP/DFAP established reporting systems;
  • Maintains smooth working relationship with consortium members (partner) Commodity Management team at the FDP and local level;
Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff):
These ore rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience
  • BA/BSc Degree OR College Diploma in relevant field
  • 3 years of relevant experience is required for BA/BSc. OR 8 years of relevant experience is required for College Diploma
  • Good knowledge and experience in food monitoring High degree of initiative, integrity and accountability
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the polices, rules, and regulations of CRS/ET governing the operations of PDPs and distribution centers warehouses
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline
  • Skill in report writing
  • Skill in the use of computer and S/W related to the job

How To Apply:

You should send your application letter and up-to-date CV via email address:
ET_Job_AppIications@gIobaI.crs.org  before the application deadline, November 22, 2017 announcement. Please write the position title you are applying for in your subject line of your email, and in your application letter.
These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Phone solicitations cannot be accepted. Only if you are selected for written exam/interview, you will be contacted.
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

Company Info
Catholic Relief Services/Ethiopia (CRS/Ethiopia)
Addis Ababa

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