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Livelihood and Business Development Officer/Project officer


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Vita/RTI Ethiopia


Turmi Town (Hammer woreda), SNP, Ethiopia 



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Full time

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Job Description:

Job Title: Livelihood and Business Development Officer/Project officer (# of position 1)
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible to plan and coordinate and also manage Omo Delta project and oversee the project HR issues and Financial management
• Prepare sound project operational plan against budget allocation
• Facilitate and ensure regular communication and maintain relationship with stakeholders and consortium members
• Ensure completion of all grant deliverables on time with the allocated budget
• Develop business schemes to diversified income for the target beneficiaries
• Ensure multiple interventions on thematic approach to bring intensified and visible changes in the community for long term resilience capacity
• Facilitate skill development of target beneficiaries with special attention for youth and woman on income generation/business activities
• Ensure job creation opportunities are developed to reduce migration and displacement

Job Requirements:

BSc or MSc Degree in Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Economics, Business Management from recognized university/college or related field of study
Required Experience and Skill
• BSc 5 and MSC 3 years of relevant NGO experience in business development and experience in project management skills
• Reporting writing technical skill is essential
• Proficiency in written and spoken in English and Amharic languages is mandatory and speaking local language is plus
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skill
• Working with team spirit is highly required
• Coordination and leadership skill is essential

How To Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send their CV with covering letter in English to Vita/RTI Addis Ababa P.O Box 10744 and /or by email through vita2014jobs@gmail.com or vitaaddisababa@gmail.com or Vita Arbaminch Coordination Office, P.O.Box 144 or hand delivery to Vita Turmi EU “RESULT” project Field Office.
Terms of Employment: Contract for one year and based on performance will be renewable per anum.
Application deadline: March 17, 2018.

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Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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