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Project Coordinator


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Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO)


Various Locations, Ethiopia 


Health Care, Legal, Nonprofit-Social Services

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO) is an indigenous NGO that has been working on children and community development issues in Ethiopia for more than three decades. In partnership with and the funding from Plan International Ethiopia (PIE), JeCCDO is intending to launch a project on Reduction of Child Early Forced Marriage and Sexual Reproductive Health Problems to. Adolescent Girls and Boys in Bensa, Dora and Gorchie Woredas of Sidama Zone in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region. The project is expected to commence as of 1st July 2018 and shall continue until December 2022. In connection with this project, JeCCDO has the vacancy for the following position and invites qualified candidates to apply.

Position: Project Coordinator

Major Duties:
  • Coordinate the overall planning and implementation of the project
  • Coach and supervise Project Officers to be assigned at each target Woreda
  • Organize trainings, Workshops and Seminars as per the plan
  • Manage the flow and utilization of the project budget
  • Prepare regular and progress reports to the funding Partner and other Stakeholders
  • Conduct close monitoring and follow up on the implementation and outcomes of the project in the three Woredas
  • Document and share the processes and lessons of the project
  • Establish and manage effective partnership and collaboration among project Stakeholders
Qualification: Masters Degree in Public Health, Law, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related fields.
Experience: Minimum of eight years relevant experience in working on similar or related projects. Experience in NGOs is an advantage.
Required Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Ability to mobilize and coordinate diverse Stakeholders
  • Adequate knowledge and awareness on child protection, reproductive health issues including notional. regional and international policies and frameworks.
  • Good command of English and Amharic Languages both speaking and writing. Knowledge of Sidamigna Language is an advantage
  • Having motor bike riding license is also an advantage
Duty station: Hawassa town with frequent travels to project Woredas (Bensa, Dora and Gorchie) in Sidama Zone
Condition of employment: One year Contract with possibility of extension based on performances and continuity of the project
Salary: Negotiable

How To Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to send their applications along with their curriculum vitae and other supporting documents to the following addresses until June 20, 2018
Hawassa Community Development Program Office of JeCCDO,
P.o.Box: 1346, Hawassa
JeCCDO Central Office, P.o.Box: 41742, Addis Ababa
Applicants can also submit their applications in person to JeCCDO Offices either in Hawassa or Addis Ababa. Additional information can be obtained via telephone numbers: 011 667 53 38/09 16 82 25 26
Females are highly encouraged to apply.
NB: As a child focused organization, JeCCDO pays due attention to child protection issues in its staff recruitment procedures and practices.

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Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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