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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Veterinarian (Focus on Livestock Intervention)


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ICRC Ethiopia


Harar, Ethiopia 


Nonprofit-Social Services, Science-Agro

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

External Vacancy Announcement

The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The Economic Security Department (EcoSec) of The International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation in Ethiopia plays an active role within the Assistance Division, and is looking for a qualified candidate to fill up the following vacant position. The position is based in Harar.

Position Title: Veterinarian (Focus on Livestock Intervention)

Main Tasks

• Participates in planning, implementation and monitoring of specific EcoSec projects (emergency response; livelihood support through livestock and agricultural projects; MEI- micro economic initiatives – income generating activities).
• Helps to understand and analyze the general situation and humanitarian issues around project locations.
• Provides reports and establish statistical data according to procedures and timelines.
• Participates in/ conduct field trips as part of a team, or individually (autonomously).
• Conduct assessment and participates in the project cycle.
• Participates/contributes to various internal reports (activity reports, weekly highlights, monthly and quarterly EcoSec reports).
• Represents the ICRC in relevant meetings, seminars and workshops on livestock, agriculture, and relief response.
• Performs administrative tasks according to internal procedures.
• Observes and follows the ICRC code of conduct.

Salary: As per the scale of the organization
Duty station: Harar

Job Requirements:

Educational Background & Work Experience

• University degree in Veterinary Science or Animal Science.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in livestock-related activities and food security.
• Previous experience in assessment, implementation and monitoring of livestock interventions in East and/or West Hararghe zones is an asset.
• Very good knowledge of the context, geography and culture of the Hararghe zones.
• Good knowledge and understanding of humanitarian issues.
• Good analytical, communication, reporting and networking skills.
• Willingness to travel and readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field, mainly in areas of East Hararghe, West Hararghe and Diredawa
• Excellent command of spoken and written Afan Oromo.
• Very good command of spoken and written English and Amharic.
• Driving license an asset.

How To Apply:

Interested applicants are requested to submit ONLY their application/cover letter and CV to (Notice: Do not attach zipped files!!). Please put Veterinarian on the subject line. Alternatively, you can submit application & CV with copies of relevant documents in person to the ICRC Delegation in Addis Ababa, or send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Department, P.O.Box 5701, Addis Ababa. Closing date for application will be on 27 August, 2017. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.