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Job Description:

External Vacancy Announcement

Union of Ethiopian Women and Children Associations (UEWCA) is non-governmental, apolitical, non-religious consortium of 80 CSOs. It is a consortium of women; children and girls focused CSOs that are engaging on socio-economic empowerment of women, girls & children; and gender equality in all regional states and city administrations of the country. It is established in 2010 as a platform to voice the voice of its members and beneficiaries as well as capacitate and coordinate with the intention of coordinate the efforts of its member CSOs towards women, girls and children empowerment; and realization of gender equality and women rights.

Currently, UEWCA is implementing Climate Change projects, Ethiopian Social Accountability Project, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Human Trafficking and Combating Modern Slavery, in all region of the Country & Two City Administration with a fund obtained from UN-women, Irish Aid, SIDA trough Farm Africa.  

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Develop, implement, monitor, evaluate and document programs strategies and projects related with the issue.

  • Plan, organize and conduct various trainings and mentoring activities for UEWCA staff and project implementing member Organizations.
  • Liaise and collaborate with partner organizations (donors, CSOs, government agencies and others at different levels)
  • Prepare monthly quarterly, bi-annual and annual program related activities and financial plan and reports to be submitted to UEWCA management, government bodies and donors.
  • Ensure that implementing members prepare and submit monthly quarterly biannual & annual plans and reports on time.
  • Develop TOR and Contract Agreement for professional/consultancy services provider procurement.
  • Follow up commissioned professional/ consultancy services; reviews and comments and ensures that they are done according to the TOR and corresponding Agreement and the expectation of the organization.
  • Monitor and report on relevant activities and impact.
  • Provide technical support for project implementing partners and organizations.
  • Guides, coordinates, manage and supervise effective and efficient implementation of various sub granted and UEWCA implemented projects.
  • Represent the organization at various positions, such as membership partner donor & Government meeting, workshops, seminars, etc.
  • Prepares briefing notes and detailed reports to the program coordinator regularly on monthly, quarterly and annually basis, to keep her/him update of program /project progress and performance.
  • Develop institutional capacity building and Documentation manuals.
  • Keep proper documentation for projects ,events and other activities.
  • Establishes and maintains formal and informal communication mechanisms with government community partner members ,donors and other stakeholders.

Reports to :  Program Coordinator 

Department  : Program Section
Terms of Employment: One Year with a possibility of extension

Required Candidate    :      Two

Job Requirements:

Bachelors/Master degree, in the field of Natural Resource Management, Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation, Agro-forestry, Agriculture Studies, Agronomy, Environmental Studies Gender Study, Economics and other related developmental studies.

Professional experience

At least 6 years for Bachelor and 4 years for Master degree relevant experiences in the field of Natural Resource Management, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Environmental Protection, Natural Resource Management related projects/programs.

Other Knowledge, Additional Competences.

Extensive experience and understanding of issues related to natural resource management, climate change and adaption and mitigation with good knowledge of Women empowerment.

Practical experience of participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation approaches.

Writing and analytical skills, proficiency in oral and written English.

Computer literacy

Relevant experience in Gender analysis and mainstreaming, project Design, implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation; Report Writing and Knowledge Management.

Job Category:
Environment and Natural Resource
Environment and Natural Resource
UEWCA Office, Addis Ababa
Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Associations (UEWCA) Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Associations (UEWCA)

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