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Snap Plaza 8th floor, Bole Next to The Millennium hall. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Job Description:

Organic Liquid Fertilizer Producing PLC (known by the trade name ‘Eco Green’) is a legal entity registered in 2008 in accordance with Commercial Registration and Business License Proclamation number 980/2008 of the FDRE. As the name indicates, the Company produces 100% ORGANIC Liquid Fertilizer which is rich in microbes, improves soil fertility, increases the productivity and quality of the crop, and significantly cuts fertilizer costs. It has been bestowed different national and international awards including, but not limited to, “Prestigious Science Innovation Award in 2007 E.C.” from the hands of the former FDRE Prime Minister H/Mariam Desalegn, “Climate Innovation Prize in 2009 E.C” from Ethiopian Climate Innovation Centre, and “The Best Entrepreneurship of the year Award in 2015 G.C.” from UNDP. 

Position Summary:

Effectively lead, manage, coordinate and monitor all external communication and fundraising activities of the organization in order to enable and ensure smooth functioning and increase funding for our objectives. The manager is expected to identify strategic partnerships, implement the fundraising and communication strategy and contribute to the achievement institutional objectives. The manager is expected to represent us in key events inside and outside the country.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Resource mobilization:

  • To strategically manage all fundraising activities, including:
  • Lead the development of a comprehensive fundraising strategy
  • Identify potential new donors and funding opportunities
  • Raise funds for the company by engaging relevant private & institutional stakeholders in the country and abroad;
  • Maintain communication and build networks with potential and current donor organizations
  • Represent Eco Green at a high level of Government, Donors, Civil Society Organizations, Social development agencies and private sector and lobby for resource mobilization in an effective manner.
  • Manage and coordinate a team of fundraisers in activities such as market research, strategy development, proposal development and donor reporting.

Project Management:

  • To strategically manage all project activities, including:
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of multiple projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize potential risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets, and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Departmental Management:
  • Ensure the management of the team communications and fundraising team
  • Provide guidance and support
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are applied
  • Ensure that the action plan and budget are on track
Job Requirements:

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Advanced University Degree in Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics or related field of study
  • At least four years of demonstrated experience in the area
  • Excellent communicative (both verbal and written) and social skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team with motivated, multicultural co-workers.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work in a team characterized by diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Flexibility
  • Understanding of Social Media tools
  • Self-driven with a high sense of creativity, quality, accuracy, efficiency and meeting tight deadlines
  • Fluency in oral and written Amharic and English;
  • Strong computer skills, including sound knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to present the organization to various stakeholders during meetings and conference


Job Category:
Development and Project ManagementEconomics
Development and Project Management, Economics
Full time
Full time
Addis Ababa
Organic Liquid Fertilizer Producing PLC Organic Liquid Fertilizer Producing PLC

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