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Job Type:International NGO


Fields of Education: Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, public Health or other relevant field


Organization: Concern World wide-Ethiopia


Salary : As per the organization scale




Application Dead line:2016-03-30


Concern World wide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries which envisions a world where no one lives in poverty, in fear or oppression, whereall have access to a decent standard of living and the opportunities  and choices essential to a long, healthy and creative life; a world where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. Concern worldwide would like to invite dynamic and creative applicants for the following position.

Position:-Emergency programme Manager, Tigray

Required No:-1(one)

Duty station:-Mekele, with frequent travel to woredas

Length of Employment:-One year

Job purpose

To effectively and professionally provide overall support to Tigray Emergency Nutrition response programme.

Major Responsibilities

Emergency response project planning and implementation

  • Design and develop  project proposals and budgets for potential donors
  • Provide technical support to project managers and relevant field teams and devise a timetable for implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Assist project /field teams to develop work-plans (weekly and monthly) for the respective project and ensure that all planned activities are met.
  • Work with logistics team to develop procurement plans for each project
  • Ensure that concern’s emergency response projects are of good quality and reaching national and international standards for performance   

Financial management

  • Monitor the expenditure of project budgets and take appropriate action on time
  • Ensure the utilization and management of budget in line with donor policies and procedures   


  • Participate in recruitment process of staff at area office and project levels
  • Support staff development through coaching and mentoring to enhance the capacity of project staff


  • Compile weekly update, monthly, quarterly, and project and reports to concern, government and donors
  • Compile CMAM data on to the database and share to addis on a monthly basis
  • Make sure that reporting schedules and feedback systems with field staff established and adhered   


  • Represent concern at woreda and zonal level coordination and other relevant local government meetings.
  • Ensure good collaboration and participation of government and other relevant partners
  • Liaise with concerned government bureau and /or departments at regional and zonal level regarding response plans, agreements, reports, training etc.   

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation plan for each project which incorporates all the required indicators, the timing for data gathering and a responsibility matrix
  • Conduct frequent supervision and monitoring visits to emergency project  areas and prepare and communicate the report line manager & other concerned staff. 

Personal Specification

Essential :


  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, public Health or other relevant field of studies with 5 years and 8 years relevant experience respectively in an emergency /development context.


  • Minimum of four years NGO experience
  • Management experience in wider emergency nutrition response programmes
  • Experience of managing multi-sectoral teams
  • Finance management skills and some experience in donor compliances
  • Good analytical, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Excellent ability to write good quality reports and proposals in English.
  • Experience in nutrition related projects is advantageous
  • The ability to work in teams /isolate situation and stressful environments and underpressure meeting deadlines
  • Initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision


  • Good administrative skills, computer literate
  • Fluent spoken & written English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skill
  • Self –starter and motivator, flexible, reliable, culturally sensitive

Salary:- As per the organization scale

Closing date 30th March 2016

Concern has a staff code of conduct and programme participant protection policy which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation and to clarify the responsibilities of concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organizations, and the standards of behavior expected of them. Any candidate offered a job with concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the programme participant protection policy and the staff code of conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions in these two documents

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy and copy of supporting documents to:


Concern Ethiopia, Human Resource Department

P.O.Box 2434, Addis Ababa

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply: only short listed candidates will be contacted.













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